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Next Science Café to discuss ‘How Microwaves Rule the World’

The next installment in Thomas University’s popular Science Café series will feature Dr. Thierry Dubroca of the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory in Tallahassee, Florida, presenting “Popcorn, Radar and Cell Phones: How Microwaves Rule the World” at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28.                                  

Dr. Dubroca is a postdoctoral associate at the Mag Lab. He holds a Ph.D. in Material Science and Engineering, a master’s degree in Management, and a master’s degree in Material Science and Engineering. Dr. Dubrocca also has an undergraduate degree in Engineering Physics from the Grenoble Institute of Technology in France.

Since joining the Mag Lab in 2013, Dr. Dubroca has been involved in the design and development of an ultra-sensitive solution Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Dynamic Nuclear Polarization instrument. He has also developed and implemented a low-cost high-efficiency microwave transmission line.

The Science Café will start at 6:30 p.m. in the Flowers Foods Executive Classroom inside Smith-Bonvillian Hall on TU's Forbes Campus. A reception with the speaker will be held in the lobby of Smith-Bonvillian Hall starting at 6 p.m.

Presented by the TU Division of Education, there is no admission charge for the Science Café. For more information, contact April Penton at

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