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ExxonMobil donates to COES programs

Representatives from ExxonMobil Corp. visited Louisiana Tech University recently to present a $22,000 donation to programs in the College of Engineering and Science, which will be disbursed among the chemical, civil, electrical, and mechanical engineering departments. “We are greatly appreciative to Exxon for their continued support for our engineering programs,” Dr. Hisham Hegab, dean of [more]

Research chemist to present next installment of New Frontiers seminar series

Dr. Bryant Nelson, staff research chemist at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), will present a lecture titled “Fundamental Interactions of Engineered Nanomaterials with DNA and DNA Repair Proteins,” on October 19 as part of Louisiana Tech University’s New Frontiers in Biomedical Engineering seminar series. The presentation will take place at 3:30 p.m. [more]

COES students to promote STEM to children at Ruston Farmers’ Market

Students from the College of Engineering and Science at Louisiana Tech University will run a booth at the Ruston Farmers’ Market 2015 to showcase “Sensational STEMulations,” a project to will promote more diverse participation in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields. The project, spearheaded by the Engineering and Science Association (ESA) at Louisiana Tech, [more]

Louisiana Tech to host renowned researcher, BRAIN Initiative pioneer

Louisiana Tech University and its Center for Biomedical Engineering Rehabilitation Science (CBERS) is proud to welcome Dr. Emery N. Brown, M.D., Ph.D., who will present highlights from his research in neuroscience and neural signal processing, and answer questions about the BRAIN (Brain Research Through Advancing Initiative Neurotechnologies) Initiative. The presentation is free and will take [more]

College of Engineering and Science joins national ASEE pledge

Louisiana Tech University and its College of Engineering and Science has joined more than 100 North American universities in a pledge to support diversity in engineering. Dr. Hisham Hegab, dean of the College of Engineering and Science, signed the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) pledge on behalf of Louisiana Tech “to provide increased opportunities [more]

Biomedical engineer, Louisiana Tech alumnae to begin New Frontiers lecture series

The New Frontiers in Biomedical Research lecture series will kick-off its third year at Louisiana Tech University on September 21with a presentation by Dr. Michelle Dawson, assistant professor in the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Georgia Tech and 1999 Louisiana Tech alumnae. Dawson, whose research is focused on manipulating cell mechanics to control [more]

Louisiana Tech to launch 2015-2016 New Frontiers in Biomedical Research series

Interdisciplinary collaborations, alumni spotlights and features, and research discussions by renowned guest speakers will form the foundation for the 2015-2016 edition of the New Frontiers in Biomedical Research seminar series at Louisiana Tech University. A presentation by Dr. Michelle Dawson titled, “Mechanics and Malignancy: Biophysical Approaches for Understanding Cancer” will begin the 2015-2016 series on [more]

Interdisciplinary research leading to new UAV technologies

— P9000 customizable UAV provides industries with new mapping, imaging opportunities — Faculty from a number of academic disciplines at Louisiana Tech University are working together to develop new and innovative technologies in unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) that could impact industries from public safety to forestry to oil and gas exploration. Wesley Palmer, instructor of [more]

CBERS to co-sponsor Industry Day 2015

The Louisiana Tech Center for Biomedical Engineering and Rehabilitation Science (CBERS) will co-sponsor “Industry Day 2015” along with the Center for Cardiovascular Diseases and Sciences at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport (LSUHSC-S). The Industry Day 2015 conference will take place on September 18 at the Louisiana Tech Shreveport Center, located at 8028 Shrevepark [more]

Doctoral student’s start-up company makes semifinals of ‘43North’

Student research can be big business at Louisiana Tech University. If you don’t believe it, just ask Louisiana Tech student Chris Boyer. Boyer, who is pursuing a Ph. D. in Molecular Science and Nanotechnology and is a member of Dr. David K. Mills’ BioMorph Laboratory, launched a start-up company called Nano Developments, LLC in January, [more]