Science and Technology

Our dedicated faculty and quality facilities prepare students for science-related careers and graduate studies. We emphasize basic and applied research, technological applications, and international experiences because our objective is not merely to accumulate knowledge, but also to develop commitment and take action.

Noteworthy

Bryant professors working with Chinese colleagues solve fossil puzzle

Profs. Qin Leng and Hong Yang used used advanced biotechnology techniques to discover the mechanism of this rare preservation of biomolecules.

Allison Hubbard '14, '15 MSGES: "In science – and in life – it is okay to fail"

Now an applications engineer, she was inspired "to try different aspects of science" as she worked with her faculty mentor, environmental engineer and Assoc. Prof. Dan McNally.

A summer of science thanks to undergraduate research fellowships

Six Bryant students conducted graduate-level research for 10 weeks this summer and presented their findings at annual conference at URI.

Bryant's antibiotics discovery group includes team of undergrads

A family of potent compounds developed by Prof. Chris Reid and his students is one step closer to being patented.

Seven Bryant students to present research at statewide SURF Conference

One group has filed a provisional patent for new compounds for an antibiotic; another is exploring how legacy pollution has affected the Providence River estuary.

Doctoral programs taking note of Bryant undergrads' lab experiences

Bryant science students find that the hands-on research they've undertaken in Bryant labs through projects funded by Rhode Island EPSCoR has given them a competitive edge.

Bryant researchers surface surprising data about role of climate change in rice domestication

Working with Chinese researchers and archaeologists, professors Yang, Leng, and their students identified short periods of drought that opened new areas for rice farming.

Growing a community of emerging scientists

Majoring in Biology or Environmental Science at Bryant means small classes and faculty who will join you on a journey of discovery – one in which you will realize your strengths and passions through programs tailored specifically to your interests.

Caitlyn Witkowski ’11, ’14 MSGES: Growing as a research scientist

Conducting research around the globe in partnership with Bryant's science faculty has given her the opportunity to explore, travel, and "understand myself."

Jessica May Vickers ’14: Nurturing a passion for sustainability innovation

Bryant's individual attention, multiple research opportunities, and the option to personalize her major bring Vickers a step closer to career as a chief sustainability officer.

Ryan Miller '15: An undergrad research fellowship fueled passion for microbiology

Next steps on his path: a career in brain science. Miller hopes to become a professor of biological psychology.

Eimear Black '14: Cross-country leader a standout in the lab

Having discovered a passion for research through an internship while at Bryant, Black is heading toward a career in molecular biology.