- Sam Safavi, EG17, and associate professor Usman Khan were part of a research team that created an improved algorithm for self-localizing and tracking mobile devices, a development that could meet the demands of a projected 50 billion connected products in the Internet-of-Things by 2020.
- Two new graduate programs at the School of Engineering are rising to meet the rapidly growing demand for computer engineers and data science experts.
- Tufts awarded 1,521 undergraduate degrees and 2,186 graduate degrees at this year's commencement ceremony. Former Steinway Musical Instruments CEO Dana Messina, E83, addressed graduates of the School of Engineering as part of its commencement ceremony, and retired CEO of DuPont Ellen J. Kullman, E78, A12P, gave the university-wide commencement address.
- In new paper, Ph.D. candidate Mustafa Sikder and Associate Professor Daniele Lantagne and a group of researchers studied the water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) activity in southern Syria during ongoing armed conflict.