As chair, Reed leads the board that serves as an independent advisor to Congress and the president on science and engineering policy, and that governs and sets policy for the National Science Foundation.
Science & Technology
They are developing a microchip for work in space that will be used to search for life on other planets as well as for monitoring the health of astronauts.
U Mechanical Engineering Chair Bruce Gale appointed Merit Medical Systems Inc. Endowed Professor of Engineering.
Threats from fire, drought and insects could reshape U.S. forests.
The University of Utah’s highest faculty accolade is awarded to isotope scientist Thure Cerling.
Fundamental questions remain about what factors limit tree growth. A new study may hold answers.
New research suggests that abnormalities associated with aging sperm cells might be exacerbated by elevated body mass index.
Valeria Molinero, distinguished professor of chemistry, and Erik Jorgensen, distinguished professor the School of Biological Sciences, were elected as members of the National Academy of Sciences.
“Participating in undergraduate research helped me gain skills as an independent thinker and the courage to improve at public speaking after presenting at multiple conferences.”
Air monitoring also found variation in air pollution levels between the schools’ playgrounds and the pick-up/drop-off lines.