Showing News articles tagged with Environmental sustainability
- 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.
- Professor Steven Chapra points to warming temperatures due to climate change as the reason for more toxic algae bloom in U.S. waters.
- Dean Karen Panetta discussed the importance of K-12 engineering education to get women interested in the field from a young age.
- The Science and Engineering Complex at Tufts was awarded LEED Gold certification, making it one of the most energy-efficient buildings of its kind in the United States.
- Professor Steven Chapra received the 2018 Engineering Seymour Simches Award for Distinguished Teaching and Advising.