The Office of Naval Research is funding research at the McKelvey School of Engineering to put cyborg locusts’ sense of smell to the test.
A new system developed in the lab of Zhen (Jason) He uses bacteria to filter wastewater while creating electricity.
The Department of Defense has awarded Mark Meacham and Arpita Bose a three-year $600,000 grant. The researchers will work to understand extracellular electron uptake in bacteria.
McKelvey School of Engineering labs couldn’t shut down due to COVID-19. Megan Flake kept them running smoothly while research was on hold.
The lab of Peng Bai has developed a stable, anode-free sodium ion battery that is highly efficient, will be less expensive and is significantly smaller than a traditional lithium ion battery.
Kimberly Parker, assistant professor at the McKelvey School of Engineering, received an award for young promising geochemists from the International Association of GeoChemistry.
A team of researchers at Washington University is developing devices to detect the virus that causes COVID-19 in the air.
Abhinav Jha, assistant professor at the McKelvey School of Engineering, has received a four-year $1.83 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). He will develop a new framework to evaluate quantitative imaging methods and help doctors make better decisions.
As we become more reliant on technology that interacts with the physical world — self-driving cars, delivery drones, medical equipment — we need researchers like Ning Zhang to help keep us a step ahead of the hackers.
The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded Vijay Ramani and co-investigators $500,000 to integrate batteries designed in the Ramani lab into power plants.