Showing News articles tagged with Environmental sustainability
- Three professors in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering received funding for new projects.
- On the new season of the Trailblazers podcast from Dell Technologies, host Walter Isaacson interviewed Professor of the Practice Mike Zimmerman about his work developing safer and more stable batteries.
In 2018 and 2019, eight new faculty members join the School of Engineering.
- Associate Professor Tom Vandervelde is investigating new methods for solving inefficiencies in electricity production.
- Interns at the Tufts Center for Engineering Education and Outreach learned about the process of engineering the fun way—building sand castles at Revere Beach, just outside of Boston.
Research led by Tufts engineers on highly selective membrane filters with applications in chemical purification was featured in a special issue of the journal ACS Nano on women-led investigations.
- In the journal Advanced Energy Materials, Associate Professor Matthew Panzer and alumnus Anthony D'Angelo, EG18, published findings on a new class of fully zwitterionic polymer-supported gel electrolytes that could lead to safer lithium batteries.
- A group of Tufts researchers created materials that move in response to light, leading to possible applications for solar-powered products.
- ZwitterCo, a group made up of engineering alumni and graduate students, received a Catalyst grant from the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center for their work on a membrane technology designed to reduce energy consumption in water purification, specifically in the food and beverage industry.
- Professor Masoud Sanayei analyzes the structural health of roller coasters.