Ulugbek Kamilov at the McKelvey School of Engineering has twice been awarded a grant for cutting-edge imaging research.
Arpita Bose, in Arts & Sciences, attended a White House summit on biotechnology, along with representatives from government and the private sector. In her research at Washington University, Bose harnesses the power of microbes to create new biofuels and bioplastics.
Benjamin Garcia, the Raymond H. Wittcoff Distinguished Professor and head of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics at the School of Medicine, along with colleagues at the University of Pennsylvania, received a five-year $2.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for a quantitative mass spectrometry project.
Research from a multi-institutional team, including Randall Martin at the McKelvey School of Engineering, estimated sugarcane fires in South Florida produce harmful emissions in quantities on par with vehicles — and play a role in the region’s mortality rates.
Zhen (Jason) He is leading a multi-institution team developing a scalable upgrade to current wastewater systems with a $2.3 million federal grant.
A center in the Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences received a grant establishing the School of Medicine as a coordinating center for the Short-Term Research Experience Program to Unlock Potential. STEP-UP is a National Institutes of Health (NIH) program to introduce scholars underrepresented in medicine to medical research.
Ari Stern, associate professor of mathematics and statistics in Arts & Sciences, won a $237,648 grant from the National Science Foundation for a project titled “Structure-Preserving Hybrid Finite Element Methods.”
Washington University Emergency Management plans to test its emergency communication system at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20.
To develop guidelines to evaluate artificial intelligence (AI) in nuclear-medicine imaging, an interdisciplinary team established by Richard L. Wahl, MD, director of Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology (MIR) and led by Abhinav Jha, assistant professor at the McKelvey School of Engineering, published Recommendations for Evaluation of AI for Nuclear Medicine in the Journal of Nuclear Medicine.
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