LSU junior Mollie Smoak, a native of Lafayette, La., has been named a 2015 Barry M. Goldwater Scholar, and junior Katie Hogan, a native of Choudrant, La., also received an Honorable Mention in the competition.
How can communities build resilience to adverse events such as oil spills or hurricanes? A community’s ability to buffer or counteract stressors that disasters may cause or worsen depends on its people having and using social resources and networks.
Two researchers are looking for a more efficient and environmentally friendly way to use hydraulic fracturing to draw oil and gas from the earth’s crust. Four use existing magnetic and oxidizing materials in an effort to revolutionize the refrigeration industry and replace up to 80 percent of the current compressor market.
LSU Professors in the Department of Physics and Astronomy Ward Plummer and Jiandi Zhang, in collaboration with their colleagues from the Institute of Physics, Beijing, China, have published a paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (Vol. 112, pg. 2367) titled “Classification of Charge Density Waves based on their Nature.” This work is a… Read More
Since the turn of the century, Louisiana has led the way for the energy industry. Now, LSU has created Power Players, which combines the research on clean energy, energy law, energy processes, and alternative energy to create a team with a common goal of taking the energy industry to the next level.
Covering contemporary equine research including regenerative medicine and genetics are explored in six new reviews just published in the Equine Veterinary Journal. Published in partnership with the Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation (GJCRF), the papers cover a mix of topics reflecting some of the foundation’s priority areas for research funding.
Sheriff’s deputy, sociologist, pilot, used car dealer, importer, entrepreneur, engineer, researcher, linguist, dreamer. Charles Malveaux is or has been all those things. He’s currently a doctoral candidate in LSU’s College of Engineering.
Oceanography and coastal sciences professor Michael Polito and graduate student Rachael Herman embarked on a one-month journey to the Antarctic Peninsula in December to research how certain penguin species adapt to their environments.