Faculty Archives

Feb 07, 2023
  • Kim Tilghman

Two Faculty Innovators Selected for Pitch Event

Dr. Sharon Rogers Moore, associate professor for the College of Business, and Dr. Jitka Virag, associate professor at the ECU Brody School of Medicine, have been selected to participate in...

Oct 04, 2022
  • Kim Tilghman

Faculty Science-Art Collaboration Project, “Was Here,” Illustrates Sea Level Change

East Carolina University’s Outer Banks Campus will host a disassembling event for a large art installation, “Was Here,” on Friday, October 7, 5 p.m.-6 p.m. Open to the public, the...

A research study led by East Carolina University assistant professor David Lagomasino studied potential reasons for mangrove forest dieback in Florida after Hurricane Irma in 2017. His findings could have implications for how other states, like North Carolina, manage the coast to prepare for extreme weather events.
Jun 28, 2021

Mangrove forest study has takeaways for coastal communities

A new paper published by an East Carolina University researcher in the Department of Coastal Studies shines light on the effect human-made infrastructure and natural topography has on coastal wetlands after...

May 17, 2021

Pirates Celebrate Research at Annual Research and Creative Achievement Week

For the 15th consecutive year East Carolina University students, postdoctoral scholars, faculty and staff celebrated their research achievements at the university’s annual Research and Creative Achievement Week from April 5-9....

May 06, 2021


Although the fairy tale of the wicked stepmother is a tale as old as time, the effects of blending children with their new stepfamilies may not be as grim as...

May 04, 2021

Health Behavior Research Cluster Announces Seed Funding

East Carolina University’s Health Behavior research cluster announced research project seed funding for a pair of faculty-led projects in April. Kori Brewer, associate chief of research in the Brody School...

Oct 02, 2020
  • Biomaterials Reseach Cluster

Biomaterials Research Capability and Equipment Funding Opportunities

On Sept. ​23 the Biomaterials Research Cluster host​ed an online event entitled B"iomaterials Research Capability and Equipment Funding Opportunities." One of the goals of the event was to make ECU...

Ethernet cables hooked into computer system
Aug 14, 2020

Expanding Broadband Opportunities

COVID-19 uncovered the realities of the rural digital divide. While almost all Americans living in urban and suburban areas have access to high speed internet, only about 63% of people...

Jul 20, 2020

Navigating Uncharted Waters

This article appeared in Business NC's July 2020 Research North Carolina special section. Over the last few months, the COVID-19 pandemic upended the way many industries interact with employees, customers...

Dec 11, 2019
  • Maggie Riddle

ECU I-Corps Turns Business Ideas Into Reality

Taking an idea and putting it into action can be a challenge. I-Corps, a grant-based program funded by the National Science Foundation equips scientists, entrepreneurs and innovators with the knowledge...