Meet the Researchers Changing Tomorrow Today
Exploring space-age materials
Zevalkink, an assistant professor in the Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Department in the College of Engineering, is probing materials known as thermoelectrics that help power space exploration.
Creating innovative and green electric motor designs
Foster, an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the College of Engineering, is using 3D printing and some inspiration from nature to design electric motors that are breaking design boundaries and are good for the environment.
Understanding the cause of infertility
Wang, an assistant professor in the Department of Animal Science within the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, is studying primordial germ cells and their role in human fertility.
Making solar energy even greener
Anctil, an associate professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, is analyzing how we make, implement and dispose of solar cells to make sure consumers end up with the most sustainable product.
Building more sustainable communities
Zhao, an an assistant professor in the School of Planning, Design and Construction, is designing ways to retrofit old buildings for large-scale energy efficiency by integrating human behaviors.