Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Richard Marks, a new professor in the department of computer science and the School of Data Science and Society, reflects on the strategies he has developed in the tech industry, including at Sony and PlayStation, and what he hopes to bring to computer science education at UNC.
Applied physical sciences study finds specialized chemicals would increase efficiency of solar cells
Jinsong Huang, professor in the department of applied physical sciences, and his colleagues published a paper explaining how solar cells would increase in efficiency and durability if specialized chemicals were used in their manufacture.
With the support of a new $1.5 million grant from NASA, the Data-Driven EnviroLab will evaluate disparities in heat stress from environmental and climate injustices across the U.S.
Two of the three U.S. experts picked for 2023 FIFA Female Health Project in Australia came from Carolina. They are faculty members in the department of exercise and sport science in the College of Arts and Sciences.
“We live on a planet with mostly water at the surface, and that water takes decades, basically a generation, to warm up or cool off. So, what one generation does to change climate—such as add greenhouse gases to the atmosphere — the next generation must live with,” writes Dean Jim White in a recent essay in the journal “Southern Cultures.”
Through the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship program, Olivia Key ’25 conducted research on the resilience of seagrass beds, which have a potentially valuable role in reducing net carbon emissions in relation to climate change.
Postdoctoral Awards for Research Excellence (PARE) are given in recognition of the research promise demonstrated by individual postdoctoral scholars. Meet this year’s recipients, including those in the College of Arts and Sciences.