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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]

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]

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]

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]