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Fulbright College Announces 2019 Annual Faculty Teaching and Research Awards

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Fulbright College has named the 2019 winners of its annual teaching and research faculty awards. The recipients were each selected for their demonstrated excellence in these areas.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Humanities Science Biological Sciences Chemistry and Biochemistry Communication History Sociology and Criminology

Researchers Build Catalyst to Generate Electrical Energy From Ethanol

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Jingyi Chen developed a nanopartical approach to increase efficiency of the ethanol catalyst in the Brookhaven National Laboratory project.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Research & Innovation Science Sustainability Chemistry and Biochemistry

New Study Shows How a Super-Toxic Natural Anti-Cancer Product Could Help Develop More Effective Anti-Cancer Drugs

Thursday, June 06, 2019

Doctoral student Zhijian Hu recently revealed the action mode of a potent anti-cancer compound abstracted from the morning glory plant.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Health Research & Innovation Science Biological Sciences Chemistry and Biochemistry

STEM Workshop to Focus on Supporting Women in Science

Monday, April 22, 2019

Do barriers exist that limit the advancement of women in science? A workshop April 26 will center on that topic and how the community can encourage women's success in science fields.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Diversity and Inclusion Events Lectures Science Anthropology Biological Sciences Center For Advanced Spatial Technologies Chemistry and Biochemistry Geosciences Mathematical Sciences

U.S. Army Funds Research on Nanoporous Materials for Water Purification

Wednesday, April 03, 2019

Hassan Beyzavi, an assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, is investigating the use of nanoporous structures to detect and remove these contaminants in water.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Research & Innovation Science Chemistry and Biochemistry

Researchers Find Cost-Effective Method for Hydrogen Fuel Production Process

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Nanoparticles composed of nickel and iron increase the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of water electrolysis in hydrogen fuel production.

College of Engineering J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Engineering Research & Innovation Science Sustainability Chemical Engineering Chemistry and Biochemistry

New Insight Into Cell Membranes Could Improve Drug Testing and Design

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Chemistry researchers studied a type of membrane protein that expels drugs from a cell, contributing to drug resistance. A lipid composition on the cell membrane affects the behavior of these proteins.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Health Research & Innovation Science Chemistry and Biochemistry
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