- In a paper published in the Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology, Assistant Professor Amy Pickering and colleagues studied the exposure of young children to environmental contaminants through indirect ingestion.
- Former Dean of Tufts School of Engineering, professor of mechanical engineering, and Tufts trustee Ioannis Miaoulis has been selected as the new president of Rogers Williams University.
- ZwitterCo, a start-up founded by Tufts Gordon Institute and Civil and Environmental Engineering alumni, uses nanofilters to separate oil and grease from reusable water. The technique is based on Assistant Professor Ayse Asatekin's research.
- Associate Professor John Durant, Research Assistant Professor Neelakshi Hudda, and Tufts University School of Medicine Professor Doug Brugge are working with the City of Somerville to study how to improve indoor air quality for residents living in multifamily complexes near busy roads.
- Tufts Ski Team co-captain Sami Rubin, E20, and teammates recently competed in races at the Dartmouth Skiway, and provided tips on how to become a better skier.
As part of National Engineers Week celebrations, Norman Fortenberry of the American Society for Engineering Education delivered a Dean's Lecture on the future of engineering education and what students need to know.
- Distinguished Professor Maria Flytzani-Stephanopoulos received this year’s American Chemical Society Catalysis Lectureship for the Advancement of Catalytic Science with her Tufts colleague Charles Sykes, to be presented at the American Chemical Society national meeting in San Diego in August. The two faculty members received the honor for their work developing single-atom metal catalysts that could be significantly more efficient than those currently deployed in the production of goods such as fuel and plastics, the processing of food, and removing harmful gases in catalytic converters.