Research

UND has received grant awards for three of four UAS research projects recently funded by the Federal Aviation Administration and is the lead university on two of the projects. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

UND leads in UAS integration innovation

June 16, 2020 at

FAA awards University researchers nearly $800,000 to study safe and effective incorporation of drones into the national airspace

Project Tundra, a carbon capture, utilization and storage R&D project funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, is testing technology to remove and store carbon dioxide from the Minnkota Power Cooperative's Milton R. Young Station near Center, N.D. Photo courtesy Minnkota Power Cooperative.

Going underground

May 19, 2020 at

 Fueled by $17M in DOE funding, UND researchers work with industry to launch next phase of major CO2 storage project

Under the IP commercialization initiative, North Dakota plans to use existing research projects at UND and NDSU to help diversity the state's economy and create new jobs. Photo courtesy the Energy & Environmental Research Center.

Fueling the future

May 7, 2020 at

Mere months after North Dakota allocated funds to set it up, UND’s State Energy Research Center already demonstrating value

Expanding out of the Center for Innovation at UND, SkySkopes, Inc., has situated itself as an important player in the regional energy industry, in the last two years. Image courtesy of SkySkopes, Inc.

How drones could help the fight against pandemics

April 23, 2020 at

Research involving UND is testing three ways drones can help reduce viral spread

Expanding out of the Center for Innovation at UND, SkySkopes, Inc., has situated itself as an important player in the regional energy industry, in the last two years. Image courtesy of SkySkopes, Inc.

UND-sponsored project will show how drones may be used to help fight COVID-19

April 15, 2020 at

Partnership involving UND, government agencies and the private sector will conduct tests in the Grand Forks area

A partial screenshot of Joseph Mbuh's map-based project, which tracks COVID-19 cases in each of the country's thousands of counties. This is the map's website.

Mapping a monster

April 14, 2020 at

UND researchers find innovative ways to project and track pandemic’s path

Manu Manu. Photo by Patrick C. Miller/UND Today.

What can machines tell us about ourselves?

April 7, 2020 at

UND researcher Manu finding answers about cell identity and regeneration

Haochi Zheng. Photo by Patrick C. Miller/UND Today.

Putting a price on how land use impacts environment

March 31, 2020 at

UND economist Haochi Zheng studies the balance between economics and the environment Is there such a thing as “optimal” pollution?Read More

This image from the American Society of Microbiology shows the structure of the coronavirus, also known as COVID-19.

UND microbiologist: Coronavirus solution will take time

March 26, 2020 at

Nadeem Khan on the front lines looks for links between flu and COVID-19 viruses

UND part of $10.1M national grant package to improve opioid treatment access

UND part of $10.1M national grant package to improve opioid treatment access

March 26, 2020 at

Foundation for Opioid Response Efforts funds 19 organization on front lines of opioid crisis

UND is working in partnership with Airtonomy, a Grand Forks, N.D., UAS technology startup company, on using drones to conduct bird and bat mortality surveys at wind energy sites. Microsoft AI for Earth and Research ND recently awarded grants to the project. Photo courtesy Airtonomy.

UND, Airtonomy receive state’s first Microsoft AI for Earth Grant

March 12, 2020 at

Airtonomy partners with UND biologist to use drones for bird, bat mortality surveys

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.

Crash course for recovery

February 11, 2020 at

Published UND research uncovers concussion mysteries and offers new approach for athletes to cope, avoid head injuries