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Graduate Student

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Tianran Chen is a recipient of the 2018 Allan Talbott Gwathmey Memorial Award.  The Gwathmey award is an honor reserved for the most accomplished graduate students in the physical sciences ......More >
Twisting Molecule Wrings More Power from Solar Cells Inside a solar cell, sunlight excites electrons. But these electrons often don’t last long enough to go on to power cell ......More >
When sunlight shines on a semiconducting material, electrons in the material can be excited from their original states to higher energy states, forming photo-excited electrons and leaving empty ......More >
Tianran Chen received the Symposium ES1 Best Poster Presentation Award at the 2017 MRS Spring Meeting.  The award was based upon technical content, graphica excellence, and presentation ......More >
From UVaToday: "... scientists and engineers at the University of Virginia, with colleagues at the NIST Center for Neutron Research, the Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Cornell ......More >
Understanding how memory emerges from a complex network of neurons in our brain remains a challenging task in cognitive science.  Memory also arises in physical systems with complex energy ......More >