Research

Supratik Mukhopadhyay

LSU Researchers Use Artificial Intelligence Platform to Tackle Chronic Disease Management, Wellness

-- LSU researchers hope to revolutionize chronic disease management by teaching an artificial intelligence engine to analyze protein interactions, which are crucial to understanding what causes illnesses.

LSU Cyber AI Team Supports $25 Million National Defense and Energy Project

LSU Cyber AI Team Supports $25 Million National Defense and Energy Project

The National Nuclear Security Administration, part of the U.S. Department of Energy, has awarded $50 million in cooperative agreements to only two university consortia to support nuclear security and nonproliferation. LSU researchers will work with colleagues at 15 universities and eight national labs to develop AI models to protect the nation from nuclear threats while training a new generation of data science, cyber and AI experts.

‘Swamp Power’ Preserved Ancient Underwater Forests

LSU Researchers Discover 'Swamp Power' Preserved Ancient Underwater Forests

For more than 60,000 years, the standing tree stumps of the Alabama Underwater Forest--now 60 feet below the surface in the Gulf of Mexico--have remained intact, protected by the biogeochemical processes of the swamps and marshes they originally grew in.

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LSU and NATO Team Up on Cyber Defense Training

NATO's annual Cyber Coalition training exercise draws about 1,200 participants from the 32 member nations as well as allies and partners.

Andy Maas

Higher Education Group Honors Maas for Advancing Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Andrew J. Maas, Louisiana State University's associate vice president for Research, Office of Innovation & Ecosystem Development, has been awarded the Outstanding Contributions to Advancing Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Higher Education Award at the Deshpande Symposium on Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Higher Education 2024.

LSU Sets Historic Record for Research Activity at $488 Million

LSU Sets Historic Record for Research Activity at $488 Million

Statewide achievement in research across all campuses added $1.3 billion in economic impact for Louisiana. Increased federal research funding demonstrates enduring success of LSU's Scholarship First Agenda.

LSU Ranks No. 56 Among Top 100 Universities Granted U.S. Utility Patents

LSU Ranks No. 56 Among Top 100 Universities Granted U.S. Utility Patents

LSU jumped to No. 56 among universities granted U.S. utility patents in the National Academy of Inventors' 2023 Top 100 ranking. According to the National Center for Educational Statistics, there are more than 2,500 undergraduate degree-granting institutions in the nation. The National Academy of Inventors ranks the top 100 among them using the number of patents received by their faculty in a single year.

Infectious Bacteria May Hold Cure for Untreatable Cancer

Infectious Bacteria May Hold Cure for Untreatable Cancer

The bacteria that cause strep throat and hospital-acquired infections could play a role in treating inoperable tumors that resist radiation and chemotherapy.

 LSU Professor Stephania Cormier Wins Adel Sarofim Award for Pollution Research

LSU Professor Stephania Cormier Wins Adel Sarofim Award for Pollution Research

The Adel Sarofim award is presented every two years to an international scientist who've made significant contributions to our understanding of combustion processes, formation of combustion by-products and mechanisms of their health effects. Last week, LSU researcher Stephania Cormier received the honor at the meeting of the International Congress on Combustion By-products and Their Health Effects in Durham, North Carolina.

Working For Louisiana: Supporting Rice Farmers

Supporting Louisiana's Rice Farmers

Fighting Hunger and Disease, One Strain of Rice at a Time