Summer 2012

In the Swim

Just in time for the Summer Olympics, we look to Professor Rajat Mittal to analyze the swimmer’s freestyle stroke, in an attempt to answer once and for all: Which method is fastest?

Fall 2011

Data Driven

As computing ability jumps by leaps and bounds, researchers wrestle with making the best use—and reuse—of all that data.

Fall 2011

Lifesaving Solutions

For biomedical engineering students working in the world’s poorest regions, necessity is the mother of invention.

Fall 2011

Big Blue Baby

When an earthquake strikes, when a hurricane hits, what causes screws to separate from sheets of drywall? Ben Schafer’s “Big Blue Baby” is providing the answers.

Spring 2011

Engineering in Surprising Places

Engineers are moving into a host of new fields…Meet three Whiting School Faculty at the Forefront

Spring 2011

Finding Their Balance

Whether creating a community garden, repairing medical equipment in Cost Rica, or sweating it out on the football field, WSE students pursue their passions.

Spring 2011

Incubate This!

How great ideas are making it to market, thanks to an enterprising new breed of engineers.

Fall 2010

STEMming the Brain Drain

Against a dismal backdrop, our experts champion fresh ideas for making STEM–science, technology, engineering, and mathematics–a national priority. The country’s future depends on it.

Fall 2010

Collateral Damage

In her research on the structural damage wrought by earthquakes and hurricanes, assistant professor Judith Mitrani-Reiser thinks broadly.