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College of Science

Murdock grant to advance innovations in digital chemical discovery and manufacturing

A pivotal Oregon State chemistry project – funded by a $493K grant from the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust – will create a distinctive collaboration center for academic and industrial researchers that will bring synthetic chemistry into the digital age.

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Research

New grants to expand research on cancer imaging and quantum materials

New awards from the College of Science will support research on quantum information applications, better cancer screening and bioimaging technologies.

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Faculty and Staff

Oregon State University leads push to include innovation, entrepreneurship in faculty promotion, tenure criteria

Culminating a project led by chemist Rich Carter, leaders from 67 universities and 13 national organizations have unanimously voted to approve a set of recommendations for recognizing innovation and entrepreneurial achievements among the criteria for higher education faculty promotion and tenure.

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Chemistry

OSU spinout company Inpria raises $31 million

A scientific breakthrough leads to an innovative solution for the marketplace.

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Statistics

International Bayesian statistics and data science conference comes to Oregon

The four-day data science conference, August 11-14, 2020, will include two days of tutorials followed by talks, posters, open discussions and statistical modeling.

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Faculty and Staff

Scientists garner innovation awards for cancer and materials research

The Science Research and Innovation Seed awards were given to four multidisciplinary research teams working on cancer diagnostics and materials science.  

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Chemistry

New chemistry professor develops a way to curb CO2 emissions

Chemist Kyriakos Stylianou has developed new carbon capture materials to reduce emissions from anthropogenic sources.

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Chemistry

Scrubbing carbon dioxide from smokestacks for cleaner industrial emissions

An international team co-led by chemist Kyriakos Stylianou has uncovered a better way to scrub carbon dioxide from smokestack emissions.

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Chemistry

Chemist awarded NSF grant to study incorporating innovation into promotion and tenure criteria for higher education faculty

The $438K NSF grant has the potential to cause a fundamental shift in how faculty are incentivized and rewarded for their research endeavors.

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Mathematics

Mathematics professor receives Google award to improve K-12 computer science education in Oregon

Mathematician is part of a $141K, one-year grant from Google to enhance and increase integration between computer science education and mathematics teacher education.

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Research

Oregon State Science, an innovation ecosystem

Scientific discovery at OSU is driven by big thinking, insatiable curiosity and out-of-the-box ideas that find a way into the economy.

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Chemistry

College of Science faculty honored with online learning awards

Last May, Chemistry Department Head Mike Lerner and Instructor Marita Barth received prestigious Oregon State’s Ecampus awards.