- A group of researchers, including Assistant Professor Amy Pickering, conducted a study on the effects of a combination of sanitation and nutrition interventions in Kenya.
- Thanks to a gift from the estate of the former pharmaceutical executive Keith Nolop, Tufts engineering students will have a state-of-the-art makerspace to drive their creativity and curiosity when the Nolop Fabrication, Analysis, Simulation, and Testing (FAST) Facility opens in the spring of 2018.
- A team of Tufts researchers, including Assistant Professor Ayse Asatekin, has developed new and highly selective membrane filters that could enable manufacturers to separate and purify chemicals in ways that are more energy efficient and less wasteful.
- Tufts had a record year for applications, with a record-high number of applications for the School of Engineering.
- A group of Tufts researchers in Mechanical Engineering—Ph.D. student Nikolas Kastor, alum Zhengxin Zhao, and Associate Professor Robert White—published a paper in Sensors and Actuators A: Physical on a new sensor model, targeted at ground and flight testing of aerospace vehicles and components.