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Tulane scientist leads study on faster charging energy storage
An award-winning Tulane University researcher has led a team in discoveries that could result in significantly faster charging electric vehicles and portable devices such as cell phones and laptops.  The team, led by Michael Naguib, the Ken & Ruth Arnold Early Career Professor in Science and...
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...

Apr 11, 2018 - Roger Dunaway

Nine student finalists in the Tulane Novel Tech Challenge will address a panel of judges with their ideas for improving the environment, human health, education and urban infrastructure through technology on Friday, April 13, from 2-5 p.m. in Room 124 of the Goldring/Woldenberg Complex. Challenge ...

Apr 11, 2018 - Mary Cross

Karen Johannesson, a professor of geochemistry and chemical hydrogeology in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, will receive the Outstanding Researcher Award Thursday, April 12, during the 12th annual School of Science and Engineering (SSE) Research Day. A pioneer in the field of...

Apr 11, 2018 - Barri Bronston

Although river diversions that bring land building sediment to shrinking coastlands are the best solution to sustaining portions of the Mississippi Delta, a new Tulane University study concludes that the rate of land building will likely be dwarfed by the rate of wetland loss. The study, published...

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