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Texas Tech Researchers Develop Method to Assess Damage from Natural Disasters

The team from the Debris Impact Facility can measure debris volume using drones, then develop an information-based model to determine the cost of cleanup.
21-Dec-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

National Wind Institute Awarded $1.46-Million Research Contract

Texas Tech University’s National Wind Institute (NWI) has been awarded a four-year research contract from Risk Management Solutions (RMS), a catastrophe risk modeling company, worth $1.46 million.
21-Dec-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Texas Tech Selects New Vice Provost for International Affairs


Texas Tech University has named Sukant Misra as the new Vice Provost for the Office of International Affairs (OIA). He replaces Ambassador Tibor Nagy, who has served in the position since 2003 and will retire Dec. 31. Misra, currently the Associate...
20-Dec-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Civil Engineering Professor Named NAI Fellow


Kishor Mehta, Horn Professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering in the Edward E. Whitacre Jr. College of Engineering at Texas Tech University, has been selected as a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors...
19-Dec-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Texas Tech Awarded McNair Postbaccalaureate Grant

Texas Tech University has been named a recipient of a five-year, $1,161,325 grant from the Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program, one of eight educational opportunity programs within the U.S. Department of Education’s Federal TRIO...
15-Dec-2017 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Rawls College of Business Professor Studying Risk Management Strategies Resulting from Earthquakes

Bradley Ewing’s research is funded by a CRISP grant from the National Science Foundation.
20-Nov-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Texas Tech University Formalizes Agreement With Amarillo College

Texas Tech University and Amarillo College signed an institution-to-institution memorandum of understanding (MOU) today (Nov. 16) to enable the success of community college transfer students. The need for the MOU arose from a meeting between Texas...
16-Nov-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Member Awarded Grant by National Institutes of Health


Craig Snoeyink Craig Snoeyink, an assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering in the Edward E. Whitacre Jr. College of Engineering, has been awarded a grant by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) worth $385,900 that will...
2-Nov-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Expert: Transgender History is Important for Political Conversations


12-Dec-2017 11:05 AM EST

After a Weekend of Shopping, #GivingTuesday Provides an Opportunity to Give Back

21-Nov-2017 4:25 PM EST

Holiday Retail Outlook: Online Shopping Will Beat in-Store Again

17-Nov-2017 12:05 PM EST

Texas Tech Researcher’s New Book Empowers Parents to Deal with Media Messaging

The book, written by Eric Rasmussen, gives parents the training necessary to help kids process the negative and absorb the positive effects from all forms of media.
9-Oct-2017 11:05 AM EDT

Texas Tech Researcher Getting to Heart of Cybersecurity Issue

Changzhi Li’s “cardiac password” project will examine using the wave of the heart motion as an added method of continuous authentication.
4-Oct-2017 11:05 AM EDT

Results from Harvey In as Texas Tech Team Hits the Road Again Ahead of Irma

6-Sep-2017 2:05 PM EDT

Texas Tech Researchers Responsible for the Genesis of Micro-LED Advances

Hongxing Jiang, Jingyu Lin and their colleagues developed the technology in 2000 and now see their patented research gaining popularity in today’s society.
5-Sep-2017 11:05 AM EDT

Researchers Travel to Coast to Collect Data as Harvey Comes Ashore

24-Aug-2017 2:05 PM EDT

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