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Aug 29, 2019

New Faculty Spotlight: Mona Minkara

Mona Minkara joins the Bioengineering department in August 2019 as an Assistant Professor.

Bioengineering

Aug 29, 2019

New Faculty Spotlight: Kelsey Pieper

Kelsey Pieper joins the Civil and Environmental Engineering department in August 2019 as an Assistant Professor.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Aug 29, 2019

New Faculty Spotlight: Milad Siami

Milad Siami joins the Electrical and Computer Engineering department in August 2019 as an Assistant Professor.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Aug 29, 2019

New Faculty Spotlight: Yi Zheng

Yi Zheng joins the Mechanical & Industrial Engineering department in August 2019 as an Associate Professor.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Aug 27, 2019

Maass Awarded NSF Grant to Study Resource Allocation to Disrupt Human Trafficking Networks

MIE Assistant Professor Kayse Lee Maass is a co-principal investigator on a $535K NSF grant, titled, “ISN2: Disrupting Human Trafficking via Needs Matching and Capacity Expansion.”

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Aug 27, 2019

Melodia Awarded Patent to Ultrasonically Transmit Data Through Tissue

ECE Professor Tommaso Melodia was awarded a patent to create an “Ultrasonic multiplexing network for implantable medical devices”.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Aug 27, 2019

Auguste Awarded Patent for Chemotherapeutic Drug Delivery

ChE Professor Debra Auguste was awarded a patent for “Cationic polymers as co-drugs for chemotherapeutic agents”. Abstract Source: USPTO A method for treating a biological cell is disclosed. The method administers a mixture of a chemotherapeutic drug and a co-drug that facilitates delivery of the chemotherapeutic drug to the nucleus of the cell. Examples of […]

Chemical Engineering

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Aug 26, 2019

Padir Appointed an Editor for IEEE ICRA Robotics Research Conference

ECE Associate Professor Taskin Padir has been appointed an Editor for the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation for a three-year term. ICRA 2020 is the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society’s flagship conference and the premier international forum for robotics researchers to present and discuss their work. Established in 1984 and held annually, the […]

Electrical & Computer Engineering