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North Dakota: Award Highlights

See what exciting research and education has been funded by NSF in each state or U.S. territory.  Award Highlights provide a snapshot about select NSF awards and their impacts.

10 Award Highlights found :: North Dakota

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a student intern at lm wind power blades

Gaining industry experience while still in college

STTAR program helps math, engineering and science majors obtain practical experience...

Research Areas: Education

researchers use gps to measure the movement of boulders over time

As sand and pebbles move, so does the landscape

Over time, the transport of small amounts of earth mean big changes for the landscape ...

Research Areas: Earth & Environment

scientist refines a removable, protective coating for bronze sculptures

Protecting bronze art and monuments

Durable, removable coating helps preserve history...

Research Areas: Chemistry & Materials

moth larvae choose which leaf disks to feed on in petri dish

Defensive Genes Ward Off Pests

Genetic screening identifies insect-resistant genes in poplar trees...

Research Areas: Biology

casey hansen teaches sttar student about gis mapping system

Training Business STTARs

North Dakota tech transfer program enhances workforce pipeline...

Research Areas: Education

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Powering the Next Generation of Energy With Electrospinning Nanowires

Innovation could find application in manufacture of lithium ion batteries and next-generation solar cells...

Research Areas: Nanoscience, Chemistry & Materials, Engineering

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Mathematic Program Prepares Students for Tech Jobs

Turtle Mountain Community College has implemented the HAWKES Learning System, a computer-based learning tool that assists students learning math. Within the first year of implementation, the success rates in basic math climbed 22 percent....

Research Areas: Education, Mathematics

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Bringing STEM Experiences to North Dakota

The Sunday Academies, an NSF-supported program for high-school students, was offered for the reservation high-school students and the Youth Summer Camps....

Research Areas: Education

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Biojet Fuel from Crop Oils Takes Off

With support from NSF's Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR), the SUNRISE research group of the University of North Dakota has developed an oilseed-based biojet fuel for aviation turbines and diesel engines that withstands cold temperatures and is more stable than traditional biodiesel fuels....

Research Areas: Biology, Earth & Environment

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Tribal College Bridges Gap between Science and Culture

Sitting Bull College is instilling Lakota culture into several courses and research projects to support its newly accredited degree in environmental science....

Research Areas: Education, People & Society, Earth & Environment

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