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Feature stories covering the science and technology research efforts by Lamar University faculty and students. News where the intersection of innovation and creativity meet teaching and learning.

Drs. Eldre Beukes and Vinaya Manchaiah research the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic for those suffering with chronic tinnitus

In 2018, Eldre Beukes, post-doctoral researcher in audiology, and Vinaya Manchaiah, Jo Mayo Endowed Professor of Speech and Hearing Science, were awarded a grant from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders for $397,800 to study relief efforts for tinnitus sufferers in the U.S.

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LU Computer Science and Industrial Engineering Faculty Secure Funding to Develop a Real-Time Preventative Maintenance Auditory System for Natural Gas Compressors

Dr. Jing Zhang, Associate Professor of Computer Science, and Dr. Maryam Hamidi, Assistant Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering, have received fudging for their project, "Deep Learning-based Auditory Anomaly Detection and Classification for Natural Gas Compressors, Phase 1". The project has been funded by Lamar University's Center for Midstream Management and Science (CMMS) for a total of $50,000, and this funding was recently augmented by $40,000 by Well Checked Systems and CMMS.

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Dr. James Henry awarded $141K for industry research

The Center for Operator Performance has awarded Dr. James Henry, assistant professor of chemical engineering, a total of $141,027 for research related to the workload of machine operators.

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Chemistry and Biochemistry awarded major grant for research

The Welch Foundation has awarded Lamar University’s Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry a $200,000 grant. The departmental research grant will gift the department $50,000 a year from June 1, 2021 through May 31, 2025.

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LU participates in annual Rice University research conference

Three Lamar University undergraduate students participated in the prestigious Gulf Coast Undergraduate Research Symposium hosted by Rice University, Oct. 31. Dylan Palmer, a mechanical engineering major; Daniel Quispe, a mechanical engineering major; and Menna Elsaka, a chemistry and biochemistry major, were selected to participate in the annual event.

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Office of Undergraduate Research announces winners of the 8th Annual Texas STEM Conference

The virtual conference held Sat., Oct. 24 set time, attendance and participant records. For 10 hours the conference hosted a continuous stream of presentations and featured speakers. The event was extremely competitive with 30 presentations and roughly 144 participants

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Research conducted at LU enhances disease diagnosis

Lamar University professor contributes to patenting technology to enhance the early detection of diseases, such as cancer and COVID-19, with the potential to save lives.

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LU undergraduate presents research to state policymakers

The Advisory Board of the Office of Undergraduate Research selected Dylan Palmer, a mechanical engineering major, to represent Lamar University at the biennial Texas Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol in Austin.

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