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  • Tiampo Family Assistant Professor Amy Pickering with Kristy and James Tiampo
    Tufts University and the School of Engineering recently hosted a celebration with a lecture by inaugural Tiampo Family Assistant Professor Amy Pickering.
  • Karl Cronburg
    A paper by Ph.D. candidate Karl Cronburg and Associate Professor Sam Guyer received the Distinguished Paper Award at GPCE 2019.
  • Professor Sergio Fantini and members of the DOIT Lab
    Professor Sergio Fantini and the Diffuse Optical Imaging of Tissue Lab find new ways to non-invasively study biological tissue at greater depths.
  • A woman stands outside a building
    Karen Panetta, Dean of Graduate Engineering Education, has built an artificial intelligence tool that differentiates breast cancer cells from non-cancerous cells by analyzing biopsy images.
  • Bovine skeletal muscle cells grown in the presence of myoglobin or hemoglobin
    Cultured meat could reduce resources required in meat production, with a smaller environmental footprint relative to animal farming.
  • SmartCan, the self-driving trash can
    Alumnus Andrew Murray and his company Rezzi have developed SmartCan, a self-driving trash can that takes itself out to the curb on garbage day.
  • Passing a voltage across a heating element connected to the silk bilayer expands the material to smooth out any patterns (left). Cutting off voltage allows material to cool and the high resolution wrinkle pattern appears (right)
    Scientists engineer on-demand high resolution wrinkling for reversible printing and thermal regulation.
  • Inset shows a donut-shaped 3D silk scaffold (represented as schematic in background) treated with ECM and seeded with glioblastoma cells.
    Researchers find the use of brain-like extracellular matrix allows cell growth and treatment to more closely replicate physiological response.
  • close-up of silk fibers
    Fiorenzo Omenetto, Dean of Research and Frank C. Doble Professor, discusses the potential of silk to shape future technologies in Scientific American.
  • Portrait of Neelakshi Hudda
    Researchers, including Research Assistant Professor Neelakshi Hudda of Civil and Environmental Engineering, find harmful air pollution in communities surrounding Boston Logan International Airport.

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