January 26, 2023
This month PSD researchers have been featured for their efforts to determine why the Southern Hemisphere is stormier than the Nothern Hemisphere, explain how the HIV virus replicates itself, and gather and analyze data on the funding, location, and research status for more than 230 GMO crop varieties in Africa.
January 10, 2023
Asst. Prof. Sarah Sebo, Dept. of Computer Science, presented her research on human and robot interactions and their effect on emotions at Northwestern University.
January 5, 2023
UChicago unveiled Polsky Deep Tech Ventures, a new $20m initiative offering accelerators, entrepreneurial training, and funding dedicated to supporting startups that bring world-changing science and technology to market.
January 5, 2023
The fifth annual Chicago Quantum Summit brought together over 220 members of the quantum information science and technology community from across the nation and around the world. Read the recap.
January 3, 2023
PSD news and honors were among the University of Chicago’s historic 2022 highlights. Read more about Eugene Parker (1927-2022), addressing digital disparities, expanding the Chicago quantum network, and the first inaugural South Side Science Festival.
November 29, 2022
This month PSD reserachers were featured in the news for their efforts to create an 'artificial photosynthesis' system, advance nanoparticle research to fight cancer, and describe cloudy atmospheres on explanets with the James Webb Space telescope.
November 4, 2022
The fifth annual Chicago Quantum Summit, hosted by the Chicago Quantum Exchange, will convene academic, government, and industry leaders in quantum information science and engineering on Nov. 14-15. The public can attend on Zoom.
November 3, 2022
The Summit on AI in Society, organized in October by the Institute on the Formation of Knowledge (IFK), featured several UChicago CS speakers alongside social scientists, artists, policy experts, historians, and philosophers.
October 26, 2022
This month PSD researchers were featured for their efforts to test an unhackable internet, develop metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) to transform cancer treatments, and design and build the next generation telescope called CMB-S4.
October 19, 2022
Former President Barack Obama sent a jolt of electricity through Chicago Quantum Exchange in Hyde Park. Students from Kenwood Academy were on a field trip to learn about the future of communication when Obama suddenly appeared during a career panel. Watch FOX32 News coverage.
Climate policy must transition from goal setting to implementation, say former U.S. and Chinese climate negotiators
October 14, 2022
Read about the kickoff event for the UChicago-Peking University Joint Forum on Addressing the Climate and Energy Challenge, a 5-part virtual forum open to the public.
October 11, 2022
A telescope reflector for CMB-S4 made from two 20-ton blocks of aluminum came to UChicago campus Friday afternoon for installation in the new High Bay Research Building. It arrived via ship from Germany, and then was escorted by police from Indiana, across the South Side, to S. Maryland Ave.
October 3, 2022
This month PSD researchers have been featured for their efforts to explain half-rock, half-water exoplanets around small stars, build a wheel that can crawl along varying terrain, and comment on climate science related to Hurricane Ian.
September 20, 2022
The all-day, all ages event highlighted the importance of STEM education, careers in science and understanding how science impacts daily life. The festival was created to connect South Side community members with science education resources.
South Side Science Festival to offer free hands-on demos and science experiments for the public Sept. 17
September 1, 2022
The University of Chicago invites members of the community to explore the fascinating world of science at the first annual South Side Science Festival. Meet scientists and learn about everything from jellyfish to DNA at first annual UChicago event