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  • September 12, 2017
    ECE Associate Professor Purnima Ratilal-Makris received a $710K NSF award for the "Development of a Large-Aperture Coherent Hydrophone Array, Data Processing and Analysis Software System for Instantaneous Wide-Area Passive Acoustic Monitoring of Marine Mammals."
    Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • September 1, 2017
    CEE Assistant Professor Ameet Pinto was awarded a $330K NSF grant for "Deciphering the role of comammox bacteria in nitrogen removal systems". Dr. Pinto, whose research interests include microbial ecology and physiology, drinking water treatment and distribution, wastewater treatment and more, is revolutionizing the way water is treated for nitrogen.
    Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • August 24, 2017
    MIE Assistant Professor Carlos Hidrovo Chavez was awarded a $309K NSF grant for "Elucidating the True Role of Surface Microtexturing in Friction Reduction and Enhanced Convective Heat Transfer".
    Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
  • August 23, 2017
    ChE Assistant Professor Sidi A. Bencherif's project on “Cryogel-integrated biochips for ex-vivo hepatotoxicity and anti-cancer drug screening of 3D biomimetic liver microtissues” was selected to be funded by the Thomas Jefferson Fund.
    Chemical Engineering
  • August 22, 2017
    ECE/ChE Professor Vincent Harris received, in collaboration with Quorvo, an $8M DARPA grant (2017-2019) for the project “MAgnetics on GaN for Next GEneration T/R Systems (MAGNETS),” which involves the Integration of active and passive elements in GaN-based transmit and receive modules.
    Chemical Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • August 21, 2017
    MIE/ECE Assistant Professor Jose Martinez-Lorenzo was awarded a $546K Department of Energy grant for "Fusing Thermoacoustic, Electromagnetic and Acoustic/Seismic Wave Fields for Subsurface Characterization and Imaging of Flow Transport".
    Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
  • August 16, 2017
    ChE Associate Teaching Professor Lucas Landherr was selected to receive AIChE's new 35 Under 35 award for his contributions to engineering education and new tools for pre-college teaching.
    Chemical Engineering
  • August 15, 2017
    CEE Professor Peter Furth received an Innovation in Education Award by the ITE's Transportation Education Council.
    Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • August 6, 2017
    ChE's Adam Ekenseair, Lucas Landherr, and Courtney Pfluger all were honored for their poster sessions during the American Society of Engineering Education Chemical Engineering Division Summer School.
    Chemical Engineering
  • August 2, 2017
    Professors Agnes Chan (CCIS) and David Kaeli (ECE) were awarded a $4.6M NSF grant to continue and expand its participation in the CyberCorps® Scholarship for Service (SFS) program.
    Electrical & Computer Engineering

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