Welcome to the Department of Natural Sciences!
Greetings from the faculty, students and staff of the Department of Natural Sciences at Lawrence Technological University!
The Department of Natural Sciences will provide high quality undergraduate science programs and curricula, with an emphasis on laboratory skills, in biology, chemistry, physics as well as supporting in-service teachers and professionals through graduate programs in science education and educational technology.
Dr. Virinder K. Moudgil
Dr. Zhou demonstrates arc lighting on Channel 4!
A dazzling source of light perched on structures 165 feet tall. They were called moonlight towers and in the late 1800s the light illuminated the entire city of Detroit. Read more/see video HERE.
Appleby Honored with Real McCoy Award
The Detroit Area Pre-College Engineering Program (DAPCEP) proudly announces the honorees of its first annual awards fundraising event - The Real McCoy Awards. Congratulations to LTU chemistry faculty member LaVetta Appleby for receiving this honor! Read more HERE
Extreme Science Saturdays, 2012!
About 10 Utica Community Schools students can say they have experienced it, thanks to the "Extreme Science" camp sponsored recently by Lawrence Technological University. See the full article HERE.
|Obesity Research at Lawrence Tech|
Arts and Sciences Dean Hsiao-Ping Moore has continued the active research agenda that she pursued for 20 years at the University of California at Berkeley, and a grant from the National Science Foundation is supporting her ongoing research into the connection between obesity and diabetes. [Read More...]
|Creation of Physics activities in an Outdoor Education Camp – Bradley McCarthy |
Bradley McCarthy (Physics major) is working on a project where he is adding physics activities to an outdoor recreational summer camp. [Read More...]
|Galaxy morphology classification – Levente (Levi) Dojcsak |
Levi Dojcsak (Dual Physics and Mathematics major) is working with Dr. Lior Shamir from MCS on a galaxy morphology classification project. He is using a software program written by Dr. Shamir that quantitatively estimates and compares the spirality of face-on elliptical galaxies. [Read More...]
NSTX Heat Flux Analysis – Nathan GardnerNathan Gardner (2011 Physics graduate) spent a summer at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) and worked on some calculations involving heat fluxes in the National Spherical Torus Experiment (NSTX). . [Read More...]
Rouge River Watershed-Biochemical Water Quality Testing-Phil Lucas