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News and Announcements

Category: Research

Casabona Future Scientists Competition Zoom room

Mario M. Casabona Future Scientists Competition Recap

The event, held virtually for the first time, showcased the depth of knowledge and preparedness of our students

Dr. Bharath Samanthula

Enhancing Undergraduate Research Experiences in Cybersecurity and Privacy-Enhanced Technologies

Dr. Bharath Samanthula has established an NSF REU site seeking students for Summer 2021

Kayla Mancini

Student awarded SURF Fellowship from ACS

Kayla Mancini, a junior biochemistry major, received the fellowship from the American Chemical Society’s Division of Organic Chemistry

Fifth Annual Wehner Research Symposium and Darwin Day Celebration

The event featured student research and a keynote by Dr. Corrie Moreau, Cornell University

Purple urchins consume the remainder of a small giant kelp.

In the Pacific, Global Warming Disrupted The Ecological Dance of Urchins, Sea Stars And Kelp. Otters Help Restore Balance.

When ocean heat waves and a sea star disease devastated kelp forests that are critical to sea life and the California urchin fishing industry, sea otters came to the rescue.

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Why start from scratch when Mother Nature has already gone to work on Liberty State Park interior?

An opinion piece by Frank Gallagher, Claus Holzapfel and Jennifer Krumins published on NJ.com

Dr. David Rotella with research students

Dr. David P. Rotella, Sokol Professor of Chemistry Awarded NIH Funding

He and his collaborators will investigate possible new drug treatments for age-related memory loss.

student using microscope in molecular biology lab

University Sees Record-Breaking Year in Grant Funding

Across disciplines, faculty have received more than $22M in grants to further programs and research

Fence at Down Bottom Farms

The Urban Heat Island Effect

Dr. Greg Pope, Department Chair, has work on the urban heat island effect referenced in piece regarding increasing temperatures in NJ cities

Computer Science Student and Faculty Receive Best Paper Award at IEEE IEMTRONICS 2020

The paper, Robot Action Planning by Commonsense Knowledge in Human-Robot Collaborative Tasks, was awarded in the Robotics Track of the conference

Arye Janoff is shown here on a groin field – the type of rock structure prevalent along the New Jersey coast

Bringing Coastal Geomorphology to Washington, DC

PhD Student Awarded Prestigious John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship

sugar kelp

Marine Heatwaves Damage Ocean Forests

A new study reveals that intensifying marine heatwaves are driving the loss of kelp forests at their warm range edges on both sides of the North Atlantic.