The WashU Sustainability Fund has launched to provide funding to WashU community members for small-scale sustainability projects.
Collaborative research from Rohit Pappu’s laboratory at the McKelvey School of Engineering sheds light on the role of temperature in RNA phase separation, particularly the heating and cooling required to form condensates.
Sang-Hoon Bae and Mark Lawrence, at the McKelvey School of Engineering, received a total of $3.8 million for collaborative research projects on the future of semiconductor design and manufacturing.
Joseph H. Scherrer, at the McKelvey School of Engineering, was recognized by the Missouri Athletic Club for his overall commitment to military service as well as his achievements. Scherrer spent 24 years in the U.S. Air Force as a leader and information technology and cybersecurity innovator.
Biologist Jonathan Myers in Arts & Sciences leads work at Tyson Research Center that fueled an investigation into the role of underground fungi as drivers of global forest diversity.
Katharine Flores is the Christopher I. Byrnes Professor and director of the Institute of Materials Science & Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis. Also an alumna, she has brought dedication, leadership and expertise to the materials science program and is helping it reach the next level.
Chao Zhou, a professor of biomedical engineering at the McKelvey School of Engineering, has been elected a fellow of Optica and of the American Heart Association.
Shantanu Chakrabartty, at the McKelvey School of Engineering, will lead the Neuromorphic Integrated Circuits Education network, a team that is looking at the brain and its neural mechanisms as a model for hardware and algorithms that make the most of computational performance with the least amount of power.
Katharine Flores at the McKelvey School of Engineering will collaborate on a National Science Foundation-funded project to build simulation-informed models that predict material properties in 3D-printed metallic glasses
Research led by Bronwen Konecky in Arts & Sciences takes an important step toward reconstructing a global history of water over the last 2,000 years.