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  • Assistant Professor Kristen Wendell

    Kristen Wendell, McDonnell Family Assistant Professor in Engineering Education, studies how students learn engineering and science.

  • Associate Professor Matthew Panzer
    Associate Professor Matthew Panzer received funding from the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center to develop a flexible, lightweight technology for lithium-ion batteries.
  • The atrium of the new Science and Engineering Complex

    Tufts was ranked 11th worldwide in the Nature Index 2017 Innovation ranking, which assesses the impact academic research is having on innovation.

  • Cyanobacterial bloom in the Pamlico River in North Carolina.
    Professor Steve Chapra and a team of researchers report that harmful algal blooms in large freshwater reservoirs and lakes are projected to increase because of climate change.
  • Professor Luis Dorfmann
    Professor Luis Dorfmann published a review article on nonlinear electroelasticity in Proceedings of the Royal Society of London A.
  • Surgeons in an operating room
    A team of Tufts researchers received the Harting Award for the best paper published in Experimental Techniques in 2016.
  • Aerial view of Tufts campus
    A number of engineering faculty and staff received seed grants through the Tufts Innovates and Tufts Collaborates programs. Awarded by the Provost's Office, the grants spark innovative ideas and interdisciplinary research.
  • Illustration of heavy rainfall and dirty water.
    Professors Elena Naumova and Jeffrey Griffiths, who have adjunct appointments in engineering, find that pathogens that thrive inside aging pipes and water transport systems can result in many costly hospitalizations.
  • Mike Zimmerman displays his work on the first polymer-based solid state battery
    The Boston Globe named Professor of the Practice Mike Zimmerman one of its Game Changers of 2017 for his development of a lithium-ion battery that doesn't explode, and lasts longer.
  • Wooden blocks with bar codes that can be sequenced and used to program robots.
    Adjunct Professor Marina Umaschi Bers is teaching computational thinking to young children, who learn to sequence a set of special wooden blocks then scan their bar codes to program robots.

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