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- 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.
- Associate Professors Babak Moaveni, Jason Rife, and Usman Khan are developing a mobile sensor network to analyze civil infrastructure.
- 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.
- Professor Matthias Scheutz received an Acorn Award from the MTTC to develop an autonomous feeding arm.
- 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.
- 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.
- Tufts School of Engineering collaborated with a number of institutions to help produce the Partnership for Offshore Wind Energy Research's recent report outlining opportunities and next steps for large-scale research endeavors in offshore wind.
- Neural models developed by Tufts researchers could improve understanding of neurodegenerative and other diseases, and facilitate discovery of treatments.
- Professor Mohammed Nurul Afsar and Associate Professor Valencia Koomson are developing a novel hexagonal ferrite thin film preparation system that will be applicable to wide-bandgap semiconductors.