University Research

04.17.19University Research

DAC Student Spotlight: Tyler ChangExternal link

The spring semester has brought some good news for Tyler Chang, a Ph.D. student at the Discovery Analytics Center. In June, he will begin a six-month appointment at Argonne National Lab in Washington, D.C., where he will continue to work on his dissertation while applying his work to a new set of problems relevant to the U.S. Department of Energy.
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04.17.19University Research

Indonesian Fulbright Scholar Studying How to Develop Diverse, Cost-effective Biofuels Technology at WSU Tri-Cities, PNNLExternal link

Fulbright scholar Fitria is using her educational experience at Washington State University Tri-Cities and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory to find new and improved ways of creating successful biofuels and bioproducts.
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04.16.19University Research

Chiang Selected for the Arthur H. Compton AwardExternal link

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Emeritus and Research Professor of Physics Tai-Chang Chiang has been selected for the 2019 Arthur H. Compton Award of the Advanced Photon Source Users Organization (APSUO). The award recognizes a significant scientific or technical accomplishment at the Advanced Photon Source (APS), a national synchrotron-radiation light source research facility housed at Argonne National Laboratory and funded by the US Department of Energy’s Office of Science.
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04.16.19University Research

New Imaging Technique Reveals ‘Burst’ of Activity Before Cell DeathExternal link

A research team at the McCormick School of Engineering led by Backman has developed a new optical technique to study the movement of cells without using labels or dyes to track them. The innovative method has also revealed an undiscovered phenomenon that may play a role in the earliest stages of cell death.
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04.16.19University Research

Texas A&M Chemistry's Gregory Day Selected for Department of Energy Graduate Student Research AwardExternal link

Gregory S. Day, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Chemistry at Texas A&M University, has been selected to receive a United States Department of Energy Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Program Award in support of research addressing scientific challenges central to the agency's mission and workforce development.
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04.15.19University Research

The Golden Path Toward New Two-Dimensional SemiconductorsExternal link

Two-dimensional (2D) semiconductors are promising for quantum computing and future electronics. Now, researchers can convert metallic gold into a semiconductor and customize the material atom-by-atom on boron nitride nanotubes.
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04.15.19University Research

2D Borophene Gets a Closer LookExternal link

Scientists at Rice and Northwestern universities have developed a technique to get images of two-dimensional borophene and match them with models.
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04.15.19University Research

University of Wyoming Student Receives DOE Graduate Student Research Program AwardExternal link

Hunter Brown, a second-year Ph.D. student from Juneau, Alaska, majoring in atmospheric science, is the recipient of a Department of Education (DOE) Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Program Award. He will conduct his research fellowship at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland, Wash., from September through December this year.
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04.12.19University Research

Chirality Yields Colossal PhotocurrentExternal link

A recently discovered Weyl semimetal delivers the largest intrinsic conversion of light to electricity of any material, an international team led by a group of Boston College researchers reported in the March 2019 edition of the journal Nature Materials.
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04.12.19University Research

Under the Microscope: Adina Howe Uses Microbes to Scale Down SustainabilityExternal link

Adina Howe knows better than anyone that in the quest toward large-scale sustainability, it’s best to start small. As a CABBI Sustainability Co-PI, Howe’s microbiology research proves that Earth’s most minuscule inhabitants might be the environment’s biggest allies.
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