News: Materials Science Research

Nov
8
2021
Baylor Highlights Student Research Opportunities in New Program
Baylor ResearchU takes high school students inside Baylor laboratories to spark interest in pursuing research opportunities in college on National STEM Day.
Nov
5
2021
During its regular fall meeting, the Baylor University Board of Regents affirmed the framework for the next five years of Illuminate, the University’s strategic plan, including hiring 100 new faculty to accelerate the University toward Research 1 status as the preeminent Christian research university.
Nov
1
2021
Center for Microscopy and Imaging Advances R1 Goals
Baylor's investment in advanced instrumentation has added new labs, opportunities for students and grown Baylor's Center for Microscopy and Imaging.
Oct
12
2021
Academic Rigor, Industry Speed
Baylor’s industry-facing service centers facilitate industry partnerships that address hard problems. Core facilities like MTACC and ProtoLAB provide managed services on industry timelines for materials testing, prototyping services and more.
Sep
30
2021
Baylor Celebrates Completion of Fundraising Initiative Generating 14 New Chairs
Baylor announced the successful completion of the Baylor Academic Challenge, which generated significant support from alumni and donors to establish 14 new endowed faculty chairs and significantly advance the University’s strategic plan.
Sep
25
2021
A Preeminent Christian Research University
Baylor University's vision affirms that the world needs a preeminent Christian research university, addressing significant global challenges through top-tier research. Learn more about systemic growth across Baylor's research enterprise and advancement toward R1/Tier research status.
Sep
24
2021
A Nano-view For Advanced Solutions
Zhenrong Zhang’s nanoscale microscope development addresses multidisciplinary challenges.
Sep
24
2021
Baylor University Recognizes National Research Administrator Day as University Advances R1 Research Progress
Baylor celebrates substantial research growth and all who make it possible on National Research Administrator Day, and launches a new brand campaign highlighting research marked by compassion, curiosity and courage.
Aug
30
2021
Baylor Researchers Uncovering Improved Approach to Treat Internal Injuries
Linda Olafsen's interdisciplinary research utilizes ultrasound technology and malleable wires to provide medics with improved tools to locate internal injuries.
Aug
25
2021
Lung-on-a-Chip: Analyzing Advanced Materials and Health
At the intersection of toxicology and materials science, Christie Sayes is working to promote health as advanced materials presented uncharted opportunities on airplanes, automobiles and more.
Jul
22
2021
Baylor Recruits Alan Wang, Ph.D., as Mearse Chair in Biological and Biomedical Engineering
Esteemed researcher, inventor, is the University’s first endowed chair hire through the Baylor Academic Challenge; will join Baylor from Oregon State University in 2022.
Jul
16
2021
Baylor Presents Significant R1 Progress Report at Board of Regents Meeting
Significant strides made over the past four years across numerous metrics have the University projected to achieve its R1 goals by 2024.
May
24
2021
Elevating the Future of Air Travel
David Jack, Baylor professor of mechanical engineering, is working to arm the aerospace industry with resources to make it smarter and safer through non-destructive testing technology.
Apr
14
2021
Baylor Launches Nationwide Search for Endowed Chair Faculty
Five newly endowed positions, funded through the Baylor Academic Challenge, will provide strategic growth to Baylor academic programs and research as the University invests in R1 research output and infrastructure.
Jan
28
2021
Baylor Continues Illuminate Progress, Research Growth in 2020
Amidst the challenges of presented in 2020, Baylor faculty "knocked it out of the park," exceeding significant research goals. A variety of research metrics and external honors, staff additions, new programs and more demonstrated substantial growth towards Baylor's Illuminate vision.
Nov
10
2020
Shrinking the Circle: Reducing Impact on an E3 Attack
Electrical and computer engineering professor Mack Grady contributes to U.S. national defense efforts through electric power systems research.
Nov
4
2020
Driving Breakthroughs in Renewable Energy
Annette von Jouanne advances sustainable transportation methods inside her Baylor laboratory.
Jun
25
2020
Stanley Ling—Developing a Tool for Fuel Efficiency
Stanley Ling, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, is one of four Baylor faculty members to earn CAREER awards from the National Science Foundation this spring. Learn more about his expansive research studying and simulating fuel sprays to enable engineers to develop more efficient fuel injection systems.
Jun
25
2020
Baylor Faculty Earn Four NSF CAREER Development Awards
Baylor University’s drive toward Research 1 (R1) status received a major boost this spring as four faculty members earned prestigious CAREER development awards from the National Science Foundation (NSF).
Jun
15
2020
Nano-Focused
Howard Lee, an NSF CAREER Grant winner, advances materials science understanding through his nano-optics research and leads important growth in Baylor research facilities.
May
15
2020
Baylor University exceeded stretch goals in research expenditures and saw substantial growth in research awards over the previous fiscal year, President Linda A. Livingstone, Ph.D., shared in her quarterly report to the Board of Regents. Additionally, two new Ph.D. Programs and a Master's program have been announced.
Feb
20
2020
Robotics That Mimic the Brain
In the burgeoning field of neruomorphic computing, Dr. Scott Koziol is pioneering research of robotics and neuroscience.
Feb
17
2020
Baylor Physics Professor Recognized as a SPIE Rising Researcher
Howard Lee, Ph.D., Baylor assistant professor of physics, has been recognized by the International Society for Optics and Photonics for outstanding work in product development and research, one of just 13 professors so honored nationally.
Feb
10
2020
Engaged Learning and the Future Workforce
As universities and industry leaders seek to solve societal challenges, it is vital to have access to experienced leaders and develop future leaders. Baylor's engaged learning environment and commitment to research at the highest levels prepares students to be problem-solvers who thrive in dynamic environments.
Jan
27
2020
Fostering Collaboration and Innovation: Baylor-Industry Research Partnerships
The fruits of university-industry research partnerships are recognized throughout the business world, as responses to a recent Baylor University-Texas Business Journals survey highlighted. Learn more about the ways Baylor is streamlining the process of industry research partnerships to address real-world challenges together.
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