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Using CO2 and biomass, FAMU-FSU researchers find path to more environmentally friendly recyclable plastics

FAMU-FSU College of Engineering researchers have created a potential alternative to traditional petroleum-based plastic that is made from carbon dioxide (CO2) and lignin, a component of wood that is a low-cost byproduct of paper manufacturing and...
10-Apr-2024 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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FSU historian appointed to teach next generation of leaders at U.S. Air Force Academy

A Florida State University historian has been appointed to serve as a distinguished visiting professor in the humanities division at the United States Air Force Academy.
9-Apr-2024 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Taming the beast: FAMU-FSU researcher controls voltage response for safer electric grid

In a study published in Scientific Reports, FAMU-FSU College of Engineering Professor Fang Peng shows how a semiconductor device he created, named a Z-source inverter, can rapidly reduce voltage and current in the case of a short-circuit or...
26-Mar-2024 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Florida State University to host joint National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration climate workshops

Florida State University’s Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science (EOAS) will host a joint National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) conference March 26-29, an opportunity to welcome climate scientists from around the...
22-Mar-2024 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Distinguished Physicist Kathleen Amm Named Director of the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory

Florida State University has named acclaimed researcher and industry leader Kathleen Amm as the new director of the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory (National MagLab), the largest and highest-powered magnet laboratory in the world and the...
21-Mar-2024 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Ready for the storm: FAMU-FSU researchers analyze infrastructure, demographics to see where tornadoes are most disruptive

Research led by Eren Ozguven, director of the Resilient Infrastructure and Disaster Response Center (RIDER) and a professor at the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering, examined demographics, infrastructure and more than seven decades of weather data to...
13-Mar-2024 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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An ecosystem roadmap: Apalachicola Bay System Initiative Community Advisory Board’s recommendations provide guide to sustainable fishery

Through the work of Florida State University’s Coastal & Marine Laboratory and the Apalachicola Bay System Initiative, there is a plan to help restore one of the country’s great fisheries.
7-Mar-2024 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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FSU team lands $1.44M DoD grant to advance brain stimulation technology for PTSD

A Florida State University team investigating how to use brain stimulation technology to treat psychiatric conditions has been awarded a $1.44 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to further its research, particularly as it relates to...
30-Jan-2024 9:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

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