Showing News articles tagged with Engineering for health
Using engineering tools to answer biological questions, Assistant Professor Madeleine Oudin is studying what causes cancer to metastasize and become resistant to treatment.
- Ph.D. candidate Dimitra Pouli was selected to participate in the 68th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting for Young Scientists.
- A team of engineers and biologists led by Professor Irene Georgakoudi has developed label-free, non-destructive tools to detect metabolic changes linked to disease.
- Researchers from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, the Department of Computer Science, and the Center for Applied Brain and Cognitive Sciences are working to develop a brain machine interface probe.
- Voting is now open for the annual STAT Madness competition, celebrating the best innovations in science and medicine. A paper from Biomedical Engineering Professor David Kaplan and a team of researchers is in the running, as well as a paper from researchers at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy.
- Inventor and entrepreneur Dean Kamen delivered the Dean's Lecture on "Manufacturing the Future of Biofabrication" and spoke about his path to success.
- Student organizers put on IDHack 2018, working with non-profit organizations to create solutions for the international development sector.
- Assistant Professor Ayse Asatekin and a group of researchers developed a new method for making membranes with ultra-thin hydrogel selective layers called Interfacially Initiated Free Radical Polymerization (IIFRP).
Professor Sameer Sonkusale and a research team developed a new method to make microneedles without cleanrooms, using readily available materials and equipment.
- Professor Shafiqul Islam talked to Vox about "Day Zero" in Cape Town, South Africa and what might occur if the city goes dry.