Jian Wang and Brent Williams, both in McKelvey’s Department of Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering, will work with a field laboratory to help advance a scientific understanding of urban climate issues in Chicago and hopefully make discoveries with wider significance.
Chris Woolston, Research Writer for the College of Arts and Sciences, highlights four faculty in the Department of Biology on their plant research: Xuehua Zhong, Joe Jez, Kenneth Olsen, Rachel Penczykowski.
Marcus Foston, associate professor of energy, environmental and chemical engineering at the McKelvey School of Engineering, leads a multi-institutional project to develop the next generation of biodegradable plastics.
Fuzhong Zhang, a professor of energy, environmental and chemical engineering at the WashU, has made a significant breakthrough in the fabrication of synthetic spider silk, paving the way for a new era of sustainable clothing production. Click to read more.
Forest Park Living Lab is collaborative of six different partners, including Washington University, where researchers from around the St. Louis area are tracking animals and trying to learn more about them and how they’re adapting to the urban area around the park. Watch the video to learn more.