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Dr. John Anderson in the Department of Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences (APS) received a grant award with a total budget of $521,599 for the next five years from the Science Mission Directorate’s Earth Science Division, NASA.

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The title of his grant award is “Hampton University’s Participation in the NASA Earth Science Surface Based Measurement Networks” with an award number: 21-IPMSI21-0010. The goals of this project are:  (1) to obtain new and complementary state of the art equipment to enhance and expand our ongoing weather and air quality research capabilities for the Hampton Roads area and the CBBT Island-3 marine environment including new NASA  collaborations; (2) to create a uniquely comprehensive ground station for satellite data validation and coastal and marine boundary layer monitoring to support present and future satellite missions investigating atmospheric chemistry, dynamics, and hazards; and, (3) to engage students with faculty members conducting earth system science related state of the art research for the purpose of training future scientists to pursue related positions within the NASA.

Dr. Jessica R. Sullivan, Ph.D. Interim Chairperson, Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders is appointed as the member of ASHA Foundation Board in Summer 2022.

Dr. Sullivan’s Discussion on the DEI in Speech Language Pathology and Audiology on ASHA Voice Podcast

https://leader.pubs.asha.org/do/10.1044/2022-0512-podcast-diversity-higher-ed/full/

26th Annual School of Science Research Symposium

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Ms. Jasmine Maddy, Senior Biochemistry major whose research with Dr. Asojo, Chair of Chemistry & Biochemistry has been published in the Acta Crystallogriphica

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The School of Science would like to congratulate Ms. Jasmine Maddy, Senior Biochemistry major whose research with Dr. Asojo, Chair of Chemistry & Biochemistry has been published in the Acta Crystallogriphica Section F Structural Biology Communications. Click on the link below to review the abstract and more

(IUCr) Crystal structure of an inorganic pyrophosphatase from Chlamydia trachomatis D/UW-3/Cx

Ms. Raven Curry, Biology Pre-Med major from Smithfield, Virginia, Awarded $20000 the Melanie Trent Family Foundation Current-Use Scholarship

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Mr. Druitt, Ms. Curry, Dr. Ero-Tolliver

The School of Science Dean’s Office would like to congratulate Ms. Raven Curry, Biology Pre-Med major from Smithfield, Virginia for receiving the Melanie Trent Family Foundation Current-Use Scholarship award in the amount of $20,000.00!! Ms. Curry has aspirations of attending medical school to become an (OBGYN) Obstetrician-Gynecologists.

Dr. Punjabi’s paper was published in Physics of Plasmas and nominated as Full Member of the honor society Sigma Xi

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Dr. Alkesh Punjabi

Dr. Punjabi’s paper was published in Physics of Plasmas on January 12, 2022. He was nominated and accepted as Full Member of the honor society Sigma Xi and he was recently asked to give a Simon Hour lecture by Prof. Amitava Bhattacharjee, Professor of Astrophysics in Princeton University, Head of Theory Group in Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) and Director of Simon’s Foundation Hidden Symmetry Project.

Dr. Sharma is a recipient of the prestigious Everett E Just Fellowship

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T’Kyah Reeves, PaShawn Hawkins, Dr. Sharma

Marine Biology students PaShun Hawkins (a rising junior) and T’Kiyah Reeves ( a rising Freshman) worked along side with Faculty member Dr. Sharma (Associate Professor, Hampton University) at the Marine Biology Laboratory located at the University of Chicago for the summer of 2021. Dr. Sharma is a recipient of prestigious Everett E Just Fellowship at MB where she is working to understand bacterial shape and ecological adaptations. She has also received an Excellence in Research grant of $613,000 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study ecophysiology of Cycloabcterium marinum.