UNL News Releases: Faculty

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Engineers develop next-gen temperature sensor with U.S. Navy
UNL engineers and the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory have designed a next-generation temperature sensor set to improve the measurement of oceanic dynamics that shape marine biology, climate patterns and military operations. The fiber-optic sensor ca…
UNL faculty to be recognized during Honors Convocation
UNL will honor top faculty at the All-University Honors Convocation at 2 p.m. April 12 at the Lied Center for Performing Arts. The awards will include college distinguished teaching awards, named professorships and awards for teaching, service and re…
Nebraska forum focuses on cultural heritage in digital age
Cultural heritage tourism and the technology and scholarship that can improve these experiences will be highlighted during the third annual Nebraska Forum on Digital Humanities April 9-10 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The forum will kick of…
UNL to induct 8 into Nebraska Hall of Computing
The Computer Science and Engineering Department at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will celebrate the newest inductees into the Nebraska Hall of Computing on April 10. The 2015 group includes eight members with ties to the state who have made sig…
Nebraska Lecture will examine Higgs boson
The Higgs boson -- often dubbed the "God particle" for its potential to explain the fundamental fabric of the universe -- has captured scientists' attention for decades. The April 8 Nebraska Lecture at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will examine …
UNL professor wins $300K grant to digitize archaeological records
A new $300,000 grant will allow a University of Nebraska-Lincoln professor and a team of researchers to digitize millions of artifacts, specimens and samples from excavations of a 1,000-year-old Pueblo civilization in northwest New Mexico. Carrie He…
Biologist finds animal groups share dominance dynamics
The cardinal rules of pecking orders extend well beyond birds and beaks, according to a new study led by a UNL biologist. Roughly 80 years of data have revealed surprising similarities in the social hierarchies of animal groups ranging from primates…
Model captures new dynamics of corrosion damage
University of Nebraska-Lincoln engineers have become the first to develop a model that literally looks beyond the surface of corrosion to better predict its spread. The model's unique capabilities could allow engineers to more precisely forecast cat…
Study: Loss of large predators tips ecosystem balance
A new study has linked the size of predators atop a food chain with the ecological chain reaction triggered when they leave the head of the table. The conclusion: The larger they are, the harder that their fall impacts an ecosystem. Led by UNL ecol…
Study: Easing ethanol mandate could have cut corn prices during drought
By relaxing a federal ethanol mandate, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency could have counteracted the impact of the 2012 drought on corn prices, a new study by University of Nebraska-Lincoln agricultural economists concludes. The study provide…
Students research ways to reduce water use, increase food production
Eight students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln are working on projects to contribute to a more water and food secure world, thanks to grants from the Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute at the University of Nebraska. In total, the inst…
Team customizes nanoparticles to better transport therapeutic drugs
A UNL team has unveiled an extremely compact yet fully loaded vehicle that can brave conditions and navigate terrain its predecessors could not. It features a protein frame with a citric acid finish. It's the size of a typical bug -- viral, not Volk…
Reeves earns UNL's Swanson Award for teaching excellence
The College of Education and Human Sciences at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has selected Jenelle Reeves, associate professor in the Department of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education, as the 2015 recipient of the Donald R. and Mary Lee Swan…
UNL prof's 3-D model could help manage U.S. bridge maintenance crisis
Nearly one out of every nine bridges in the United States is deemed structurally deficient and potentially dangerous, according to the Federal Highway Administration. It would cost an estimated $70 billion to catch up with the nation's backlog of nea…
UNL professor uses 3-D tech to further study of Greek architecture
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Philip Sapirstein is using modern technologies to advance research into ancient Greek architecture. As part of UNL's Center for Digital Research in the Humanities, the assistant professor …


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