Topic: physics


Aid To Ukrainian Scientists

Denys Bondar and Matthew Escarra, faculty members in the Department of Physics and Engineering Physics at the School of Science and Engineering, sent solar cell samples, a solar power meter, thermal imaging camera and other electronics equipment to support colleagues at the Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute in Ukraine after a Russian missile destroyed their research labs.

green polymer spheres connected to each other


In 1997, Tulane physics professor Wayne Reed developed a technology in his lab to make the production of polymers — which are used to create plastics and other widely used products — greener and more efficient.

photo of Fred Wietfeldt, professor and chair of physics and engineering physics


Fred Wietfeldt, professor and chair of physics and engineering physics, has been awarded an $8.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation — the largest ever direct NSF award to Tulane.

Trivia Frazier stands in her science lab in a blue dress

Trivia Frazier: Research Scientist & Business Innovator

Trivia Frazier (SSE ’08, M ’12, B ’18), president and CEO of Obatala Sciences, is passionate about her company’s work and is thrilled to be blazing a path for others interested in bioengineering research.