Karl Linden and a student in the lab.

Linden Lab engineering a world of safer water

Nov. 15, 2019

No matter where you are in the world, Professor Karl Linden wants you to be able to turn on a tap and receive clean drinking water. It’s a basic, but vital, necessity that’s still missing from large swathes of the U.S. and low- and middle-income countries.

Clough and alumni with banner

“Talented people find their own paths”: College alumni reconnect in Houston

Nov. 14, 2019

Graduates of the College of Engineering and Applied Science met in Houston to reconnect and hear from Professor Emeritus David Clough.

Blood in an artery

Machine learning technology may help doctors identify and treat infections in newborns faster

Nov. 6, 2019

New research adapting facial recognition technology may help identify and treat pathogens in minutes rather than days.

Keith Molenaar

Keith Molenaar appointed interim engineering dean

Nov. 5, 2019

Provost Russell Moore today announced he has named Keith Molenaar interim dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Science (CEAS), effective in January 2020.

Syringe drawing a vaccine

Breaking the cold chain and making the shot count: Garcea and Randolph awarded Gates Foundation grant for vaccine research

Nov. 1, 2019

New research from Professor Robert Garcea of the BioFrontiers Institute and Gillespie Professor Theodore Randolph of the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering is showing encouraging results in stabilizing vaccines and circumventing the refrigeration requirement, earning an additional $1.2 million in grant funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Professor Mike McGehee

Research group advances perovskite solar technology

Oct. 21, 2019

In a new research paper published in Nature Energy earlier this month, Professor Michael McGehee and his research team demonstrate how to dramatically improve the stability of tin-containing perovskite material used in stacked solar cells, allowing for up to 30% power conversion efficiency.

Penny at NAE.

Axelrad inducted into National Academy of Engineering

Oct. 8, 2019

The National Academy of Engineering has officially elected Ann and H.J. Smead Aerospace Engineering Sciences professor Penina Axelrad as a new member. Election to the prestigious academy is among the highest professional distinctions bestowed upon an engineer. Academy membership honors those who have made outstanding contributions to engineering research, practice...

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