Ganesh Chelluboyina, a doctoral student at the McKelvey School of Engineering, received a 2023 Quad Fellowship. Chelluboyina studies light-absorbing aerosols, particularly organic aerosols that result from wildfires.
Jessica Wagenseil, at the McKelvey School of Engineering, plans to take a closer look at the mechanics on smooth muscle cells in the aortic wall with a four-year $1.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Results may help to identify new drug strategies.
Christopher Gill, a professor at the McKelvey School of Engineering, has been named a Distinguished Member of the Association for Computing Machinery for his contributions to the field.
Yixin Chen, a professor of computer science and engineering at the McKelvey School of Engineering, has been named an IEEE Fellow in the Class of 2023.
Fangqiong Ling at the McKelvey School of Engineering and Likai Chen in Arts & Sciences developed a machine learning model that uses the assortment of microbes found in wastewater to tease out how many individual people they represent. Their study was published in PLOS Computational Biology.
Abhinav Jha, at the McKelvey School of Engineering, wants to use novel imaging to better understand how people absorb radiation therapy. His team won a four-year $2.2 million National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant for the study, which aims to guide treatment decisions.
The National Academy of Inventors has elected two Washington University faculty members to its 2022 cohort of fellows: Guy Genin, at the McKelvey School of Engineering, and Farshid Guilak, at the School of Medicine.
Donald Snyder, a senior professor of electrical and systems engineering at the McKelvey School of Engineering, died Nov. 21 of complications of gastrointestinal cancer. He was 87. A memorial service is planned for April.
Ning Zhang, at the McKelvey School of Engineering, plans to develop new defense tactics for blockchain with a four-year $360,000 grant from the National Science Foundation.
Joshua Yuan at the McKelvey School of Engineering is using quantum physics to develop technology to image photosynthesis in action without disturbing the process. The research has received support from the U.S. Department of Energy.
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