Tag: Research

Dr. Andy Randolph speaks at EPIC energy seminar

Dr. Andy Randolph speaks at EPIC energy seminar

On April 25, Dr. Andrew Randolph, technical director of ECR engines, joined UNC Charlotte for the last EPIC speaker series of the semester to provide some insight on why the E15 biofuel is a valuable alternative for a variety of vehicles, from NASCAR vehicles to the everyday driver. Randolph’s research focuses on the combustion properties […]

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Harvard researcher presents “The Economics of Race” at TIAA Speaker Series

| April 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
Harvard researcher presents “The Economics of Race” at TIAA Speaker Series

On April 12, Harvard University researcher and economics professor, Dr. Roland Fryer joined the UNC Charlotte community in the Student Union multipurpose room to present the sixth annual Teacher’s Insurance and Annuity Association of America (TIAA) Lecture, titled the “Economics of Race,” as a part of the Bank of America Civic Series. Fryer’s research focuses on a […]

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UNC Charlotte receives $7.7 million grant to establish transportation research center

| January 24, 2017 | 0 Comments
UNC Charlotte receives $7.7 million grant to establish transportation research center

UNC Charlotte will lead four other universities in the Center for Advanced Multimodal Mobility Solutions and Education (CAMMSE) where they will research transportation. The University received a $7.7 million grant for the center from the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT). UNC Charlotte is one of the 32 universities that was awarded to develop centers. Approximately […]

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EPIC dedicates Siemens Large Manufacturing Solutions Lab

| February 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
EPIC dedicates Siemens Large Manufacturing Solutions Lab

Photos by Ben Coon. The Siemens Large Manufacturing Solutions Lab was recently dedicated. The lab is located in the Energy Production and Infrastructure Center (EPIC) at UNC Charlotte. The lab was built using money from a large donation from the Siemens Corporation and serves as a research center to engineer solutions for issues in large-scale […]

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UNC Charlotte scientist, Gloria Elliot, receives research grant for stabilization study

| November 20, 2011 | 0 Comments
UNC Charlotte scientist, Gloria Elliot, receives research grant for stabilization study

UNC Charlotte professor Gloria Elliott was awarded a  $50,000 research grant to help finance her studies in stabilization technology for biologics. The mother of three has been researching ways to help keep living tissue and organisms in suspended animation allowing for easier transport.  This will come in handy for the preservation and transport of things […]

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Recent research puts hookah myths to bed

| November 3, 2011 | 8 Comments
Recent research puts hookah myths to bed

You’ve seen it at parties. You’ve seen it around campus dorms – a small group of students huddled in a circle sucking on a hose attached to a smoke chamber, a bowl and a pipe. While this device is essentially just a water-bong, it has quickly grown in popularity under the name “hookah.” This growing popularity […]

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Tenth annual biotechnology conference coming to UNC Charlotte

| October 23, 2011 | 0 Comments
Tenth annual biotechnology conference coming to UNC Charlotte

The Charlotte Biotechnology Conference returns to UNC Charlotte for the tenth year. The conference, which will begin at 8 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011, will be at the Barnhardt Student Activity Center (SAC). The conference, hosted in conjunction with UNC Charlotte and the Charlotte Research Institute, allows people from all over the university area to […]

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UNC Charlotte professors develop formula to cure cancer

| October 16, 2011 | 0 Comments
UNC Charlotte professors develop formula to cure cancer

UNC Charlotte professors of mathematics Thomas Lucas and Michael Klibanov worked together over a decade ago to create U.S. Patent number 5,963,658. This patent, which was accepted by the U.S. Patent Office in October 1999, was for the “Method and Apparatus for Detecting an Abnormality within a Host Medium,” which Lucas and Klibanov had been […]

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