Category - Science & Engineering

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Founding Dean for Fowler School of Engineering Announced Andrew Lyon plans a school where innovation and diversity will shape the next generation of problem-solvers.

Andrew Lyon guided Chapman University’s science programs into a period of record growth and envisions the same at new school of engineering.

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In Touch with the Nanometric World The atomic force microscope uses feel rather than optics to help researchers see what otherwise would be a mystery.

Remember your first explorations into microscopic worlds? Perhaps it was in grade school, where a drop of pond water teemed with tiny organisms that made science come alive. Chapman University researcher Molla Islam, Ph...

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The Clot Thickens Artificial platelets are just one of the possibilities for Andrew Lyon’s polymer microgels.

Andrew Lyon’s research world revolves around stretchy bits of science 10,000 times smaller than a human cell. But those nanoparticles hold oversized promise as breakthroughs in the lives of everyone from trauma victims...

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The Wonders of Slime

The first time she saw one, Lauren Friend ’19 was repelled. “Maybe even disgusted,” she says. But over time, she has developed a healthy respect for her research subject, the humble hagfish, which despite its slimy...

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From the Warmth of the Earth Samples collected in a peatland bog by Jason Keller and his students may offer clues to an uncertain future.

AMID THE SCENT of spruce trees in northern Minnesota, an odd sight rises from the peatland bog. Ten silolike enclosures nearly 30 feet tall and 40 feet across dot a small area of the 2,800-acre Marcell Experimental...

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Chapman Physicist Wins Top Award and Joins the Korean Academy of Science and Technology

Menas Kafatos, Ph.D., has received several prestigious awards this year. The Professor and Director of Chapman’s Center of Excellence in Earth Systems Modeling and Observations (CEESMO), recently returned from a trip to...

Physics Conference

Conference Celebrates Chapman Professor’s Pioneering Concepts in Physics Yakir Aharonov defined new concept in 1988.

Dozens of researchers from across the world joined Chapman University faculty and students for an Anniversary Conference celebrating the work of National Medal of Science winner and Chapman Professor of Theoretical...

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President Daniele Struppa to record first podcast "Before the Abstract" brings you real life stories from researchers

Chapman University President Daniele Struppa, Ph.D., will record his first podcast in San Diego Thursday evening as other math enthusiasts from across the globe gather in the same city for the 2018 Joint Mathematics...

Student research day

Biannual Student Research Day offers opportunity to showcase projects

Chapman students, staff, faculty and visitors packed the Sandhu Conference Center Wednesday afternoon to view a diverse array of more than 100 student posters representing every college and discipline. Tackling issues...

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Alumna expands Chapman connections, thanks to Biology of Cancer course

She didn’t expect the tears and nostalgia. After all, it had been nearly 40 years since Susan Reyburn Lemieux ’77 had visited Chapman University. Driving back to campus this fall, she imagined things would be quite...