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.
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.
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.
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.
Two slides, four platforms, 13 posts, 55 cubic feet of engineered wood fiber, 84 bags of cement and 120 volunteers. That’s what added up to the 30th playground built by the LSU Community Playground Project. For 17 years, Marybeth Lima, the Cliff & Nancy Spanier Alumni Professor in Biological & Agricultural Engineering in LSU’s College… Read More
Humans have already discovered some 2 million different animal species on this planet, but some estimate there are over 1 million more to be found. We’re trying. Each year, scientists around the world discover some 17,000 to 18,000 new species, and 2014 was no different. Here, we’ve narrowed it down to five creatures that caught… 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.