University at Albany atmospheric scientists Lance Bosart and Ryan Torn are part of an elite team of researchers working with the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colorado, to improve the models that forecast thunderstorms.
When Lissette Acosta-Corniel and her mother were struggling to make a new life in the United States, she made a promise to her 10-year-old sister who remained behind in the Dominican Republic, vowing to finish college and finish well. She kept that promise, graduating May 18 with a doctorate from the University at Albany.
Luis “Gabe” Sanchez has been drawn to daunting tasks his entire life. At age 9, he wanted to find the lost continent of Atlantis. At 13, he hoped to contact alien life forms. And now, at age 20, he conducts research to develop alternative ways of tackling the world’s biggest problems, including poverty and environmental disasters.
Advion Co-Founder, Chairman Jack Henion, ’72, Provides Keynote Address at UAlbany’s Graduate Commencement Ceremony and Receives Honorary Degree
Dr. Jack Henion, ’72, a leading scientist in the pharmaceutical industry lauded for his contributions to chemistry analysis, will receive an honorary doctorate degree from his alma mater and deliver the University at Albany’s graduate commencement address on Saturday, May 18 at 9 a.m. in SEFCU Arena.
Biomedical researchers, industry leaders and policymakers convened recently to discuss ways to foster collaboration among Capital Region institutions that will translate basic scientific research into practical, commercial healthcare applications.