Faculty Research

Walter Rowe opening a tray on a PerkinElmer AxION 2TOF mass spectrometer.

Our faculty are at the forefront of forensic science research. Critical examples of faculty research include:

  • Methodology for the identification of emerging controlled substances (especially synthetic cathinones or “bath salts”)
  • Exploration of new types of genetic markers to improve forensic DNA profiling
  • How to leverage emerging drone technology to ensure safety and legality

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Faculty Spotlight

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Drones: Challenges for Forensic Sciences

The emergence of inexpensive drones presents challenges and opportunities in the justice system. Professor of Forensic Sciences Victor Weedn presented on the...

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Forensic Sciences Professor Wins Award for Crime Scene Textbook

The third edition of Crime Scene Photography, written by Associate Professor Edward Robinson, won a...