Recent Articles by

Fariss Samarrai

November 30, 2016
Take a look at some of the real-world “big data” studies conducted by graduate students at the University of Virginia working together from a range of disciplines.
November 16, 2016
The $6 million instrument – built at the University – will allow astronomers to peer through the stellar dust and observe stars at the farthest reaches of the Milky Way.
November 11, 2016
UVA anthropologist Lisa Messeri seeks the “place” of planets through the imaginations of the scientists who search for them.
October 28, 2016
New virtual-reality equipment in the University’s Visualization Lab is geared toward expanding research possibilities.
October 25, 2016
Building and using instruments to determine how human activity – such as the burning of fuels – interacts with the atmosphere is the focus for atmospheric chemist Sally Pusede.
October 21, 2016
UVA researchers are revolutionizing solar cell technology by speeding the design process for materials that are efficient and stable over a wide range of temperatures, while remaining inexpensive to produce in large quantities.
October 18, 2016
Three students launched a payload of instruments by weather balloon for an astronomy project. Thirty miles and three hours, 40 minutes later, they’re eager to do it all again.
October 03, 2016
The Vice President for Research honored three long-time and prominent members of the faculty – a biochemist, a cardiovascular surgeon and an infectious disease researcher.
September 30, 2016
Immunotherapist Dr. Daniel “Trey” Lee comes to UVA with plans to target aggressive cancers through clinical trials, giving new hope to children for whom conventional treatments are not working.
September 28, 2016
Physicists have uniquely combined tools to create an imaging methodology that could enhance the way medical conditions are diagnosed.