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Tulane wins share of $35 million Department of Energy clean energy grant
Tulane University will share in a U.S. Department of Energy award designed to advance new technologies to decarbonize the biorefining processes used to convert organic material, such as plant matter, into fuel. The effort cuts across the energy, transportation and agriculture sectors. The Tulane...
May 01, 2018 - Barri Bronston

A Tulane University geologist has been named to a $25 million research collaboration considered one of the most detailed and extensive examinations of a massive Antarctic glacier ever undertaken. The collaboration between the United States and the United Kingdom will deploy Arnold Early Career...

Apr 27, 2018 - Benjamin Morris

(L-R) Science & Engineering distinguished alumni honorees celebrating at the awards ceremony. (L-R Scot Ackerman, Jennifer Berumen, and Robert Ryan). It’s no secret that the School of Science and Engineering at Tulane houses exceptional intellectual talent, producing groundbreaking innovations...

Apr 27, 2018 - Barri Bronston

Michael J. Moore, associate professor of biomedical engineering at Tulane University, has been appointed to a prestigious panel of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). As a member of the Bioengineering of Neuroscience, Vision and Low Vision Technologies (BNVT) study section, Moore will review,...

Apr 26, 2018 - Barri Bronston

The National Wildlife Federation (NWF) and the Tulane University ByWater Institute have released recommendations on how the City of New Orleans can actively build coastal resiliency across the metro region. The recommendations are the result of a planning session held earlier this year when 40...

Apr 23, 2018 - Mary Cross

On April 20, Tulane faculty members from the Department of River-Coastal Science and Engineering and senior university administrators met with Mississippi River Commission representatives and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) senior leaders to celebrate the university’s longtime partnership with...

Apr 20, 2018 - Carolyn Scofield

Video transcript: A Tulane author earns major recognition for her work and new Tulane research could have profound implications on the Louisiana coast. That’s all part of this week’s Tulane News in Review. Tulane associate professor of creative writing Jesmyn Ward has been named to TIME magazine’s...

Apr 19, 2018 - Barri Bronston

They called their project TU Wheelies, and Tulane University biomedical engineering seniors beamed when they were invited to explain their invention. “The idea is to reduce the constraints that motorized wheelchair users face when traveling over uneven surfaces,” said Dana Kaplan, who teamed up on...

Apr 16, 2018 - Mary Cross

On Friday, April 13, nine student teams faced off for more than $20,000 in prizes during the final round of the fourth annual Novel Tech Challenge, funded by the Burton D. Morgan Foundation. The challenge was organized through a collaboration between the School of Science and Engineering, the...

Apr 16, 2018 - Paula Burch-Celentano

Chemistry professor Gary McPherson, left, receives a standing ovation from his colleagues on Friday, April 13, during the spring School of Science and Engineering Board of Advisors meeting. A former associate dean for the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences (1992-2006) and senior associate dean of...

Apr 12, 2018 - Robin Boch

Last fall semester the Center for Engaged Learning and Teaching (CELT) and Newcomb-Tulane College (NTC) partnered to create Research Lunches, a series of informal lunch time conversations between faculty and undergraduates. Each Research Lunch has the goals of bringing students and faculty together...

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