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ACU NEXT Lab receives patent for innovative tool to monitor molten salt flow

ACU NEXT Lab receives patent for innovative tool to monitor molten salt flow

By on September 8, 2020 in ACU News with 2 Comments

 Abilene Christian University’s Nuclear Energy eXperimental Testing Laboratory, or NEXT Lab, has taken another step toward the reality of a molten salt research reactor with the approval of its first patent. The U.S. Patent and Trademark office awarded ACU the patent for a high-temperature flow meter Aug. 5, 2020, after a three-year process of developing […]

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Kimble, Tuhabonye honored on Alumni Day

Kimble, Tuhabonye honored on Alumni Day

By on February 29, 2016 in Alumni News, Campus News with 0 Comments

Abilene Christian University presented its two most prestigious alumni honors Feb. 21 in a ceremony celebrating the recipients’ respective drives for improving the world. Dr. H. Jeff Kimble (’71), the 2016 Outstanding Alumnus of the Year, is the William L. Valentine Professor of Physics and founding director of the Institute for Quantum Information and Matter at […]

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VIA coverage includes a look back at Bennett

VIA coverage includes a look back at Bennett

By on September 19, 2014 in Academic News, Alumni News, Campus News with 0 Comments

Since 1930, one of the workhouse buildings on the Abilene Christian University campus has been Bennett Gymnasium, which is receiving new life this year as the future home of laboratories for the Department of Engineering and Physics. Paul Anthony (’04), ACU’s advancement communication coordinator, described the transformation in our new Spring-Summer issue as “trading in […]

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10 Questions with Dr. Charles Ivey

10 Questions with Dr. Charles Ivey

One of those with a keen interest in this week’s physics conference hosted by Abilene Christian University is Dr. Charles Ivey (’65), professor and chair of ACU’s Department of Physics from 1969-81. He built a program of distinction in physics at Abilene Christian by hiring talented faculty members and securing grants that helped provide research opportunities for […]

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A conversation with Dr. Carlos Stroud

By on October 4, 2013 in Academic News, Alumni News, Campus News with 0 Comments

Dr. Carlos Stroud, professor at the Institute of Optics and Department of Physics at the University of Rochester (N.Y.), met with students at Abilene Christian University this October. Stroud is a world-renowned leader in the fields of quantum optics and laser science. He also is a distinguished traveling lecturer for the Division of Laser Science […]

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