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  • A hand holds out a battery
    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.
  • A lawn on campus with fall colours in the trees

    In 2018 and 2019, eight new faculty members join the School of Engineering.

  • Two people in a lab
    Associate Professor Tom Vandervelde is investigating new methods for solving inefficiencies in electricity production.
  • Close-up of a bucket and hands making a sand castle
    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.
  • A figure image of membrane transport process

    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.

  • Headshots of two men
    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.
  • Vibrant green rods bent in an arc
    A group of Tufts researchers created materials that move in response to light, leading to possible applications for solar-powered products. 
  • A man in a grey sweater stands in a lab with his arms crossed, smiling.
    Assistant Professor Xiaocheng Jiang and a group of Tufts researchers examined new developments in support extracellular electron transfer (EET) processes, which could have applications in renewable energy conversion and bioelectronics.
  • A group of students holding a large check
    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.
  • A headshot of a white man with brown hair
    Assistant Professor Brian Timko was named to the inaugural class of Young Innovators in NanoBiotech, established by the journal Nano Research

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