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.

Texas Workforce Commission awards Dr. Tilisa Thibodeaux to lead STEM summer camps

Dr. Tilisa Thibodeaux, Dean of the Reaud Honors College, has received nearly $100,00 in funding from the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) to conduct cutting-edge camps for students interest in STEM disciplines.


Chemical engineering professor Dr. Helen Lou receives Grant from National Science Foundation

The National Science Foundation has awarded nearly $3000,000 to chemical engineering professor Dr. Helen Lou to lead an interdisciplinary project to equip the future workforce with knowledge and skills on industrial cybersecurity. 


Dr. Chiung-Fang Chang receives grant funding to collaborate on environmental health concerns

Dr. Chiung-Fan Chang, associate professor of sociology, has been granted $131,000 from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine as part of their Gulf Research Program initiative. 


College of Engineering's Dr. Hamidi Awarded $173,636 Texas DOT Grant

Lamar University professor Dr. Maryam Hamidi has been granted $173,636 in research funding by the Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT) for a research study titled "Gulf Intracoastal Waterway - Automatic Identification System (AIS) Application. 


College of Engineering professor Dr. Qian receives $105,000 grant from National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

College of Engineering professor Dr. Qin Qian received $105,000 federal grant funding for industry and community resilience from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.


Dr. Philip Cole secures over $300,00 in grant funding

Dr. Philip Cole, Chair and Professor of Physics, has been awarded over $300,00 in grant funding to probed the structure of nucleons (protons and neutrons) and to engage undergraduate students in nuclear physics research.