Research

Love for ice, 12,000 feet high

Love for ice, 12,000 feet high

February 12, 2019 at

UND’s Jeff VanLooy, associate professor in Earth System Science & Policy, and Lance DiAngelis, Ph.D. candidate in the same department, talk glaciers in a recent Wyoming PBS doc

Prioritizing research

Prioritizing research

February 12, 2019 at

Leaders speak to the power of university research in North Dakota’s economic development

A collaboration between the UAS Operations division at UND Aerospace and Australian-based ag technology company Bee Innovative focuses on the machine-vision-capabilities of Bee Innovative’s current drone platform, “BeeDar,” which tracks bee movements and pollination patterns in real-time and has delivered 20-percent increases in crop yields and returns for Australian farmers season to season. Image courtesy of Bee Innovative.

What’s all the buzz?

February 5, 2019 at

Bee Innovative, UND sign pact to enhance autonomous capability in complex honey bee environments

‘Incredible place to be’

‘Incredible place to be’

February 5, 2019 at

Mark Askelson, executive director of UND’s RIAS, talks autonomous research impacts on ‘North Dakota Today’

He has just published the sixth and final book in the series, “Radio Frequency Cell Site Engineering Made Easy.” The books have been well-received, and he’s been contacted by other publishers. Now he’s helping his students publish as well. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

UND professor helped launch wireless age

January 29, 2019 at

Dedicated teacher Saleh Faruque now busy publishing popular how-to series on radio frequencies

Cool technology

Cool technology

January 24, 2019 at

UND’s EERC receives $1.8 million from Department of Defense to demo water-saving technology

UND Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor of Chemistry Alena Kubatova (right) works with a student in her UND lab. Kubatova is set to deliver the next UND Faculty Lecture at 4:30 p.m., on Wednesday (Jan. 23) in the Lecture Bowl of the UND Memorial Union. A social will precede the lecture at 4 p.m. Photo by Jackie Lorentz/UND Today.

Chemistry all around

January 22, 2019 at

Next UND Faculty Lecture features Alena Kubatova and the ubiquity of science in everyday life

Foerster, a native of Pisek, N.D., and a doctoral student in chemical engineering, is working to convert waste products from soybeans into high-value carbon fiber, which is stronger and more stiff than steel, yet lighter. It’s used in planes, cars, and even golf clubs. He took first place in the recent three Minute Thesis Competition at UND.  Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Like ‘Ted Talks’ for theses

January 17, 2019 at

UND ‘3MT’ national finalist Ian Forester set bar high; now new crop of students ready for next competition Jan. 23 

According to the 90-page long analysis, which came out in early January, UND’s contribution to the area economy amounted to $1.5 billion in fiscal year 2017.

Leaders with impact

January 17, 2019 at

By the numbers: Report shows UND’s $1.5-billion economic punch has more than doubled in last decade 

UND makes UAS history

UND makes UAS history

January 15, 2019 at

December flight signified major milestone for UND, UAS research partners advancing commercial drone activity

The SHARPER SHAPE SHR1 Hexa-coper-6 rotar flown by SkySkopes pilot Andrew Schill sitting under a tent during a Northerns Plains UAS field test.

UND makes UAS history

December 27, 2018 at

University of North Dakota, UAS research partners achieve major milestone with first successful ‘beyond visual line of sight’ tests using multi-use, broad-purpose network for commercial drone activity

Big day for ‘Big Data’

Big day for ‘Big Data’

December 18, 2018 at

Friday signing ceremony announces $10 million UND investment in Big Data, hiring of six new computational scientists

In recognition of her work, Brown-Borg has just been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science for distinguished contributions to the biology of aging.

One for the ages

December 13, 2018 at

UND’s Holly Brown-Borg, an expert in human lifes pan, joins elite company with one of science’s highest honors

First week of classes

‘Groundbreaking’ research on the green

December 11, 2018 at

UND ecologists prove diversity good for plant world, holds implications for ag, land restoration

Thomasine Heitkamp, professor in the UND College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines, recently was awarded a five-year grant totaling $3.8 million from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It's a much-needed boost in funding, solidifying the University’s role as a regional focal point for the nationwide effort to combat drug abuse particularly that related to the overdose epidemic of opioids. Photo by Juan Pedraza

On the offensive

December 11, 2018 at

UND Clinical Social Worker Thomasine Heitkamp secures nearly $8M for better healthcare in rural America