ORAU has awarded competitive research grants totaling $175,000 to 35 junior faculty from its member institutions. The annual grants are made through the company’s Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Awards program that provides funds to enrich the research and professional growth of young faculty.
LSU’s Brent Christner and Colleagues Document the Existence of Microbial Life Below the Surface of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet in Nature Publication In a finding that has implications for life in other extreme environments, both on Earth and planets elsewhere in the solar system, LSU Associate Professor of Biological Sciences Brent Christner and fellow… Read More
The LSU-Tulane Center for Biomedical Research Excellence-Center for Experimental Infectious Disease Research was established in 2004 and has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, National Institute of General Medical Sciences with approximately $22 million from 2004-2015. After a national competition, the center has been funded with an additional $6 million from 2014-2019 for… Read More
Two LSU research groups have received funding from the W. M. Keck Foundation. This marks the first time LSU researchers have secured funding from Keck’s prestigious and extremely competitive grant process. “We are thrilled that the Keck Foundation found our research worthy of their support,” said LSU Vice Chancellor of Research & Economic Development Kalliat… Read More
LSU Colleges of Science and Engineering collaborate to optimize oil production Baton Rouge – Juan Lorenzo, associate professor of geology & geophysics, and Arash Dahi Taleghani, assistant professor of petroleum engineering, recently received funding to simulate real fracturing treatments through the establishment of a hydraulics fracturing lab, the first of its kind at LSU. The… Read More
Parampreet Singh, assistant professor in the LSU Department of Physics & Astronomy, and Peter Diener, assistant research professor in the LSU Center for Computation & Technology and the LSU Department of Physics & Astronomy, recently received a $250,000 grant for a potentially breakthrough proposal hoping to answer questions about the earliest state of the universe…. Read More