Natural Sciences & Mathematics
UNC-Chapel Hill has invited entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and other thought leaders to help advance innovative solutions to local and global challenges at “Outside In: 2015 Chancellor’s Innovation Summit” on Oct. 9.
John Wilkerson, Reyco Henning and Mark Howe made significant contributions toward the discovery that neutrinos change identities as they travel from the core of the sun to the surface of the earth.
Between creating a new 3-D manufacturing method and engineering medical cures on the nano-level, it may look like Joseph DeSimone’s interests are all over the map.
A team of researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Coastal Resilience Center of Excellence and Renaissance Computing Institute are running the ADCIRC storm surge computer model every six hours to predict potential storm surge, waves and flooding along the U.S. East Coast caused by Hurricane Joaquin. ADCIRC is a leading computer model for storm surge studies … Continued
One of the largest monetary awards for achievement in nanoscience recognizes DeSimone’s PRINT technology, a breakthrough technology that has been used to make advances toward the development of new cancer treatments, inhalable therapeutics and next generation vaccines for malaria, pneumonia and dengue.
Claudio Battaglini, a former soccer star and international-level coach turned award-winning Carolina professor, will serve as feature speaker for the Sept. 26 Tar Heel Tailgate Talk.
Six new grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), including one to researchers in UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences, will support scientists in developing new computational approaches for searching among millions of genomic variants to find those that make a difference in disease susceptibility or in other traits.