Impact

Winter 2015

Kudos

Jordan Green, an associate professor of biomedical engineering, was selected as one of Popular Science magazine’s “Brilliant Ten,” a list that…

Winter 2015

Need for Speed

The Internet has revolutionized the flow of information beyond anyone’s prediction, but to Yair Amir, a professor of computer science…

Winter 2015

Getting Creative in the Face of Disaster

Stemming the cascade of catastrophe that occurs when an earthquake, hurricane, flood, or other disaster strikes a community is the…

Winter 2015

Upstarts

Tracking Epilepsy  Sridevi Sarma, an assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, was educated as an electrical engineer, and…

Winter 2015

Modeling Metastasis

It’s not the tumor, but cancer’s spread to other organs that kills. Fully understanding metastasis holds the key to halting…

Winter 2015

Tech Tools

Surer Probe Doctors use ultrasound to guide needles into the body. But the hand-eye coordination required to reach the target…

Winter 2015

Deciphering the Data in Parkinson’s

By the time symptoms arise in many neurodegenerative diseases, much of the damage has already been done. If only researchers…

Winter 2015

Pinpointing Cystic Fibrosis Severity

Cystic fibrosis, an inherited chronic disease linked to the CFTR gene, affects some 30,000 Americans. Today, their average life expectancy…

Winter 2015

Trending

“I’m kind of expecting to see that they’ll be after our refrigerators once they go on the Internet.” 4/30/14, ABC2…