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  • Out of the lab, into the world

    Rhodes Scholar Anisha Gururaj aims to connect life-changing technologies with people who need them.

    December 18, 2014
  • In a body that rebels, the search for a delicate balance

    Rhodes Scholar Elliot Akama-Garren seeks to harness the power of the immune system to combat cancer.

    December 16, 2014
  • Sophisticated medicine

    Sangeeta Bhatia's research defies tradition, drawing on biological and medical sciences, and multiple engineering disciplines.

    December 15, 2014
  • Making things for fun

    From restoring a Volkswagen bus to designing collapsible bridges, Spencer Wilson finds fun in engineering.

    December 10, 2014
  • Extreme materials and ubiquitous electronics

    Tomás Palacios explores the application of novel materials in next-generation electronics to save energy and expand possibilities.

    December 2, 2014
  • Catalyzing greener products

    Yuriy Román knew that to change the future of catalysis he’d have to cross the boundary between chemical engineering and materials science.

    December 1, 2014
  • Transient contacts

    Ibrahim Cissé is unraveling the mystery of DNA transcription, one molecule at a time.

    December 1, 2014
  • Seeking answers from a mysterious parasite

    Newly tenured biologist Jeroen Saeij wants to know what makes Toxoplasma gondii so unpredictable.

    December 1, 2014
  • Amphibious achiever

    CEE senior Theresa Oehmke pursues her interest in interactions between land and water.

    November 26, 2014
  • Hacking health care

    PhD student Andrea Ippolito improves health care through engineering, entrepreneurship, and systems design.

    November 19, 2014
  • Social networking

    Sinan Aral studies peer effects and influence, with an eye toward tackling pressing social problems.

    November 10, 2014
  • Nanoscale work yields big results

    Silvija Gradečak’s nanoscale work creates big-scale results that could transform energy production, storage, and lighting.

    November 6, 2014
  • Piecing together molecular machines

    Newly tenured biologist Iain Cheeseman explores the complex structures that control cell division.

    November 5, 2014
  • Outside-the-box thinker

    Senior Nathan Spielberg uses 3-D printing to build everything from nanoscale chips to houses.

    November 3, 2014
  • Catching air

    Jimmy Gasore is working on Africa’s first high-frequency climate observatory in his native Rwanda.

    October 31, 2014
  • Faculty highlight: Christopher Schuh

    Metallurgist pushes grain boundaries: Nanostructured metal alloys deliver tougher materials, lower costs, and safer outcomes.

    October 30, 2014
  • At the intersection of real estate and urban economics

    Albert Saiz leads research efforts looking at what's really going on in real estate and urban housing markets.

    October 21, 2014
  • Bilge Yildiz digs deep into surfaces of matter

    Research on how surfaces respond under extreme conditions lead to energy advances.

    October 21, 2014
  • Surface properties command attention

    Professor Bilge Yildiz analyzes surfaces of materials to tackle problems as diverse as enabling fuel cells and preventing pipe corrosion.

    October 16, 2014
  • Martial arts and medical outreach

    Senior Christina Lalani applies lessons she learned from karate to global health disparities.

    October 15, 2014

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