Nevin Weinberg, associate professor of physics, is studying the phenomena of X-ray bursts to better understand neutron stars. His work is funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation’s Division of Astronomical Sciences.
NASA named physics Assistant Professor Frederick Wilder one of five supervising scientists for the Scientist in the Loop program under its Magnetospheric Multiscale Mission.
Computer science Assistant Professor VP Nguyen is developing technology that would allow virtual reality users to see the facial expressions of the person they are interacting with online. It could also have applications for speech enhancement in stroke patients.