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  • Erick Garcia, Senior Lecturer Gary Leisk, Nicholas Nopprapun, and Noah Kagan, after hearing the news about their award.
    Three mechanical engineering seniors, working with faculty advisor Gary Leisk, designed a baggage handling solution that won a national competition for addressing airport needs.
  • Professor Luis Dorfmann
    Professor Luis Dorfmann published a review article on nonlinear electroelasticity in Proceedings of the Royal Society of London A.
  • A corgi plays in virtual pet simulator RoVR

    Alumni Jeremy Slavitz and Henry Zhou, E17, took a student project developed at Tufts and turned it into RoVR: a new virtual pet simulator.

  • May/June 2017 cover of Advancing Microelectronics Magazine
    An article by alumnus Peter Lewis, E14 and EG16, and Associate Professor Robert White was featured as the cover article in a recent issue of Advancing Microelectronics.
  • Mike Zimmerman displays his work on the first polymer-based solid state battery
    The Boston Globe named Professor of the Practice Mike Zimmerman one of its Game Changers of 2017 for his development of a lithium-ion battery that doesn't explode, and lasts longer.
  • Hands on a laptop keyboard.
    Professor and Chair Kathleen Fisher recently spoke to The Economist about gaps in modern cybersecurity, and about potential fixes.
  • Wooden blocks with bar codes that can be sequenced and used to program robots.
    Adjunct Professor Marina Umaschi Bers is teaching computational thinking to young children, who learn to sequence a set of special wooden blocks then scan their bar codes to program robots.
  • Tufts team presents at the Atlantic Council's Cyber 9/12 Student Challenge.
    A team of four Tufts undergraduates recently reached the semi-final round of the Atlantic Council's Cyber 9/12 Student Challenge in Washington, D.C.
  • A robot sits on display before Tufts Department of Computer Science Professor Matthias Scheutz's robotics programming class.

    The Human Robot Interaction Lab is teaching robots how to trust and how to behave in ways that are consistent with our social and moral expectations.

  • 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.

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