LMKR, an international petroleum technology company, has partnered with West Virginia University to expand student and faculty access to industry-leading software. Beginning fall 2019, the Department of Geology and Geography will implement LMKR’s suite of GeoGraphix® and GVERSE, a gift valued at $8.2 million.
Paul Ziemkiewicz, director of the Water Research Institute at West Virginia University’s Energy Institute, testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Tuesday, May 14, on recent research advances on the development of a domestic source of rare earth elements.
Harrison “Henry” Loh, a doctoral student conducting research in materials science and engineering at West Virginia University, is the recipient of a 2019 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. The award will allow the Wheeling native to expand his research in the area of flexible technologies and devices.
Gene Cilento, the inaugural Glen H. Hiner Dean in the Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources, will step down from the administrative position he has held at West Virginia University for 19 years, effective June 30.
The West Virginia Brownfields Assistance Center at West Virginia University is seeking communities to apply for up to $5,000 in redevelopment assistance from the Foundations for Overcoming Challenges and Utilizing Strengths West Program. Applications for the FOCUS WV grant are due May 13.
West Virginia University’s inaugural Research Week is more than a showcase of the work done at the state’s only R1 Research Institute; it’s a celebration of the faculty and students across campus who pursue ground-breaking research in all disciplines.
James Wood, interim director of the Energy Institute at West Virginia University, is part of a panel reporting on the outlook of U.S. energy innovation to the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources tomorrow (Feb 7).
West Virginia University continues to rank among the nation’s elite research institutions as reflected in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Only 120 of the nation’s 4,500 colleges and universities attain this ranking.