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  • A headshot of Professor Joseph Noonan against a black background.
    Joseph P. Noonan, E67, EG69, EG73, a professor emeritus and former chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, passed away on April 10.
  • A map of the locations of GRAP programs.
    Elana Chan, E21, is among the first participants in Tufts' Global Research Assistant Program (GRAP), working on a project in India with Amy Pickering, assistant professor in civil and environmental engineering.
  • A statue of Jumbo, the Tufts elephant mascot.
    The Tufts Elephant Conservation Alliance (TECA) has launched a crowdfunding campaign for a groundbreaking new project, utilizing drones for elephant conservation.
  • A figure image of nanofibrils.
    In Nature Reviews, researchers from Tufts and MIT studied strategies for recreating natural nanofibril architectures in the designs of other materials. 
  • A robot hand and a white person's hand reach towards each other against a grey background.
    Researchers from Tufts University and Colorado School of Mines recently presented a paper at the ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human Robot Interaction, exploring the role of indirect speech acts on our interactions with robots in different scenarios.
  • A headshot of Professor Kathleen Fisher.
    Professor Kathleen Fisher was part of a forum that informed the findings of a new report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office on "Artificial Intelligence: Emerging Opportunities, Challenges, and Implications."
  • Professor Darryl Williams and Lecturer Jennaca Davies build nature-inspired designs out of blocks.
    Foundations of Design: Methods of Making is the first class to be offered jointly by the School of Engineering and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts.
  • A close-up image of yeast.
    A group of Tufts researchers have created a genetically modified yeast that grows faster and more efficiently, which could affect the design process for new synthetic organisms for industrial applications. 
  • An image of binary code against a blue background.
    Bridge Professor Susan Landau spoke to the New York Times about the security risks associated with creating methods for "extraordinary access" to encrypted devices. 
  • A close up of a computer screen with code on it.
    Professor Kathleen Fisher explains how recent developments by DARPA have allowed computer scientists to use mathematical proofs to verify that code—up to 100,000 lines of it at a time—is functionally correct and free of bugs.

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