Celebrating innovation in St. Louis, the St. Louis Business Journal honored area individuals and companies with the publication’s third annual Innovation Awards in June. Among those honored were Washington University’s student-run IDEA Labs and Sasa Mutic, of the School of Medicine’s Department of Radiation Oncology.
The National Science Foundation, along with the Water Research Foundation, has awarded a pair of Washington University in St. Louis researchers $229,000 in grants to study ways to best control lead pipe corrosion, which can poison drinking water. Daniel Giammar, the Walter E. Browne Professor of Environmental Engineering in the School of Engineering & Applied […]
Using a locust’s sense of smell, a team of engineers from Washington University in St. Louis is developing new biorobotic sensing systems that could be used in homeland security applications, including bomb and chemical detection.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has appointed Jay Turner to its Scientific Advisory Board.
The American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) has awarded Ramesh Agarwal, the William Palm Professor of Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis, the 2016 Isadore T. Davis Award.
The university’s Skandalaris Center for Interdisciplinary Innovation and Entrepreneurship, the Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences and the Center for Drug Discovery together have awarded Bear Cub grants totaling $225,000 to five teams. The funding helps scientists become entrepreneurs.
Michael Lagieski, a senior in the School of Engineering & Applied Science and a member of the Washington University swim team, will attempt to qualify for the U.S. Olympic Swim Team in the 100-meter breaststroke June 26 in Omaha, Neb.
Researchers in the School of Engineering & Applied Science have found a way to give photons, or light packets, their marching orders. The researchers have capitalized on the largesse of an energy state in an optical field to make photons in their lasing system travel in a consistent mode, either clockwise or counterclockwise.
Aaron F. Bobick, dean of the School of Engineering & Applied Science, was installed as the James M. McKelvey Professor Jan. 21. Bobick joined the university July 1, 2015.
Caitlin Kelleher, the Hugo F. & Ina Champ Urbauer Career Development Associate Professor in the School of Engineering & Applied Science, focuses on how programming environments can support kids ages 10-17 to most effectively learn computer programming to help them develop problem-solving skills, express creativity and understand its relevance to nearly everything.