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Technology November 15, 2021
UD researchers take step toward eliminating need for separate devices for day, night cameras

Cell phones, cars and many other devices have separate cameras and sensors for day and night vision, but that need could go away thanks to University of Dayton researchers who developed a single device that can switch between day and night vision applications.

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Students November 15, 2021
'Engineering that truly matters': Students give local man with cerebral palsy gift of family bike rides in time for 27th birthday

A local man with cerebral palsy will receive the gift of going on family bike rides again  — just in time for his 27th birthday — thanks to a group of University of Dayton engineering students who designed an electric bike with a trailer that can be easily transported and pulled by his family.

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Technology November 11, 2021
Engineering researchers receive patent for improved system of tracking objects for safety, search and rescue applications

University of Dayton engineering researchers working with researchers at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base have patented a better way to track objects navigating through, around and between hidden spots. The system will improve security and search and rescue applications.

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Faculty and Staff November 11, 2021
Research Institute receives U.S. Air Force award to support advanced autonomous capabilities

The University of Dayton Research Institute has been awarded a $88 million contract from the Air Force Research Laboratory for research and development to advance, evaluate and mature Air Force autonomous capabilities. The contract was awarded with initial funding of $1.8 million. 

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Law September 03, 2021
UD in the News Aug. 27-Sept. 3

Aviation historian Janet Bednarek and Vision Lab Director Vijayan Asari contributed pieces to The Conversation. Local NPR affiliate WYSO featured the Marian Library's free exhibit on religious tourism featuring pieces from Catholic shrines and festivals — from handcrafted devotional objects to quirky souvenirs.

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International June 10, 2021
Climate change, glacier meltwater: Geologist Umesh Haritashya among group publishing findings in Science

University of Dayton geologist Umesh Haritashya was among the researchers whose examination of how climate change and glacier melting affect the water supply for more than a billion people was published in Science June 10.

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Faculty and Staff June 10, 2021
University of Dayton geologist Umesh Haritashya worked with international coalition to publish findings of recent Himalayan disaster in Science

Research journal Science published the findings of an international coalition of scientists, which includes University of Dayton geologist Umesh Haritashya, that investigated the landslide and flood in India in February that destroyed two hydropower plants and left more than 200 dead or missing. 

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Campus and Community May 14, 2021
UD in the News May 8-14

C-SPAN and The Conversation highlighted faculty research, aviation publications in the U.S. and Australia sought the expertise of historian Janet Bednarek, the (Cincinnati) Catholic Telegraph chronicled the history of the Marianists in Dayton and media statewide featured UD's commencement.

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Students May 07, 2021
UD in the News May 1-7

Local media highlighted the University's Flyer Pitch competition, student retention efforts, graduation, research, and faculty expertise about the future of the workplace, employers requiring vaccinations and cicadas. A Canadian news outlet cited sociologist Art Jipson's research on roadside memorials.

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Campus and Community April 16, 2021
UD in the News April 10-16

Local media covered UD's COVID-19 vaccination clinic for students. Faculty and staff discussed COVID-19 vaccines, job searches, infrastructure and police body cameras, among other topics.

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