Daniel Borrus began his Ph.D. research at William & Mary with what he thought was going to be an easy experiment, just to get his feet wet in neurophysiology research.
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For her research into the underlying neurobiology of attentional processing in the context of schizophrenia drug discovery, Eden Maness is the recipient of the William & Mary Graduate Studies Advisory Board Award for Excellence in Scholarship in the Natural and Computational Sciences.
An entrepreneurial, engineering-based mindset allowed one William & Mary class to make a real contribution to the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic during its second week of online instruction.
William & Mary’s move to modified academic operations is prompting departments to look into alternative ways of conducting dissertation defenses of Ph.D. candidates.
If Leah Shaw gets any time to herself during this period of social distancing, she plans to run a simulation — on social distancing.
The Japanese swordsmiths didn’t discuss the secrets of their craft and neither does the brown recluse spider.
A team of William & Mary students was talking about project ideas. “We were asking, well what would you want a robot to do?" said Aidan Connor ’22. "Someone said, ‘Solve math problems.’ So...”
Professor Myriam Cotten is a leading author on an article recently featured on the cover of the Journal of the American Chemical Society.
The following books by William & Mary faculty members were published in 2019.
Qijue Wang, recipient of International Student Achievement Award at William & Mary.
Sofya Zaytseva, a fifth-year Ph.D. student in the Department of Applied Science at William & Mary, is working to engineer a better oyster reef.
An interdisciplinary team of researchers based at William & Mary has been drilling down on the workings of the pre-Bötzinger complex for more than a decade.
Sofya Zaytseva, Applied Science Ph.D. student, is recipient of A&S Graduate Research Symposium Excellence in Scholarship Award.
Daniel Runfola, Assistant Professor of Applied Science, recipient of 2019 Faculty Awards for Teaching Excellence at William & Mary.
A strand of spider silk is five times stronger than a steel cable of the same weight, said Hannes Schniepp of the Department of Applied Science at William & Mary. His lab has been unraveling the secrets behind the strength of the brown recluse spider.
A team of scientists at William & Mary led by Myriam Cotten is investigating a virtue of the striped bass: The fish contain biomolecules that have shown promise for therapeutic use in human medicine.
The stuff we call “dirt” or “soil” or “earth” on Earth is known as “regolith” on the moon and Mars, but dust is dust wherever you go.
Saskia Mordijck, assistant professor of applied science, will serve as the global leader of the Joint Research Target for the Office of Fusion Energy Sciences, working with labs throughout the world to solve the complicated problem of refueling fusion reactions.
It’s a question that has vexed fusion scientists for decades: What would it take to refuel the sun? Now, thanks to a partnership between the U.S. Department of Energy and a team of William & Mary researchers, we will be closer than ever to figuring it out.