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Sep 16, 2020

Could Breathalyzers Make Covid Testing Quicker and Easier?

ECE Professor Nian Sun was featured in the Wired.com article “Could Breathalyzers Make Covid Testing Quicker and Easier?” for his efforts in using breathalyzer like devices to detect viral particles.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Sep 04, 2020

Somerville to Monitor Wastewater for Evidence of COVID-19

CEE Assistant Professor Ameet Pinto was featured by the City of Somerville and WBUR on how he is working with Somerville officials to track coronavirus outbreaks through sewage testing.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Aug 11, 2020

How to Choose the Best Cloth Face Mask for You

CEE Associate Professor Loretta Fernandez was featured in the NY Times Wirecutter article “How to Choose the Best Cloth Face Mask for You” for her expertise in studying how to make the best fitting mask.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Jul 31, 2020

Remotely Operated Robot Takes Straight Razor to Face of Brave Roboticist

MIE Assistant Professor Peter Whitney had his face shaved with a straight razor by a remotely controlled robotic device.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

May 29, 2020

Why I paused my Ph.D. research to work as an industry intern

ChE PhD student Tess Torregrosa wrote an editorial in Science Magazine on “Why I paused my Ph.D. research to work as an industry intern“, Tess was co-advised by Assistant Professors Ryan Koppes and Abigail Koppes.

Chemical Engineering

May 14, 2020

Geoscientists Help Map the Pandemic

Interdisciplinary PhD alum Babak Fard, PhD’18 used his work with Auroop Ganguly as a starting point for risk modeling and adapt it to COVID-19 risk mapping and modeling, as described in the Eos article “Geoscientists Help Map the Pandemic“.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Apr 23, 2020

Adding A Nylon Stocking Layer Could Boost Protection From Cloth Masks, Study Finds

CEE/MES Assistant Professors Loretta Fernandez was featured in the NPR article “Adding A Nylon Stocking Layer Could Boost Protection From Cloth Masks, Study Finds” and WFUV.org article “Adding A Nylon Stocking Layer Could Boost Protection From…” about her research in making sure COVID-19 masks are effective.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Apr 16, 2020

Social distancing is controlling Covid-19; now scientists need to figure out which measures are most effective

MIE Associate Professor Babak Heydari was featured in the Stat News article “Social distancing is controlling Covid-19; now scientists need to figure out which measures are most effective“

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering