Lawrence wins $100,000 grant from Optica Foundation
Mark Lawrence, at the McKelvey School of Engineering, received a $100,000 grant from the Optica Foundation for research into high-resolution meta-reflect arrays with low power consumption.
Aligning computer science research with real-world applications
The McKelvey School of Engineering’s Patrick Crowley will develop new tools for computer science research on cellphones and explore internet communication models with two NSF grants.
Study shows hazardous herbicide chemical goes airborne
Research from the lab of Kimberly Parker, at the McKelvey School of Engineering, shows that amines, sometimes used as an additive in herbicides, can enter the atmosphere, where they pose risks for human and environmental health.
Multi-scale imaging technique may enable objective assessment of myofascial pain
Faculty members Song Hu and Yong Wang are teaming up to find quantitative biomarkers for clinical pain management.
Biomarkers for Parkinson’s disease sought through imaging
Abhinav Jha and a group of interdisciplinary collaborators have developed a method to measure dopamine transporter, a protein related to movement and Parkinson’s disease.
High-tech imaging focuses on oxygen metabolism in newborn brain
Song Hu, at the McKelvey School of Engineering, will use photoacoustic microscopy to study abnormal oxygen metabolism in injured neonatal brains thanks to a five-year $2.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
A sound approach for effective gene therapy delivery to brain
Hong Chen’s lab at the McKelvey School of Engineering has developed a noninvasive focused ultrasound intranasal delivery method to help treat central nervous system diseases and tumors.
COVID messaging: caring or condescending?
Research from the lab of Brian Carpenter, in Arts & Sciences, suggests older adults understood that sometimes-unflattering COVID-19 messaging came from a place of caring and compassion.
NIH grant supports Jha’s work on ethics of AI in imaging
A $314,807 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will support Abhinav Jha’s interdisciplinary work looking at the ethics of artificial intelligence implementation in the medical sphere.
Before test results, signs of COVID-19 are in water systems
Research from the lab of Fangqiong Ling at the McKelvey School of Engineering finds SARS-CoV-2 material in wastewater reflects illnesses in communities. It also helps establish guidance for future studies.
View More Stories