A PhD candidate in condensed matter physics, Carolyn Cadogan is giving back to her home of Barbados by volunteering as a teaching assistant in the Student Program for Innovation in Science and Engineering (SPISE) of the Caribbean Science Foundation.
Carolyn has always had a passion for physics. Her research at Western involves an investigation of the light emission efficiency of quantum dots. Silicon quantum dots offer hope of a less polluting, and more efficient, replacement for our present day LCD display screens. Carolyn is being supervised by Physics and Astronomy professors Lydumila Goncharova and Peter Simpson.
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