Shantanu Chakrabartty, at the McKelvey School of Engineering, will lead a project funded by a three-year $1.1 million grant from the National Science Foundation to make artificial intelligence systems more energy-efficient.
An award from Wellcome Leap will support Michelle Oyen’s study of fetal growth restriction during gestational development. The program aims to reduce stillbirth rates by half.
Washington University in St. Louis political scientists Christopher Lucas (right), Jacob Montgomery, and Margit Tavits won a $571,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to study the rise of populist rhetoric on social media and its effects on democracies.
Sociocultural anthropologist Pascal Boyer, in Arts & Sciences, received a $2 million grant from the Templeton Religion Trust to examine historical and modern religious customs that fall outside of institutionalized religion.
A discovery in the lab of Amit Pathak at the McKelvey School of Engineering connects mechanobiology to nuclear condensates in healthy cells.
Ulugbek Kamilov at the McKelvey School of Engineering has twice been awarded a grant for cutting-edge imaging research.
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.
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.”
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