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The Division of Research & Economic Development is excited to continue providing an online, interactive research newsletter.  This newsletter is to help bring together the UND research community.  Features of the newsletter include a list of upcoming research-related events, research news, pictures, and links. To continue providing you with informative and valuable research information, your [...]

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UND Grant Review Team Contracted by Kazakhstan Ministry of Education and Science

A multi-disciplinary team of UND researchers has been selected as external grant reviewers by the Kazakhstan National Center of Science and Technology Evaluation of the Ministry of Education and Science. They are David Peter Lawrence of the Department of Philosophy & Religion, Adam Kitzes of the Department of English, and Lynda Kenney and Richard Shafer [...]

LEEPS Lectures Focus on Petroleum Exploration and Production January 30, 2015

On Friday, January 30, the Harold Hamm School of Geology & Geological Engineering’s Leading Edge in Earth and Planetary Science lecture series (LEEPS) presents Dr. Amanda A. Dasch, Shell Oil’s Permian Wolfcamp Manager, who will speak on “Taking the Rocks to the Bank: Decision Quality in Field Development Planning” at 12:00 noon in Leonard Hall [...]

Engineering Team Scores International Victory in UAS Design

A team of University of North Dakota engineering students recently won a major international competition, nailing down the lead with an impressive unmanned aircraft system (UAS) that they designed and built from scratch. Eighteen teams of student engineers competed for the world championship at the 22nd annual ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) Student Design Competition finals, [...]

The ND Department of Commerce Selects UND for Funding for Research Proposal

UND was selected for funding by the North Dakota Department of Commerce for their Research ND proposal “Stingray: Integrating Beyond Visual Line Of Sight Command/Control (C2) Communications into Unmanned Aircraft Systems.” The Stingray project is a partnership with Rockwell Collins, Inc., of Cedar Rapids IA, who is developing new C2 radio systems for Control Non-Payload [...]

The ND Space Grant Consortium has Successful Launch

The North Dakota Space Grant Consortium’s Near-Space Balloon Competition launch was a success!  This competition encourages students to get involved in NASA-relevant research at an early age and shows them that STEM can be fun!  Two high altitude balloons were launched from UND on Saturday November 22nd carrying seven middle and high school teams’ payloads [...]

Lunar/Mars Analog Habitat Mission Completed

November 6, 2014 marked the final day of the 30-day mission inside the Lunar/Mars Analog Habitat (LMAH).  Current Space Studies students Tyler Hill and Tim Buli, and recent graduate of the program Jonathan Schiralli, were the three crewmembers on board.  Congratulations to the crew, Dr. Pablo de Leόn, and all UND students involved on a [...]

2015 Summer Faculty Opportunities at ORNL

ORNL is the largest science and energy laboratory in the Department of Energy system.  Scientific programs focus of materials, neutron sciences, energy, high-performance computing, systems biology and national security.  Click here to discover some exciting reasons why ORNL offers great research opportunities! Visiting Faculty Program Eligibility:  U.S. citizen or Legal Permanent Resident; or Full-time faculty member [...]

Advisory Committee for Research Administration Formed

The Vice President for Research & Economic Development (VPRED) has formed two new committees to serve as a conduit between faculty and research administrators to identify and address any issues related to research administration.  The VPRED Advisory Committees for Research Administration are comprised of faculty members from departments across the campus who are actively engaged [...]

Graduate Student Research Seminar December 17, 2014

Fredice Quenum Zangbede, a graduate student in the Microbiology & Immunology Program in the Department of Basic Sciences, will present a research seminar titled “Immunopathogenesis of Neurocysticercosis: Myeloid cell plasticity and trafficking” at 12:00 Noon on Wednesday, December 17, Room 5510 at the SMHS in Grand Forks. All are welcome to attend. ~ Lisa Brown, Education [...]

UASRCC Meeting Dates and Deadline Dates

UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS RESEARCH COMPLIANCE COMMITTEE MEETING AND DEADLINE DATES: JUNE, 2014 – MAY, 2015 Meeting Date:  Wednesday, June 18, 2014 Deadline Date for Proposal Submission:  Wednesday, June 4, 2014 Meeting Location (Meetings Held at UND):  Twamley Hall, Room 305 Meeting Date:  Wednesday, July 16, 2014 Deadline Date for Proposal Submission:  Wednesday, [...]

Nominations Invited for Founders Day UND Award for Interdisciplinary Collaboration in Research or Creative Work, 2015

The UND Award for Interdisciplinary Collaboration in Research or Creative Work This award will recognize outstanding interdisciplinary, collaborative work in the past three years by two or more UND faculty investigators. There are no limitations on disciplines that may be recognized. Scholarly creative work can be demonstrated in many forms: peer-reviewed publications, books, art, music, [...]

Nominations Invited for Founders Day Faculty Research Award, 2015

Nominations Invited for Founders Day Faculty Research Award Nominations are invited for The UND Foundation/Thomas J. Clifford Faculty Achievement Award for Excellence in Research. The winner of this award will receive a plaque and $2,000 at the Founders Day Banquet on Thursday, February 26, 2015. Tenured faculty who have been at UND for at least [...]

Nominations Invited for Founders Day Departmental Research Award, 2015

Nominations Invited for Founders Day Departmental Research Award Nominations are invited for The UND Award for Departmental Excellence in Research recognizing research, scholarly, and creative productivity. The winning department will receive a $2,000 award and a plaque at the Founders Day Banquet on Thursday, February 26, 2015. Nominations should include information that will allow the [...]

Faculty and Collaborative Seed Money Request for Proposals

Proposals are invited for Faculty Seed Money and Collaborative Seed Money awards and are due by 4:00 p.m. on January 12, 2015.  Program details, guidelines, and submission information can be found on the Seed Money website. ~ Barry Milavetz, Ph.D., Interim Vice President for Research & Economic Development

Milavetz & Balakrishnan Contribute Chapter to Recently Published Book “Cancer Epigenetics”

UND Interim Vice President for Research & Economic Development Barry Milavetz, PhD, a professor in the SMHS Department of Basic Sciences, and his former graduate student Lata Balakrishnan, PhD, have contributed an invited chapter to the recently published book Cancer Epigenetics. The book was edited by Dr. Mukesh Verma, chief, Methods and Technologies Branch, Division [...]

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