Even though temperatures will soar into the 90s this summer, Louisianans may want to think twice before jumping into a few local rivers to cool off. LSU Civil and Environmental Engineering Assistant Professors Aaron Bivins and Samuel Snow have a $497,000 grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
LSU Libraries Awarded Carnegie Whitney Grant to Research the Idealized American West and Its Place Today
The LSU Libraries is one of 10 institutions awarded the American Library Association's 2022 Carnegie Whitney Grant for the proposal, "Blood and Thunder: The Idealized American West and Its Place Today."
A recent forecast of the size of the "Dead Zone" in the northern Gulf of Mexico for late July 2022 is that it will cover 5,881 square-miles of the bottom of the continental shelf off Louisiana and Texas.
LSU has a number of experts available to discuss topics related to storm preparedness, climate, economic impacts, recovery efforts and more during the 2022 hurricane season.
Skymount Medical Wins Silver Stevie Award for Its LSU-Developed DeepDrug™ Artificial Intelligence Platform to Accelerate Drug Discovery
Skymount Medical, a drug discovery company using an artificial intelligence platform developed by LSU researchers to repurpose and build new drugs for innovative new therapies, announced today that its DeepDrug™ AI platform to accelerate drug discovery has garnered a Silver Stevie Award in the Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Solution category of the 20th Annual American Business Awards. This recognition further positions DeepDrug™ as a global leader in artificial intelligence.
LSU's Stephenson National Center for Security Research and Training, or SNCSRT, has a new executive director, James Olson.
Launch vehicles and propulsion systems are very complex and must survive extreme thermal, dynamic, pressure, and environmental loads. The materials and alloys used in these systems are often challenging to produce, costly, and have long lead times.
In preparation for hurricane season, members of the media are invited to join a virtual briefing with four leading experts in climatology, extreme weather events including hurricanes, tropical cyclones and flooding as well as hazard-resistant construction and mitigation on Tuesday, May 31.
Somewhere in the labyrinth of Patrick F. Taylor Hall, there sits a disembodied head that will provide the answers to life’s greatest mysteries, provided he is presented with the proper offering. His glowing eyes change color as he rewards you or disappoints you in a booming voice at the end of your long quest in search of knowledge.
Two LSU College of Engineering faculty – Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor Shuangqing Wei and Chemical Engineering Associate Professor Kevin McPeak – were recently each awarded grants by the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command’s Army Research Laboratory.
Vibrant coral reefs teeming with marine life are diminishing throughout the Caribbean as global temperatures rise. Coral reefs are habitats that support the seafood industry, are barriers for coastal communities from storms, flooding and sea level rise and are attractions for tourism.
Scientists have discovered significant differences in how the brain works in two distinct personality types: those who act fearless and those who seem afraid of new things.
LSU College of the Coast & Environment Professor Nancy Rabalais was inducted as a member of the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C. on April 29. She is among the 120 elected members - and the only one from Louisiana - recognized for her distinguished achievements in original research in 2021.
Researchers who recently developed “Octo-Tiger,” a breakthrough astrophysics code that simulates the evolution of star systems, have been granted access to the supercomputer Fugaku in Tokyo.
LSU student Kelli Moran is one of 14 in the nation to receive a National Science Foundation Grant that supports graduate student study in the Netherlands. Moran is a doctoral candidate in the College of the Coast & Environment.