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March 22, 2018

INDIANAPOLIS -- In work that brings researchers closer to the goal of precision medicine approaches to treating glaucoma and other neurodegenerative vision diseases, a new IUPUI study has, for the first time, been able to identify a wide variety of previously unknown cell subtypes in the human eye. The cells -- called retinal ganglion cells, also known as RGCs -- are the neurons that take visual information from the eye to the brain for processing and interpretation, which is how we see things.

March 20, 2018

INDIANAPOLIS -- A team of students from IUPUI finished second in Roche's first-ever global Code4life University Challenge. Roche, a global pioneer in pharmaceuticals and diagnostics focused on advancing science to improve people's lives, tapped into gaming's popularity to recruit millennials using an online coding game. code4life.png

March 12, 2018

INDIANAPOLIS - While predictive policing aims to improve the effectiveness of police patrols, there is concern that these algorithms may lead police to target minority communities and result in discriminatory arrests.  An IUPUI School of Science computer scientist conducted the first study to look at real-time field data from Los Angeles, CA and found predictive policing did not result in biased arrests. p_a_f_csi_george-mohler.png

March 8, 2018

Kathy Licht has conducted field research in Antarctica for almost 25 years, first as a geological sciences graduate student at the University of Colorado and now as an associate professor of earth science at IUPUI.

Michal Misiurewicz
February 21, 2018

INDIANAPOLIS - IUPUI professor of mathematical sciences Michal Misiurewicz has been elected a foreign member of the Polish Academy of Sciences. This honor recognizes Misiurewicz's lifetime achievements in mathematics, including proving some basic results in one-dimensional dynamics.

This distinction is "a clear indication of our great appreciation and of (Misiurewicz's) leading position in science, as well as of (his) significant contribution to the development of scientific cooperation with Poland," stated Polish Academy of Sciences president Jerzy Duszynski.

February 16, 2018

There's more to artificial intelligence -- AI -- than robots taking over the world. Zachary Balda and Brandon Boynton say what they do is machine learning, a subset of AI. Word choice aside though, it kind of sounds like they're helping machines replace the need for a human brain.

January 24, 2018

Male professors at prestigious U.S. institutions are more than twice as likely to speak at colloquia than their female counterparts. A new study found that this disparity can't be explained by academic rank or differential interest in giving talks.

The study, published last month in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, found there were 3,652 colloquium speakers in 2013-14 in six disciplines at the top 50 U.S. universities and colleges, as defined by U.S. News & World Report.

January 18, 2018

When George Mohler was an undergraduate mathematics student at Indiana University, he had no idea that his work would eventually have the potential to shape crime prevention and incident response for major metropolitan police departments.

Mohler's Ph.D. studies in the University of California system steered him into predictive modeling and data analytics. His first assignment was in Los Angeles -- no small task. 

December 6, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS -- No drug treatment exists for hydrocephalus, the buildup of fluid known as "water on the brain" that can occur at any age.

A multidisciplinary team of researchers on the IUPUI campus has received a $1.8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to gain a better understanding of hydrocephalus and commence developing potential treatments.

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.

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