A team of researchers at Washington University is developing devices to detect the virus that causes COVID-19 in the air.
Welcome to Class Acts, a celebration of remarkable graduating students. In our first installment, Class Acts showcases three incredible makers — artist Erin Lewis, engineer Alex Levy and pop-up market founder Noor Bekhiet.
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.
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.”
The lab of Quing Zhu at the McKelvey School of Engineering has developed an imaging system that helps differentiate residual cancerous tissue from recovered healthy tissue after treatment in patients with rectal cancer, the third-most common cancer type in the U.S.
Palghat (P.A.) Ramachandran, professor of energy, environmental and chemical engineering at the McKelvey School of Engineering, died in his sleep March 18 of natural causes. He was 75.
New research from the lab of Hong Chen shows that the lab’s FUSIN technique enhances intranasal drug delivery to the brainstem.
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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