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  • Cyanobacterial bloom in the Pamlico River in North Carolina.
    Professor Steve Chapra and a team of researchers report that harmful algal blooms in large freshwater reservoirs and lakes are projected to increase because of climate change.
  • MWSCAS logo and photo of Boston skyline
    From August 6-9, Tufts hosted MWSCAS 2017, a global electrical engineering symposium that brought more than 500 technology leaders from 39 countries to campus.
  • Lincoln Memorial
    At the Global Grand Challenges Summit, August Frechette, E18, reflected on the persistent gender gap in STEM fields.
  • Will Edmonds and August Frechette pose in front of the Lincoln Memorial
    Will Edmonds, E19, reports that collaboration will be key to tackle the 14 challenges featured at the recent Global Grand Challenges Summit.
  • Aerial view of Tufts campus
    A number of engineering faculty and staff received seed grants through the Tufts Innovates and Tufts Collaborates programs. Awarded by the Provost's Office, the grants spark innovative ideas and interdisciplinary research.
  • Overhead view of Tufts campus
    This summer, eight Engineering majors received Summer Scholars funding to remain on campus and work on an independent undergraduate research project.
  • The new Science and Engineering Complex, under construction.

    The Tufts Science and Technology Corridor weaves together existing STEM gems with new state-of-the-art laboratory, research, and collaboration facilities.

  • Illustration of heavy rainfall and dirty water.
    Professors Elena Naumova and Jeffrey Griffiths, who have adjunct appointments in engineering, find that pathogens that thrive inside aging pipes and water transport systems can result in many costly hospitalizations.
  • MSEM student Ken Nugent
    As part of his certificate in Water: Systems, Science, and Society, Gordon Institute student Ken Nugent helped organize a cross-disciplinary symposium on the potential of water markets.
  • Mike Zimmerman displays his work on the first polymer-based solid state battery
    The Boston Globe named Professor of the Practice Mike Zimmerman one of its Game Changers of 2017 for his development of a lithium-ion battery that doesn't explode, and lasts longer.

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