Faculty & Staff News
Texas Tech Researcher Looks to Unlock Fundamental Workings of HIV
Elka Georgieva, an esteemed assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Texas Tech University, has been honored with the prestigious Gilead Research Scholars Award for her groundbreaking work in HIV research.
Digging into the AI Data
Alessandra Corsi, a professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at TTU, and a group of high-profile researchers are working to see how artificial intelligence (AI) can solve an information-sharing challenge. Upon recieving a $10 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energery, the team jumped into a five-year project that is aimed at employing AI while also privating and protecting data.
A&S Faculty Members Recieve Chancellor's Council Distinguished Research Awards
Two faculty members from the College of Arts & Sciences will be honored with the Chancellor's Council Distinguished Awards. Dr. Nicholas G. Smith and Dr. Sarah E. Victor will be presented with the 2024 Chancellor's Council Distinguished Research Award.
Storm of Success
The research may be about arid regions, but it's raining awards for Dr. Pal and the TTU Boundary Layer Meteorology research group. Dr. Sandip Pal, an associate professor in the Department of Geosciences at Texas Tech University (TTU), has received significant support from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for his research in meteorology.
Texas Tech Physics Professor Beth Thacker's paper, recently published in Physical Review Physics Education Research, explores her 20-year journey teaching inquiry-based physics sections. Thacker's paper delves into the historical context, development, and assessment of inquiry-based sections of her physics course.