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Climate Researchers: No Simple Trigger for Soil Carbon ‘Bomb’

A new study led by Texas Tech’s Natasja van Gestel shows the complicated relationship between soil carbon and global warming.
22-Feb-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Burkhart Center Director Spurs Change Across the State

Since its creation in 2005, Texas Tech University’s Burkhart Center for Autism Education and Research has been a leader in training, resources and support. Now, director Wesley Dotson has a chance to impact the way autism services and supports are...
2-Feb-2018 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Texas Tech Researchers Develop Method to Assess Damage from Natural Disasters

The team from the Debris Impact Facility can measure debris volume using drones, then develop an information-based model to determine the cost of cleanup.
21-Dec-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

National Wind Institute Awarded $1.46-Million Research Contract

Texas Tech University’s National Wind Institute (NWI) has been awarded a four-year research contract from Risk Management Solutions (RMS), a catastrophe risk modeling company, worth $1.46 million.
21-Dec-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Texas Tech Selects New Vice Provost for International Affairs

Texas Tech University has named Sukant Misra as the new Vice Provost for the Office of International Affairs (OIA). He replaces Ambassador Tibor Nagy, who has served in the position since 2003 and will retire Dec. 31. Misra, currently the Associate...
20-Dec-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Civil Engineering Professor Named NAI Fellow

Kishor Mehta, Horn Professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering in the Edward E. Whitacre Jr. College of Engineering at Texas Tech University, has been selected as a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors...
19-Dec-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Texas Tech Awarded McNair Postbaccalaureate Grant

Texas Tech University has been named a recipient of a five-year, $1,161,325 grant from the Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program, one of eight educational opportunity programs within the U.S. Department of Education’s Federal TRIO...
15-Dec-2017 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Rawls College of Business Professor Studying Risk Management Strategies Resulting from Earthquakes

Bradley Ewing’s research is funded by a CRISP grant from the National Science Foundation.
20-Nov-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


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