24 Mar

Please plan to attend the 2015 International Symposium on Organic Electronics and Bioelectronics

This conference focuses on the intersection of materials chemistry and device structures for energy sources and storage, bioenergy and conversion, bioanalytics and biointerfaces, and soft and implantable electronics. An all-invited slate of academic and industry experts will focus on cutting edge research and new technologies in support of innovation for strategic business growth. Invited and contributed papers will be reviewed for publication in a special issue of Bioengineering “Selected Papers from the International Symposium on Organic Electronics and Bioelectronics”. Guest co-editors: Dr. Mark Roberts (Clemson), Prof. David Lederman (WVU), Prof. Anthony Guiseppi-Elie (Clemson).


31 Oct

The Department of Microbiology has announced that Beth A. Bachert is the recipient of the 2014 Gossling Scholarship in microbiology. Bachert was also previously awarded with a two-year graduate fellowship in Nanotechnology Sensing Advances in Field and Environment to develop the detection of the select agents, Burkholderia pseudomallei and B. mallei, by targeting collagen-like genes. The Gossling Scholarship was created by William Frank Gossling in memory of his wife Jennifer Gossling. She graduated with her Ph.D. in microbiology in 1973. For additional information, email Dr. Slawomir Lukomski at

Congratulations, Beth!

24 Oct

Ms. Cousteau is an award-winning filmmaker, National Geographic Explorer and granddaughter of the late Jacques Cousteau. Her presentation, “How to be a Lifelong Explorer: Leadership through the Lens of Exploration & Invention”, is hosted by the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission’s Division of Science and Research and is the first event in the Chancellor’s Speaker Series.

November 13, 2014 at 7 PM
WV Culture Center Theater, Charleston, WV
This event is free and open to the public

For more information and to RSVP, please visit Division of Science and Research’s website

18 Sep

WVU SRF HPC User Experience Survey

September 18th, 2014

The WVU SRF team is looking for feedback from all users of the Mountaineer and/or Spruce Knob HPC Systems. This feedback will be utilized to help us understand our strengths and weaknesses in hopes to make the HPC environment more useful to our research community. Please take 15 to 20 minutes and complete the survey at the link below. All user information is anonymous and your opinion is very important to us!

Thanks for your time and help with this survey.

12 Sep

Hello NanoSAFE and IGERT Affiliates,

Please consider attending an upcoming seminar:

Dr. James Bonner (Professor of Environmental & Molecular Toxicology Program, North Carolina State University) will be visiting the Department of Physiology & Pharmacology next Thursday (9/18). He is a superb scientist, and his research program is focused on pulmonary susceptibility to engineered nanomaterial exposures.

9 Sep

XSEDE is offering, as part of their monthly HPC workshops, a workshop on OpenMP on October 7th.
WVU will host a satellite receive site. The workshop will be available as a video conference workshop and will not be webcast.
At WVU, participants can attend the workshop from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM in room 107 of the National Center for Coal and Energy (NRCCE) on the Evansdale Campus.

The workshop is free but you must register through XSEDE

Seating is limited, please sign up soon. .

19 Aug

XSEDE is having its September monthly workshop on “Big Data” on September 2nd. This is actually two workshops in one.
From 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM the session will be on Big Data using Hadoop and Spark and a second session from 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM will focus on Graph Analysis using Urika.

The workshop is only available through video conferencing and at select video conferencing sites (it will not be webcast). West Virginia University is hosting one of the satellite receive sites for this workshop in room 107 of the National Research Center for Coal and Energy (NRCCE).

Location: NRCCE 107
Date: September 2, 2014
Time: 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM (Big Data, Hadoop, and Spark) & 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM (Graph Analysis using Urika).
Seating capacity: 12 participants

The workshop is free, seating is limited and you must register for the workshop at the XSEDE training website

Please remember that you will need to log on with your XSEDE portal account to register for the workshop.

If you have any questions, please contact Don McLauglin at or 304-293-0388.

23 Jul

Please join us in supporting the Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) in Multifunctional Materials Undergraduates at the Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium. The poster session will be held at the Erickson Alumni Center July 24, 2014 from 12:30 PM-2:30 PM.

Please see the event Program