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HU Physics Department hosts 22nd Annual Research Symposium
04/10/2017 - #190

HAMPTON, Va.  — The Hampton University Department of Physics will host the 22nd Annual School of Science Research Symposium April 10-11 in the HU Student Center Theater and McGrew Towers Conference Center.  HU faculty, students and area high school students will make research presentations.

Dr.Sekazi K. Mtingwa, Principle Partner at Triangle Science, Education and Economic Development, LLC, is the keynote speaker, Monday April 10 at 5:30 p.m. in the Student Center Theater.

The theme for the 22nd Annual School of Science Research Symposium is “From Nano to Femto: Research and Innovation in Fundamental Science.”

“This symposium provides an opportunity for interested students to be exposed to a variety of research fields and to interact with faculty, graduate students and other scientists,” said Dr. Calvin Lowe, Dean of the School of Science.

The purpose of the symposium is to provide a forum to highlight the research being done by undergraduate, graduate and faculty; expose high school students to the educational opportunities at Hampton University and highlight the need to increase minorities in scientific research.

The symposium will continue on Tuesday April 11, with poster presentations and closing luncheon in the McGrew Towers Conference Center  from 8:30 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

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