Research at Rochester

Research at Rochester: Jerotich explores how heat works at the nanoscale

Jerotich currently works in the Pickel Lab, where she collaborates with other undergraduates and graduate students to address fundamental problems in heat transfer at the nanoscale using numerical and experimental methods. Heat transfer is the study of how thermal energy moves through systems. 

Research at Rochester: Wu delves into the intersection of music and science

A mathematics and music double major, Panzhen Wu combines her passions conducting interdisciplinary research about tonal language and sung melodies.

Sutherland-Foggio shines a light on Ewing’s sarcoma research

His fascination with healthcare systems drove him to study abroad in Italy spring semester of his junior year. There, Sutherland-Foggio participated in research comparing the Italian mental health system to that of the United States, focusing on New York.

Research at Rochester: Lenoe looks at everyday women from the feminist movement

Eleanor Lenoe entered UR determined not to study history. Four years later, Lenoe is graduating with a degree in History.

Research at Rochester: Sammartino’s mathematic explorations

The challenge was to find a square or prove that one cannot exist. “Most research in mathematics is scribbling on a whiteboard and banging your head in frustration.”

Research at Rochester: Yahn’s worldwide journey studying the brain

Scientists like Bryce Yahn have been researching and coding neural networks from Boston to Berlin to right here in Rochester.

Research at Rochester: Flint leads the frontier of spectropolarimetry

At the forefront of modern physics, sernior Serena Flint pioneers new coding techniques, taking machine learning in spectropolarimetry to new heights.
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Research at Rochester: Through texts and city ruins, Remus digs up history

You might find her 10,000 feet in the air, towering over Chavín de Huántar, exploring through Ghana, or mingling with shopkeepers in our Public Market.

Research at Rochester: Kazemi examines the problem of human-caused methane

Scientists like senior Roxana Kazemi have been studying the damage that methane has caused on the environmental forefront.

Research at Rochester: Trapp investigates longevity through naked mole rats

In collaboration with a postdoctoral associate, Trapp is studying the tumor-fighting mechanisms that appear to help naked mole rats live a healthier, longer life.