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UI Researchers Form Ebola Working Group
Posted: Monday, January 12
MOSCOW, Idaho – Jan. 12, 2015 – In response to the ongoing Ebola outbreak in western Africa, researchers at the University of Idaho have formed the Ebola Working Group to create tools to help track and treat the disease – and potentially other viruses. The group, a subset of the university’s newly formed Collaboratorium for Modeling Complex Problems, is tackling two pr...
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2014 Hill Undergraduate Research Fellowships Recipients
Posted: Tuesday, December 16 2014
The 2014 fellowship winners (with projects beginning spring semester 2015) are as follows: Alexandra Adams, Geology (Faculty mentor: Elizabeth Cassel) Jonah Bartrand, Physics and Geology (Faculty mentor: Dave McIlroy) Catherine Brands, Biology (Faculty mentor: Onesmo Balemba) Paul Hanna, Chemistry (Faculty mentor: Kristopher Waynant) Each fellowship consists of a scholarship awar...
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College of Science students receive Award For Excellence
Posted: Tuesday, December 16 2014
At a banquet last Friday hosted by the UI Alumni Association, the following College of Science students were recognized with that group’s “Award For Excellence”: Mariah Eckwright, Mathematics Shannon Gill, Molecular Biology and Biochemistrys Mickinzie Johnson, Biologys Skylar Penberthy, Biologys Ebenezer Jones-Mensah, Chemistry graduate students Jennifer ...
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Physics Professor Presents Science of Nanowires and Nanosprings to Patent Officers
Posted: Wednesday, November 5 2014
Physics professor Dave McIlroy was recently invited by the United States Patent Office (USPTO) to present a training seminar to approximately 430 patent officers at all the USPTO offices across the country. The webinar consisted of a one hour presentation followed by a 45 minute question and answer session. The United States Patent Office (USPTO) is all about new technology. Consequently, patent ...
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UI Physics Professor Named Chair of National Planetary Sciences Organization
Posted: Thursday, August 14 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Aug. 14, 2014 – The American Astronomical Society’s Division for Planetary Sciences (DPS) has elected University of Idaho associate professor of physics Jason Barnes its future chair. Barnes will begin his role as vice-chair in November 2014 and take the helm as chair in November 2015. The DPS counts nearly 1,200 planetary scientists and astronomers among its mem...
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Physics Professor Wins Idaho EPSCoR Award for Nanotechnology Research
Posted: Monday, May 19 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – May 19, 2014 – David McIlroy’s dedication to nanotechnology has opened doors for research at the University of Idaho and across the state. In recognition of these efforts, McIlroy, a UI professor of physics, has won the Jean'ne M. Shreeve NSF EPSCoR Research Excellence Award.  Idaho’s National Science Foundation Experimental Program to Stimulate Compe...
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UI Researchers Gain New Advantage with One of the Nation’s Most Powerful Computers
Posted: Tuesday, March 11 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho -- A new University of Idaho computer nicknamed “Big-STEM” isn’t much larger on the outside than your average computer tower. But what’s inside puts everyday PCs — and most other computers — to shame. When Big-STEM goes fully online this summer, it will be one of the most powerful computers of its kind in the United States.
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Science | Engineering | Physics | Jim Alves-Foss | Marty Ytreberg | Research | News Release
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Everyone on Earth is in Scientifically Significant New Image of Saturn
Posted: Tuesday, November 12 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – Nov. 6, 2013 – A panorama of the majestic Saturn system, as it would be seen by human eyes, was unveiled today in a new mosaic from NASA's Cassini mission. It sweeps 404,880 miles across Saturn and its inner ring system, including all of Saturn's rings out to the E ring.
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Science | Physics | Jason Barnes | Research | News Release
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UI Researchers Help Decode New View of Saturn’s Moon Titan, Contribute to Cassini Mission
Posted: Thursday, October 24 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho -- A team of NASA researchers around the nation, including scientists at the University of Idaho, revealed this week a new view of Saturn’s moon Titan.
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Science | Physics | Jason Barnes | Research | News Release
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Physics Doctoral Student Recognized for Nanomaterials Research
Posted: Monday, April 29 2013
Jennifer Anand Sundararajan, a doctoral student in physics at the University of Idaho, has earned double acclaim for his research on using nanomaterials to improve nuclear power performance and safety.
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