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  • The geometry of a moth's eye provides inspiration for a 3D printed antenna that absorbs specific microwave frequencies from any direction. Credit: Hojat Nejad.

    Tufts electrical engineers and chemical engineers create novel optical devices, including an omnidirectional microwave antenna inspired by a moth's eye.

  • Girls of Code students sitting at rows of computers working on projects
    Through Tufts Girls of Code, Tufts students introduce school-aged girls to programming and teach them how to code.
  • Solar panels on a home's roof

    In Scientific American, Assistant Professor Deborah Sunter explains a Tufts and UC Berkeley study's findings that racial and ethnic minorities have less access to solar power, regardless of income.

  • Sensing threads prepared with bromothymol blue (top thread), methyl red (middle thread) and MnTPP (bottom thread) are exposed to ammonia at 0 ppm (left panel) 50 ppm (middle panel) and 1000 ppm (right panel).
    Equipment- and training-free textile detectors, developed by Ph.D. candidate Rachel Owyeung, Associate Professor Matthew Panzer, and Professor Sameer Sonkusale, could be used in public health, workplace safety, military, and rescue applications.
  • Julia Prusaczyk, E18, jumped from studying chemical engineering to being a baseball development analyst for the St. Louis Cardinals.
  • A man in a lab
    Assistant Professor Xiaocheng Jiang received a Department of Defense grant to procure state-of-the-art research equipment.
  • Hand holding up cell phone, in four different images arranged in a square
    Associate Professor Mark Hempstead and collaborators analyze variations in the performance of smartphones of the same model.
  • Professors Khan, Rife, and Moaveni standing together, with Professor Rife holding a drone
    Associate Professors Babak Moaveni, Jason Rife, and Usman Khan are developing a mobile sensor network to analyze civil infrastructure.
  • Marilyn Sun, A19, standing outside
    Computer science major Marilyn Sun, A19, received an honorable mention in the Computing Research Association's Undergraduate Researcher Awards.
  • Professor Matthias Scheutz and Ph.D. candidate Theresa Law looking at large robot together in the HRI Lab
    Professor Matthias Scheutz received an Acorn Award from the MTTC to develop an autonomous feeding arm.

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