News & Events

 September 23, 2009

Jamie M. Dougherty Receives Jane and Frank Warchol Scholarship from the Society of Vacuum Coaters

Jamie DoughertyA member of the Class of 2011, Jamie M. Dougherty has received a one-year Jane and Frank Warchol Scholarship from the Society of Vacuum Coaters (SVC). Since Fall 2008, Jamie has been doing research for The Optics MANufacturing Group (OMAN) in the Laboratory for Laser Energetics, under the supervision of Senior Manufacturing Engineer Nelson LeBarron and Senior Laboratory Engineer Pete Kupkinski.

During the summer, Jamie continued her research in Birmingham, England through an REU in gravitational physics from the University of Florida. In a group working on both LIGO and VIRGO, her project focused on optical resonators. Her adviser was Dr. Andreas Freise.