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Jun 12, 2009

Tracking Cancer Tumors Digitally

ECE Associate Professor Jennifer Dy is developing a computer algorithm that will try to track the movement of tumors that will allow for detection and targeted treatments.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Jun 10, 2009

COE to gain new Center for Healthcare Systems Engineering

MIE Associate Professor, James C. Benneyan, will be the Executive Director of the New England Healthcare Systems Engineering Research Center. The center is funded by the US Dept of Veterans Affairs and will receive $3.4M/yr.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Jun 10, 2009

Master of Science Degree Program in Energy Systems

The Graduate School of Engineering offers a Master of Science degree program in Energy Systems. The program integrates the technology side of energy systems with the financial planning needed to effectively be implemented.

Jun 03, 2009

Prof. Gouldstone is Recipient of Best Paper Award

MIE Professor Andrew Gouldstone was the recipient of the Journal of Thermal Spray Technology Best Paper Award at the International Thermal Spray Conference for his paper "On the Role of Bubbles in Metallic Splat Nanopores and Adhesion". The work shows that the first hundred nanoseconds of liquid droplet impact strongly effects surface adhesion.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Jun 02, 2009

Prof. Harris and Vittoria receives $1.4M for research on magnetics

Professors Vince Harris and Carmine Vittoria receive $1.4M from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), Navy, and Air Force for advanced magnets and their use in next generation microwave electronics.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Jun 02, 2009

EWB to Design Clean Water System for Bbanda, Uganda

Engineers Without Borders (EWB) is again designing a clean water system but this time in Bbanda, Uganda. The group is almost finished on their project in El Chaguite, Honduras that designed a similar water system.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Jun 01, 2009

A Single Drop of Blood can Expose Heart Disease

Shashi Murthy, Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering, has developed a credit card-sized device that uses less than a drop of blood to discover if a patient has heart disease.

Chemical Engineering

May 28, 2009

NSF Grant to Help New Generation of Students

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded NU a new grant aimed at providing scholarships to students interested in pursuing a degree in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics.