Mechanical engineering Professors Mark Rentschler and Greg Rieker, as well as Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology Professor Tin Tin Su, received the honor recognizing their thought-leadership and discovery on Monday, Nov. 1.
After a year when the nation experienced a shortage of mechanical ventilators to help treat patients with severe COVID-19 complications, Professor Mark Borden's company Respirogen presents another treatment option: oxygen microbubbles.
Two Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering alumni are among the leaders of Respirogen, a company that has developed oxygen microbubbles to treat patients suffering from Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS).
The award recognizes an outstanding faculty or staff member who has demonstrated exceptional interest and accomplishments in innovation and entrepreneurship. Riffell is the first mechanical engineering faculty member to win the award.
LongPath Technologies has been awarded $5 million from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy. The award will support the commercial scaling of LongPath’s innovative approach to continuous emissions monitoring and mitigation from the oil and gas sector.