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  • June 14, 2011
    MIE Professor James Benneyan is investigating ways to use systems engineering to improve the healthcare system by optimizing treatments, patient safety and quality of care.
    Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
  • June 14, 2011
    ECE associate professor Purnima Ratilal, has received a $150K NSF grant to develop a system to detect the movements of marine animals in near-real-time to minimize the impact of man-made activities on their populations
    Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • June 14, 2011
    On June 8-10, 2011, researchers from around the world came together at the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis (NIMBioS) at the University of Tennessee- Knoxville to discuss individual-based ecology of microbes.
    Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • June 13, 2011
    Under the direction of Associate Professor Waleed Meleis, a team of ECE capstone students, created a Disability Assistant Robot With i (Eye) Navigation (DARWiN) that would allow a disabled people to interact with things around the house.
    Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • June 13, 2011
    CIV Professors Ming Wang, Dionisio Bernal, and Jerome Hajjar organized the 2011 Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference which focused on academic research and real-world applications.
    Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • May 31, 2011
    A team of ECE capstone students, supervised by Associate Professor Waleed Meleis and Assistant Professor Deniz Erdogmus, created a system to fly the simulated plane in FlightGear using a person’s brainwaves.
    Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • May 27, 2011
    MIE Professor & Chair Hameed Metghalchi, STEM Director Claire Duggan, and Multicultural Engineering Director Richard Harris were awarded a $99K NSF grant to determine if student retention is increased by participation in coop.
    Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
  • May 27, 2011
    Read about all the great contributions to society that the members of the EWB group provide.
    Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • May 24, 2011
    A group of ECE capstone students, under the direction of Professor Bahram Shafai, designed a voice controlled wheelchair that can navigate around obstacles and prevent the chair from going near stairwells.
    Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • May 4, 2011
    Professor Emeritus Alexander Gorlov has been nominated for the 2011 European Inventor Award for his invention of the enviromentally friendly Gorlov Helical Turbine. The winner will be announced on May 19 in Budapest, Hungary.
    Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

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