In the Media
Sep 16, 2020
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.
Sep 04, 2020
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.
Aug 11, 2020
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.
Jul 31, 2020
MIE Assistant Professor Peter Whitney had his face shaved with a straight razor by a remotely controlled robotic device.
May 29, 2020
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.
May 14, 2020
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“.
Apr 23, 2020
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.
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“