Faculty Research

​​CMU professor recognized for research in storing milk at room temperature

Bob Howell, professor of chemistry and polymer science at Central Michigan University, has received international recognition from the society of thermal analysis researchers for his research on adapting the polymeric materials in plastic food packaging to allow milk to be stored at room temperature.

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CMU biology faculty and research team introduce new screening method to detect abundance of invasive species in water

Central Michigan University biology professor Andrew R. Mahon and a group of researchers from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), the University of Notre Dame and The Nature Conservancy have identified a genetic method of surveillance to detect the abundance of invasive species in water.

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CMU professor earns top recognition for research on civic engagement

Central Michigan University assistant professor of educational leadership Matthew Johnson has been awarded the 2013 Jon C. Dalton Institute on College Student Values Dissertation of the Year Award for his research on civic engagement. Johnson’s research explores the concept of best structuring various programs, cocurricular experiences and courses to strengthen a college students’ civic identity.

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CMU biology faculty and research team gaining international prominence for method to detect invasive species in the Great Lakes

CMU biology professor Andrew R. Mahon and a group of research colleagues are using laser transmission spectroscopy to provide real-time, DNA-based testing to detect invasive species such as Asian carp and zebra mussels in freshwater.

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