Why do birds flock together?

Kimberly Smith, professor of biological sciences in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, replies: Vertebrates commonly form aggregations: fish form schools, mammals form herds, and ...

How does solar power work?

Hameed Naseem, professor of electrical engineering in the College of Engineering, replies: Solar energy is harnessed to produce electrical power by using solar cells. A solar cell absorbs light to pr...

What is a “smart building”?

Tahar Messadi, assistant professor of architecture in the School of Architecture, replies: Smart buildings accomplish tasks for us, improve energy efficiency and enhance comfort and security. Thanks ...