Research News

Whether improving our environment, exploring our universe or building new technologies to aid our aging population, Villanova University is making an impact.

Biologist Receives NSF Grant for Wetland Protection Research

Biologist Receives NSF Grant for Wetland Protection Research

Samantha Chapman, PhD, Associate Professor of Biology, has received a $552,632 grant from the NSF for her research on how mangrove trees respond to the changing climate.

If We Ever Get to Mars, the Beer Might Not Be Bad

If We Ever Get to Mars, the Beer Might Not Be Bad

Edward Guinan, PhD, Professor of Astrophysics and Planetary Science, and his students are studying which crops might grow in Martian soil, providing a potential food source for future populations.

 

Engineering Faculty Research Investigates Power of Sediment Microbial Fuel Cells

Engineering Faculty Research Investigates Power of Sediment Microbial Fuel Cells

Zuyi “Jacky” Huang, PhD, Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering, focuses his research on the use of MFCs, particularly sediment microbial fuel cells, and how they could be a renewable source of power.

“Storm Chaser” Receives Grant to Support Research on Reducing Tornado Risks

“Storm Chaser” Receives Grant to Support Research on Reducing Tornado Risks

Stephen M. Strader, PhD, Assistant Professor of Department of Geography and the Environment, has been named PI on a National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration grant to reduce tornado risk in the Southeast.

Research In Action

Click here to learn more about Amber Shelton and her oncology research.  

Click here to learn more about Villanova's EOD robot work.

Proposal Prep for External Funding

We have developed a number of materials to aid you in proposal preparation for external funding, available on a Villanova Sharepoint site.

Please contact Associate Vice Provost for Research for access.

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