Professors honored for research, scholarly achievements and service

May 12, 2017 by | Arts and Culture

Chapman University has honored two biology and physics professors with its 2016-2017 Wang-Fradkin Professorships, the University’s highest recognition for faculty research. Jennifer Funk, associate professor of biological sciences, was awarded the Senior Wang-Fradkin Professorship. The Junior Wang-Fradkin Professorship went to Justin Dressel, assistant professor of physics. The awards were presented at the 22nd Annual Faculty

Pretty hot stuff! Chapman students create stunning infographic for U.S. Dept. of Energy Geothermal Design Challenge

May 5, 2017 by | Science and Health

“What is the future of geothermal energy and how will it impact you?” This was the question that more than a hundred student teams across the United States attempted to answer for the Geothermal Design Challenge, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy, Idaho National Laboratory and the Center for Advanced Energy Studies. But the tricky

Deepak Chopra and Menas Kafatos to give a talk on their new book May 13 Event is free and open to the public – book signing to follow

April 27, 2017 by | Science and Health

Well known pioneer in integrative medicine Deepak Chopra, M.D., will visit Chapman University for a public talk on May 13 on his latest book You Are the Universe: Discovering Your Cosmic Self and Why it Matters – coauthored by Chapman physicist Menas Kafatos, Ph.D., who will also present at the talk. All are welcome to

Schmid College’s MLAT Lab receives donation from Experian to help fund Research in Machine Learning

April 6, 2017 by | Science and Health

At a ceremony on April 4, Chapman University expanded its science learning opportunities thanks to a donation from Experian. The $750,000 pledge will create the Experian Assistant Professorship in Machine Learning. “We are grateful for the generosity of Experian and excited to be able to put their gift to use immediately to expand machine learning

Institute for Quantum Studies’ paper receives distinguished Cozzarelli Prize

March 3, 2017 by | Science and Health

Physicists from Chapman University’s Institute for Quantum Studies have received the prestigious Cozzarelli Prize for a paper published in 2016. The prize is awarded by the National Academy of Sciences for their article, Quantum violation of the pigeonhole principle and the nature of quantum correlations.  The National Academy was founded by Abraham Lincoln. The research