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Changes to Pitt Research’s Office Names Provide Clarity, Reflect Collaboration

In an update designed to emphasize collaboration across the University’s research, the Office of the Senior Vice Chancellor for Research is unveiling new names of its units.
David Hickton

For David Hickton, Work at Pitt Cyber Is a Calling

Cybersecurity pioneer David Hickton has trailblazed legal practices for tackling some of the biggest cybercrime cases and pushed for the protection of the country’s digital infrastructure — work he continues at the helm of Pitt Cyber.
Walid Gellad

Walid Gellad Receives Presidential Award

Associate Professor and Director of the Center for Pharmaceutical Policy and Prescribing Walid Gellad was awarded the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government to outstanding early-career scientists and engineers.
Lori Delale O’Connor, Dana Thompson Dorsey, Kari Kokka at the CUSEF forum

Center for Urban Education Hosts Sold-out Educator Forum

The Center for Urban Education hosted its annual forum, which brought together K-12 higher ed teaching practitioners and scholars to tackle the topic of how to dismantle the school-to-prison pipeline.
Ray and Burgett, the latter holding a baby

Pitt Researchers Tackle the ‘Baby Penalty’

Working parents in academia face some tough challenges. Health science researchers Jackie Burgette and Kristin Ray are doing their part to remedy a big one: child care at conferences.
William Kramer

William Kramer Chosen to Lead Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center

William Kramer has been selected as the next director of the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center. He begins his role in the fall of 2019.

Pitt Innovators Deliver Another Banner Year of Impactful Discoveries

Pitt innovators continued to demonstrate their passion for translating lab discoveries to solutions that make an impact...

LifeX Labs Receives Economic Development Administration Entrepreneurship Grant

LifeX Labs has received a $750,000 grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) to enhance its efforts...

Jill Millstone Wins Career Excellence Award

Jill Millstone, an associate professor in the Department of Chemistry, has been awarded the 2019 Greater Pittsburgh Women...

Peyman Givi to Deliver Elsevier Distinguished Lecture in Mechanics

Peyman Givi, distinguished professor of mechanical engineering and materials science at the University of Pittsburgh...