Sophia Passy, associate professor of biology, is using a $199K grant from the National Science Foundation to learn more about the mechanisms that determine the patterns of inequality in species abundance in freshwater environments.
Hyeong-Moo Shin, assistant professor of earth and environmental sciences, is using a $436K grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences to study whether exposure to perfluorinated compounds (PFCs) at an early age is associated with risk for autism spectrum disorders.
Assistant professor of physics Ben Jones and graduate student Austin McDonald are part of a team utilizing a biochemistry technique that uses fluorescence in their search for the radioactive decay called neutrinoless double-beta decay.
Purnendu “Sandy” Dasgupta has been named the 2018 Distinguished Texas Scientist by the Texas Academy of Science and also was recently named the recipient of the 2018 American Chemical Society’s Division of Analytical Chemistry Chemical Instrumentation Award.
The Collaborative Laboratories for Environmental Analysis and Remediation has expanded its partnership with Challenger Water Solutions to develop water recycling technologies that will transform waste from oil and gas development into reusable water.