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  • Assistant Professors Iryna Zenyuk, Xiaocheng Jiang, and Rob Viesca

    Assistant Professors Iryna Zenyuk, Xiaocheng Jiang, and Robert Viesca received CAREER Awards, the National Science Foundation's most prestigious award in support of junior faculty.

  • Four mechanical engineering majors pose with their educational water table.
    A team of mechanical engineering students designed and built an educational water table to help young children understand electrical concepts.
  • Members of Tufts SWE and alumni pose for a group photo
    The Tufts chapter of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) was recently awarded the organization's Outstanding Collegiate Section Gold Award, which is the highest-level SWE award for a collegiate section.
  • Anderson Hall with Engineers Week banner hanging over the entrance
    From February 19-25, Tufts School of Engineering is celebrating National Engineers Week. See the Engineering Student Council website for the full schedule of panel discussions, events, and competitions.
  • Driverless electric vehicle on a track
    Professor Bill Messner writes for The Conversation on the current state of the development of autonomous vehicles.
  • Lithium is one of the lightest and most energetic elements. It is also one of the most reactive. When exposed to water, it can burst into flame.

    Professor of the Practice Mike Zimmerman is developing a new generation of batteries that won't explode. Watch him talk about it on NOVA's "Search for the Super Battery."

  • Assistant Professors Ayse Asatekin and Kristen Wendell
    Assistant Professors Ayse Asatekin and Kristen Wendell are appointed to endowed professorships in recognition of their outstanding research programs and potential.
  • Anu Gamage poses with her inverted pendulum
    Summer scholar Anu Gamage, E18, spent her summer developing an inverted pendulum that could continue collecting accurate measurements and balancing itself in the case of a cyberattack.
  • Mike Zimmerman discusses his work on the first polymer-based solid state battery with Anthony Sullivan
    Professor of the Practice Mike Zimmerman is developing a solid polymer lithium metal battery, which would be significantly less likely to catch fire than the current generation of batteries.
  • Bill Messner
    In The Conversation and the Boston Business Journal, Professor Bill Messner wrote about recent advancements in autonomous car technology and about the future of these self-driving vehicles.