Research

UND Assistant Professor of Aviation Nick Wilson (left) and UND Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering Kouhyar Tavakolian show off components of their patent-pending "Smartsealz" communication headset, which contain embedded technology that monitors aircraft operational signals and pilot brain activity for signs of mechanical problems and pilot mental fatigue. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Wake up and fly right

May 23, 2017

Aviation and engineering researchers combine forces on patent-pending technology to make skies safer

University judges listen intently to project pitches at a recent Big Ideas Gym (BIG) presentation at the College of Engineering & Mines. The BIG program encourges UND engineering students and others to come up to innovative solutions to global problems. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

‘BIG’ idea fosters big solution

May 23, 2017

Distill Nation wins final engineering challenge, delivering a viable project to purify water more cheaply

Shared science

Shared science

May 2, 2017

North Dakota Academy of Science convenes at UND for annual meeting, supporting cross-state collaboration among students and faculty

UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences' students are given technical instructionon the state-of-the-art  "da Vinci Surgical Robot" recently.  One way SMHS faculty researchers teach students is by ringing knowledge and cutting-edge technology into the classroom.  Photo by Tyler Ingahm.

Health education: Another budget dilemma

April 13, 2017

Proposed federal cuts could impact UND’s ability to prepare allied health professionals for service in North Dakota

Matt Fuka, a master’s degree student in mechanical engineering, won both second place and People’s Choice awards. at UND's Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition, which allows graduate students to  focus on communication skills.  Photo by Shawna Schill.

The ultimate elevator pitch

April 13, 2017

UND grad students get three minutes max to showcase their research in non-technical terms

Mike Mann (left), Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering and Institute for Energy Studies executive director, and Steve Benson, EERC associate vice president for research, have combined forces to help Valley City State University develop technology for its new steam plant that would produce and sell activated carbon in partnership with the private sector. In an era of budget cuts, this technology could potentially make money and pay for the cost of heating and cooling the campus. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Picking up steam

April 11, 2017

UND teams with NDUS partner Valley City State on technology to power campus for the long term

UND Associate Professor of Atmospheric Sciences Gretchen Mullendore is one of 13 UND faculty members who have been approved for developmental leave opportunities in the coming academic year. The first part of her sabbatical will allow her to spend three months at Texas A&M University as a visiting scientist. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

In search of ‘intellectual souvenirs’

April 6, 2017

UND Atmospheric Sciences researcher is one of many faces temporarily leaving campus to bring back advanced work and knowledge

UND Three Minute Thesis co-organizer Matthew Gilmore works with UND graduate students to prepare for the April 7/10 competition. Photo courtesy of Matthew Gilmore.

Three-minute mania

April 6, 2017

Twenty-four UND graduate students to compete in communication contest showcasing their research

U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (left) operates a miniature multi-rotor UAVquad alongside local UAS expert Amanda Brandt inside Robin Hall, the headquarters of UND's unmanned programs. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Sky’s the limit

March 30, 2017

U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp takes control of drones at UND’s Robin Hall, reviews research collaborations

Students as collaborators

Students as collaborators

March 28, 2017

Learn how UND students partner with research mentors on heavy topics like sex trafficking

UND Assistant Professor of Wildlife Ecology Jason Boulanger r has done extensive research and field work revolving around deer overpopulation and management. Image courtesy of Juan Pedraza of UND Discovery magazine.

Oh, dear, oh deer

March 16, 2017

UND wildlife researcher’s surgical sterilization collaboration with Cornell University has caught the attention of urban planning boards across the country

Grant Tomkinson, associate professor of kinesiology and public health education at UND, poses with a Velotron cycle, which he uses to test people for different kinds of exercise physiology.  Tomkinson recently published an international study that says kids' fitness levels are declining across the globe, leading to health problems later in life. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Rethinking fitness

March 14, 2017

In new publication, UND kinesiologist Grant Tomkinson throws a clinical red flag on kids’ declining health around the globe

Ali Haider (left), a UND Ph.D. student in electrical engineering, adjusts a sophisticated headpiece on Ben Johnson, a recent UND electrical engineering grad, for a Brain Computer Interface project.  UND Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering Reza Fazel-Rezai (far right) monitors the experiment. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Future focus: Intersection of medicine and engineering

March 10, 2017

Innovative new program combines strengths of North Dakota’s big research universities

Diego Rodriguez (second from right), a master's student in cello from Venezuela, receives his award at the first-ever UND Grad Research Achievement Day. Rodriguez is joined by Grant McGimpsey,(left)  vice president for research & economic development; UND President Mark Kennedy and UND Provost Tom DiLorenzo. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Grand day for grads

March 7, 2017

First-ever Graduate Research Achievement Day showcases wide variety of student scholarship

Youness Arjone (middle) Electrical Engineering student from Morocco, explains his graduate poster to Dr. Kubatova (left) professor in the Chemistry department as Fatima ElJamiy, a student in the  Computer Science is also from Morocco listens.

High achievers

March 7, 2017

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