Engineering & Technology

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    NAU Researchers Study the AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill Research News | 4/17/2014

    Stepping into the opening of a deflated rubber tent that is mounted on a large treadmill does not inspire thoughts of speed or efficiency, let alone balance. But when the...

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    New NAU App for Tracking Garter SnakesResearch News | 4/2/2014

    NAU has launched a new app to track garter snakes (http://www2.nau.edu/idealab-d/gartersnake/user/login). Noelle Fletcher, an NAU graduate student in Environmental...

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    High-Performance Computing Cluster ‘Monsoon’ to Boost NAU’s Research Capacity Featured Story | 3/31/2014

    The Office of the Vice President for Research has announced the availability of a new high-performance computing cluster to the NAU research community. Named Monsoon, the...

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    SciVal Experts: Finding Research Expertise Across Arizona’s Higher Education ExpertiseResearch News | 3/21/2014

    The Arizona research community now has access to SciVal Experts, an online research database that is expected to facilitate collaboration across the three public Arizona...

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    Energy Harvesting Merges Engineering and BiologyFeatured Story | 2/13/2014

    A bird flapping its wings or a fish’s deep dive may be pictures of nature in action, but in their elegant simplicity Michael Shafer sees the complex challenges of merging...

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    NAU Pioneers 3D PrintingResearch News | 7/24/2013

    What we can imagine, we may soon be able to print, says David Van Ness, Northern Arizona University (NAU) lecturer, sculptor, and coordinator of foundations in the School...

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    Peak PerformanceWorth 1000 Words | 6/12/2013

    UNDERGRADUATE SYMPOSIUM 2013 During the recent Shell Eco-Marathon in Houston, NAU’s gas-powered car—aptly named Peak Performance—completed five successful runs around the...

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    New Research Training Program Brings Post-Doc Expertise to NAUResearch News | 5/6/2013

    More than a dozen new post-doctoral scholars (Post-docs) have arrived at Northern Arizona University (NAU) this spring. Most of the Post-docs are from research universities...

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    Promoting STEM majors to Native American studentsResearch News | 4/3/2013

    Results from the first three years of a longitudinal study by Christina Moyer, a psychology graduate student at Northern Arizona University (NAU), other NAU faculty and...

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    NAU Electrical Engineering Students Are Competing in the 2013 Shell EcoMarathonFeatured Story | 4/3/2013

    A team of Northern Arizona University (NAU students are putting the pedal to the metal, but it won’t be a revving engine and lead-foot that wins the race. Their...

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