Search Google Appliance


Profiles - Research

Browse by category:

 

Browse by profile type:

An Embodiment of Partnership, Research, and Education in Oregon An Embodiment of Partnership, Research, and Education in Oregon
Research
Assuring the Integrity of PSU Research Assuring the Integrity of PSU Research
The Office of Research Integrity at PSU assists faculty and student investigators with their research questions.
Research
Health & Hygiene on the Streets of the Rose City Health & Hygiene on the Streets of the Rose City
Research from graduate students in the School of Social Work promotes the adoption of a Homeless Bill of Rights in Oregon.
Research
Searching for the Origins of Life Searching for the Origins of Life
Ph.D. student Tharuka Jayathilaka studies RNA molecules that might explain how life began on earth.
Research
The Cully Neighborhood Youth Project The Cully Neighborhood Youth Project
From the university-wide student research symposium: undergraduates Dechen Dolkar and Kasey Zamago present a project involving Portland’s youth in plans to bring improvements to their neighborhood.
Research
Radioactive Portland Radioactive Portland
Post-bac student Selicity Icefire analyzes the distribution of radon gas in the Portland metro region and throughout Oregon in order to help the state and its citizens identify and manage the risk of the poisonous gas.
Research
Forests, Climate Change, and the Future Forests, Climate Change, and the Future
Dr. Robert Scheller develops models of future forests accounting for the effects of climate change and other factors to improve land management practices.
Research
The Golden Wave The Golden Wave
Cultural anthropologist, Dr. Michele R. Gamburd’s recently published book examines how the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami and the humanitarian response that followed changed the social and political structures of Sri Lanka.
Research
Establishing the Educational Relevance of Spiritual Development through Critical Historiography Establishing the Educational Relevance of Spiritual Development through Critical Historiography
New faculty member Audrey Lingley publishes book on middle school education
Research
Into the Past Into the Past
In Alaska’s Seward Peninsula on the Bering Strait, Dr. Shelby Anderson and her collaborators search for clues that shed light on the lives of the people who lived in the region long ago.
Research
A Big Showing for Business Accelerator Companies in Angel Oregon Competition A Big Showing for Business Accelerator Companies in Angel Oregon Competition
Portland State University Business Accelerator company-in-residence Nouvola wins $256K at Angel Oregon. Energy Storage Systems Inc., and HoneyComb Corporation, also companies-in-residence, advance to the finals.
Research
Working Productively and Happily Working Productively and Happily
Psychologist Dr. Liu-Qin Yang studies organizations and workers around the world to help both reach their full potential.
Research
What is in a Number? What is in a Number?
One of Dr. Eva Thanheiser's research foci is on how preservice elementary teachers conceive of numbers and what motivates them to learn mathematics--factors critical to the mathematics of future elementary school students.
Research
Cultural Responsiveness and Closing the Achievement Gap In Portland's Public Schools Cultural Responsiveness and Closing the Achievement Gap In Portland's Public Schools
Drs. Esperanza De La Vega and Moti Hara partner with PPS's Research, Evaluation, and Assessment office to recognize schools where culturally responsive practices are shrinking the achievement gap.
Research
Psychology in a Social Context Psychology in a Social Context
Dr. Cynthia Mohr collects data on shared experiences in order to study health behaviors in the context of interpersonal relationships.
Research
The Learner Web: Democratizing Adult Education The Learner Web: Democratizing Adult Education
From Portland State University to a network of partners providing educational programs to adult learners, the Learner Web supports education, equity, and social justice.
Research
Professor Olivia Murray publishes new book: Queer Inclusion in Teacher Educaton Professor Olivia Murray publishes new book: Queer Inclusion in Teacher Educaton
Research
Why How We Get Where We Are Going Matters Why How We Get Where We Are Going Matters
With her research, Dr. Kelly Clifton is paving the way for multi-modal transportation in the Portland metro region.
Research
A Better Forecast for Projecting Water Supplies A Better Forecast for Projecting Water Supplies
Dr. Hamid Moradkhani’s research focuses on improving hydrologic forecasting models used by water resource managers.
Research
Three Cities Fire and Emergency Services Project Three Cities Fire and Emergency Services Project
The Center for Public Service worked with Fairview, Troutdale and Wood Village ("Three Cities") to analyze the services provided under the Gresham Fire and Emergency Services IGA. The purpose of this project was threefold: To understand the operational, financial and revenue realities that structure fire/EMS service for the Three Cities (Fairview, Troutdale and Wood Village); to propose alternatives and options for service delivery to the Three Cities ("Menu of Options); and to help the Three Cities diligently prepare for future service delivery arrangements for fire/EMS services.
Research
Learning from a Fish Out of Water (and Air) Learning from a Fish Out of Water (and Air)
Dr. Jason Podrabsky recently received a NSF grant to study the role of microRNAs in the cellular processes that give the Annual Killifish a remarkable ability to survive in some very extreme environments.
Research
Book on spirituality by PSU Professor Rick Johnson benefits mental health practitioners Book on spirituality by PSU Professor Rick Johnson benefits mental health practitioners
Research
Snapshots, Bridges, and Positive Outcomes Snapshots, Bridges, and Positive Outcomes
Dr. Dawn Richardson works with underrepresented and underserved communities to improve health and promote equity here in the Portland metro region and beyond.
Research
Bring new life to your classroom with this practical guide Bring new life to your classroom with this practical guide
Research
Education and Fine Arts faculty collaborate on ePortfolio book Education and Fine Arts faculty collaborate on ePortfolio book
Research
New book published by Professor Ann Fullerton focuses on supporting persons with autism to choose and participate in recreation New book published by Professor Ann Fullerton focuses on supporting persons with autism to choose and participate in recreation
Research
Improving Fluids Systems for Spacecraft Improving Fluids Systems for Spacecraft
PSU innovators take a new approach to designing tools to improve fluid management systems in space.
Research
The Social Determinants of Health Initiative The Social Determinants of Health Initiative
Contributing to a sustainable world.
Research
Studying Freshwater Ecosystems Studying Freshwater Ecosystems
Dr. Angela Strecker and her Students examine the effects of anthropogenic stressors on aquatic ecosystems.
Research
The Civil Engineering Writing Project The Civil Engineering Writing Project
Dr. Susan Conrad and her collaborators study documents written by civil engineers and students to develop materials that will hone students' writing skills without adding courses to the curriculum.
Research
Partnering with Marginalized Populations to Improve Health and Healthcare Partnering with Marginalized Populations to Improve Health and Healthcare
Dr. Christina Nicolaidis and her community partners are designing and implementing research projects with the goal of improving health and healthcare for populations traditionally not-well served.
Research
Technology and the Evolution of Language Pedagogy Technology and the Evolution of Language Pedagogy
Dr. Patricia Wetzel considers relationships between grammar, language acquisition, instruction, and technology in "Does Grammar Matter in an Age of Technology?"
Research
Developing Pathways to Social Communications Developing Pathways to Social Communications
In the Autism & Child Language Disorders Laboratory, Dr. Amy Donaldson is conducting clinical research to investigate how children on the Autism Spectrum use and learn communication skills within social contexts.
Research
Water Sustainability Water Sustainability
Dr. Heejun Chang's collaborative water research examines the complex factors involved in changing hydrologic systems and provides governments, policy makers, and resource managers the data and tools to develop plans to address the growing demand on fresh water supplies.
Research
Unlocking the Language and Culture of 17th Century Spanish Theater Unlocking the Language and Culture of 17th Century Spanish Theater
Professor DeLys Ostlund is bringing a little-known play by one of Spain's greatest playwrights into the 21st century in a first-of-its-kind critical edition.
Research
Economic Value of Retirement Benefits for Archetypal Public Sector Retirees in OR, WA, and ID Economic Value of Retirement Benefits for Archetypal Public Sector Retirees in OR, WA, and ID
This study selects three public service occupations-- accountant, K-12 teacher, and state trooper/police officer – commonly found in three Northwest states and their three largest cities (Portland, Seattle, and Boise.) Key assumptions were made to allow “apples-to-apples” comparisons of the retirement benefits of current and future retirees, both within and between each system.
Research
Strategic Assessment of OCE/DOC Work and Related Programs Strategic Assessment of OCE/DOC Work and Related Programs
The Oregon Corrections Enterprises (OCE), a self-supporting and semi-independent agency of the State of Oregon reporting to the Director of the Department of Corrections (DOC), signed an agreement with the Center for Public Service to conduct a strategic assessment in early 2012.
Research
Total Employer Cost of Compensation Study - Phase 2.0 Total Employer Cost of Compensation Study - Phase 2.0
In the spring and summer of 2012 the State of Oregon commissioned a study from Portland State University’s Center for Public Service to examine the single biggest cost of most government jurisdictions: personnel costs. Working closely with the League of Oregon Cities and the Association of Oregon Counties, the state and the CPS research team identified 21 different city and county jurisdictions in Oregon and southwest Washington, in addition to using state of Oregon data.
Research
Oregon Nonprofit Sector Report - The State of the Nonprofit Sector in Oregon, 2011 Oregon Nonprofit Sector Report - The State of the Nonprofit Sector in Oregon, 2011
The Oregon Nonprofit Sector Report is the outcome of a collaboration between the Nonprofit Association of Oregon and the Center for Public Service's Institute for Nonprofit Management. The report is intended to inform decision makers in the public, nonprofit, and private sectors about the present economic status and relevance of the nonprofit sector.
Research
Local Government Diversity Initiatives in Oregon: An Exploratory Study Local Government Diversity Initiatives in Oregon: An Exploratory Study
Published in State and Local Government Review 2012 44: 55. Authored by Masami Nishishiba.
Research
Clackamas County Alternate Workweek Pilot Project Evaluation Clackamas County Alternate Workweek Pilot Project Evaluation
The Center for Public Service evaluated Clackamas County’s alternate work week pilot project based on data collected between November 2008 and July 2009.
Research
Assessing Context at Oregon Schools Recognized for Closing the Academic Achievement Gap Assessing Context at Oregon Schools Recognized for Closing the Academic Achievement Gap
PSU Faculty Enhancement Grant recipients Professors Esperanza De La Vega and Moti Hara of the Graduate School of Education are conducting research that may soon help Oregon recognize schools where efforts to close the achievement gap are succeeding.
Research
The Center for Public Interest Design The Center for Public Interest Design
At Portland State University's newest research center, design is for equity. Design is for sustainability. Design is for the best interests of everyone.
Research
Between Land and Sea Between Land and Sea
Assistant Professor of Environmental Science, Dr. Elise Granek's research focuses on some of the most delicate habitats on the globe: places where land and sea meet. Some of her resent research has made waves across the highly caffeinated Northwest.
Research
Educating the Next Generation of Power Engineers Educating the Next Generation of Power Engineers
In the PGE Foundation Power Engineering Education Laboratory, undergraduate and graduate students under the guidance of Dr. Robert Bass are gaining the experiences they'll need to power a rapidly changing world.
Research
Mapping Solutions for Future Technology Needs Mapping Solutions for Future Technology Needs
Dr. Tugrul Daim and his Research Group on Sustainable Infrastructure and Technology Management work with industry partners to help them identify and meet technological needs.
Research
The Cultural Atlas of Portland The Cultural Atlas of Portland
Dr. Hunter Shobe and David Banis of the Department of Geography are blowing up traditional map making in order to challenge our perceptions of Portland: its people, places, security cameras, and coyote sightings.
Research
On the Rocks On the Rocks
For 11 years, the Cascadia Meteorite Laboratory has brought the out of this world down to earth.
Research
Improving Programs that Promote School Readiness Improving Programs that Promote School Readiness
Dr. Andrew Mashburn's research focuses on what works in preschool and afterschool programs aimed at improving outcomes for disadvantaged children.
Research
Improving Next Generation Circuits with Nanotechnnology Improving Next Generation Circuits with Nanotechnnology
Dr. Shankar Rananavare and his graduate students have shown how incorporating nanoparticles into the production of integrated circuits may provide the next breakthrough in the power of our electronic devices.
Research
Student Employment Survey Student Employment Survey
A total of 2284 students work on campus at Portland State University. Of these students 520 completed the 2013 Student Employment Survey in June of 2013. This infographic explores the quantitative and qualitative data from the survey.
Research
In Defense of Plants In Defense of Plants
Professor of Biology, Dr. Daniel Ballhorn studies the way plants defend themselves from attack—it's research that has both expected and surprising implications.
Research
Chris Keil. Panelist: Culture Wars. Other Voices in British Literature Chris Keil. Panelist: Culture Wars. Other Voices in British Literature
Research
Sarah Woodbury. Panelist: Culture Wars. Other Voices in British Literature Sarah Woodbury. Panelist: Culture Wars. Other Voices in British Literature
Research
Phil Rowlands. Panelist: Culture Wars. Other Voices in British Literature Phil Rowlands. Panelist: Culture Wars. Other Voices in British Literature
Research
Ceri Shaw. Panelist: Culture Wars. Other Voices in British Literature Ceri Shaw. Panelist: Culture Wars. Other Voices in British Literature
Research
Mike Jenkins. Panelist: Culture Wars. Other Voices in British Literature. Mike Jenkins. Panelist: Culture Wars. Other Voices in British Literature.
Research
In the Cellular Machine Shop In the Cellular Machine Shop
Cancer biologist Dr. Justin Courcelle Studies cellular replication, its mechanisms, processes, and rules; some of his recent findings have just been published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences' Early Edition
Research
Going Viral Going Viral
Virologist Dr. Ken Stedman and his graduate students introduce innovations that may lead to improvements in vaccine storage and delivery.
Research
Comprehensive Community Emergency Management (C2EM) Strategy Comprehensive Community Emergency Management (C2EM) Strategy
Center for Public Service, Clackamas County Emergency Management Department. This Comprehensive Community Emergency Management (C2EM) Strategy presents a pathway for increasing individual preparedness and engaging with members of the community as vital and responsible partners in enhancing the resiliency and security of Clackamas County.
Research
EndoBright, a New Approach to Natural Colorants EndoBright, a New Approach to Natural Colorants
Clean Challenge semifinalists EndoBright propose producing a natural dye that may overcome some of the primary disadvantages of using natural dyes in foods and cosmetics.
Research
The Science of Conserving Our Cultural Heritage The Science of Conserving Our Cultural Heritage
Conservation Scientist Dr. Tami Lasseter Clare develops diagnostic tools that help museums and conservators better monitor the conditions of coatings protecting some of our most prized cultural possessions.
Research
The First Annual, Campus-Wide Student Research Symposium The First Annual, Campus-Wide Student Research Symposium
Undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students from departments across campus gather to share their ideas and celebrate their research at the first annual, campus-wide student research symposium.
Research
PSU Student Research Symposium Presenter: Audrey Lingley PSU Student Research Symposium Presenter: Audrey Lingley
Audrey Lingley's presentation at the recent campus-wide student symposium illuminated aspects of her dissertation: Seeing Crucibles: Legitimizing Spiritual Development through Critical Historiography
Research
PSU Student Research Symposium Presenter: Milodie Butsch PSU Student Research Symposium Presenter: Milodie Butsch
Milodie Butsch's research contributes important findings to the development of procedures for analyzing language samples for lexical diversity, procedures related to methods of diagnosis for language impairment in children and adults.
Research
PSU Student Research Symposium Presenter: Nicole Zimmerman PSU Student Research Symposium Presenter: Nicole Zimmerman
Nicole Zimmerman's research focuses on electric vehicle charging stations: how they effect the grid, and ways to make them better.
Research
Andrew Cohen. Advisory Board Member of the Holocaust and Genocide Studies Project Andrew Cohen. Advisory Board Member of the Holocaust and Genocide Studies Project
Research
Katja Garloff. Advisory Board Member of the Holocaust and Genocide Studies Project Katja Garloff. Advisory Board Member of the Holocaust and Genocide Studies Project
Research
PSU Student Research Symposium Presenter: Kate Washington PSU Student Research Symposium Presenter: Kate Washington
Is Portland's Pearl District living up to its claim that the neighborhood increases social capital for all its residents? Kate Washington lays the groundwork to answer that question in her study: "The Pearl District: An Urban Neighborhood."
Research
The Clean Challenge The Clean Challenge
In the first round of the Clean Challenge 16 teams of cleantech innovators and entrepreneurs had two minutes to pitch their ideas for a chance to receive $5,000 in funding for project development.
Research
Clean Challenge Semi-Finalist: New Methods for Producing Natural Dyes Clean Challenge Semi-Finalist: New Methods for Producing Natural Dyes
Research
Clean Challenge Semi Finalist: Green Innovations Inc. Clean Challenge Semi Finalist: Green Innovations Inc.
Research
Clean Challenge Semi-Finalist: Using Diatoms to Enhance Photo-Electricity Conversion Clean Challenge Semi-Finalist: Using Diatoms to Enhance Photo-Electricity Conversion
Research
Clean Challenge Semi-Finalist: Ultra-Light Weight & Corrosion Resistant Buckling Restrained Brace Clean Challenge Semi-Finalist: Ultra-Light Weight & Corrosion Resistant Buckling Restrained Brace
Research
Clean Challenge Semi-Finalist: Home Aquaponics Systems Clean Challenge Semi-Finalist: Home Aquaponics Systems
Research
Clean Challenge Semi-Finalist: Photocatalytic Water Purification System Clean Challenge Semi-Finalist: Photocatalytic Water Purification System
Research
Gina Herrmann. Advisory Board Member of the Holocaust and Genocide Studies Project Gina Herrmann. Advisory Board Member of the Holocaust and Genocide Studies Project
Research
Bridges to Use Bridges to Use
Undergraduates in the School of Business Administration's Strategy Capstone course partner with Innovation & Intellectual Property and gain real world experience researching and planning paths forward for technology developed at PSU.
Research
Arthur Bradford at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Arthur Bradford at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
Religion, Secularism, and Political Belonging Religion, Secularism, and Political Belonging
Research
CCIRARE CCIRARE
Research
The Innovation Program: Preparing Tomorrow's Innovators Today The Innovation Program: Preparing Tomorrow's Innovators Today
Providing engineers and computer science students with the experience and skills they'll need to be innovators in their future careers.
Research
Student Innovators: Buck McKay Student Innovators: Buck McKay
Mechanized modulation: how a device built by a PSU mechanical engineering student allows for hands free manipulation of effects pedals for musicians.
Research
Student Innovators: The Tea Meister Team Student Innovators: The Tea Meister Team
Innovation Program participants are brewing up innovations one cup at a time.
Research
Artificial Intelligence, Education, & Complexity Artificial Intelligence, Education, & Complexity
Dr. Melanie Mitchell is developing machine intelligence and educating students at PSU and around the world.
Research
Student Innovators: Matthew Stewart Student Innovators: Matthew Stewart
PSU engineering student and long distance runner Matthew Stewart introduces a design for a cart to carry gear for runners.
Research
Student Innovators: Kristina Rodgers and Nick Spaulding Student Innovators: Kristina Rodgers and Nick Spaulding
PSU engineering students Kristina Rodgers and Nick Spaulding build a car safety harness for dogs, addressing design flaws in other similar harnesses.
Research
Survey Research Lab Survey Research Lab
Research
The Sánchez Nano-Development Lab The Sánchez Nano-Development Lab
Developing and implementing state of the art technology and techniques for nanoscale imaging.
Research
Need to Know if it's Going to Rain?—Ask a Mathematician Need to Know if it's Going to Rain?—Ask a Mathematician
Dr. Dacian Daescu knows the math on weather forecasting—he's one of just a handful of mathematicians in the world developing the math that runs computer forecasting models.
Research
Hawthorne Materials Corp. Hawthorne Materials Corp.
Developing state of the art x-ray contrast agents for use in the medical field.
Research
SWEETSense Inc. SWEETSense Inc.
Integrating data acquisition technology to support a more sustainable environment while continuing to innovate exciting technology with a focus on socially-redeeming values.
Research
Dori Laub. Lecture and Seminar at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Dori Laub. Lecture and Seminar at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
Virtual Device Technologies Virtual Device Technologies
Enabling effective, inexpensive, and convenient virtual prototyping for developers of software and electronic devices.
Research
Elex Biotech—New Approaches to Managing Cardiovascular Disease Elex Biotech—New Approaches to Managing Cardiovascular Disease
A Portland biotech startup is designing and developing drugs to help those suffering from cardiovascular disease.
Research
The Green Building Research Lab The Green Building Research Lab
Supporting fundamental and applied research relevant to the green building industry, and serving as a teaching resource for students studying building science.
Research
The Center for Student Success The Center for Student Success
Providing services to K-12 schools, school districts, and nonprofit organizations to improve education systems here in the Metro region and across the state.
Research
Making Population Data Available to Everyone: the Population Research Center Making Population Data Available to Everyone: the Population Research Center
At PSU, the Population Research Center is providing population-related data and research for the State of Oregon.
Research
Facilitating Paths to Use Facilitating Paths to Use
Innovation: Working in concert with external partners, the office of Innovation & Intellectual Property helps researchers like Dr. Carl Wamser move their innovations out of the lab.
Research
Synthesizing Solutions to Save Lives Synthesizing Solutions to Save Lives
Innovation: Dr. Rob Strongin and the Strongin Group have developed a method for identifying a biomarker that may be indicative of early stage ovarian cancer.
Research
The Institute of Portland Metropolitan Studies The Institute of Portland Metropolitan Studies
Providing the Portland metropolitan region with the tools and information policymakers and citizens need to advance the economic, environmental, and social goals of the region.
Research
What's next for Solar Power and Green Roofs What's next for Solar Power and Green Roofs
Dr. Carl Wamser discusses next generation solar cells, green roofs, and an upcoming OMSI event: "Connecting Researchers and Public Audiences."
Research
Developing 3D Editing Technology Developing 3D Editing Technology
Professor Feng Liu answers the challenges of stereoscopic image and video editing.
Research
A Powerful Tool for Managing the Spread of Invasive Species A Powerful Tool for Managing the Spread of Invasive Species
iMapInvasives invites Oregonians to share information about where they’ve found invasive species and what they’ve done to manage them.
Research
Intervening for Positive Change in At-Risk Youths Intervening for Positive Change in At-Risk Youths
Reclaiming Futures unites communities to help justice-involved teens overcome drugs, alcohol and crime.
Research
Bringing the Geography of Oregon into the Classroom Bringing the Geography of Oregon into the Classroom
Providing teachers with tools to incorporate geography into lessons: The Student Atlas of Oregon connects children to Oregon and the world beyond.
Research
Dialogues for Deep Change Dialogues for Deep Change
Diasporas in Dialogue is a manual for community reconciliation that provides a platform for bringing refugee communities together.
Research
Bringing Innovation to Light Bringing Innovation to Light
This winter graduate students with an entrepreneurial spirit will have the chance to get hands-on experience with the processes involved in commercializing state-of-the-art technology in the New Venture Management course through the department of Engineering & Technology Management.
Research
David Cohen. Lecture at the Portland Center for Public Humanities David Cohen. Lecture at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
A Life Dedicated to Public Service A Life Dedicated to Public Service
The Center for Public Service supports innovation in the public and non-profit sectors.
Research
A Jewel of PSU Innovation A Jewel of PSU Innovation
Dr. James McNames and members of the APDM team talk about their unique, wireless inertial sensors, the Mobility Lab and how they came to develop the world’s most advanced motion monitoring technology.
Research
Battling Drug-Resistant Malaria Battling Drug-Resistant Malaria
DesignMedix, a Portland biotech startup, is designing the next generation of hybrid drugs to resolve issues of drug resistance in infectious diseases such as malaria.
Research
2012 Oregon Lab2Market Intensive 2012 Oregon Lab2Market Intensive
Developing ideas, zeroing in on markets, acquiring venture capital: how 30 seconds in an elevator can make a company.
Research
The Learner Web: Extending Educational Opportunities to Adult Learners The Learner Web: Extending Educational Opportunities to Adult Learners
Dr. Steve Reder, Professor of Applied Linguistics, discusses the Learner Web, a learning supportive system for adults who have specific educational goals.
Research
Little Structures,  Big Impact Little Structures, Big Impact
Multifaceted innovations in nanotechnology developed at Portland State by former Professor Dr. Mingdi Yan and brought to market by Swiss company SuSoS AG are improving everyday objects at the nanoscale.
Research
Timothy Morton. Lecture at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Timothy Morton. Lecture at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
John W. Haines. Panelist at the Portland Center for Public Humanities John W. Haines. Panelist at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
La Famille Léger. Lecture and Concert at the Portland Center for Public Humanities La Famille Léger. Lecture and Concert at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
Natalie Debray. Lecture at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Natalie Debray. Lecture at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
Tim DuRoche. Panelist at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Tim DuRoche. Panelist at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
Shaking Up Seismic Retrofitting Shaking Up Seismic Retrofitting
Peter Dusicka is engineering a seismic brace technology for retrofitting buildings and bridges that will save infrastructure as well as lives.
Research
The Initiative for Bicycle & Pedestrian Innovation The Initiative for Bicycle & Pedestrian Innovation
The Initiative for Bicycle & Pedestrian Innovation combines research, education and knowledge to promote safe, convenient and accessible travel by walking and cycling.
Research
Carolyn Merchant. Keynote Speaker at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Carolyn Merchant. Keynote Speaker at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
Kenneth Reinhard. Lecture at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Kenneth Reinhard. Lecture at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
John Roth. Lecture and Workshop at the Portland Center for Public Humanities John Roth. Lecture and Workshop at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
Improving Child and Family Services in Oregon and Beyond Improving Child and Family Services in Oregon and Beyond
The Center for Improvement of Child and Family Services at Portland State University: integrating research, education and training to promote best practices in public child welfare.
Research
Lijia Zhang. International Writers Forum at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Lijia Zhang. International Writers Forum at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
Fedosy Santaella. International Writers Forum at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Fedosy Santaella. International Writers Forum at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
Soheil Najm. International Writers Forum at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Soheil Najm. International Writers Forum at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
Fflur Dafydd. International Writers Forum at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Fflur Dafydd. International Writers Forum at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
Bringing Mentoring Research Under One Banner Bringing Mentoring Research Under One Banner
The Center for Interdisciplinary Mentoring Research brings together researchers from across campus to improve youth, college, and workplace mentoring.
Research
Leveraging Voices: the Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship Leveraging Voices: the Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Shelley Gunton talks about taking innovation and entrepreneurship to new heights and building networks of support to help a community of aspiring entrepreneurs.
Research
Osman Pontes Conteh. International Writers Forum at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Osman Pontes Conteh. International Writers Forum at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
Barbara Garson. Lecture at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Barbara Garson. Lecture at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
Dale Jamieson. Lecture at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Dale Jamieson. Lecture at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
Tom Bissell at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Tom Bissell at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
Joshua Kendall at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Joshua Kendall at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
Thomas Bender. Lecture at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Thomas Bender. Lecture at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
Christopher Cokinos. Lecture at the Portland Center for Public Humanities. Christopher Cokinos. Lecture at the Portland Center for Public Humanities.
Research
Ramona Ilea. Eating Animals: A Roundtable Discussion at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Ramona Ilea. Eating Animals: A Roundtable Discussion at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
Camas Davis. Eating Animals: A Roundtable Discussion at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Camas Davis. Eating Animals: A Roundtable Discussion at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
Kathy Hessler. Eating Animals: A Roundtable Discussion at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Kathy Hessler. Eating Animals: A Roundtable Discussion at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
Carl Wilson. A Conversation About Modern Music at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Carl Wilson. A Conversation About Modern Music at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
Frank Black. A Conversation About Modern Music at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Frank Black. A Conversation About Modern Music at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
James Feldman. Environmental History Forum at the Portland Center for Public Humanities James Feldman. Environmental History Forum at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
Nancy Langston. Environmental History Forum at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Nancy Langston. Environmental History Forum at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
William Cronon. Environmental History Forum at the Portland Center for Public Humanities William Cronon. Environmental History Forum at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
David T. Goldberg. Lecture and Workshop at the Portland Center for Public Humanities David T. Goldberg. Lecture and Workshop at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
Lauren Berlant. Lecture and Workshop at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Lauren Berlant. Lecture and Workshop at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
Beth H. Piatote. Lecture at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Beth H. Piatote. Lecture at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
Stephen Gardiner. Plenary Speaker at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Stephen Gardiner. Plenary Speaker at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
Natalie Jeremijenko. Plenary Speaker at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Natalie Jeremijenko. Plenary Speaker at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
Cary Wolfe. Plenary Speaker at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Cary Wolfe. Plenary Speaker at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
Bryan Norton. Lecture at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Bryan Norton. Lecture at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
Tang Ling. International Writers at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Tang Ling. International Writers at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
Farangis Siahpoor. International Writers at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Farangis Siahpoor. International Writers at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
Eduardo Halfon. International Writers at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Eduardo Halfon. International Writers at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
Laura Fish. International Writers at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Laura Fish. International Writers at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
Maxine Case. International Writers at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Maxine Case. International Writers at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
Thomas Love. Roundtable Discussion at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Thomas Love. Roundtable Discussion at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
Shawn Smallman. Roundtable Discussion at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Shawn Smallman. Roundtable Discussion at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
Michele Ruth Gamburd. Roundtable Discussion at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Michele Ruth Gamburd. Roundtable Discussion at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
Kari Norgaard. Lecture at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Kari Norgaard. Lecture at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
David Li. Faculty Lunch and Lecture at the Portland Center for Public Humanities David Li. Faculty Lunch and Lecture at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
Kambiz GhaneaBassiri. Lecture at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Kambiz GhaneaBassiri. Lecture at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
Srinivas Aravamudan. Lecture at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Srinivas Aravamudan. Lecture at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
Lon Kurashige. Lecture at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Lon Kurashige. Lecture at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
Reshmi Dutt-Ballerstadt. Faculty Lunch and Lecture at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Reshmi Dutt-Ballerstadt. Faculty Lunch and Lecture at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
Susanna Morrill. Lecture at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Susanna Morrill. Lecture at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
Paul Silverstein. Roundtable Discussion at the Portland Center for Public Humanities. Paul Silverstein. Roundtable Discussion at the Portland Center for Public Humanities.
Research
Thomas Bartlett. Roundtable at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Thomas Bartlett. Roundtable at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
Matt Sutton. Lecture at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Matt Sutton. Lecture at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
Nabil Boudraa. Roundtable on the Middle East Nabil Boudraa. Roundtable on the Middle East
Research
Michael Breen. Faculty Lunch and Lecture at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Michael Breen. Faculty Lunch and Lecture at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
Removing Constraints to Scientific Discovery: "Data Near Here" Removing Constraints to Scientific Discovery: "Data Near Here"
Dr. David Maier and Veronika Megler, both of the department of Computer Science, talk about a technology developed to help scientists draw relevant observations from massive datasets.
Research
Bob Meister. Lecture at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Bob Meister. Lecture at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
Maria Mavroudi. Lecture at the Portland Center for Public Humanities. Maria Mavroudi. Lecture at the Portland Center for Public Humanities.
Research
Ed Cohen. Lecture at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Ed Cohen. Lecture at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
Tim Kasser. Lecture and Workshop at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Tim Kasser. Lecture and Workshop at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
Bridget Guarasci. Roundtable at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Bridget Guarasci. Roundtable at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
Karen Engle. Symposium at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Karen Engle. Symposium at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
Greg Mullins. Symposium at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Greg Mullins. Symposium at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
Joseph Slaughter. Symposium at the Portland Center for Public Humanities. Joseph Slaughter. Symposium at the Portland Center for Public Humanities.
Research
Geneviéve Massard-Guilbaud. Lecture at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Geneviéve Massard-Guilbaud. Lecture at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
Rita Felski. Lecture and Workshop at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Rita Felski. Lecture and Workshop at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
Building a Better Learning Environment Building a Better Learning Environment
Innovation & Intellectual Property helps negotiate a partnership between public, private, and non-profit organizations leading to the construction of the green modular classroom, an affordable, sustainable alternative to current portable classrooms.
Research
kaPoW! A New Defense against Web Attacks kaPoW! A New Defense against Web Attacks
Wu-chang Feng, Associate Professor in the department of Computer Science, is looking to place his new defense mechanism between your favorite Internet services and attackers.
Research
Revolutionizing Training Methods in Human Services and Beyond Revolutionizing Training Methods in Human Services and Beyond
Innovators at the Regional Research Institute, Dr. Laurie Powers and Janet Walker, bring a technology-based approach to implementing advances in the fields of human services and mental health care.
Research
The Nanomonitor: Inventing in the Flight Against Cardiovascular Disease The Nanomonitor: Inventing in the Flight Against Cardiovascular Disease
Portland startup company, Pacific Nanoscience, in association with the Baker Group LLP, plans on using Portland State University innovations in an effort to ameliorate a leading cause of death worldwide: cardiovascular disease.
Research
Collaboration & Development: Applying Nanoscience to the Preparation of Solid Phase Conjugate Vaccines Collaboration & Development: Applying Nanoscience to the Preparation of Solid Phase Conjugate Vaccines
Maintaining patents and seeking commercial partnerships: Dr. Jun Jiao and her research associate, Dr. Haiyan Li, collaborate with researchers at Providence Health & Services Oregon to develop a nanoparticle -based vaccine adjuvant.
Research
Where Nanoscience Meets Cancer Detection: the Onset of Innovation Where Nanoscience Meets Cancer Detection: the Onset of Innovation
From invention disclosure to provisional patent application: Dr. Raj Solanki and his team introduce a high-specific ovarian cancer antigen binding single-stranded DNA sequences for detection of ovarian cancer.
Research
Reconciling Work and Family Obligations to Increase Wellbeing Reconciling Work and Family Obligations to Increase Wellbeing
Organizational Psychologist and PSU Psychology Professor, Leslie Hammer is looking at changes in workplace systems that will improve the health and wellbeing of working families.
Research
Climbing the Steel Wall Climbing the Steel Wall
Dr. Julie Rosenzweig and Dr. Eileen Brennan of the School of Social Work at Portland State University advocate for better work-life compatibility for parents raising children with disabilities.
Research
Renisa Mawani. Lecture at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Renisa Mawani. Lecture at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
Sarah Sentilles. Workshop and Lecture at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Sarah Sentilles. Workshop and Lecture at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
Rob Nixon. Lecture and Workshop at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Rob Nixon. Lecture and Workshop at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
Intergenerational Finance: A Business Partnership with the Future Intergenerational Finance: A Business Partnership with the Future
Giving future generations investment power in our current economy is the concept behind Intergenerational Finance.
Research
Modeling Software for Microgravity Fluid Mechanics Modeling Software for Microgravity Fluid Mechanics
Dr. Mark Weislogel, Professor of thermal and fluid sciences, and his team of collaborators from the Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science reimagine modeling software for fluid mechanics in microgravity.
Research
Collaboration, Inspiration, Breakthrough Collaboration, Inspiration, Breakthrough
Innovation: Dr. Robert Daasch, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Dr. Glenn Shirley, Adjunct Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, develop a method for supporting decision-making in the testing and manufacturing of semiconductors
Research
Jasbir Puar. Lecture and Workshop at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Jasbir Puar. Lecture and Workshop at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
Conserving Oregon's Rich Biodiversity Conserving Oregon's Rich Biodiversity
Innovation: Supporting biodiversity conservation: the Oregon Biodiversity Information Center at Portland State University
Research
Applying Nature's Lessons to Saving the Environment Applying Nature's Lessons to Saving the Environment
Innovation: Associate Professor of Biology, Radu Popa and his colleagues are using black soldier fly larvae to recycle nutrients from waste water.
Research
The Bright Side of a Heavy Metal The Bright Side of a Heavy Metal
PSU innovators Andrea Goforth and Anna Brown see Bismuth nanoparticle materials as the imaging agents of the future.
Research
Quincy Newell. Lecture and Workshop at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Quincy Newell. Lecture and Workshop at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
Jane Iwamura: Lecture and Workshop at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Jane Iwamura: Lecture and Workshop at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
A Partnership to Create New Sensors for a Better Tomorrow A Partnership to Create New Sensors for a Better Tomorrow
Innovators at Portland State University and Stevens Water Monitoring Systems Inc. aim to address critical public health challenges in the developing world and help international aid organizations become more sustainable.
Research
Josh Kun. Lecture and Workshop at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Josh Kun. Lecture and Workshop at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
Innovation & Intellectual Property Releases Acclaimed Documentary Film Innovation & Intellectual Property Releases Acclaimed Documentary Film
Of razor wire and comfort: Portland State’s Dr. Jan Haaken makes the plea for a better understanding of residents at the Oregon State Hospital in Guilty Except for Insanity
Research
PSU Professor Robert Strongin Partners with Boulder Diagnostics PSU Professor Robert Strongin Partners with Boulder Diagnostics
Portland State University, Dr. Robert Strongin, & Boulder Diagnostics envision the future of new tests & reagents just over the horizon.
Research
Tracy J. Prince Tracy J. Prince
Scholar in Residence at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Research
NSF Initative for Science, Engineering and Education for Sustainability (SEES) NSF Initative for Science, Engineering and Education for Sustainability (SEES)
A video presentation for PSU by the National Science Foundation on the SEES initiative and investments.
Research
Video: Shaping our Place, Scaling up Solutions Video: Shaping our Place, Scaling up Solutions
CIMM: A new collaborative research center aims to scale-up solutions
Research
The Trauma Informed Care and Recovery Services Project The Trauma Informed Care and Recovery Services Project
Improving the safety, stability, and wellbeing of high need formerly homeless families and families at risk of homelessness by embedding trauma recovery services and trauma informed practice in housing communities that serve these families.
Research
Bridges to Housing Bridges to Housing
A regional initiative aimed at moving high need homeless families out of the cycle of homelessness by providing permanent affordable housing and intensive case management services that build on the strengths of family members.
Research
Better Futures Better Futures
Increasing Postsecondary Preparation and Engagement of Youth with Serious Mental Health Conditions in Foster Care
Research
2011 Community Partner Award 2011 Community Partner Award
The School's Regional Research Institute for Human Services (RRI) was honored with the 2011 Community Partner award from Portland Public Schools.
Research
My Life My Life
Youth in Foster Care Build Successful Adult Lives
Research
reUtica reUtica
A collaborative documentary by Matt and John Dean Ossowski exploring sustainability-focused community initiatives in Portland, OR and Utica, NY.
Research
Visions & Voices Visions & Voices
Black & White Photographs by Diverse Women Working in Various Aspects of the Sex Industry
Research
Coalition of Communities of Color Coalition of Communities of Color
A partnership between the Coalition of Communities of Color & PSU reports the disparities and experiences of communities of color in Multnomah County.
Research
Traffic Tracker Traffic Tracker
Smart transportation systems begin with a big road map, and someone to read it.
Research
Research Profile - Carl Wamser Research Profile - Carl Wamser
Carl Wamser and about 50 others researchers worldwide are developing synthetic membranes using a similar process to convert sunlight into electricity—on a scale that one day could be used in homes and skyscrapers.
Research
Research Profile - David Sailor Research Profile - David Sailor
Scientists say cities are heat islands and that's where David Sailor associate professor of mechanical engineering, steps in.
Research
Research Profile - John Dash Research Profile - John Dash
Researchers around the world, including John Dash, professor emeritus of physics, are pursuing a way to make hydrogen squeeze itself, so to speak.
Research
Research Profile - Loren Lutzenhiser Research Profile - Loren Lutzenhiser
Before the survey, commissioned by the California Energy Commission, "It was assumed," says Lutzenhiser, "that people would tar and feather you" if you suggested they do without modern conveniences such as air conditioning. "That was the received wisdom, but that's not what happened."
Research
Research Profile - Jeanne Enders and Pamela Tierney
Drs. Jeanne Enders and Pamela Tierney presented their research paper "Designing for Sustainability: Applying Management Theory to the Pursuit of Sustainable Design" at Business & Sustainability Conference
Research
Oregon Transportation Research and Education Consortium Oregon Transportation Research and Education Consortium
OTREC is a National University Transportation Center sponsored by the U.S. Department of Transportation's Research and Innovative Technology Administration and is a partnership between Portland State University, the University of Oregon, Oregon State University and the Oregon Institute of Technology.
Research
Languages Offered at PSU Languages Offered at PSU
Offering over 23 languages
Research
Venezuelan Killifish Venezuelan Killifish
In partnership with the American Heart Association
Research
Preventive Medicine and Community Health Programs Preventive Medicine and Community Health Programs
PSU aids emerging countries
Research
Research for NASA Research for NASA
Launching a balloon satellite
Research
Food Industry Leadership Center Food Industry Leadership Center
Leadership and research for Oregon's food industry
Research
Portland's Watersheds Portland's Watersheds
Research and action
Research
Cascadia Meteorite Lab Cascadia Meteorite Lab
Meteorite research and awareness
Research
Intelligent Transportation Systems Laboratory Intelligent Transportation Systems Laboratory
Regional transportation challenges
Research
Center for Lakes and Reservoirs Center for Lakes and Reservoirs
Lake management and aquatic issues
Research
Sustainable Development Sustainable Development
The College of Urban and Public Affairs
Research
Autism Training and Research Center Autism Training and Research Center
How do we improve the lives of individuals with autism spectrum disorders?
Research