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November 20, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS -- IUPUI Professor of Physics Zhe-Yu "Jeff" Ou has been elected a fellow of the American Physical Society. This highly regarded honor recognizes Ou's pioneering theoretical and experimental research and contributions in quantum optics and other aspects of the burgeoning field of quantum information and communication. ou-2.png

November 17, 2017

The School of Science Alumni Association at IUPUI has presented Adam Kelly with the 2017 Distinguished Alumnus Award. Kelly earned his M.S. in Biology from the School of Science in 1998. The award was presented November 10 on campus.Adam Kelly

Pratibha Varma-Nelson, professor of chemistry at IUPUI, with students
November 6, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS -- Pratibha Varma-Nelson, professor of chemistry and founding director of the STEM Education Innovation and Research Institute at IUPUI, has been named the 2018 recipient of the George C. Pimentel Award in Chemical Education, sponsored by Cengage Learning and the American Chemical Society, or ACS. The prestigious award will be presented in March 2018 at the 255th ACS National Meeting in New Orleans.

Alexander Its receives President's Medal
November 1, 2017

IUPUI Chancellor Nasser H. Paydar presented the medal to Its on behalf of IU President Michael A. McRobbie at the annual Academic Excellence Dinner on Oct. 24.

"This latest honor adds to the many accolades reflecting the tremendous contributions that Dr. Its has made to the discipline of mathematics at IUPUI and around the world," Paydar said. "To present the award to him on behalf of President McRobbie was a privilege I will never forget."

Four students on data challenge team
November 1, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS - The IUPUI team of Wen-Hao Chiang, Junfeng Liu, Ziwei Fan and Bo Peng under the guidance of Computer Science Assistant Professor, Dr. Xia Ning presented a comprehensive pattern analysis for new insight to better support future Medicaid program and public health decisions. They integrated the aggregated Medicaid information data of the past five years with third-party data from multiple sources, including the local census and economic data on county levels and city levels and incorporated machine-learning techniques in their analysis.

Gabriel Filippelli, a professor of earth sciences
October 23, 2017

IUPUI receives NSF grant to enhance geosciences education, expand community engagement

INDIANAPOLIS -- A three-year, $428,000 grant from the National Science Foundation will enable IUPUI researchers to enhance geosciences education and inspire future solutions to community problems. The endeavor is designed to engage undergraduates, especially those typically unrepresented in the study of the Earth and its environment, such as first-generation college students and students of color.

Grant group photo
October 12, 2017

IUPUI developing, testing tools to predict crime, other social harms

INDIANAPOLIS -- Police forces and city governments around the world -- burdened by competing demands and limited resources -- must make hard, critical decisions every day about how best to deal with crime, drug use, traffic crashes, medical emergencies and more.

IUPUI microbiologists
October 5, 2017

IUPUI microbiologists uncover clues to clustering of lethal bacteria in CF patients' lungs

INDIANAPOLIS -- Individuals with cystic fibrosis, or CF, have a high risk of chronic pneumonia because the thick, sticky mucus that builds up in their lungs provides an environment conducive to the growth of pneumonia-causing bacteria. Once chronic pneumonia develops, it is nearly impossible to cure and can become deadly. The most common bacterium responsible for chronic pneumonia in CF patients is Pseudomonas aeruginosa, or P. aeruginosa for short

IUPUI Computer Science Student in Ireland
October 3, 2017

As a first-generation college student, Taylor Peavey didn’t know what to expect when she first stepped on the IUPUI campus.  IUPUI’s affordability and opportunity to receive a Purdue degree convinced her to attend, but it was the opportunities she wasn’t expecting that have made her most proud to be a Jaguar. A Computer Science major, Taylor has taken advantage of the many impressive activities and experiences available to her at IUPUI.

September 22, 2017

Pavel Bleher, Chancellor’s Professor of Mathematical Sciences at IUPUI, and an internationally respected expert in mathematical physics and probability theory, will be honored this weekend with a conference commemorating his 70th birthday. "Mathematical Physics Perspective of Billiards and Dominoes" will be held at UMass Amherst. Plenary speakers from several countries will include IUPUI colleague Michal Misiurewicz.

September 21, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS -- Although many juvenile offenders report that they believe they have experienced police injustice, little has been known about how this perception of police injustice may impact future behavior.

September 14, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS -- Cell biologist Benjamin J. Perrin of the School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis is advancing knowledge of age-related hearing loss with the goal of informing possible therapeutic cell-regeneration approaches to the often-debilitating problem. Perrin's work is supported by a new $1.9 million five-year grant from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders.

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