by Kathy Chambers on Thu, May 24, 2012
The coolest people are found on OSTI’s .EDUconnections Spotlights. Penn State’s Dr. Prabhu and Dr. Paulsonresearch different fields but discovered a possible cure for leukemia over a pizza faculty lunch. Howard University’s Binanca Baileyis a White House “Champion of Change for Women and Girls in STEM”. Student automotive technicianslearn how to work on hybrid vehicles at Colorado’s Arapahoe Community College. ASU’s Jane Maienschein, AZ’s top Professor of the Year, changes lives by empowering students for the future. Students at Mesalands Community College are easing the shortage of trained wind energy technicians. NYU-Poly’s Professor Maurizio Porfiridevelops underwater robots that may steer fish populations away from hazards. EDUconnections spotlights the most amazing science programs at institutions all across the country. So much is happening. Go there www.osti.gov/educonnections.