Lew earns 2017 NSF CAREER award

Matthew Lew, assistant professor in the School of Engineering & Applied Science, plans to develop a new technology combining chemical probes, optics and imaging software to see inside cells at the nanoscale level thanks to a CAREER award from the National Science Foundation, which provides $500,000 over five years.

The power of tea

A team of engineers at Washington University in St. Louis and their German collaborators say a compound found in green tea could have lifesaving potential for patients with multiple myeloma and amyloidosis, who face often-fatal medical complications associated with bone-marrow disorders.
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MD/PhD student honored at international engineering conference

A paper authored by Stephen Linderman, an MD/PhD candidate at Washington University in St. Louis, recently took first prize at the American Society of Mechanical Engineers International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exhibition.

Missing diamonds

A Washington University physicist practiced at finding tiny diamonds in stardust from the pre-solar universe has repeatedly failed to find them in Younger Dryas sedimentary layers, effectively discrediting the hypothesis that an exploding comet caused the sudden climate reversal at the end of the last Ice Age.
Srikanth Singamaneni

Washington People: Srikanth Singamaneni

The associate professor in the School of Engineering & Applied Science works to create powerful sensors that can detect chemicals, biomarkers that could speed health-care diagnostics and new materials to clean dirty water.