Pinhead Institute

John Straub Serves as Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar

The Phi Beta Kappa’s Visiting Scholar Program (VSP) offers undergraduates the opportunity to spend time with some of America’s most distinguished scholars. It aims to contribute to the intellectual life of the campus by making possible an exchange of ideas between the Visiting Scholars and the resident faculty and students. Professor John Straub is one of the 14 […]

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Straub Group Receives NSF Award to Simulate Phase Changes

As theoretical chemists John Straub and his Research Group apply mathematical statements of basic physical laws to accurately simulate known phenomena, and then from this basis, make predictions about the unknown. The intellectual challenge they face is first choosing the appropriate mathematical description of a problem that embodies its basic physics, and then coming up […]

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