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New National Nuclear Security Administration agreement authorizes record LLE funding

New National Nuclear Security Administration agreement authorizes record LLE funding

October 14, 2019

The renewed NNSA agreement brings record funding to the Laboratory for Laser Energetics—$409.9 million for fiscal years 2019–23—and demonstrates the agency’s long-term support of LLE’s mission.

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Rochester recognized as leader in high-energy-density physics 

Rochester recognized as leader in high-energy-density physics 

October 10, 2019

Three of eight national research grants recently awarded by the Department of Energy were given to researchers at the University of Rochester, which is home to the largest university-based DOE research program in the nation.

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Marvin Doyley selected for first cohort of national STEM leadership program

Marvin Doyley selected for first cohort of national STEM leadership program

August 28, 2019

The professor of electrical and computer engineering is one of 20 faculty members nationwide who have been selected for the IAspire Leadership Academy, a program aimed at building diversity in STEM fields.

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Department of Energy awards $4 million to University’s Extreme Quantum Team

Department of Energy awards $4 million to University’s Extreme Quantum Team

August 27, 2019

The grant will support research in the growing, multidisciplinary field of Quantum Information Science (QIS), the foundation for the next generation of computing and information processing.

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Qiang Lin receives nation’s top honor for early-career investigators

Qiang Lin receives nation’s top honor for early-career investigators

July 10, 2019

Qiang Lin, an expert in integrated quantum photonics and nonlinear nanophotonics at the University of Rochester, is a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE).

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CAREER awards spur junior researchers along varied paths

CAREER awards spur junior researchers along varied paths

April 5, 2019

Four Rochester researchers from four different fields are 2019 recipients of the National Science Foundation’s most prestigious recognition for junior faculty members.

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Grant marks two decades of NIH support for muscular dystrophy research

Grant marks two decades of NIH support for muscular dystrophy research

February 25, 2019

The $8 million to the University of Rochester Medical Center’s Paul D. Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Cooperative Research Center will fund ongoing work that has led scientists to the threshold of potential new therapies.

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Rochester scientists receive Sloan fellowships

Rochester scientists receive Sloan fellowships

February 20, 2019

Biologist Nancy Chen and chemist Ellen Matson are among this year’s recipients of Sloan Research Fellowships, recognizing young scientists for their research accomplishments and leadership in the scientific community.

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Mt. Hope Family Center gets surprise funding boost to treat child traumatic stress

Mt. Hope Family Center gets surprise funding boost to treat child traumatic stress

January 11, 2019

An additional $308,000 in federal funding will help Project STRONGER provide services for children and families from Puerto Rico affected by Hurricane Maria, as well as immigrant, refugee, and unaccompanied international children.

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Will data science and smartphone apps predict if you are telling the truth?

Will data science and smartphone apps predict if you are telling the truth?

November 30, 2018

Imagine if lie-detection apps became widely available on everyone’s phones or computers. Computer scientist Ehsan Hoque will use a new $1 million grant to explore the benefits and ethical risks of this type of tech.

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