How do bones change in outer space? This chemistry major is doing research to find out

Lovell Abraham’s hard work earned him a VCU Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program fellowship and an award in last fall’s undergraduate poster symposium.

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VCU chapter of National Academy of Inventors inducts eight faculty researchers

The university’s research enterprise is growing stronger because of a ‘culture of collaboration’ that benefits people and changes lives, said VCU President Michael Rao.

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20 VCU Engineering faculty among world’s most-cited researchers in 2021, according to Stanford University study

VCU Engineering faculty are among the world's most-cited researchers.

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Advanced materials for missions to the Moon — and beyond

Ibrahim Guven, Ph.D., is part of a collaboration that will help NASA meet its goal of sending a manned mission to Mars in coming years.

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Out of this world: VCU Engineering researcher sends chemical engineering experiments to International Space Station Feb. 19

James Ferri, Ph.D., professor and vice chair in VCU’s Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering, is part of an international team of researchers collaborating with NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) to send fluid science experiments to the International Space Station (ISS).

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VCU’s online master’s in mechanical and nuclear engineering ranked one of best values in nation

VCU Engineering’s online master’s program in mechanical and nuclear engineering is one of the best values for online education in the nation according to Best Value Schools (BVS). BVS is an online resource that ranks university programs according to quality, affordability and return on investment.

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VCU Engineering researcher named faculty director of the High Performance Research Computing Core facility

Alberto Cano, Ph.D., named faculty director of VCU's High Performance Research Computing Core facility. 

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Biomedical engineering researcher seeks to shed light on how groups of cells determine how and where they are going

Priscilla Hwang, Ph.D., assistant professor of biomedical engineering, has received an NSF CAREER Award for her investigations into the function of leader cells

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NRC funds VCU Engineering team’s advanced materials investigations for improved reactor safety

The NRC has funded a VCU College of Engineering research team led by Jessika Rojas, Ph.D., to investigate the behavior of a set of nuclear materials, with the aim of improving the safety and performance of the U.S. nuclear power fleet.

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Probing spaceflight conditions to help solve age-related musculoskeletal decline

Michael Friedman, Ph.D., a postdoctoral researcher in VCU’s Department of Biomedical Engineering, is conducting experiments to discover genetic factors that may determine how bone and muscle tissues deteriorate in the low-gravity conditions of spaceflight.

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