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David Kaplan, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Geography in the College of Arts and Sciences at Kent State University, has been elected president of the American Association of Geographers (AAG), the premier academic and professional geography organization in the United States, for 2019-20. 

The Brain Health Research Institute and the College of Arts and Sciences will host the Seventh Annual Neuroscience Symposium on April 4-5 at the Kent State University Kiva Auditorium. This year's topic is "The Neuroscience of the Addicted Brain," with Elise Weerts, Ph.D., as our keynote speaker on Thursday, April 4 at 7 p.m. Dr. Weerts is a professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Johns Hopkins University.

With great hope and expectations for the future of brain health research at Kent State University, President Beverly J. Warren introduced Michael N. Lehman, Ph.D., as the inaugural director of the university’s Brain Health Research Institute on Feb. 25.

World-renowned applied mathematicians and materials researchers will gather this Saturday and Sunday at Kent State University to initiate and foster collaborations to address challenges to areas of applied mathematics ranging from modeling and analysis to scientific computing and machine learning.

The Applied Mathematics Symposium on Advanced Materials will be held on Feb. 9-10, 2019. To learn more about the Symposium, visit: https://events.mcs.cmu.edu/advanced-materials-symposium-2019/

The work of 153 ecological researchers from 40 countries, including Kent State University Assistant Professor Dave Costello, Ph.D., from the Department of Biological Sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences, has revealed new findings on the effect of climatic factors on river-based ecosystems. The findings are published in the latest issue of the journal Science Advances.

The work of 153 ecological researchers from 40 countries, including Kent State University Assistant Professor Dave Costello, Ph.D., from the Department of Biological Sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences, has revealed new findings on the effect of climatic factors on river-based ecosystems.

On November 29, 2018 Mietek Jaroniec, professor, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Kent State University received doctor honoris causa (DHC) from Poznan University of Technology (PUT), Poland. 

In 2005, he received an honorary professor title from his former University (M. Curie-Sklodowska University,  Lublin, Poland),  and the DHC titles from Copernicus University (Torun, Poland in 2009) and Military University of  Technology (Warsaw, Poland in 2010).

 

Joined by seven of his Kent State University students, Dr. Jong-Hoon Kim, assistant professor of Computer Science and director of the Advanced Telerobotics Research Laboratory (ATR), in the College of Arts and Sciences, will unveil his group's latest robot, "TeleBot-2" at the World Robot Summit (http://worldrobotsummit.org/en/) in Tokyo this week.

Dr. Mietek Jaroniec, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry of Kent State University’s College of Arts and Sciences and one of the most highly cited scientists in the fields of chemistry and materials science, recently received two more significant honors. He was appointed to the editorial board of the journal Science Advances, published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), which also publishes the journal Science.

U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan has announced $3,723,765 in federal research grants from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the National Science Foundation to be awarded to Kent State University.

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