Ning Zhang, assistant professor of computer science and engineering at the McKelvey School of Engineering, is joining a multi-institutional team of computer scientists to improve and balance the real-time predictability and security of cyberphysical systems (CPS) with a three-year $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation. Zhang is one of five co-investigators on the project, […]
Taylor Carlson, assistant professor of political science in Arts & Sciences, has been awarded a Social Science Research Council Social Data Research Fellowship to study the extent to which user-generated content (i.e. comments) on social media platforms distorts information reported by mainstream news outlets. The fellowship comes with a $50,000 award. Read more about her project, “Leveraging User-Generated […]
John-Stephen Taylor, professor of chemistry in Arts & Sciences, received a $450,000 grant from the National Science Foundation for a project titled “DNA Photoproducts as Intrinsic Probes of Non-B DNA Conformations.”
The Center of Regenerative Medicine at the School of Medicine has received a five-year $1.2 million training grant from the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to create an interdisciplinary program to train postdoctoral fellows in regenerative medicine. Farshid Guilak, the Mildred B. Simon Research Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and co-director of […]
Haijun Liu, research scientist in chemistry in Arts & Sciences, received a $450,000 award from the U.S. Department of Energy to support study of the molecular mechanism of action of the cyanobacterial orange carotenoid protein.
Sophia Hayes, professor of chemistry in Arts & Sciences, won a $450,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to support research titled “Optically Pumped NMR Enhancements Enable Studies of Semiconductor Interfaces.”
Kevin Moeller, professor of chemistry in Arts & Sciences, recently received a nearly $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation. The award will support Moeller’s work with the collaborative Center for Synthetic Organic Electrochemistry.
Carl Frieden, professor of biochemistry and molecular biophysics at the School of Medicine, received a one-year grant totaling $100,000 from the BrightFocus Foundation for his research titled “Understanding APOE.”
Alian Wang, research professor in earth and planetary sciences in Arts & Sciences, received a $429,245 award from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory at the California Institute of Technology for adapting the compact integrated Raman spectrometer for lunar exploration.
Jeffrey M. Zacks, associate chair and professor of psychological and brain sciences in Arts & Sciences and professor of radiology at the School of Medicine, received a four-year $250,000 grant from the James S. McDonnell Foundation to study event cognition “in the wild.” This project will take the research into the world, where people actually experience events. Key […]
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