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June Research Highlights IQS' Aharonov inducted into Royal Society

June 27, 2024 by | Research

Yakir Aharanov, the James J. Farley Professor in Natural Philosophy, has been elected a fellow of the Royal Society. The elected fellows, recognized for their invaluable contributions to science, are leaders in their fields and come from all parts of the world. Other elected Royal Society fellows include Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin, Benjamin Franklin, Dorothy

Spring Honors for Schmid College Faculty Recognitions for research, pedagogy and mentorship

June 14, 2024 by | News

Faculty in Schmid College of Science and Technology have been recognized with a number of university awards this spring: Rosalee Hellberg, associate professor of food science, has been recognized with the university’s Award in Mentorship of Undergraduate Research & Creative Activity. Students in Hellberg’s lab have worked on projects ranging from developing methods for detecting

May Research Highlights OC bikeability, Alzeihmer’s research, and a History Channel appearance

May 30, 2024 by | Research

Anuradha Prakash, professor of food science, has been featured amongst Orange County Business Journal’s Women in STEM. In addition to her longstanding academic research program, Prakash leads one of the few food science testing laboratories in the region. In this role, she regularly works with new and established businesses who are developing new products. Recent

April Research Highlights New research from the Loon Project receives national coverage

April 30, 2024 by | Research

Lorena Munoz ’24, Noelle Clark ’24 and Emma Kocik ’22 were among a select group of students nationwide recognized with honorable mentions for their applications for Graduate Research Fellowships from the National Science Foundation.  Oliver Lopez, instructional associate professor of mathematics, has been appointed as a primary member of Kaiser Permanente’s Institutional Review Board for

Common Loons Threatened by Declining Water Clarity A Chapman University professor and other researchers found the first clear evidence demonstrating an effect of climate change on the species

April 9, 2024 by Carly Murphy | Research

The Common Loon, an icon of the northern wilderness, is under threat from climate change due to reduced water clarity, according to a new study authored by Chapman University professor, Walter Piper.  The study, published April 1 in Ecology, followed up an earlier paper that showed substantial reproductive decline in the author’s study area in

March Research Highlights New alumni publications began as Grand Challenges Initiative projects

March 29, 2024 by | Research

Recent publications by faculty, alumni, and undergraduate students in the Schmid College of Science and Technology demonstrate the breadth of research activity across the college. Richelle Tanner, assistant professor of environmental science and policy, has been awarded a new grant from the Division of Biological Infrastructure at the National Science Foundation. The two-year award, which

January Research Highlights Pilot-wave theory, DNA barcoding, and Schmid research at SICB and SABER

January 23, 2024 by | Research

Scientists and engineers from Schmid College of Science and Technology and the Fowler School of Engineering were on the move once again in January, presenting research at the annual meeting of the Society of Integrative and Comparative Biology (SICB) and the Society for the Advancement of Biology Education Research (SABER West).  At SABER West, seven

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