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YES Success with LU’s CICE and Makerspace

One of CICE's incubator clients, Your Environmental Specialist, has recently collaborated with Lamar University's Makerspace and College of Engineering students to create a prototype that helps gas station owners complete their routine inspections. We are very excited to see collaborations across campus and disciplines! View full article

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Upcoming: Liftoff Entrepreneurship Trek - April TBD, 2021

If you are a graduate student at Lamar University in Science, Engineering, or Business and have a passion for entrepreneurship and innovation, please check out our brand new program Liftoff. Liftoff is a 2 day entrepreneurship trek in Houston where you will hear from up-and-coming technology entrepreneurs in Texas as well as visiting leading innovation spaces such as NASA and Texas Medical Center Accelerator (TMCx). Lamar University will be partnering with TSUS universities Texas State and Sam Houston, as well as the University of South Florida for this immersion experience.

If you are interested in being part of Liftoff, please contact your departments chair or contact us with any questions. View details

LU positioned to lead research on carbon nanotubes

A study published in “C Journal of Carbon Research” could bring distinctive research to Lamar University.

The article, “The State of HiPco Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes in 2019,” resulting from a collaborative research effort of scientists at Swansea University, Wales, UK, Rice University, Lamar University and NoPo Nanotechnologies, India, validates NoPo Nanotechnologies as a producer of high-pressure carbon monoxide (HiPco)-synthesized single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs), which ensures research in this vital field of science continues. View Article

LU chemical engineering faculty awarded patent

After a four-year submission and review process, Dr. Tracy Benson, a professor of chemical engineering at Lamar University, and Russell Chianelli, a chemistry professor at the University of Texas-El Paso, have been awarded a patent for a catalyst material to make medium chain alcohols using Fischer – Tropsch reactions. View Article