Tag: national science foundation

UMR researcher receives NSF CAREER grant

Posted by on February 23, 2006

Dr. Kai-Tak Wan, assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at the University of Missouri-Rolla, recently received a CAREER grant from the Nano and Bio Mechanics program of the National Science Foundation for his research into the mechanical characterization of eye lenses and single cell characterization.

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UMR chair to spend 2006 with National Science Foundation

Posted by on December 28, 2005

Dr. Judy Raper, chair of the chemical and biological engineering department at the University of Missouri-Rolla, will spend 2006 on sabbatical with the National Science Foundation. Dr. Douglas Ludlow, who served as the department’s chair from 1997-2003, will become interim chair effective Jan. 2.

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UMR researchers expand website to dissect frogs

Posted by on October 26, 2005

Dissecting frogs online is an everyday experience for two researchers at the University of Missouri-Rolla.

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Taxed power grid may get help from UMR researcher

Posted by on August 18, 2005

As high heat and humidity push the demand for electricity to record levels this summer, a University of Missouri-Rolla professor is developing techniques to improve power grid reliability and prevent cascading outages during disturbances. 

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UMR researcher receives award from National Science Foundation

Posted by on November 1, 2004

Dr. Vittal Rao, the William A. Rutledge-Emerson Electric Co. Distinguished Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Missouri-Rolla, recently received a Director’s Award for Collaborative Integration from the National Science Foundation.

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