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  • Young baby crawling on the floor, with a woman looking on
    In a paper published in the Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology, Assistant Professor Amy Pickering and colleagues studied the exposure of young children to environmental contaminants through indirect ingestion. 
  • The team behind ZwitterCo poses with a large check.
    ZwitterCo, a start-up founded by Tufts Gordon Institute and Civil and Environmental Engineering alumni, uses nanofilters to separate oil and grease from reusable water. The technique is based on Assistant Professor Ayse Asatekin's research.
  • Buildings viewed from the air
    Associate Professor John Durant, Research Assistant Professor Neelakshi Hudda, and Tufts University School of Medicine Professor Doug Brugge are working with the City of Somerville to study how to improve indoor air quality for residents living in multifamily complexes near busy roads.
  • Professor Maria Flytzani-Stephanopoulos in the lab
    Distinguished Professor Maria Flytzani-Stephanopoulos received this year’s American Chemical Society Catalysis Lectureship for the Advancement of Catalytic Science with her Tufts colleague Charles Sykes, to be presented at the American Chemical Society national meeting in San Diego in August. The two faculty members received the honor for their work developing single-atom metal catalysts that could be significantly more efficient than those currently deployed in the production of goods such as fuel and plastics, the processing of food, and removing harmful gases in catalytic converters.
  • A woman stands in a lab
    With colleagues from the Department of Physics and Astronomy, Assistant Professor Ayse Asatekin (pictured) and postdoctoral scholar Ilin Sadeghi, EG18, created hydrophobic polymer blends and used electrospinning to fabricate them into nonwoven fibrous membranes, focusing on their thermal properties and structures.
  • Wind turbines in the ocean
    Tufts offers first graduate program of its kind in the country, integrating engineering with policy and economics.
  • An aerial photo of a city
    A first-of-its-kind study led by Tufts researchers, in collaboration with Somerville officials and citizens, will measure indoor air quality and comfort in multifamily housing developments near busy roadways. 
  • A man's headshot
    Patrick F. Sheehan, P.E., EG91, is the new Chief Executive Officer of multi-disciplinary management company GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. (GZA).
  • Offshore wind turbines
    Tufts School of Engineering collaborated with a number of institutions to help produce the Partnership for Offshore Wind Energy Research's recent report outlining opportunities and next steps for large-scale research endeavors in offshore wind.
  • Solar panels on a roof

    Assistant Professor Deborah Sunter and colleagues found that racial inequality persists in the deployment of rooftop solar panels.

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