D3 Apparatus

Backscatter (0.01 %) reflection of our 808 nm diode laser.

News

In brief.

Very brief.

And incomplete.

May 2017

The Savin Group congratulates group members Shreyas Vissapragada and Christopher Ciccarino who are off to CalTech and Harvard, respectively, for grad school.

17th April 2017

The Savin Group welcomes Dr. Sayak Bose frop IPR who joins the group to conduct plasma physics research.

4th January 2017

The Savin Group welcomes Dr. Kyle Bowen from UNLV who joins the group to conduct astrochemical research.

4th January 2017

The Savin Group welcomes Dr. Thusitha Arthanayaka from the Missouri University of Science & Technology who joins the group to conduct atomic physics experiments for solar physics.

3rd October 2016

The Savin Group welcomes Dr. Pierre-Michel Hillenbrand from GSI who joins the group to conduct astrochemical research.

31st March 2016

Group member Shreyas Vissapragada is awarded a 2016 Barry Goldwater Scholarship.

6th January 2014

The Savin Group welcomes Dr. Chloé Guennou from the Institut d'Astrophysique Spatiale who joins the group to conduct solar research.

4th September 2012

The Savin Group welcomes Dr. Nathalie deRuette to the group to join the Cosmic Origins of Organic chemistry project from UCL Louvain.

23rd July 2012

The Savin Group welcomes Dr. Brendan O'Dwyer to the group to conduct solar research having completed a Ph.D at Cambridge University, UK in the Atomic Astrophysics Group.

3rd July 2012

AAS220 Logo Dr. Savin and Dr.Hahn's work on Alvénic waves has garnered some interest within "popular" media, specifically Sky and Telescope magazine. A link to the article can be found here. More information on this work can be found in the research page or in the article Evidence of Wave Damping at Low Heights in a Polar Coronal Hole in the publications section.

2nd July 2012

Bruce

Bruce Zeller New New Rochelle High School is re-joining us in Nevis for yet another summer as part of the high school teachers aiding research program. This summer Bruce will be joining Ken to work in the laboratory on the D1 apparatus. Pictured left is Bruce in the New Rochelle High School planetarium.

The Savin group would also like to welcome Nikhil Kunapuli who is joining us for a number of weeks this summer to conduct some feasability research for a potential project at Columbia.

2nd July 2012

The Savin group would like to welcome Nikhil Kunapuli who is joining us for a number of weeks this summer to conduct some feasability research for a potential project at Columbia.

10-14th June 2012

AAS220 Logo The 220th American Astronomical Society meeting is underway in Anchorage, Alaska. In the welcoming reception, the AAS welcomed a new division: Laboratory Astrophysics Division. Although they were not alone in welcoming Astrophysicists, as the Dark Horse Coffee company attempted to entice Astrophysicists into their domain with this rather humorous chalkboard.
Good news

Good news everyone!!!

21th May 2012

Group member Dr. Michael Hahn has been selected as a postdoctoral winner of the New York Academy of Sciences’ 2012 Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists Competition for his research into the solar wind described here.

About NYAS Blavatnik awards:

NYAS Logo "The New York Academy of Sciences' Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists competition has named nine winners and two finalists in its 2012 competition. These eleven exceptional scientists hail from research institutions in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. The Blavatnik Awards celebrate highly innovative, impactful, and interdisciplinary accomplishments of researchers under the age of 42 in the life sciences, physical sciences, mathematics, and engineering. Faculty winners receive $25,000 and postdoctoral winners receive $15,000; faculty finalists receive $10,000 and postdoctoral finalists receive $5,000. All prizes are awarded as unrestricted funds and are made possible by the generosity of the Blavatnik Family Foundation." - Excerpt from New York Academy of Sciences