National Science Foundation

11 U students awarded prestigious NSF fellowships

This is the second-largest U cohort to date.


Indigenous students in STEM

A U researcher is helping develop strategies to increase STEM engagement in Indigenous communities.


Science writer :isa Potter talks with professor Massood Tabib-Azar about the portable, reusable COVID-19 testing device that he is developing

Developing a device to detect COVID-19

Science writer Lisa Potter talks with professor Massood Tabib-Azar about the portable, reusable COVID-19 testing device that he is developing.


Why research universities matter

At the University of Utah, at least 100 research groups are currently studying causes and consequences of COVID-19.


Physicists test coronavirus particles against temperature, humidity

One of the biggest unknowns about the coronavirus is how changing seasons will affect its spread. U physicists have received the university’s first COVID-19-related grant to tackle the question.


FABRIC, the future of the internet, runs through two U testbeds

The internet is always evolving, and the University of Utah is playing a part.


Journey to the bottom of the world

The U’s Dan Reed and Maureen Condic traveled to Antarctica in a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see and understand the vast scientific opportunities—and life-and-death precipices—the southernmost tip of the globe offers.


Thin to win

U engineers develop a thin, lightweight lens that could produce slimmer camera phones, longer-flying drones and thermal imaging cameras, such as for finding victims of natural disasters.


SVP Dan Reed lands White House appointment

Reed has been selected to serve on the National Science Board, which provides advice and oversight for the National Science Foundation.


GETTING THE STATS

New Wasatch Front Research Data Center will make federal and state agency data available to academic researchers in Utah and surrounding states.