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STEM Catalyst Initiative

Our Award Winning Research

Mark Nielsen

Evolution: Why Do Some Features Evolve, While Others Do Not?

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Pothitos Pitychoutis

Solving the Regeneration Puzzle

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Mary Fuhs and Tam Nguyen

Improving Math Skills with Adaptive E-Books

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Imad Agha and Andy Chong

Building an Ultrafast, Real-time Spectrometer

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Xiangrong Wang, Hui Wang and Ju Shen

Translating Big Data to VR Visualization

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Jay Mathews and Christopher Muratore

Flexible Solar Cells and Biosensors

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Robert Lowe and Paul Kladitis

Energy Harvesting from Mechanical Vibrations

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Fostering Collaborative Research

Investing in STEM

The University of Dayton's STEM Catalyst Initiative was created to invest in and support faculty and student STEM research. The grant program supports research programs that have the potential to rise to national prominence and advance the University of Dayton’s commitment to the common good.

Fostering Collaborative Research

Investing in STEM

The University of Dayton's STEM Catalyst Initiative was created to invest in and support faculty and student STEM research. The grant program supports research programs that have the potential to rise to national prominence and advance the University of Dayton’s commitment to the common good.

In the News
Research 09.01.20
National Science Foundation, Ohio Department of Higher Education Ohio Action Fund award UD chemists $290K for nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometer

The National Science Foundation awarded University of Dayton chemists Jeremy Erb and Vladimir Benin $240,379 and the Ohio Department of Higher Education Ohio Action Fund provided an additional $50,233 for the purchase of a Bruker 400 MHz nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometer to support faculty research and student research training in chemistry and the biological sciences.

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Research 08.03.20
University of Dayton psychologist awarded $439K from National Institutes of Health to study early math skills development

The National Institutes of Health awarded $438,829 to University of Dayton psychologist Mary Fuhs to study early development of mathematics skills in preschool-age children, particularly those from disadvantaged backgrounds.

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Research 10.23.18
Neuroscience Research Funding

The National Institutes of Health awarded a University of Dayton researcher $148,077 to study the role of a novel calcium-handling protein in the brain that could be involved in mental conditions such as autism, schizophrenia and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

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