Research on The Hill

Join us for this year's edition of Baylor Research on The Hill, an event series that seeks to raise awareness within the Washington, D.C. community of the world-class research underway at Baylor University.

Our featured researchers will highlight:

  • Dr. Truell Hyde, Vice Provost for Research works with Baylor's leadership to establish the strategic vision for growing and developing the University's research portfolio. Dr. Hyde provided the vision for the Central Texas Technology and Research Park and its cornerstone, the Baylor Research & Innovation Collaborative (BRIC). The BRIC includes 340,000 square feet of shared workspace occupied by university research, advanced workforce training, technology transfer, industry collaboration, international partnerships, business incubation/acceleration, and educational outreach and research.

  • Dr. Scott James, Assistant Professor, Department of Geosciences specializes in environmental fluid dynamics, including reactive flow and transport in surface water and groundwater systems, and has over 15 years of experience in this field. Before joining Baylor’s faculty, Dr. James was a Managing Engineer in Exponent Inc.’s Water Resources practice and worked as a Principal Member of the Technical Staff at Sandia National Laboratories for over a decade.

  • Dr. Howard Lee, Assistant Professor, Department of Physics focuses his research on developing new techniques, including emerging active materials and nanostructures, to control the interaction between light and matter at the nanometer length-scale. Dr. Lee is the recipient of the 2017 DARPA Young Faculty Award and the 2018 NSF Faculty Early Career Development Program Award.

  • Dr. John L. Wood, Robert A. Welch Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas Scholar focuses on the chemical synthesis of naturally occurring molecules, which has led to advances in areas ranging from drug development to materials science.

    Our event will be held on the afternoon of March 7th at:

    United States Capitol Visitor Center

    Room HVC-200

    First Street, NE

    Washington, D.C. 20515

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    4:30-6:30 p.m. | Remarks will be offered at 5:30 p.m.


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    This is a free event, although registration is required.


    Members of the press may email Grant Jones at: Grant_Jones2@baylor.edu to be placed on the event press list.