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Student Organizations

Every year, our engineering student organizations participate in February's National Engineers Week. The Engineering Student Council organizes fun activities to unite our engineering community in friendly competition. Read about the events in Tufts Daily, check out some photos below, and learn more about our engineering societies on campus.

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Engineering Week 2011 - Images by Kelvin Ma, Tufts University

For a complete list of all student organizations visit: http://ase.tufts.edu/stu-org/

Spotlight - Research

Scientists have developed a brain implant that essentially melts into place, snugly fitting to the brain's surface. Photo credit: John Rogers

Biomedical engineers
David Kaplan and Fio Omenetto have helped develop a brain implant that essentially melts into place, snugly fitting to the brain's surface. The technology could pave the way for better devices to monitor and control seizures, and to transmit signals from the brain past damaged parts of the spinal cord.

Their research made Technology Review's 2010 list of the 10 most important emerging technologies.

Photo credit: John Rogers