Shane Murphy, a UW Department of Atmospheric Science assistant professor, is setting out to learn more about how that smoke affects air quality, climate and weather this summer as part of a comprehensive study that includes Murphy’s research group.
Their winning design in the category of “Advancement in Protective Equipment,” involves a new way of manufacturing material built from liquid-crystal elastomers that lend themselves well to being used as helmet padding.
Researchers at the University of Wyoming say that the path to increasing the number of trophy rams in North American Bighorn sheep populations may be contrary to popular belief, according to their recent research paper.
UW faculty members will lead projects – including identification of promising catalysts for carbon fuel and chemical production, cloud seeding and a study of the Blair-Wallis watershed- that will use the NCAR- Wyoming Supercomputing Center.
Josh Heiner, a Ph.D. student in UW’s Department of physics and astronomy, was selected for the NSF’s East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes program, in conjunction with the Royal Society of New Zealand.