Keeping hackers at bay

Keeping hackers at bay

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.
Wagenseil receives grant for aortic aneurysm research

Wagenseil receives grant for aortic aneurysm research

Jessica Wagenseil, associate professor and vice dean for faculty advancement at the McKelvey School of Engineering, has received a two-year $100,000 grant from the Marfan Foundation for a project titled “Targeting elastic fiber degradation in thoracic aortic aneurysms.”
ERCOT to blame for Texas blackouts, not renewables or fossil fuels

ERCOT to blame for Texas blackouts, not renewables or fossil fuels

At the McKelvey School of Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis, the situation and the fallout that followed — the rolling or lasting blackouts, national attention, the termination of the energy group’s CEO — prompted Richard Axelbaum, Stifel & & Quinette Jens Professor of Environmental Engineering Science, and Phillip Irace, PhD candidate and NSF Graduate Student Fellow, to take a closer look.
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