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  • May 15, 2009
    ECE Assistant Professor Mehmet Dokmeci has developed a method of using Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes (SWNT) on complementary metal oxide semiconductor (CMOS) circuitry that will lead to the creation of new sensor systems.
    Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • May 15, 2009
    April Gu, Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering is calculating toxicity levels of pollutants in water samples using prokaryotic real-time gene expressions.
    Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • May 11, 2009
    Using low L/D aspect ratios, MIE Assistant Professor Yung Joon Jung and his graduate students, have demonstrated the benefits of using nanocups and ring geometries.
    Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
  • April 30, 2009
    The NSF ADVANCE grant will help increase the number of women in academic science and engineering careers.
    Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
  • April 29, 2009
    NU researchers from Chemical Engineering have found that using potassium on the surface of nanotubes can significantly enhance the performance of the solar cells.
    Chemical Engineering
  • April 14, 2009
    Thomas Sheahan, professor and acting chair of Civil and Environmental Engineering, is trying to create an ASTM standard test that will be able to help determine soil and foundation responses due to manmade and seismic activity.
    Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • March 27, 2009
    Purnima Ratilal, assistant professor of ECE, has been published in the latest issue of Science for her research on imaging fish shoals that verifies general theories about the behavior patterns of large groups of animals
    Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • February 26, 2009
    Ahmed Busnaina, William Lincoln Smith Professor and director of the Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing (CHN), is investigating ways of manufacturing materials which will allow structures and patterns down to 20nm or smaller using room-temperature and non-vacuum processes.
    Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
  • February 20, 2009
    Laura H Lewis, Cabot Professor and chair of Chemical Engineering, Vincent G. Harris, William Lincoln Smith Chair and director of the CM3IC, and research scientist Dr. C.N. Chinnasamy, will co-lead a joint Indo-US “Conference on New Directions and Novel Applications in Magnetism” at the Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay (IITB), March 1 – 4, 2009.
    Chemical Engineering
  • December 22, 2008
    This is the nation's highest honor for professionals at the outset of their independent scientific research careers.
    Electrical & Computer Engineering

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