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  • 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.
  • Sunrise behind city skyline and smokestacks emitting smoke.

    Assistant Professor Jonathan Lamontagne spoke to the Los Angeles Times about why the next decade is going to be critical in curtailing the effects of climate change.

  • 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.
  • A Tufts research team — including Assistant Professor Ayse Asatekin, the John A. and Dorothy M. Adams Faculty Development Professor, and alumna Ilin Sadeghi — developed a low-cost membrane to separate oil and water for environmental remediation and wastewater treatment.
  • 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.
  • Assistant Professor Kristen Wendell
    Assistant Professor Kristen Wendell, the McDonnell Family Assistant Professor of Engineering Education, and colleagues recently published research on the preparation of elementary school instructors to teach engineering topics.
  • Simulation of atmospheric carbon dioxide. (Source: NASA)
    In research published in Nature Climate Change, Assistant Professor Jonathan Lamontagne and colleagues find that there are few pathways to an acceptable climate future without immediate action. Read more from Tufts Now and National Geographic.
  • 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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