Category Archives: North Dakota State University

NDSU Research Program to Study Dust Impacts in Bakken

Research program to study dust impacts in Bakken President Bresciani has made $350,000 available for NDSU research projects focused on studying road dust issues in western North Dakota over the next two years. Upon proposal review, projects selected for funding will include opportunities for NDSU undergraduate and graduate students to participate in and contribute to this […]

Groundbreaking ceremony held for NDSU STEM Building

Groundbreaking ceremony held for NDSU STEM Building NDSU held a groundbreaking ceremony May 22 for the new STEM Classroom and Lab Building. The state-funded building will house classrooms, labs and study areas, with a focus on science, technology, engineering and math-related courses. The building is scheduled to be completed by spring 2016.   N.D. high […]

First operational UAS flight in state at NDSU Research Extension Center

First operational UAS flight in North Dakota occurs at NDSU Research Extension Center North Dakota’s first operational flying of unmanned aircraft systems occurred on May 5 at NDSU’s Carrington Research Extension Center. North Dakota was one of six sites selected for the FAA UAS test site program, with NDSU and UND playing key roles on […]

NDSU chemist receives prestigious research fellowship

NDSU chemist receives prestigious research fellowship – NDSU chemist Svetlana Kilina received a prestigious Sloan Research Fellowship. The fellowship includes $50,000 to advance her research that blends renewable energy, high-performance computing, nanotechnology and quantum chemistry. Kilina is the first faculty member at NDSU and at a North Dakota college or university to receive the honor. […]

NDSU wheat geneticist awarded $500,000 grant through USDA

NDSU wheat geneticist awarded $500,000 grant – NDSU wheat geneticist Xiwen Cai, in collaboration with USDA-ARS research geneticist Shiaoman Chao, was awarded a four-year, $500,000 grant by the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative through USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture. The goal is to expand genetic variability and develop a physical map of the […]

NDSU Research Foundation reaches license agreement on new coatings technology

The NDSU Research Foundation concluded a license agreement with Fargo-based Elinor Specialty Coatings for hexavalent chromium-free coatings technology. The patented technology protects aluminum alloys found in vehicle and ship parts. The agreement gives Elinor exclusive rights in marine and automotive markets to further develop and commercialize the technology developed at NDSU. Twenty teams have been […]

NDSU Extension Services Celebrates Centennial

NDSU Extension Service celebrates its centennial this year. It was created to extend knowledge created at NDSU to North Dakotans. It continues to improve the economic and social well-being of the state. A recent national study on ag research and Extension found $20 of benefit for each $1 invested.  The Valspar Corp. and NDSU have […]

NDSU: New Partnerships Announced

NDSU and Cogi, a California technology company, have a new software application partnership through NDSU’s state-funded Center of Excellence in Sensors, Communications and Controls. The Centers of Excellence program partners research and development hubs from the state’s campuses with private companies to stimulate technology-led economic development. The Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute at NDSU will […]