Header College News Highlights January 2017
Drone flying over wheat field

Engineering and Computer Science, Office of Research Award $230,000 for UAS Research

Six research groups at the University have been awarded state revitalization funding for their projects in unmanned aerial systems. Read more.

a trail through the forest

People Aren’t The Only Beneficiaries of Power Plant Carbon Standards

New research by Professor Charles T. Driscoll shows that carbon emission standards for the power sector also benefit crops and trees.

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boiling water

Discovery Improves Heat Transfer in Boiling

Assistant Professor Shalabh Maroo’s research enhances the critical heat flux—the maximum practical heat transfer in boiling.

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Scientists Create Ice Storm to Study Effect on Forests (Video)

Heavy ice loads break branches and topple trees resulting in reduced tree growth in ensuing years, increased susceptibility to pests and pathogens, changes in habitat for wildlife, and alterations in how nutrients like carbon and nitrogen cycle in the forest. Read more.

Hosein Earns Prestigious DNI Grant

The grant will support his research to control the synthesis of multicomponent polymeric materials using white light. Read more.

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