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New Frontiers lecture series welcomes distinguished chemist, chemical biologist

Louisiana Tech University will host a presentation by Dr. Wilma K Olson, the Mary I. Bunting Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Rutgers University, on February 15 for the next installment of its 2015-2016 New Frontiers in Biomedical Engineering seminar series. Olson’s presentation titled, “Insights into Gene Expression and Packaging from Computer Simulation” will [more]

Chemistry student, faculty published in high profile, international journal

Joshua Tully, senior chemistry student at Louisiana Tech University, has coauthored a paper titled “Halloysite Clay Nanotubes for Enzyme Immobilization,” which has been published in “Biomacromolecules,” a highly influential, international journal of the American Chemical Society (ACS.) Tully, along with Dr. Yuri Lvov, professor of chemistry and nanosystems engineering in Louisiana Tech’s College of Engineering [more]

Iasemidis named a National Academy of Inventors Fellow

Dr. Leon Iasemidis, the Rhodes Eminent Chair of Biomedical Engineering at Louisiana Tech University and director of the Center for Biomedical Engineering and Rehabilitation Science (CBERS), has been named a 2015 Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). The NAI Fellows Selection Committee chose to induct Iasemidis in recognition of his “highly prolific spirit [more]

Interdisciplinary faculty team selected for NSF Pathways to Innovation Program

A team of Louisiana Tech University faculty and administrators has been selected by the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) National Center for Engineering Pathways to Innovation (Epicenter) as one of only 14 university teams to join the Pathways to Innovation Program in 2016. Dr. Kelly Crittenden, associate professor of mechanical engineering and nanosystems engineering, and Kyle [more]

Sports concussion researcher to present as part of New Frontiers lecture series

Dr. Li-Shan Chou, professor and chair of the Department of Human Physiology at the University of Oregon, will present a lecture titled “Tracking Functional Deficits Following Concussion Using Movement Analysis” on December 14 as the next installment of Louisiana Tech University’s New Frontiers in Biomedical Research series. Chou’s presentation will begin at 3:30pm in the [more]

Kinesiology department offers exercise science services, expertise to public

The Department of Kinesiology in Louisiana Tech University’s College of Education is pleased to announce the opening of a Clinical and Performance Assessment service to the public. This service, offered through the Applied Physiology Laboratory and Sport and Movement Science Laboratory, will offer the general public an opportunity to take advantage of faculty expertise and [more]

TOP DAWG Idea Pitch to showcase student innovation

Louisiana Tech University students from a variety of majors are preparing to pitch their creative and innovative product or service ideas at the TOP DAWG Idea Pitch competition on October 27. Hosted by Louisiana Tech’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Information Technology (CEnIT) and Bulldog Entrepreneurs, 18 teams of students will showcase their ideas from 5:30 [more]

Innovators, entrepreneurs to vie for prizes at ‘Won in One’ competition

Entrepreneurs and innovators from across north Louisiana will pitch ideas in an attempt to win cash prizes at the “Won in One” idea pitch competition at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 3 in University Hall on the campus of Louisiana Tech University. Like contestants on the popular television show “Shark Tank,” the presenters pitch their ideas [more]

HIIM professor receives national health information management award

Dr. Prerna Dua, associate professor of health informatics and information management at Louisiana Tech University, has been honored by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) with its 2015 Triumph Award for research. The AHIMA Triumph Awards recognize the excellence, dedication and service of health information management (HIM) professionals who have made steadfast efforts to [more]

TBDC’s Power Hour helps innovators, entrepreneurs expand businesses

In just one hour, innovators, entrepreneurs, designers, students and faculty can learn how to expand businesses successfully through seminars hosted by professional advisers through Louisiana Tech University’s Innovation Enterprise. At the Power Hour sessions, professional advisers will explain how to move from a new business idea to a basic action plan. Innovators can attend the [more]