The UND Energy & Environmental Research Center's iPIPE program is meeting with success in developing technologies and attracting new members. Jay Almlie is the iPIPE project manager. Photo by Patrick C. Miller/UND Today.

On the path to zero pipeline spills

February 27, 2020 at

EERC’s iPIPE program adds two new key members and tests new technologies

Magic ? No, materials science

Magic ? No, materials science

February 25, 2020 at

In their quest to improve ceramics, metals and other materials, materials science students imagine the possibilities, says UND’s Surojit Gupta in his Faculty Lecture

Aaron Kennedy, in yellow, has led a month-long field research campaign aiming to observe conditions around blizzards and blowing snow. On Wednesday, they finally had a big break, thanks to the extension of the project's deadline.  Image courtesy of UND Aerospace.

BLOWN-UNDER project finds its perfect storm

February 13, 2020 at

Student-driven winter weather field campaign faced dry, calm conditions until Wednesday storm proved fruitful

Wearing sensors connected to an EEG measuring brain wave activity, Dmitri Poltavski demonstrates a test on the Nike Sensor Training Station used to test athletes for concussion research. Photo by Patrick C. Miller/UND Today.

Research uncovers concussion mysteries

February 11, 2020 at

Research provides new approach to help athletes recover from and avoid concussions

Some 14 master's and doctoral students took part in this year's Three Minute Thesis Competition. After a morning of presentations, six progressed to the final round. One of them was Mona Sohrabi Thompson, who went on to win the contest. Photo by Dima Williams/UND Today.

Three minutes for complicated research

February 4, 2020 at

Students keep their research talks ‘short and sweet’ at annual Three Minute Thesis Competition

Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

UND researchers tapped to help improve oil-and-gas safety in Gulf of Mexico

January 23, 2020 at

Aerospace, Petroleum Engineering receive $755,000 to study whether aviation safety concepts can be applied to offshore drilling

Vasyl Tkach in his office. Photo by Patrick C. Miller/UND Today.

A different perspective on parasites

January 16, 2020 at

UND researcher Vasyl Tkach finds parasites fascinating, not terrifying

Aaron Kennedy, UND associate professor of atmospheric sciences, braves subzero temperatures to perform maintenance on weather instruments in the field west of Grand Forks, N.D. Photo by Patrick C. Miller/UND Today.

Building a better forecast in ‘Blizzard Alley’

January 16, 2020 at

UND Atmospheric Scientist Aaron Kennedy seeks answers to the chilling mysteries of winter storms

Blue Origin rocket takes UND students’ experiment into space

Blue Origin rocket takes UND students’ experiment into space

December 17, 2019 at

Knowledge gained about bioluminescence in microgravity will complement ongoing research

Nuri Oncel, associate professor of physics and astrophysics, gave a presentation entitled "Have you ever seen an atom?" for the Nov. 20 Faculty Lecture Series. Photo by Patrick C. Miller/UND Today.

On seeing atoms

December 3, 2019 at

‘Impossible,’ physicists once said, when asked whether people ever could see atoms. Today, physicist Nuri Oncel would answer, ‘Very possible indeed’

A reception to recognize 22 UND faculty who have published books over the past year was held Monday evening at the Gorecki Alumni Center. Photo by Patrick C. Miller/UND Today.

Recognizing UND’s faculty authors

November 21, 2019 at

Event highlights importance of books published by faculty

Catherine Brissette (right), a UND associate professor of biomedical sciences, and Dawn Cleveland, a graduate student, examine an infected tick stored in the lab's low-temperature incubator. Photo by Patrick C. Miller/UND today.

UND microbiologist: Threat of Lyme disease creeping upward

November 7, 2019 at

UND microbiologist Catherine Brissette explores the mysteries of Lyme disease

ELF Technology, which is working with the UND School of Engineering & Mines, sees the wind energy industry as a major market for its oil filtration technology. Photo courtesy of North Dakota Tourism

Winds of change

October 24, 2019 at

ELF Technology to develop oil filtration system with UND College of Engineering & Mines

On ice: When research happens at 12,000 feet

On ice: When research happens at 12,000 feet

October 24, 2019 at

UND faculty-led ascent to Continental Glacier offers hands-on research experience for students

Photo by Mike Hess/UND Today.

Rare earth project has national security potential

October 17, 2019 at

UND awarded $6.5 million to extract rare earth elements from North Dakota lignite coal