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April 17, 2019

Wearable Device Acts as Biopsy Alternative

EECS-ECE PhD alum Tae Hyun Kim is part of a project that has made a prototype for a wearable device with a cancer-cell-capturing chip that could be used in place of a biopsy to more accurately test a patient for cancer.
April 17, 2019

UMass Amherst Names Sanjay Raman Dean of the College of Engineering

EECS-ECE alum Sanjay Raman (MSE PhD EE 1993 1998) will serve as the new dean of the College of Engineering at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Eurekalert! April 17, 2019

In lung disease, crackling and wheezing can be more than just a sign of sickness

BME professor James Grotberg explains a paradigm shift for how doctors understand what they hear through a stethoscope.
Futurity April 17, 2019

What it means when lungs crackle and wheeze

A Q&A with BME professor James Grotberg on what it really means when doctors hear crackling and wheezing through their stethescopes.
April 16, 2019

Purdue selects Peroulis to lead School of Electrical and Computer Engineering

EECS-ECE alum Dimitrios (Dimitri) Peroulis (MSE PhD 1999 2003) has been selected to head Purdue's School of Electrical and Computer Engineering.
In the News April 16, 2019

New technology kills viruses

CEE professor Herek Clack's research using nonthermal plasmas on airborne viruses is detailed.
Scientific American April 13, 2019

How climate-friendly would flying cars be?

A study from the University of Michigan and Ford Motor Co. reveals the impact flying cars could have on the environment compared to electric cars.
Daily Mail April 12, 2019

Air filter could kill 99.9% of deadly bacteria and viruses floating in the air in the blink of an eye and may even replace the traditional face mask

CEE professor Herek Clack's nonthermal plasma research is detailed.
In the News April 12, 2019

Genius new device can kill 99.9% of an airborne virus in the blink of an eye

Research led by CEE professor Herek Clack could one day replace the surgical mask.
April 11, 2019

Symposium marks growth for Princeton’s materials institute

EECS-ECE Prof. Stephen Forrest was honored at Princeton as a keynote speaker where he spoke about innovation and the importance of cooperation among science, academia, and industry.
In the News April 11, 2019

AE Professor Iain Boyd discusses the future of Boeing’s 737 MAX aircraft on Knowledge@Wharton Podcast

Iain Boyd, AE Professor, joins Stuart Alex Craig, Assistant Professor of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering at the University of Arizona to discuss the future of Boeing's 737 MAX aircraft on Knowledge@Wharton Podcast.
April 10, 2019

Katie Bouman: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

EECS-ECE alum Katie Bouman is the researcher who led the creation of an algorithm that allowed scientists to capture images of a black hole for THE VERY FIRST TIME.