Research & Science

Senior mechatronics major Saroj Dahal working with the FANUC LR Mate 200iD robot Kent State University students in the College of Aeronautics and Engineering (CAE) are learning to assist with mass COVID-19 vaccination production by becoming certified in programming and operating FANUC LR Mate 200iD robots, a certificate only offered at select locations in the nation. The FANUC LR Mate 200iD...

Ornate burrowing frog, Platyplectrum ornatum, photo by Stephen Mahony Is there anything quite as exciting and fulfilling as following your passion and getting to use the latest technologies to do it? When you find both early in your career you have hit the proverbial jackpot. Finding himself in what he describes as “a great time to be in the field” of evolutionary biology,...

Students Conducting Research The Office of Student Research (OSR) had already begun reviewing applications for the 2020 Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) fellowships when stay-at-home orders due to the COVID pandemic forced cancelation of this popular program. However, rather than simply cancel, Ann Gosky, director of the OSR in the Division of Research and...

Image of a book and notebook laid out on a table in front of a bookcase. Kent State University has recently received a flurry of grants totaling more than $3 million in funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF), which will support research and innovation in a wide range of fields within the College of Arts and Sciences.  “We’re thrilled to receive this funding,” Vice President of Research and Sponsored...

Photo of a filled bookcase An h-index is a metric frequently used within the scientific field to determine the productivity and impact of someone’s work based on their various publications over a certain period of time. According to the American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC), the average chemistry professor has an h-index...

A Kent State University student conducts research in a lab during spring 2018. The state of Ohio and the Ohio Department of Higher Education announced Monday, April 5, that Kent State University has been awarded Choose Ohio First grants totaling $3.5 million to support students in the critical fields of science (including health professions), technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Among the 57 Ohio colleges and...

Senior mechatronics major Saroj Dahal working with the FANUC LR Mate 200iD robot Kent State University students in the College of Aeronautics and Engineering (CAE) are learning to assist with mass COVID-19 vaccination production by becoming certified in programming and operating FANUC LR Mate 200iD robots, a certificate only offered at select locations in the nation. The FANUC LR Mate 200iD...

Image of a rocket taking off To infinity and beyond seems to be the goal for a dedicated faculty member committed to providing the next generation of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) students with the resources and knowledge to lay the foundation for their future accomplishments within the field. Joanne Caniglia, Ph.D,...

Image of cells For students going into the medical research field, having a chance to learn, succeed, fail and be inspired under the supervision of an accomplished researcher during their education is a priceless experience. This experiential learning would not be possible without outside funding, and now, students in Manabu Kurokawa’s lab can elevate their...

A Kent State University student conducts research in a lab during spring 2018. The state of Ohio and the Ohio Department of Higher Education announced Monday, April 5, that Kent State University has been awarded Choose Ohio First grants totaling $3.5 million to support students in the critical fields of science (including health professions), technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Among the 57 Ohio colleges and...