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  • Close-up of a bucket and hands making a sand castle
    Interns at the Tufts Center for Engineering Education and Outreach learned about the process of engineering the fun way—building sand castles at Revere Beach, just outside of Boston.
  • A figure image of membrane transport process

    Research led by Tufts engineers on highly selective membrane filters with applications in chemical purification was featured in a special issue of the journal ACS Nano on women-led investigations.

  • Headshots of two men
    In the journal Advanced Energy Materials, Associate Professor Matthew Panzer and alumnus Anthony D'Angelo, EG18, published findings on a new class of fully zwitterionic polymer-supported gel electrolytes that could lead to safer lithium batteries.
  • Vibrant green rods bent in an arc
    A group of Tufts researchers created materials that move in response to light, leading to possible applications for solar-powered products. 
  • A group of students holding a large check
    ZwitterCo, a group made up of engineering alumni and graduate students, received a Catalyst grant from the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center for their work on a membrane technology designed to reduce energy consumption in water purification, specifically in the food and beverage industry.
  • A roller coaster car full of people in the air against a blue sky
    Professor Masoud Sanayei analyzes the structural health of roller coasters.
  • Bright green algae on blue water.
    Professor Steven Chapra points to warming temperatures due to climate change as the reason for more toxic algae bloom in U.S. waters.
  • A white woman with curly red and brown hair stands overlooking a lab below.
    Dean Karen Panetta discussed the importance of K-12 engineering education to get women interested in the field from a young age.
  • A grassy hill with a building made of brick and glass behind it.
    The Science and Engineering Complex at Tufts was awarded LEED Gold certification, making it one of the most energy-efficient buildings of its kind in the United States.
  • A headshot of a white man with grey hair and a grey mustache with a blue shirt.
    Professor Steven Chapra received the 2018 Engineering Seymour Simches Award for Distinguished Teaching and Advising.

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