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OU Historian Awarded Fellowship for American Historical Research

July 16, 2024

Lauren Duval, an assistant professor of history in the Dodge Family College of Arts and Sciences, has been awarded the Gibson Fellowship by the University of Virginia’s Karsh Institute of Democracy.

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Engineering Professor Receives Prestigious Junior Faculty Award for Nitrate Conversion Research

July 10, 2024

Kasun Gunasooriya, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the University of Oklahoma School of Sustainable Chemical, Biological and Materials Engineering, has received a Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement award from the Oak Ridge Associated Universities. He was selected for his research on converting nitrate captured during the water purification process into ammonia, reducing water pollutants while generating an important fertilizer for global agriculture.

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July 23, 2024

OU Enters Data Science Collaboration Agreement with South Korean University

The University of Oklahoma, through its Data Institute for Societal Challenges, has signed a memorandum of understanding with the College of Liberal Arts and Convergence Science at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology to facilitate long-term data science collaboration.


July 16, 2024

OU Historian Awarded Fellowship for American Historical Research

Lauren Duval, an assistant professor of history in the Dodge Family College of Arts and Sciences, has been awarded the Gibson Fellowship by the University of Virginia’s Karsh Institute of Democracy.


Research
July 10, 2024

Engineering Professor Receives Prestigious Junior Faculty Award for Nitrate Conversion Research

Kasun Gunasooriya, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the University of Oklahoma School of Sustainable Chemical, Biological and Materials Engineering, has received a Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement award from the Oak Ridge Associated Universities. He was selected for his research on converting nitrate captured during the water purification process into ammonia, reducing water pollutants while generating an important fertilizer for global agriculture.


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June 26, 2024

Bin Wang Receives Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award

Bin Wang, a professor in the School of Sustainable Chemical, Biological and Materials Engineering at the University of Oklahoma, has received a Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.


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June 18, 2024

OU Researchers Discover Genetic Collaboration in Harmful Algae

A breakthrough study of freshwater harmful algal communities led by Dave Hambright, a Regents’ Professor of Biology, has discovered that complementary genes in bacteria and algae living in the same algal colonies coordinate the use and movement of nutrients within the colony. This research, funded by the National Science Foundation, has been published in the journal Microbiome.


June 17, 2024

OU Biologist Reveals Wicked Problem in Global Plant Nutrition

Michael Kaspari, a professor of biology in the University of Oklahoma School of Biological Sciences, has published research in the journal Trends in Ecology and Evolution that highlights nutrient dilution in plants and its cascading impact on the animals and insects that eat this less nutritious food.


June 14, 2024

OU Office of Technology Commercialization Accepting Growth Fund Applications

Are you ready to take the next step with your research and technology? Have a big question to answer? Need to generate key data or build a prototype? The Office of Technology Commercialization (OTC) has up to $75,000 per project available to help move your technology closer to market. The Growth Fund is a translational research fund intended to mature OU intellectual property to a higher technology readiness level and de-risk the technology for future licensees or startup company formation. This process will help you and your team gain valuable insight as to where the technology fits within the marketplace.


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June 12, 2024

Study Examines Risk Mitigation of Climate Refugees

Kash Barker, a professor in the School of Industrial and Systems Engineering at the University of Oklahoma, has received funding through the Department of Defense’s Minerva Research Initiative to examine socio-economic vulnerability to climate change.


June 04, 2024

Oklahoma Researcher to Lead Pacific Ocean Scientific Cruise

Wei Qin, an assistant professor of microbiology at the University of Oklahoma, will study marine microbial ecology in the North Pacific thanks to a combined $3.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation and the University-National Oceanographic Laboratory System.


June 04, 2024

OU Engineer Receives Grant to Tackle Aircraft Sustainment for Aging Fleets

The aging aviation fleet increases the urgency for efficient aircraft sustainment, a complex process. One OU Engineering professor is leading a new project funded by a $250,000 grant from The Knudsen Institute. The research is vital for aerospace and defense and supports Oklahoma's economic diversification into aerospace and related fields.


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