Posts Tagged ‘ Faculty Early Career Development Program ’

Lim receives $430K CAREER award

May 28th, 2014 | By | Category: 2014, Issue, May 22, Research

A type of stem cell that morphs into fat cells may hold secrets to reducing obesity, a major public health problem. A UNL engineer’s research to understand that process may one day lead to therapies to control obesity. Jung Yul Lim, assistant professor of mechanical and materials engineering, has earned a five-year, $430,554 Faculty Early […]

Career honor supports study of food web

Oct 21st, 2010 | By | Category: Oct. 21, Research

The complexity of a food web — relationships among species and what they eat — is a key indicator of ecosystem health. Climate change may tip this delicate balance. Chad Brassil, an assistant professor of biological sciences, is using mathematical models to study how duckweed populations respond to temperature fluctuations. His research may help scientists […]