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Young scientists soar with help of FSU meteorology professor

A happenchance experience on Florida State University’s campus led to a rewarding collaboration between the university and some very dedicated high school students on a tiny Caribbean island. Over the past year, Henry Fuelberg — a professor in FSU’s nationally renowned meteorology department and doctoral candidate Tristan Hall — brought essential expertise and encouragement to […]

Engineering professor elected as fellow for medical and biological engineering

A Florida A&M-Florida State University College of Engineering Professor has been elected to the College of Fellows of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering. Teng Ma, professor and chair of the Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, said it was gratifying to have his work recognized by his peers. “This fellowship not only […]

Symposium to honor eminent FSU scientist

A symposium to honor a retired Florida State professor who made major contributions to the world of structural biology is attracting an unprecedented number of members of the National Academy of Sciences to Tallahassee. The Caspar Structural Biology Symposium, to be held Jan. 7-8  at Florida State University, honors Donald Caspar, professor emeritus of biological […]

FSU researcher’s discovery of new crystal structure holds promise for optoelectronic devices

A Florida State University research team has discovered a new crystal structure of organic-inorganic hybrid materials that could open the door to new applications for optoelectronic devices like light-emitting diodes and lasers. The research was published today in the journal Nature Communications. FAMU-FSU College of Engineering Associate Professor Biwu Ma has been working with a […]

How long did it take to hatch a dinosaur egg? FSU research says 3-6 months

A human typically gives birth after nine months. An ostrich hatchling emerges from its egg after 42 days. But how long did it take for a baby dinosaur to incubate? Groundbreaking research led by a Florida State University professor establishes a timeline of anywhere from three to six months depending on the dinosaur. In an […]

2016: An extraordinary year for Florida State

It’s been another outstanding year for Florida State University with accomplishments in 2016 that have set the university on a path to greater national prominence. Florida State rose five places in the U.S. News & World Report rankings, published groundbreaking research, continued to be a national leader in the arts world and reiterated its commitment […]

FSU research makes big buzz in 2016

Two FSU Studies Make Top 100 List For Most Discussed Scholarly Works Florida State University researchers have made plenty of headlines this year, but two researchers stood apart from the crowd, according to new data from digital science company Altmetric. Last week, Altmetric revealed its annual list of the most widely discussed and shared scholarly […]

FSU researchers win grants to propel research into business ideas

Four Florida State University researchers are receiving grants from the university to take promising research from the lab bench to the global marketplace. Researchers Yaacov Petscher, Scott Stagg, Joseph Schlenoff and Biwu Ma will receive a combined total of more than $150,000 to work on projects such as creating an application that helps teachers properly […]

FSU scientist elected to National Academy of Inventors

One of Florida State University’s most influential and gifted scientists has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. Alan G. Marshall, the Robert O. Lawton Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, received the honor based on his pioneering work in co-inventing and developing Fourier transform ion cyclotron resonance (FT-ICR) mass spectrometry — a […]

Study: Warming global temperatures may not affect carbon stored deep in northern peatlands

Deep stores of carbon in northern peatlands may be safe from rising temperatures, according to a team of researchers from several U.S.-based institutions. And that is good news for now, the researchers said. Florida State University research scientist Rachel Wilson and University of Oregon graduate student Anya Hopple are the first authors on a new […]

Two FSU professors earn prestigious honor from engineering association

Two Florida State University professors have been named Fellows of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) — a professional association dedicated to the advancement of technology. Professor of Statistics Anuj Srivastava and Professor of Computer Science David Whalley were recognized for extraordinary accomplishments in their areas of expertise. It’s a rare distinction. The […]

FSU chemistry professor wins prestigious women in science award

A Florida State University chemistry professor has won a prestigious award from the American Association for the Advancement of Science that recognizes promising female scientists in the early stages of their career. Assistant Professor of Chemistry Yan-Yan Hu will receive the 2017 Marion Milligan Mason Award along with $50,000 to help fund her research endeavors. […]