Quantum leap: FSU hosts researchers for Dirac Quantum Discussions

Researchers from around the country came to Florida State University this week to discuss the cutting edge of quantum science and engineering. The Dirac Quantum Discussions, hosted from April 11-13 at the FSU-headquartered National High Magnetic Field Laboratory (NHMFL), brought together more than 70 faculty, students and postdoctoral researchers for the latest event in the FSU Quantum Initiative.

FSU Spotlight: Chemistry Alumni Azza Ben Akacha

Azza Ben Akacha earned a doctorate in materials chemistry in Fall 2023 from FSU’s Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, part of the College of Arts and Sciences. Her research interests lie in designing hybrid materials, such as perovskites and organic metal halide hybrids for potential applications in electronic devices.

RCC Spotlight: Dr. Bin Ouyang

The FSU Research Computing Center highlights Dr. Ouyang’s research in high throughput computation, data mining, and machine learning tools to understand structural-property relationship and predictive synthesis of disordered energy materials.

Prof. Joe Schlenoff named to the National Academy of Inventors

Robert O. Lawton Professor of Chemistry Joseph Schlenoff has been named Fellows of the academy, which highlights academic inventors who have demonstrated a spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating work that has made a tangible impact on the quality of life, economic development and welfare of society.