Can video games help patients with cancer, diabetes, asthma, depression, autism and Parkinson’s disease? A new publication by researchers from the University of Utah, appearing in the Sept 19 issue of the journal Science Translational Medicine, indicates video games can be therapeutic and are already beginning to show health-related benefits. The lead author of the paper […]
Navillum is a University of Utah startup that is improving the way that quantum nanocrystals are produced. Nanocrystals are a type of semiconductor that have many uses, including television screens, computer displays, solar panels and lighting. Learn more about the company at www.navillum.com.
The James L. Sorenson Molecular Biotechnology Building – a USTAR Innovation Center is available for industry sponsored research at the University of Utah. This video features the nanofabrication and microscopy resources at the 208,000 square-foot building, and highlights the commercialization culture at the U of U. For more information, visit www.innovationutah.com or email email@example.com.
Devoted to helping young people discover and develop a passion for innovation, science, engineering and technology, the FIRST Lego League (FLL) program is kicking off its third season in Utah. The season kickoff event for the Utah FLL will take place on Saturday, Sept.8 at 1 p.m. at The Leonardo in Salt Lake City. The […]
The David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah today announced Jay Barney, one of the country’s leading experts on strategy and strategic management, is joining the school as a Presidential Professor of Strategic Management and as Lassonde Chair of Social Entrepreneurship. He comes to the Eccles School after 18 years at Ohio […]
Navillum, a team of three M.B.A. students and three researchers from the University of Utah, won the People’s Choice Award at the National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition, which concluded June 13 with an awards ceremony at the White House. About 300 teams from across the country competed in the inaugural competition sponsored by the […]
Quantum dots might be the next big thing in the electronic industry. Scientists are just starting to understand the uses for these manmade, semiconductor nanocrystals. Quantum dots can emit a wider range of light with less energy than existing materials, so many believe they will be used in future generations of solar panels, televisions, cellphones […]
CNN Money featured University of Utah startup Xandem recently, highlighting the company’s motion-detection technology that “sees through walls.” The company is the product of former doctoral student Joey Wilson and professor Neal Patwari, a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. CNN wrote: “Xandem’s secret sauce is its use of radio waves, which […]
The shrill warning of a smoke alarm has always signaled danger — yet a new device detects the alarm and shuts off power to the stove, successfully eliminating a fire threat. That invention and the student team behind it, called Active Alarm, earned the grand prize and $40,000 in this year’s Utah Entrepreneur Challenge (UEC). […]
Welcome to Utah FIRST LEGO League. The University of Utah is host to the state championship and helps manage the program across Utah. Watch our video for an introduction and overview. The program is for kids ages 9-14. Learn more at www.utfll.utah.edu.