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STEM Groups and Research Areas

STEM faculty, like biology professor Yasir Ahmed-Braimah, are making life-changing breakthroughs through the use of new and emerging technologies.

On the Cutting Edge at Syracuse University

Every day, faculty and student researchers in the sciences and mathematics are making discoveries and contributing to humanity's understanding of the universe, our planet and the life on it. Explore A&S' many areas of active inquiry and collaboration, below.

Recent STEM News

Images of Tripti Bhattacharya, Alison Patteson, Olga Makhlynets and Rachel Steinhardt.

Four A&S Faculty Collect NSF CAREER Grants

EES professor Tripti Bhattacharya, physics professor Alison Patteson and chemistry professor Olga Makhlynets and chemistry professor Rachel Steinhardt are recognized for their innovative and noteworthy research contributions.

This illustration shows a glowing stream of material from a star as it is being devoured by a supermassive black hole in a tidal disruption flare.

A Star’s Unexpected Survival

A&S physicist Eric Coughlin was among a team of researchers who devised a model that maps a star’s surprising orbit about a supermassive black hole.

Polar bear walking across snow.

A ‘Paw’sitively Innovative Discovery

A&S biologist Austin Garner is part of a team exploring how polar bear paw design principles can help improve traction in human-made products like tires and shoes.