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Innovative TU research targets breast, pancreatic and brain cancer

Associate Professors of Chemistry and Biochemistry Angus Lamar and Robert Sheaff are…

Four ENS professors awarded grant to buy X-ray scattering instrument

Four University of Tulsa engineering and natural sciences professors recently received a…

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TU researchers awarded grant to buy sophisticated robotic arm

A team from Mechanical Engineering and Anthropology received National Science Foundation funding…

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Biological research: Defending against neurotrauma and the science of animal coloration

Alexandra Kingston and Matthew Toomey have published studies exploring how snapping shrimp…

What is soft robotics?

Mechanical engineering doctoral student Caroline Schell shares her expertise in the emerging…

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TU students design, build and test device to support outer space exploration

NASA recently invited a team of mechanical engineering students and alumni to…

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Soft robots on the move

New research by Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering Joshua Schultz and his…

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A new way to measure nanostructured materials

Rising senior Grant Mayberry’s improvised method for determining the dielectric properties of…

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Innovative solar power research selected for major government funding

Soroor Karimi, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering, is the PI on…

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Fresh light on C. elegans development and mammalian ciliogenesis

In collaboration with the Nebraska Medical Center, Assistant Professor Jyoti Iyer’s lab…

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Engineering students design and build interactive space shuttle cockpit model

Capping off their senior year, four electrical and computer engineering students unveiled…

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Fulbright Scholar’s powerful Czech microscopy

Associate Professor Erin Iski spent late winter and the first part of…

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Between a soft robot and a hard place

A team of researchers in the Department of Mechanical Engineering is leading…

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TU biochemistry professor works to uncover the causes of a debilitating neurodevelopmental disorder

Jyoti Iyer is researching genetic mutations in a microscopic worm that will…

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TU alumnus and Forbes 30 Under 30 honoree at the leading edge of oncology research

Now a postdoctoral fellow at Stanford, biochemistry and mathematics alumnus Caleb Lareau…

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Chemical engineering professor honored for research quality and impact

Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering Nagu Daraboina has been named to the…

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Biology Ph.D. student lauded for work on salamander reproduction

Drawing on her doctoral research, Madison Herrboldt was the lead author of…

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TU selected for major research grant from U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

A grant of nearly $1 million will support development of a DNA-based/machine-learning…

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Improving the efficiency and lowering the environmental impact of solar cells

The international research community is taking notice of high-efficiency solar cell investigations…

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Educating consumers about maintaining lithium-ion batteries

Lithium-ion batteries are just about everywhere, but most people don’t know how…

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Military veteran and electrical engineering senior triumphs over adversity

U.S. Army veteran Benjamin Bozworth has been in the thick of military…