Research & Discovery

UConn Health Continues to Grow Clinical Faculty

More than 50 physicians have joined since the start of last fiscal year.

Pam Diggle, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology. (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo)

Plant Biologist Pamela Diggle Joins UConn Faculty

Diggle, current president of the Botanical Society of America, comes to UConn from the University of Colorado.

Assistant professor of genetics and developmental biology Stormy Chamberlain works on stem cells at the University of Connecticut`s (UConn) Stem Cell Institute at UConn Health. (File photo)

UConn Stem Cell Lines Go Global

The University has signed an agreement with a global supplier of biological research tools to market stem cells developed here.

Stanley Black & Decker Teams with UConn

Engineering researchers are working with the global tool giant to accelerate the product development process.

Altug Poyraz, eft, a graduate student, with Steven Suib, distinguished professor and director of chemistry on Jan. 9, 2014. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

A New Way to Create Porous Materials

UConn chemists have discovered a process offering greater control and flexibility that could benefit a wide range of applications.

Will Ouimet, assistant professor of geography, and Katharine Johnson, a PhD. student, look over old maps of New England. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Hidden New England Landscape Comes to Life

With the help of modern laser technology, UConn researchers are unearthing secrets of the region’s past.

UConn Health Research in the Olympic Spotlight

Pioneering work by Dr. Cato Laurencin, with the potential to regenerate human tissue and reduce athletes’ recovery time, was featured on NBC.

Chemical bonding in polymer chains that are used to design novel polymeric materials with advanced properties. Figure from S. M. Nakhmanson, M. Buongiorno Nardelli, and J. Bernholc, Phys. Rev. B 72, 115210 (2005), copyright (2005) by The American Physical Society, with permission from the author.

‘Digital Alchemist’ Uses Computer to Design New Materials

Serge Nakhmanson, who joined UConn recently from the Argonne National Laboratory, is a specialist in computational materials design.

Todd Fake, right, a researcher at the UConn Marine Sciences Technology Center, left, explains a tool for predicting storm surge to Provost Mun Choi during and event to announce the launch of the Institute for Community Resiliency and Climate Adaptation held on Jan. 24, 2014 at the Branford House at the University of Connecticut Avery Point campus in Groton. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

New Institute to Focus on Adapting to Climate Change

The Institute for Community Resiliency and Climate Adaptation will develop best practices for managing the risks from extreme weather events.

Professor Anson Ma takes the Shinkansen (high-speed train) from Tokyo to Kyoto, during a five-day trip to Japan as part of the Young Scientist Exchange. (Photo courtesy of Anson Ma)

Young Scientist Exchange Takes UConn Researcher to Japan

Engineering professor Anson Ma recently took part in a prestigious U.S.-Japan science diplomacy-style program.