Part of being a college student means reading long textbooks and researching complicated topics. Bioinformatics, a major created at Baylor 20 years ago in the School of Engineering and Computer Science, uses technology to analyze even larger amounts of data like human genetic codes.
From the labs of Baylor Sciences Building to the borderlands in South Texas, and all around the world, Baylor professors are conducting research that is both influential and inspirational. Soon, that work will be highlighted in a brand campaign that shines a light on the ways Baylor research is forging new pathways of understanding in health, human flourishing, sciences and more.
Brittany Robertson, a senior engineering major, originally from Cheyenne, Wyoming, said she fell in love with international travel in high school. Her adventurous spirit took her on a gap year to Argentina and, subsequently, to Spain for a semester to study abroad as a junior at Baylor.
Throughout her studies at Baylor, Madeline has always had an enthusiastic interest in renewable energy. Last year she wrote a paper analyzing the renewable energy initiatives in Ireland, and now she’s exploring that passion first-hand.
Connally Elementary School in Waco is celebrating a new greenhouse and outdoor learning environment, thanks to the work of Stephanie C. Boddie, Ph.D., assistant professor of church and community ministries in Baylor University’s Diana R. Garland School of Social Work, and graduate students from the Baylor School of Education, George W. Truett Theological Seminary and School of Engineering and Computer Science.
Baylor University has partnered with four Department of Energy laboratories and more than a dozen universities in a research alliance to address the country’s water security issues through desalination.
“The field of cybersecurity is so huge that it’s hard to wrap your mind around all of the points where you need to defend your infrastructure. With a scope so large, vulnerabilities can change by the day.”
Dr. Seung Kim can imagine a day in the future where early detection of major diseases ranging from cancer to heart disease will be as simple as the blood test a diabetic uses to detect low blood sugar.
Two board members with such experience and dedication to ECS are Don McErlean and Don Roberts. These two men have given their time and resources to faculty and students, and both have a strong belief in Baylor and her students.
A MSN news article shows how humor in robots could affect society's trust in them based upon work from a Baylor University study finding "that American society has a growing population of technophobes, people afraid of one day losing their jobs to robots."