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Chandani N. Nandadasa

Chandani N. Nandadasa, a Mississippi State alumna currently pursuing a doctorate in applied physics at MSU has received a major National Science Foundation honor.

Chandani recently was awarded the federal agency's East Asia and Pacific Summer Institute Fellowship to conduct research this summer. She will be working at South Korea's Sungkyunkwan University, a private research institution with campuses in Seoul and Suwon.

Nandadasa is a physics graduate of the University of Peradeniya in Sri Lanka who went on to complete a master's degree at MSU in 2013. Her current research is focused on the structural, magnetic and electronic properties of electrides, among other areas.

Nandadasa’s major professor is Dr. Seong-Gon Kim.

Source: Graduate Dean's Report, September 25, 2015 (PDF)

Congrats to Dr. Gautam Rupak for co-authoring an exciting paper on Alpha Scattering in Nature magazine!


Tutors will be in the Learning Center at 266 Allen Hall as following for Spring 2015:

Click here for instructions on how to make an appointment for the MSU Learning Center if you need a tutor for your PH classes.

Dr. Matt Berg dust research featured by MSU.


‘Diamonds are a physicist’s best friend,’ according to MSU researchers.