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The Akron Council of Engineering and Scientific Societies (ACESS) selected Satyendra Kumar, Ph.D., professor of physics at Kent State University, to receive the Distinguished Award of Council. The award will be presented at the 66th Annual ACESS Honors & Awards Banquet on Nov. 7 at Guy's Party Center in Akron. The purpose of the award, given...

July 2013:  Kent State Physics Professor Elizabeth Mann and her PhD advisee Pritam Mandal collaborate with researchers at the University of Washington, Seattle, on research into lipid membranes of biological importance.  Their latest findings have been published this month in the prestigious Biophysical Journal. In recognition of the high...

Graduate student Amy Dupper won an award for outstanding poster presentation at Kent State's 2013 Graduate Research Symposium. Congratulations to Amy! Anthropology graduate students presented their research at the 2013 KSU Graduate Research Symposium. Pictured from left to right are Amy Dupper (M.A. student), Aidan Ruth (Ph.D. student), Mitch...

Dr. Jinhui Chen attended an award ceremony (see photos) this month in Denver, Colorado, where American Physical Society President Michael Turner presented him with the 2012 George E. Valley Jr. prize. This prestigious award recognized discoveries by Dr. Chen while he was a postdoc at Kent State.

Urbana—In order to examine the workings of the smallest bits of matter, particle physicists smash subatomic particles together at tremendously high speeds and then analyze the resultant sprays (called jets) of even smaller particles, following them through their various decay paths. Huge quantities of data are taken from thousands upon thousands...

The Division of Research and Sponsored Programs would like to congratulate the recipients of the inaugural Internal Post-doctoral Seed Program.  In this initial round, 12 proposals were selected which resulted in awards for the support of 14 post-doctoral associates for one year.  In addition, each of these awards was augmented by the...

Former KSU postdoctoral researcher Jinhui Chen has been awarded the 2012 George E. Valley, Jr. Prize by the American Physical Society (APS) in recognition of work done while he was a Kent employee.  The Valley Prize is the most prestigious award from the APS for an early career physicist (within 5 years past the PhD), and is highly competitive,...

College of Arts & Sciences

The College of Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce Research Incentive awards for Spring 2012.   Innovation Research Seed Awards: Local Translation of Dscam in Axon Growth and Guidance (Kristy Welshhans, Department of Biological Sciences) High Throughput Microfluidic Method for Measuring Cell Stiffness (Chanjoong Kim, Chemical Physics...

An international partnership between Kent State University, the Ohio Academic Resource Network (OARnet) and Ireland’s National Research and Education Network (HEAnet) has been selected to provide advanced technical expertise in building the Bangladesh Research and Education Network (BdREN) through an international competition. Kent State...

Department of Pan-African Studies

Since June 2011, faculty research activities in the social sciences have included many publications, grant awards, and invited presentations which have contributed to excellence at KSU. Recent social sciences research includes work by Amoaba Gooden, David Kaplan, Katherine Rawson, John Dunlosky, Mark Seeman, Joshua Stacher, and Tiffany Taylor. ...