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  • December 21, 2009
    MIE Professor Ahmed Busnaina’s team was one of 34 Massachusetts groups selected to receive funding from the Department of Defense. Their research is focused on developing carbon nanotube enhanced power sources that are better than current battery technology.
    Chemical Engineering
  • December 4, 2009
    MIE Associate Professor Jeff Ruberti is using “Hybrid Tissue Engineering” to create cornea tissue from collagen that can be used for human transplants.
    Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
  • November 19, 2009
    The National Academy of Engineering has issued the “Grand Challenges for Engineering” which includes restoration and maintenance of urban infrastructure. CEE Professors Sara Wadia-Fascetti and Ming Wang are leading the VOTERS (Versatile Onboard Traffic mbedded Roaming Sensors) project, which will develop onboard multi-sensor technology that will detect structural flaws in roads and bridges.
    Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • November 13, 2009
    Constantinos Mavroidis, Professor and Director of the Biomedical Mechtronics Laboratory, was featured by MIT’s Technology Review for his work in creating portable robotic devices that can be used in the rehabilitation of patients that have suffered a stoke.
    Bioengineering
  • November 6, 2009
    April Gu, Assistant Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering, is exploring ways to make removing polluntants from wastewater more efficient and cost effective. Her research is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Water and Environmental Research Foundation (WERF).
    Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • November 4, 2009
    Shashi Murthy, Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering, is featured in the American Chemical Society’s Langmuir journal for his efforts of trying to minimize/eliminate shunt occlusion in the treatment of hydrocephalus.
    Chemical Engineering
  • October 23, 2009
    MIE Assistant Professor Ashkan Vaziri has received the Air Force Young Investigator Award to study bio-inspired interfaces for hybrid structures.
    Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
  • October 13, 2009
    Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Assistant Professor Yung Joon Jung has been awarded a 3-year grant from NSF to develop ultra-high performance carbon nanotubes for use in extremely narrow interconnects.
    Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
  • October 13, 2009
    ECE Professors Vincent Harris and Carmine Vittoria received a $400K NSF grant to study electric field tunable microwave magnetic passive devices.
    Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • October 8, 2009
    Shashi Murthy, Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering, is featured in the October 7 edition of Analytical Chemistry for his method for separating cells using a deterministic lateral displacement (DLD) microfluidic device.
    Chemical Engineering

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