Digital art and biological sciences faculty at Louisiana Tech are creating opportunities for students to use their artistic talents to showcase science and research through Louisiana Tech’s New Frontiers in Biomedical Research lecture series. (Artwork by Almira Bradford.)
Darrian Mills, a physics and computer science student at Louisiana Tech, has earned a Minority Research Scholars fellowship from NASA to continue his research with faculty to develop a nanomaterial that can be used for radar imagery to monitor spaceships.
The School of Design at Louisiana Tech has partnered with MedCamps, to build the “Hero’s Launch” – a fully-accessible canoe launch that will dramatically improve canoeing and paddle boating, and provide campers with a beacon for adventure and self-confidence.
Dr. Yuri Lvov and a team of biomedical engineering graduate students at Louisiana Tech are developing a “green” technology devoted to the bio-decomposition of spill oil using nanoclay emulsifiers rather than environmentally harmful detergents.
Louisiana Tech is recognized by US News and World Report as a Tier One 'National University' and the Carnegie Foundation as a Doctoral Research University.
Louisiana Tech is ranked #1 in Louisiana and in the top 25 in the nation for providing its graduates with the best return on their investments (ROI) in their college educations, according to AdvisorOne.
Louisiana Tech is the highest ranked university in Louisiana in both average starting salary and average mid-career salaries for graduates (PayScale.com 2014-2015 College Salary Report).
Louisiana Tech is ranked as one of the nation's 25 Most Affordable Colleges, for both in-state and out-of-state students (Newsweek and The Daily Beast.)
Louisiana Tech is ranked #1 in Louisiana and #11 in the nation in a list of the "25 Most Underrated Colleges In America" from Business Insider.
Scholarships and hard work have him within months of a Ph.D., but already he's on his way to making key contributions in the field of bio med devices.
He came 'back home' for grad school and discovered, while pursuing a Ph.D., a love for teaching.
"Always be willing to give back...the internal joy from doing so is immeasurable!"