Recent Articles by

Fariss Samarrai

March 21, 2019
A Monday seminar, “Advancing the Practice of Transdisciplinary Research: Disasters, Bio-Threats, and Social Behavior,” kicks off a series of Building Bridges Lectures, sponsored by UVA’s four pan-University institutes.
March 20, 2019
Applying radio astronomy, a UVA astronomer and his colleagues have detailed the actions of two stars in gravitational rotation.
March 19, 2019
Ph.D. graduates in science and technology increasingly are seeking jobs outside of academia. A Mirzayan Fellowship at the National Academies offers opportunities in policymaking.
March 07, 2019
Twenty-two million Americans have sleep apnea. But the biomechanics of this health problem are not well-understood. An engineering professor is mapping out better understanding.
February 28, 2019
Faculty members and students are participating today and Saturday in panel discussions and workshops centered on science and communication involving resilience.
February 27, 2019
UVA’s miniature space satellite, called a CubeSat, is in Houston and soon will be launched from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility on the Eastern Shore.
February 21, 2019
An institute founded as part of the University’s Cornerstone Plan brings together faculty from a range of disciplines to tackle complex problems involving the brain.
February 15, 2019
Technology developed by chemistry professor Brooks Pate is being used by the pharmaceutical industry – and now by local distilleries.
February 05, 2019
Obese people are far more likely to be injured or killed in car crashes. This is because restraint systems are designed for the “average” male. A Ph.D. student is looking for a better design.
January 29, 2019
After her family weathered Hurricane Harvey in Houston, Megan Routbort focused her passions – and career goals – on battling climate change and embracing environmental sustainability.

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