NSF awards $117k grant to Dennis Ugolini

The National Science Foundation has awarded a grant of $117,573 to Dennis W. Ugolini for support of the project entitled “Optical Charge Mitigation Studies with the Trinity University Kelvin Probe.”  Part of the award will go to hire an undergraduate researcher for each of the next three summers.  Ugolini and his students search for gravitational waves emitted by astrophysical sources with the Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory (LIGO).

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