College of Science and Technology

SERC: Fueling the latest scientific discoveries
Type: News Story
At Temple's new Science Education and Research Center, scientists and students working side by side fuel the latest scientific discoveries.
October 7, 2014
Temple's Science Education and Research Center opens for classes today
Type: News Story
Starting today, classes for some programs will be held in the Science Education and Research Center. A building dedication will be held Oct. 10 during Temple’s Homecoming Weekend.
September 26, 2014
Physicist Maria Iavarone conducts research at the atomic level
Type: News Story
Associate Professor of Physics Maria Iavarone studies the electronic properties of materials using a scanning tunneling microscope that allows her to see individual atoms.
September 26, 2014
SERC: A new era in scientific exploration at Temple
Type: News Story
Temple University's new Science Education and Research Center (SERC) will support scientific inquiry that utilizes both experiments in the lab and work with high-performance computers. A celebration is planned for this Friday, Oct. 10, during Homecoming weekend.
September 16, 2014
Faculty Focus: Geologist Laura Toran
Type: News Story
In this Faculty Focus segment, groundwater geologist Laura Toran uses Temple's new Science Education and Research Center as a living laboratory for both research and teaching.
September 11, 2014
Impact of Gulf oil spill broader than predicted
Type: News Story
The April 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill has had a broader impact on coral communities in the Gulf of Mexico than originally predicted, according to a team of researchers that includes Temple marine biologist Erik Cordes.
September 4, 2014
Magid Abou-Gharbia honored by American Chemical Society
Type: Accolade
Laura H. Carnell Professor of Medicinal Chemistry Magid Abou-Gharbia was honored with the American Chemical Society’s 2014 Heroes of Chemistry award.
August 20, 2014
New Temple center to focus on energy applications
Type: News Story
Temple’s College of Science and Technology will be the new home of an Energy Frontier Research Center focusing on the design of new layered materials that will have potential use in energy applications.
July 31, 2014
Girls and Mathematics: Modeling success in the field
Type: News Story
The Girls and Mathematics Program helps young girls resist the stereotypes and get excited about math.
July 24, 2014
New genomic institute introduced at research symposium
Type: News Story
More than 100 Temple researchers, graduate students and other scientists gathered recently for the Genomics at Temple symposium, an event designed to enhance collaboration among scholars both from the data-generating and computational sides of genome research from across the university.
July 3, 2014
Geologist helps find and protect endangered sea turtle nest
Type: News Story
While at a state park off of the Gulf Coast of Florida to study the development of the shoreline, Assistant Professor of Earth and Environmental Science Ilya Buynevich used georadar to assist in locating and protecting the nest of an endangered green sea turtle.
June 25, 2014
Temple researcher’s work spotlights cancer threat in Italy
Type: News Story
For 10 years, Antonio Giordano—director of the Sbarro Institute for Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine at Temple—has been collaborating with Italian scientists to examine the ever-increasing cancer rates in Italy’s Campania region, resulting from unregulated industries and decades of illegal toxic-waste dumping.
June 3, 2014
Diet beverages might play a positive role in weight loss, study finds
Type: News Story
Diet or zero-calorie beverages might play a positive role in weight loss when consumed as a part of a behavioral weight-loss program, according to a new study involving researchers from the Center for Obesity Research and Education at Temple University.
May 28, 2014
Temple chemists develop a way to make lithium batteries safer, cheaper
Type: News Story
Lithium ion batteries, central to powering most modern technology such as laptop computers, cell phones, hybrid vehicles and even solar-energy storage, are potentially dangerous—the liquid electrolytes used in the manufacturing of those batteries can be volatile.
May 21, 2014
Andrew P. Allen: Job offer in hand
Type: News Story
Information science and technology major Andrew P. Allen has a job waiting for him at Protiviti, a global business-consulting and internal-audit firm, after he earns his degree in May. And like many Computer and Information Science students, he had the offer in hand even before began his senior year.
May 15, 2014
Biology faculty and students explore deep-sea coral in the Gulf
Type: News Story
Erik Cordes, assistant professor of biology at Temple, is on a scientific voyage to study how ocean acidification and climate change are affecting deep-sea coral. Cordes and his team recently boarded the research ship Atlantis for an investigative journey across the Gulf from April 27 to May 16.
April 30, 2014
Vaughn Spurrier: Balancing athletics and academics
Type: News Story
Soccer midfielder Vaughn Spurrier learned how to balance the demands of athletics, academics and research successfully during his four years at Temple University.
May 5, 2014
Stephen P. Peterson: Keeping Philadelphia’s soil safe
Type: News Story
For the past year and a half, Stephen P. Peterson, CST ’11 and a Temple graduate student, has been examining the presence of lead and other potentially harmful heavy metals in the soil of Philadelphia’s Fairmount Park.
April 8, 2014
Physics Department highlighted at American Physical Society meeting
Type: News Story
A video showcasing the faculty, research, facilities and growth in Temple’s Department of Physics in the College of Science and Technology debuted at the March meeting of the American Physical Society in Denver.
March 20, 2014
Chronic sleep disturbance might trigger onset of Alzheimer’s
Type: News Story
People who experience chronic sleep disturbances might face an earlier onset of dementia and Alzheimer’s, according to a new preclinical study by Temple researchers.
March 18, 2014
Deer populations disrupt plant species
Type: News Story
Overabundant deer populations in U.S. forests and wooded areas facilitate the growth of invasive plant species at the expense of native plant species, according to a new study that included Assistant Professor of Biology Rachel Spigler.
March 14, 2014
Grooming tomorrow’s biotech leaders
Type: News Story
To meet the Philadelphia region's growing demand for biotechnology professionals, the College of Science and Technology at Temple launched a two-year master of science/professional science master’s degree program.
March 10, 2014
Faculty of the Game: Jacqueline Tanaka
Type: Accolade
Jacqueline Tanaka, associate professor of biology in the College of Science and Technology, was honored with the "Faculty of the Game" award during the Temple men's basketball game on Dec. 18. She was recognized for her outstanding teaching and mentorship of biology students.
December 17, 2013
Research cruise to explore ocean acidification; film to document the rising problem
Type: News Story
Erik Cordes, marine biologist and assistant professor of biology at Temple, will lead an NSF-funded, three-week research cruise in the Gulf of Mexico to explore the effects of rising ocean acidification on deepwater corals. The cruise will take place next spring aboard the state-of-the-art research vessel Atlantis, operated by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute.
November 22, 2013
Science Scholars Program supports promising young researchers
Type: News Story
The Science Scholars Program provides highly advanced, incoming freshman with tremendous opportunities in advanced research. An initiative of the College of Science and Technology, the program offers selected students support, guidance and exposure to top research opportunities both across the university and internationally.
November 4, 2013