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.
The LSU Student Incubator will host its fourth annual Venture Challenge at the Lod Cook Hotel on Thursday, April 23, to support LSU students in their entrepreneur endeavors. The program will award $25,000 cash to six participating student businesses.
LSU Roger Hadfield Ogden Honors College and College of Science senior Zachary Fitzpatrick has been awarded a 2015 Gates Cambridge Scholarship. This award will allow him to pursue a fully funded Master of Philosophy degree in clinical science, with a specialization in rare diseases, at the University of Cambridge in Cambridge, England.
BATON ROUGE –The Louisiana Business & Technology Center, or LBTC, celebrated its 26th anniversary on Thursday, Nov. 6. The anniversary party, with 350 guests in attendance, included an awards ceremony for eight LBTC tenants and staff, four guest speakers and three company graduations. These three LBTC graduate companies brings the incubator graduate total to nearly… Read More
Physics professor Guang Jia is using a new approach to combat an age-old issue: industrial air pollution. With funding provided by the LSU LIFT2 Grant Program, a University initiative created to fund projects in various colleges and academic disciplines, Jia and his colleagues are designing a new industrial air purifier that uses X-ray technology.
Three LSU students plan to build an app to help the public hold police accountable, one of eight projects in the Social Media News Challenge. Jerry Ceppos, dean of LSU’sManship School of Mass Communication, chose seven projects Friday to receive mini-grants under the school’s Social Media News Challenge grant from the Knight Foundation.
It’s probably safe to say that most of us take our local public libraries for granted—particularly the access they provide, free of charge, to an ever-expanding array of electronic resources. In the digital age, public libraries can offer their constituents everything from online job training courses to historical archives, from language-learning tools to educational games.
LSU Oceanography and Coastal Sciences Professor Robert Twilley, a fellow in the Coastal Studies Institute, is the lead investigator of a joint project focusing on the sustainability of deltaic landscapes. The project, “DELTA SEES: Sustainability of Deltaic Coastlines – The Trillion Dollar Problem,” has been named a recipient of the National Science Foundation’s, or NSF,… Read More
Baton Rouge, LA – Louisiana is one of six states to receive $3.25 million from the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR). A total of nearly $18 million will be awarded to three regional partnerships that will collaborate on science and engineering research, education, and outreach to accelerate progress on… Read More