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Released: 7-Oct-2021 4:25 PM EDT
Regenerative agriculture evaluation gets underway in Texas and Oklahoma
Texas A&M AgriLife

From carbon sequestration to greenhouse gas emissions to cover crops, this fall a team of Texas A&M AgriLife faculty and others will begin evaluating the impacts of regenerative agriculture in semi-arid ecoregions in Texas and Oklahoma.

Released: 4-Mar-2019 2:05 PM EST
Behind the Scenes of Coastal Flood Modeling
University of Oklahoma, Gallogly College of Engineering

From its lifesaving properties that bind humanity to its geographical connections through tributaries, rivers and waterways eventually flowing into the ocean, water is a connecting force. It can also be a destructive power that connects people through disaster response and recovery.

Released: 24-Oct-2018 11:05 AM EDT
OU chemical engineering professor inducted into Argentine Academy of Sciences
University of Oklahoma, Gallogly College of Engineering

University of Oklahoma Professor Daniel Resasco has dedicated over 30 years to becoming an expert in the field of catalysis. In recognition of his work, the George Lynn Cross Professor and Gallogly Chair of Engineering was recently inducted into the National Academy of Sciences of Argentina.

Released: 5-Oct-2018 3:05 PM EDT
OU Researcher Determines Catalytic Active Sites Using Carbon Nanotubes
University of Oklahoma, Gallogly College of Engineering

Catalytic research led by University of Oklahoma researcher Steven Crossley has developed a new and more definitive way to determine the active site in a complex catalyst. His team’s research was recently published in Nature Communications.

Released: 2-Oct-2018 1:00 PM EDT
OU Engineering Professor Receives DARPA Young Faculty Award
University of Oklahoma, Gallogly College of Engineering

Andrea L’Afflitto, an assistant professor at the School of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering at the University of Oklahoma, has received the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s Young Faculty Award for his proposal to develop autonomous drones for tactical operations.

Released: 16-Feb-2018 10:05 AM EST
OU and Mercy Test New Models
University of Oklahoma, Gallogly College of Engineering

An OU and Mercy Hospital Oklahoma City research team is set to begin the largest breast cancer clinical trial ever performed in Oklahoma. The team has developed new breast cancer risk prediction models based on a computer-aided image feature analysis scheme to identify patients who might have cancers that are not visible on mammography.

Released: 16-Feb-2018 9:05 AM EST
Students Create App for Arezzo, Italy
University of Oklahoma, Gallogly College of Engineering

Ahead of guiding University of Oklahoma students through their study-abroad journey in Arezzo, Italy, program facilitators Randa Shehab and Zahed Siddique wanted a way for them to make a difference for Norman’s sister city.

Released: 14-Feb-2018 4:20 PM EST
OU Researcher Uses Geometry for Affairs of the Heart
University of Oklahoma, Gallogly College of Engineering

An OU researcher's recent work is focused on a predictive surgery for a serious heart condition called Functional Tricuspid Regurgitation, which affects approximately 1.6 million Americans. The team uses to clinical image data, such as functional magnetic resonance imaging, and clinical computed tomography, to reconstruct a 3D computational model of the heart, guiding surgeons on the best approach to repair FTR in a particular patient and reducing the risk of reoccurrence.

Released: 9-Feb-2018 11:05 AM EST
Graduate Student Recognized as Southern Plain’s Transportation Center Student of the Year by Council of University Transportation Centers
University of Oklahoma, Gallogly College of Engineering

Nur Hossain, a graduate research assistant from the University of Oklahoma, was named the 2018 Southern Plain’s Transportation Center Outstanding Student of the Year – one of the most prestigious awards given by the SPTC under the National University Transportation Center program.

Released: 20-Nov-2017 2:05 PM EST
Hong Named Gallogly Chair
University of Oklahoma, Gallogly College of Engineering

Yang Hong has served as a member of the University of Oklahoma School of Civil Engineering and Environmental Science since 2007 and holds the titles of Presidential Research Professor

Released: 30-Aug-2017 11:05 AM EDT
Oklahoma Medical Board Launches Streamlined Licensure Process for Physician Assistants
Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB)

The Oklahoma Board of Medical Licensure and Supervision has launched the Uniform Application (UA) for physician assistants (PAs) to simplify and streamline the application process for PAs seeking licensure in multiple states. The UA for PAs, developed by the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) in coordination with the American Academy of PAs (AAPA), allows applicants to complete one core application that can be saved and sent to multiple state medical boards at once. The UA eliminates the need for applicants to re-enter the same data multiple times for each individual state they wish to practice in.

Released: 19-Jul-2017 3:00 PM EDT
OU Researchers Develop Radar Simulator to Characterize Scattering Mechanisms of Debris Particles in Tornadoes
University of Oklahoma, Gallogly College of Engineering

A University of Oklahoma research team with the Advanced Radar Research Center has developed the first numerical polarimetric radar simulator to study and characterize scattering mechanisms of debris particles in tornadoes.

Released: 26-May-2017 7:30 AM EDT
OU Researcher Asks Twitter Users to Help with Research
University of Oklahoma, Gallogly College of Engineering

Can Twitter help researchers learn more about the spread of disease or pinpoint populations susceptible to health outbreaks? OU researcher Christan Grant thinks it can and is appealing to the Twitterverse to help him investigate. Twitter users can take his survey to participate in the research.

Released: 25-Apr-2017 9:05 AM EDT
OU Engineering Professor Receives National Science Foundation Early CAREER Award
University of Oklahoma, Gallogly College of Engineering

A University of Oklahoma Gallogly College of Engineering professor, Steven P. Crossley, is the recipient of a five-year, National Science Foundation Early CAREER Award in the amount of $548,829 for research that can be used to understand catalysts that are important for a broad range of chemical reactions ranging from the production of renewable fuels and chemicals for natural gas processing. The research will be integrated with educational and outreach programs intended for American Indian students, emphasizing the importance of sustainable energy.

Released: 24-Feb-2017 12:05 PM EST
OU Professor Awarded Highest Recognition by Society for Mined Land Reclamation Work
University of Oklahoma, Gallogly College of Engineering

University of Oklahoma Gallogly College of Engineering professor, Robert W. Nairn, is the recipient of the prestigious William T. Plass Award from the American Society of Mining and Reclamation. Nairn pioneered wetland technologies to rehabilitate contaminated water at the Tar Creek Superfund site where he has worked for almost 20 years.

Released: 29-Nov-2016 3:05 PM EST
Daniel Resasco Named Inaugural Gallogly Chair
University of Oklahoma, Gallogly College of Engineering

It is the great pleasure and honor of the School of Chemical, Biological and Materials Engineering to announce that Dr. Daniel Resasco was named the Inaugural Gallogly Chair of the Gallogly College of Engineering this September, pending Regents’ approval in October.

Released: 28-Sep-2016 11:05 AM EDT
OU Biomedical Researcher Wins National Career Achievement Award
University of Oklahoma, Gallogly College of Engineering

Lei Ding, a researcher at the University of Oklahoma’s Stephenson School of Biomedical Engineering, was recently honored with IEEE’s Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society 2016 Early Career Achievement Award. Ding received this award for his seminal original contributions to research in functional neuroimaging technologies, multimodal neuroimaging technologies, brain network mapping technologies, neuroenhancement and neuromodulation technologies. He works with these technologies to find potential better methods of early diagnosis and treatments of various neurological and psychiatric disorders, including autism, cerebral palsy and balance disorder.

Released: 28-Sep-2016 11:05 AM EDT
Water Activist Honored with OU International Water Prize
University of Oklahoma, Gallogly College of Engineering

The University of Oklahoma Water Technologies for Emerging Regions Center awarded Eric Stowe, founder and director of clean water company Splash, with the 2017 International Water Prize. Stowe was selected by a panel of water experts from around the world and chosen for his innovative approach to providing clean water to children in impoverished countries.

Released: 9-Sep-2016 8:05 AM EDT
Biomarker-Based Test Delivers Precision Medicine to Children with Complex Neuropsychiatric Illnesses
Moleculera Labs, Inc.

Researchers from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, in collaboration with the National Institute of Mental Health, have developed the first-of-its-kind biomarker test to help identify autoimmune-induced neuropsychiatric disorders.

Released: 30-Aug-2016 2:05 PM EDT
OU Study on Diversity of Microbial Groups Demonstrates the Effects Of Human-Caused Changes in Climate, Land Use and Other Factors
University of Oklahoma, Gallogly College of Engineering

Research shows the diversity of soil bacteria, fungi and nitrogen-fixing bacteria all are better predicted by variation in environmental temperature rather than pH.

Released: 26-Aug-2016 11:05 AM EDT
OU Professor David A. Sabatini Named 2016 Recipient of National Award for Global Outreach
University of Oklahoma, Gallogly College of Engineering

University of Oklahoma Professor David A. Sabatini is the recipient of a national award for outstanding contributions and demonstrated leadership through involvement in environmental engineering and science outreach activities to the global community. Sabatini will receive the Steven K. Dentel Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors Award for Global Outreach at the Water Environment Federation’s Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference in New Orleans on Sept. 26.

Released: 3-Jun-2016 4:05 PM EDT
OU Engineering Team Beats NASA Team for Galactic Win
University of Oklahoma, Gallogly College of Engineering

The University of Oklahoma’s Sooner Rover Team took top honors in NASA’s Revolutionary Aerospace Systems Concepts – Academic Linkage Robo-Ops Challenge, besting seven other universities around the nation, as well as an engineering team from NASA.

Released: 24-Mar-2016 12:05 PM EDT
Oklahoma Is One of the Hungriest States in the Country
Oklahoma State University, Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources

For some people, being hungry simply means it has been a few hours since their last meal. Unfortunately, many Oklahomans struggle with hunger every single day.

Released: 2-Nov-2015 9:05 AM EST
Horse Science Academy Combines Science and Math with Horse Management
Oklahoma State University, Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources

High school students will have an opportunity to combine science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) principles with their interest in horses at the first Horse Science Academy at Oklahoma State University.

Released: 5-Oct-2015 1:05 PM EDT
OU Engineering Professor Leads NSF Grant on Infrastructure Resilience
University of Oklahoma, Gallogly College of Engineering

Whether it is malicious or an act of Mother Nature, an infrastructure attack could cripple the nation as more people depend on the interconnected services such as water, electricity, communication, transportation and health care.

Released: 1-Oct-2015 8:05 PM EDT
OU School of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering Recognized Nationally for Diversity and Inclusion
University of Oklahoma, Gallogly College of Engineering

The School of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering in the Gallogly College of Engineering at the University of Oklahoma was recently selected as one of only five universities in the nation to participate in a special Transforming Engineering Culture to Advance Inclusion and Diversity program. The diversity program selected the school to help support and continue its ongoing efforts to attract and retain women and underrepresented minority students and faculty.

Released: 2-Sep-2015 11:05 PM EDT
Experts Address Earth’s Water Challenges
University of Oklahoma, Gallogly College of Engineering

Water, and the critical lack thereof, is a growing worldwide problem. According to NASA, more than half of the world’s largest aquifers are being depleted faster than can be replaced. In developed countries such as the United States, the long-term concern has focused on sustaining agriculture and energy production. But in developing countries, access to clean water – a daily worry – is often the difference between life and death.

Released: 25-Apr-2015 1:05 AM EDT
OU and Nanowave Technologies Inc. Enter into Research Agreement
University of Oklahoma, Gallogly College of Engineering

The University of Oklahoma and Nanowave Technologies Inc. have entered into a research agreement that builds on an existing relationship with the Advanced Radar Research Center, located within the state-of-the-art Radar Innovations Laboratory on the University Research Campus. The Canadian radio frequency electronics firm will establish a research group near the radar laboratory to continue its collaboration on the development of next generation electromagnetic sensors.

Released: 31-Mar-2015 9:05 AM EDT
OU Research Team Receives NIH Grant to Facilitate Innovative Technique that Enhances Breast Cancer Detection
University of Oklahoma, Gallogly College of Engineering

An innovative technique that enhances breast cancer detection while reducing radiation dose has been proposed by a University of Oklahoma research team. In response, the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health has awarded a $3 million grant to the OU team to facilitate the technique, which includes building a patient imaging system and conducting preclinical evaluations and Phase I clinical trials.

Released: 23-Mar-2015 5:05 PM EDT
OU Engineering Researcher Reshapes Military Communications
University of Oklahoma, Gallogly College of Engineering

Jessica Ruyle, electrical and computer engineering professor in the University of Oklahoma College of Engineering, is improving communication abilities for soldiers in the field by literally reshaping how they transmit communications. With a nearly $500,000 grant from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), Ruyle will design and develop a thin, flat antenna that can be placed conformably on anything from vehicles to uniforms – making the antennas both less conspicuous and more rugged for field use.

Released: 27-Feb-2015 11:05 AM EST
OU Engineering Professors Will Play Key Role in NIST Community Resilience Center
University of Oklahoma, Gallogly College of Engineering

University of Oklahoma College of Engineering professors will participate as part of a multi-disciplinary team from 10 universities on a $20 million cooperative agreement awarded by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology to Colorado State University to establish the Community Resilience Center of Excellence in Fort, Collins, Colo. OU researchers will play key roles in the development of the Center’s research program.

Released: 10-Feb-2015 9:00 PM EST
Researcher Improves Cancer Detection with Image Analysis
University of Oklahoma, Gallogly College of Engineering

Bin Zheng, OU electrical and computer engineering professor and Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust Cancer Research Scholar, and his research team have developed image processing algorithms to generate quantitative image markers by analyzing multiple digital X-ray images and building statistical data learning-based prediction models. The goal is to develop a new quantitative image analysis method that better predicts cancer risk or cancer prognosis, which ultimately leads to help establish more effective personalized cancer screening and treatment strategies.

Released: 8-Dec-2014 5:15 PM EST
OU Professor, Inventor Reaches Major Milestone in the Development of Interband Cascade Lasers
University of Oklahoma, Gallogly College of Engineering

A team led by the University of Oklahoma professor who invented the interband cascade laser has reached a major milestone in the development of interband cascade lasers by creating a robust technology that operates at room temperature and works continuously—an important component for building practical systems.

Released: 4-Nov-2014 1:00 PM EST
OU Professor Awarded National Science Foundation CAREER Grant to Create Visualization Tools for the Digital Humanities
University of Oklahoma, Gallogly College of Engineering

A University of Oklahoma professor is creating innovative new ways for people to interact with data in the digital humanities with a five-year, $496,124 National Science Foundation CAREER grant. The OU project will greatly expand the usefulness of data visualizations by providing a general way to create, edit, search and query data inside the visualizations themselves.


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