Victor Bright

Subtle Heat

June 6, 2017

INFRARED CAMERA CREATES SHARP FOCUS FROM TEMPERATURE CHANGES “The applications are abundant,” Bright says. “You just have to have imagination.” The air temperature in Victor Bright’s office is mild, maybe 70 degrees. There aren’t any obvious drafts or pockets of warm or cold air. All the books on the shelves,... Read more »
Mice and Mars

Of Mice & Mars

May 5, 2017

Far above Earth, a curious colony of spacefarers is sharing close quarters on the International Space Station as part of research that could one day help lead us to Mars. These are no ordinary astronauts, they are mice, and their journey could be key to solving a problem that vexes... Read more »
Jacob Sigel with prosthetic hand

A Helping Hand

April 18, 2016

Prosthetic limb designer helps clients get back to the business of life. Jacob Segil meets some interesting people in his line of work. Segil, an instructor in the Engineering Plus Program and the Department of Mechanical Engineering, has been collaborating with research groups around the world in recent years to... Read more »