Applied Science and Technology


3D Printing Lab in The Theresa and Edward O’Toole Library

3d printing workshop

On Monday, May 4 the first Saint Peter’s University 3D Printing workshop was held on the first floor of The Theresa and Edward O’Toole Library in the newly established 3D Printing Lab. This lab is jointly sponsored by the Department of Applied Science & Technology and The Theresa and Edward O’Toole Library. The main goal of […]

Saint Peter’s Students Win Bronze at University Physics Competition

Prajwal Niraula ’15, Joseph Ghobrial ’16 and Sabin Pradhan ’16 competed in the fifth annual University Physics Competition under the guidance of Dr. Wei-Dong Zhu and were awarded with a bronze medal. The University Physics Competition is an international contest for undergraduate students, who worked in teams of up to three students at their home […]

Students awarded research grant

The Independent College Fund of New Jersey (ICFNJ) awards Saint Peter’s physics senior Prajwal Niraula (’15) and physics Sophomore Nnamdi Ike (’17) $2,500 for conducting research on “Self-Organization in Cathode Boundary Layer Discharge in Noble Gas Mixture”. Niraula is a 3-year veteran in research on microplasmas and had received a research grant from ICFNJ in […]

Professor and Student Have Article Published in Science Journal

Professor WeiDong Zhu and one of his student researchers, Prajwal Niraula, have published an article entitled “The Missing Modes of Self-Organization in Cathode Boundary Layer Discharge in Xenon” in the journal Plasma Source Science and Technology (PSST).

Professor Attends PARSE Teachers Workshop


Distinguished Professor of the College of Arts and Sciences William Gutsch, Ph.D., attended the PARSE Teachers Workshop. At the workshop, he was able to assemble a seismometer and view images of the earthquake in Pakistan recorded by one of the instruments in the United States.

Saint Peter’s Teams Awarded Grants from ICFNJ

Two student teams from the physics program at Saint Peter’s University have received awards from the Independent College Fund of New Jersey (ICFNJ) to conduct research. Prajwal Niraula’s and Sangho Cho’s research project, “A Study of Self Organization in Krypton Cathode Boundary Layer Discharge,” received funding for $2,245. Their advisor is Wei-Dong Zhu, Ph.D., associate […]

Professor and Student Present Research During ICPIG

Student Prajwal Niraula and Dr. Wei-Dong Zhu’s work on self-organization in Krypton was presented at the XXXI International Conference on Phenomena in Ionized Gases (ICPIG). The poster presentation was titled “Self-Organization in DC Glow Microdischarges in Krypton: 3D Modeling and Experiments.” The conference was held from July 14-19 in Granada, Spain.

Saint Peter’s Professor Awarded Grant for Research

Assistant Professor of Physics at Saint Peter’s University Debing Zeng, Ph.D., has been awarded $50,000 by the American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund (ACS-PRF) for his proposed research on “Multi-spectral Infrared Imaging for Oil Spill Detection.” Congratulations, Dr. Zeng!

Dr. Wei-Dong Zhu speaks at the 2013 annual meeting of the Electrostatics Society of America

Wei-Dong Zhu, Ph.D., associate professor of physics at Saint Peter’s University, presented an invited talk, titled “Interaction of an Atmospheric Pressure Non-thermal Plasma with Water and Water Borne Bacteria” and chaired session “Gas Discharges and Microplasmas” at the 2013 annual meeting of the Electrostatics Society of America. The meeting was held from June 11-13 in Cocoa […]

Allan Stewart, M.D. ’91 Delivers the 62nd Annual Mendel Lecture

mendel lecture

Allan S. Stewart, M.D. ’91, thoracic cardiovascular board certified surgeon at New York Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, returned to Saint Peter’s University to deliver the 62nd Annual Mendel Lecture on Thursday, April 25. Stewart came to discuss the latest advances in cardiothoracic surgery, but also shared insights from his personal experience, beginning as a student […]