Week in Review: 8/30/15 – 9/5/15

September 3, 2015

Physics Professor Shawn-Yu Lin Breaks New Ground in Thermal Radiation Revolutionary discovery could advance solar energy conversion
Nano-photonics expert and physics professor Shawn-Yu Lin has discovered a new type of thermal radiation—in between the two extremes of blackbody radiation and laser light—that could contribute to a cheaper, easier solution for converting sunlight to electricity.

August 31, 2015

UNG professor recognized for inspiring women in STEM
For her dedication to helping young women pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), Dr. Aimée Tomlinson, associate professor of chemistry at the University of North Georgia (UNG), has been recognized by a national magazine as one of “100 Inspiring Women in STEM.”