applied scientist


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n applied scientist a person who uses scientific knowledge to solve practical problems
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In literature:

The practical scientist applies the term "cause" to any object or event that is the invariable predecessor of some other object or event.
"Psychology and Achievement" by Warren Hilton
A little rubber hammer came out next and was applied to the reflexes of the stricken scientist.
"The Electronic Mind Reader" by John Blaine
He applies practically in his work those laws which the scientist furnishes him with theoretically.
"The Painter in Oil" by Daniel Burleigh Parkhurst
Is it not evident that we must apply to them the same stringent tests that the scientist employs?
"The Next Step in Religion" by Roy Wood Sellars
These great scientists discovered the principles that were applied later by inventors in the electric motor.
"The Story of Great Inventions" by Elmer Ellsworth Burns

In news:

Over the past few years, scientists have been working to transform education from the inside out, by applying findings from learning and memory research where they could do the most good, in the classroom.
Recently, scientists have begun applying genetic engineering tools to the study of the mammalian heart, heralding a new understanding of heart disease, according to Johns Hopkins University cardiologist .
Summer-applied herbicides in a drought year could lead to some carryover – and subsequent injury – to the next crop, says Purdue Extension weed scientists.
Computer visualization of climate change scenarios applied to a place people recognize helps bring home the message, scientists say.
Samuel Arbesman is an applied mathematician and network scientist.
More recently, scientists have begun applying new DNA sequencing techniques to Nabokov 's work.
Imaging the brains of birds with picosecond optical tomography gives scientists a fascinating look into how these animals respond to calls and songs—and insight into how the technology could be applied to humans.
More and more enterprising scientists are applying their knowledge of technology and industry to their own new businesses.
So scientists here hope that the salamander 's tricks may one day be applied to people.
Scientists prove vagus-nerve stimulation can reverse tinnitus in rats and plan to apply wireless stimulators to humans.
USDA scientists have devised a new method of applying K49 as a frontline defense against aflatoxin contamination in corn, which causes an estimated $200 million annually in US losses alone.
K49 IN CORN—ARS scientists and their collaborators have devised a new method of fighting aflatoxin contamination in corn by preemptively applying a competing strain of Aspergillus fungi that does not produce aflatoxin.
"It was one of the most transforming events in biology, creating a whole cadre of mathematicians and computer scientists who applied their talents to biology," he explains.
Recently scientists have found that some chemicals when applied to the skin can penetrate the body and be absorbed by the body in significant amounts.
Scientists at Washington State University have filed a patent application for a product that could be applied ­preharvest to pears to extend their storability as an alternative to a postharvest MCP (1-methylcyclopropene) application.

In science:

Moon, Chaos and Fractal Dynamics: An Introduction for Applied Scientists and Engineers (Jonh Wiley & Sons, New York, 1992) J.
Mechanism of synchronization in a random dynamical system
In fact it is not clear if reductionism is just a method used by the scientist and applied to nature in order to understand it, or if it is an attribute of nature itself.
From Knowledge, Knowability and the Search for Objective Randomness to a New Vision of Complexity
Statistical physics plays a useful rule, and social scientists have applied it, without knowing then that they dealt with an Ising model of ferromagnets.
Urban segregation with cheap and expensive residences
This methodology is introduced by scientists of Siemens Corporate Research and has been successfully applied to a variety of systems, many of which with real-time and embedded requirements.
On Implementation of a Safer C Library, ISO/IEC TR 24731
Haubold, Special Functions for Applied Scientists, Springer, 2008.
Fractional calculus approach to the statistical characterization of random variables and vectors