Tag Archives: Innovative Scientific Research

Changwon Suh

In accordance with the Government Performance and Results Modernization Act (GPRA) of 2010, U.S. federal agencies must update their strategic plans every four years, no later than the February one year after the start of a new presidential term. As election day nears, many agencies, including the National Science Foundation

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Brooke Ehrenberg
Is a DMV for drones in our future?
Brooke EhrenbergNovember 13, 2015

Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), often referred to as drones, have become increasingly popular in the last few years. Real estate companies are utilizing them to take pictures of property, Amazon is testing them as a delivery service, and aircraft enthusiasts are operating them recreationally. While most of these uses seem

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Brooke Ehrenberg
Aruba & Desalination: Tiny Island, Big Innovation
Brooke EhrenbergAugust 26, 2015

This summer marked my fourth trip to the island of Aruba.  It is a small island country, spanning only 69 square miles, yet it is densely populated and comprised of a rich blend of cultures.  During numerous conversations with locals, an interesting fact was presented to me: Aruba is home

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Sarah Lichtner
From Science Fiction to Reality
Sarah LichtnerOctober 31, 2013

Halloween is the day of all things ghoulish, supernatural, and otherworldly. Thanks to some recent materials science advances, some concepts that once only had a place in science fiction are now closer to becoming reality this Halloween. Here are just a few: Invisibility cloaks: While today’s invisibility cloaks wouldn’t quite

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Nexight Group

Some of the world’s biggest problems are currently being addressed by engineering at the smallest level. Nanoengineering, the practice of using the smallest possible material conformations and related technology, has had major impacts on a number of developments, including new approaches for energy conversion and storage, advanced materials and performance,

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