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Carol L. Silva Elected Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration

October 03, 2023

Silva joins the ranks of University of Oklahoma faculty who are elected members of highly prestigious organizations determined by the National Research Council, a leading indicator toward university inclusion in the Association of American Universities (AAU).

OU Weather Researchers Explore Deep Convective Clouds in Coastal Cities

September 26, 2023

A research team led by principal investigator Yongjie Huang, a research scientist with the University of Oklahoma’s College of Atmospheric and Geographic Sciences, has received funding from the Department of Energy to study the complex interactions between convective clouds and their surrounding environments to improve weather prediction.


October 02, 2023

OU Bioprocessing Core Facility Welcomes Inaugural Director

Farid Talebnia Rowshan, Ph.D., has joined the University of Oklahoma as an assistant professor in the School of Sustainable Chemical, Biological and Materials Engineering and as the inaugural director of the OU Bioprocessing Core Facility.

September 27, 2023

Strategic Investment Enables Green Hippo to Shine

Faculty with the Helmerich School of Drama were awarded a grant from the Vice President of Research and Partnership’s 2021 Strategic Equipment Investment Program to purchase a Green Hippo 3-D projection mapper to enhance their visual productions.

September 27, 2023

AI2ES Director Represents Institute, OU On Capitol Hill

Amy McGovern, Lloyd G. and Joyce Austin Presidential Professor in the School of Meteorology and School of Computer Science at the University of Oklahoma, traveled to Capitol Hill to present the work of the NSF AI Institute for Research on Trustworthy AI in Weather, Climate, and Coastal Oceanography (AI2ES) to the National Science Foundation and to members of Congress on Sept. 18-19..

September 25, 2023

OU Awarded $8.16 Million Office of Naval Research Grant to Advance Counter-UAS Technologies

The University of Oklahoma’s Advanced Radar Research Center, the largest academic radar program in the nation, and Epirus, a technology company developing software-defined high-power microwave systems, announced today an $8.16 million grant from the Office of Naval Research.

September 21, 2023

New Study on Sea Star Relatives Provides Insight into Factors that Impact Long-Term Evolution

A recently published study in Geology presents a new outlook on how relatives of sea stars change over millions of years and the factors that influence the rate of those changes. University of Oklahoma Mewbourne College of Earth and Energy faculty and Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History curators Selina Cole and David Wright, along with Jeffrey Thompson of the University of Southhampton, led the study conducting experiments on the regenerative properties of brittle stars to see whether ocean chemistry in the ancient past may have impacted this rate of regeneration. From there, they aimed to identify whether there was any correlation between short-term regeneration and long-term term evolutionary diversification over millions of years.

September 20, 2023

Dying with Dignity in Mexico

University of Oklahoma assistant professor and medical anthropologist Elyse Ona Singer, Ph.D., has received a grant from the National Science Foundation to better understand the cultural and bioethical dimensions of death and dying. The project grew out of a curiosity that is at once academic and personal.

September 19, 2023

Energy Research Collaboration Brings Resources to Oklahoma City

The University of Oklahoma, working alongside other academic and nonprofit organizations, has been awarded a portion of a $2.5 million grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. The project, which includes research in Oklahoma, Georgia, Pennsylvania and Oregon, will equip more than 200 homes in underserved communities with energy research equipment from Pecan Street Inc., a nonprofit with a mission to accelerate the transition to clean, low-carbon energy through innovative technology and policy.

September 18, 2023

Interdisciplinary OU Team Awarded Funding to Study Color Maps and Risk Communication

An interdisciplinary team from the University of Oklahoma was recently awarded funding for their project, “Using Colormaps to Communicate Risk: An Inventory and Review of NWS Products and Visualizations with Options for the Future.” The project received a $229,836 grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

September 12, 2023

The University of Oklahoma Ranks Among Top Patent-Holding Universities

The University of Oklahoma is the only university in the state to have ranked among the Top 100 U.S. Universities Granted Utility Patents in 2022, a list published by the National Academy of Inventors. This new list was created to highlight and celebrate American innovation and to showcase the role universities play in advancing the innovation ecosystem within the U.S. and beyond. OU ranked No. 72.

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