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Sougata Roy receives $600,000 to study advanced manufacturing processes

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Sougata Roy, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, has received a $600,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Defense’s Office of Naval Research to study advanced manufacturing processes. The award, which will provide funding over three years, comes as part of the DoD’s Defense Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (DEPSCoR) program. Roy has been named […]

UND educational research team awarded almost $3 million from National Science Foundation

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A team of UND researchers led by Ryan Summers, assistant professor of secondary science education, has been awarded a National Science Foundation, Discover Research K-12 grant worth $2.9M over four years. The project, titled Investigating How Combining Intensive Professional Development and Modest Support Affects Rural, Elementary Teachers’ Science and Engineering Practice, will examine how modest […]

SMHS research awards total more than $2.7 million for multiple faculty

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As the trees bloom on the UND campus this summer, you’ll be a bit harder-pressed to find health professions students wandering the halls of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS), due to the summer vacation for some. But that brief, modest lull in teaching means more time for the School’s research programs […]

DoD gives UND $1 million to research advanced materials

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A proposal for “An Ecosystem for High Performance Defense Sensitive Materials Research at University of North Dakota” has been recommended for sponsorship by the U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR). The $1-million award, which will provide funding over two years, comes from the U.S. Department of Defense EPSCoR, or DEPSCoR (Defense Established Program […]

State Department of Water Resources supports hydrologic modeling project at UND

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The Department of Water Resources has been approved for $165,000 in state cost-share assistance to support a Cold Region Hydrologic Modeling Project which is being completed in cooperation with UND. The project will provide a methodology for predicting snow melt runoff and aquifer recharge through modeling that considers water equivalent trapped in snowpack. These analytical […]

UND awarded NSF funds for flood research, Native American outreach

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An NSF CAREER proposal by Taufique Mahmood received more than $440,000 from the National Science Foundation. Mahmood is an associate professor in the Harold Hamm School of Geology & Geological Engineering at UND’s College of Engineering & Mines. His proposal, “EAR-Climate: Impacts of Recent Wetting on Cold Region Hydrologic Change in the Northern Great Plains,” […]

Application deadline extended to April 30 for Indigenous Trauma & Resilience Research Center pilot projects

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The Indigenous Trauma & Resilience Research Center (ITRRC) is requesting applications for their pilot projects program. These one-year pilot grants of up to $75,000 are designed to fund research addressing the impact of historical and unresolved trauma on health inequities within the American Indian and Alaska Native populations. All basic science/clinical/translational/population health or other faculty […]

Abraam Yakoub

Abraam Yakoub receives $4.5 million NIH award for COVID-19 research project

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Abraam Yakoub

A research team led by Abraam Yakoub, assistant professor in the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences  Department of Biomedical Sciences, has been awarded a five-year, $4.5 million award from the National Institutes of Health for a project proposal that has the potential to “push the boundaries” of research on COVID-19. Yakoub and his […]

Applications due Feb. 28 for Indigenous Trauma and Resilience Research Center pilot grant program

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The Indigenous Trauma & Resilience Research Center (ITRRC) is announcing a new pilot grant program for 2022-23. These one-year pilot grants are designed to fund research addressing the impact of historical and unresolved trauma on health inequities within the American Indian (AI) and Alaska Native (AN) populations. Background/Purpose: The ITRRC is funded through the Centers […]

UND engineering students publish peer-reviewed papers in prestigious journals

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The Nature Index database is compiled by Nature Research and includes only 82 high-quality journals selected by “an independently selected group.” In the area of environmental engineering and science, only two journals (Environmental Science & Technology and Water Research) are tracked by the Nature Index database. UND engineering graduate and undergraduate students recently published peer-reviewed […]

David Delene

UND receives $45,000 NSF grant to measure fog using UAS

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David Delene

The University has received a $45,000 RAPID Grant from the National Science Foundation to conduct fog measurements. The grant will support two month-long observational periods near Hector International Airport in Fargo to improve the understanding of fog processes and related atmospheric interactions, such as clouds, aerosols and turbulence. The observations will take place this fall […]

Nominations Invited for Founders Day Departmental Research Award

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Nominations are invited for The UND Award for Departmental Excellence in Research and Creative Activity recognizing research, scholarly, and creative productivity. The winning department will be recognized at the Founders Day Banquet on Thursday, February 17, 2022.  Nominations should include information that will allow the selection committee to judge the quantity and quality of the […]

Nominations Invited for Founders Day Faculty Research Award

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Nominations are invited for The UND Foundation/McDermott Faculty Award for Excellence in Research and Creative Activity. The recipient will receive a monetary award and be recognized at the Founders Day Banquet on Thursday, Feb. 17. Tenured faculty who have been at UND for at least five years are eligible to receive this award. The following […]

Nominations Invited for Founders Day Interdisciplinary Collaboration in Research and Creative Activity Award

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Nominations are invited for The UND Award for Interdisciplinary Collaboration in Research and Creative Activity. This award will recognize outstanding interdisciplinary, collaborative work in the past three years by two or more UND faculty investigators. There are no limitations on disciplines that may be recognized. Scholarly creative work can be demonstrated in many forms: peer-reviewed […]