Carla Fröhlich: Studying Stars to Understand Chemical Elements
Carla Fröhlich, an associate professor of physics, studies stars and supernovae to understand the origins of the elements that make up our world.
Jason Osborne: Understanding Sports Through Statistics
Jason Osborne, an associate professor of statistics, collects and analyzes data to help us understand the world around us — including the sports we watch and play.
Paul Byrne: Studying Alien Worlds to Understand Earth
Paul Byrne, an assistant professor of planetary science, studies geology and processes on other planets to better understand Earth — and vice versa.
Elon Ison: Making Chemical Reactions More Efficient
Elon Ison, an associate professor of chemistry, designs catalysts that help scientists perform common chemical reactions more efficiently.
Ann Ross: Telling the Stories Behind the Bones
Ann Ross, professor of biological sciences, consults with law enforcement to identify victims and the tools used in their deaths — all by studying their bones.
Radmila Sazdanović: Exploring Math Through Art
Radmila Sazdanović, an assistant professor of mathematics, studies shapes and creates visualizations to help solve problems in math and science.
Dave Eggleston: Exploring the Bottom of the Ocean
Dave Eggleston, a professor of marine science, describes what it's like to go to the bottom of the ocean — and what scientific solutions the deep sea holds.
Tom Banks: Solving Problems With Mathematical Modeling
Tom Banks, the LeRoy B. Martin Jr. Distinguished Professor in mathematics, uses mathematical models to learn about cause and effect and solve complex scientific problems.
Eric Laber: Playing Games With Decision Making
Eric Laber, an associate professor of statistics, uses video games as a tool to help understand and improve decision-making patterns in medicine and other areas that affect our everyday lives.
Helena Mitasova: Visualizing the Impact of Landscape Changes
Helena Mitasova, a professor in the Department of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Science and associate director of visualization in the Center for Geospatial Analytics, uses high-tech modeling tools to visualize effects of events like hurricanes on the landscape.
Gavin Williams: Making Medicines From Microbes
Gavin Williams, an associate professor of chemistry, is using microbes as building blocks for new more potent, more stable antibiotics.
Jennifer Landin: Bringing Science to Life Through Drawing
Jennifer Landin, an assistant professor of biology, explains how drawing can help students better understand both the form and function of plants and animals.