ISU News: Research
ISU nuclear engineering professor receives $800,000 grant for materials science research
October 25, 2019
IDAHO FALLS – Idaho State University nuclear engineering Associate Professor Mary Lou Dunzik-Gougar is the principal investigator on a $800,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Energy Nuclear Energy University Program to study itsy-bitsy, teeny-tiny, 10-to-the-minus-6-meter materials to determine their strength to support development of new nuclear fuels.
Idaho State University researcher discovers first Idaho dinosaur burrow
October 23, 2019
POCATELLO –Idaho State University Department of Geosciences affiliate researcher L.J. Krumenacker has discovered and documented the first dinosaur burrow in Idaho, which is just the second dinosaur burrow discovered in North America and the third discovered in the world. Both North American burrows are from the dinosaur Oryctodromeus, Idaho’s most common dinosaur.
ISU biology professor, student conduct research in Catalina Island; Master's student to present findings in January
October 23, 2019
POCATELLO – Santa Catalina Island is known for its glass bottom boats, scuba and snorkeling spots, and panoramic views of the pacific, but to Idaho State University biological sciences Assistant Professor Devaleena Pradhan, the island is known for the Bluebanded Goby fish.
Public invited to view ISU vice president for research finalist presentations
October 16, 2019
POCATELLO – The public is invited to watch presentations by the three finalists for the Idaho State University vice president for research and economic development position, who will be visiting campus Oct. 21- Nov. 1.
ISU awarded more than $1 million to build Disaster Response Complex in Pocatello
September 23, 2019
ISU civil and environmental engineering faculty work in collaboration with INL, CAES
Two ISU civil engineering student teams record Top-10 finishes at national PCI Big Beam Competition
September 17, 2019
POCATELLO – Two teams of Idaho State University civil and environmental engineering students finished in the top 10 at the 2019 Precast/Prestressed Institute (PCI) Big Beam Competition.
ISU awarded $1.1 million grant that will help treat opioid-use disorder
September 13, 2019
POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Department of Psychology has been awarded a $1.1 million federal grant that focuses on improving the prevention and treatment of opioid use disorder in Southeast Idaho.