$200K grant may help JSU develop a quicker, simpler optical detection for COVID-19

The National Science Foundation has awarded JSU’s Department of Chemistry, Physics and Atmospheric Sciences a $200,000 Rapid Response Research (RAPID) grant to develop a fast, sensitive and simple “optical technique” to detect COVID-19.JSU professor Dr. [...]

$467K NSF grant will allow CSET to develop the next generation of minority scientists

Various academic disciplines (chemistry, physics, biology, environmental science and materials science) in Jackson State University’s College of Science Engineering and Technology will collaborate to enhance their cutting-edge research.The congressional office of Mississippi U.S. Rep. [...]

‘Nukes can’t stop hurricanes’: Meteorology grad prepares for next chapter in research

As hurricane season begins and commencement season ends, a JSU meteorology alum who’s preparing for graduate research is making it clear that a nuke won’t prevent the natural disaster.Michael Jacquari Smith, 22, a native of Tuskegee, Alabama, wants to better protect the public with improved data but said past notions [...]