College of Science and Technology

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
College of Science and Technology, Sbarro co-host D.C. conference
Type: Accolade
The College of Science and Technology joined the Sbarro Health Research Organization, the National Italian American Foundation and the Giovan Giacomo Giordano Foundation in co-hosting “Current Advances in Medicine, Surgery and Biotechnology.” The one-day conference was held Oct. 25 in Washington, D.C.
October 30, 2013
Social media assists in new licensing agreement for a Temple technology
Type: News Story
The use of the social media platform LinkedIn has led to the licensing of a Temple-created technology for the cleaning of water used in hydro-fracking for natural gas extraction.
September 27, 2013
Robot opera results from art and science collaboration
Type: News Story
An unconventional collaboration between Boyer music professor Maurice Wright and computer sciences professor Rolf Lakaemper has yielded a new form of opera that will be presented this weekend at the Conwell Dance Theater.
September 18, 2013
STEM programs are focus of summer camp programs for youth
Type: News Story
Temple held a variety of programs and experiences this summer to help build interest and enhance STEM skills among middle and high school students.
August 30, 2013
Temple mathematicians honored
Type: Accolade
Two Temple mathematicians have been honored for their research in traffic flow theory.
August 7, 2013
Temple chemist receives Kaufman New Investigator Award to support research
Type: News Story
William M. Wuest, an assistant professor of chemistry at Temple University’s College of Science and Technology, has been named a recipient of one of the first new investigator awards from the Charles E. Kaufman Foundation. The award will support his research on drug resistance in bacteria.
July 26, 2013
Klein appointed dean of Temple's College of Science and Technology
Type: Announcement
Temple University President Neil D. Theobald has announced the appointment of Michael L. Klein as the dean of the College of Science and Technology (CST) at Temple, effective July 1. Klein, a renowned computational scientist, has served as interim dean of CST since July 2012.
June 18, 2013
Department of Energy fellowship propels physics grad
Type: News Story
Motivated by a compelling need to make a difference in alternative energy, Eric Hunter pursued a bachelor’s degree in physics at Temple. Along the way, he became involved in dark matter research in the lab of Physics Professor C. J. Martoff, which led to a U.S. Department of Energy fellowship at Italy’s Gran Sasso National Laboratory, one of the world’s leading dark matter detection facilities.
May 14, 2013
Aphasia patients may soon get help using a virtual speech therapist
Type: News Story
Temple researchers Justin Shi, Nadine Martin and Emily Keshner recently received a $275,000 grant to develop a virtual speech therapist that will provide people with aphasia with more cost-effective access to repetition and practice exercises that are crucial to speech recovery.
May 1, 2013
TEDxTempleU brings science with style to Alumni Weekend
Type: News Story
Hosted by the College of Science and Technology (CST) Saturday as part of Alumni Weekend, TEDxTempleU explored how scientists investigate the world, embrace uncertainty and discover new knowledge.
April 22, 2013
Sinkholes are a Pennsylvania problem too
Type: In the Media
March 11, 2013
Temple students receive Comcast's Gustave G. Amsterdam Leadership Award
Type: Accolade
Temple University freshmen Damara McDowell and Cindy Zhang have been selected as recipients of Comcast's Gustave G. Amsterdam Leadership Award, which honors students who graduated from a Philadelphia high school and are continuing their education at a Philadelphia college or university.
February 27, 2013