Impact

Summer 2015

Battling Brain Cancer with Nanofibers

Glioblastoma, a rare form of brain cancer, is always fatal and kills its victims within months. Surgery, which is the…

Summer 2015

Kudos

AMITABH BASU, assistant professor in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, has been awarded a National Science Foundation CAREER…

Winter 2015

Pedal Power

Bicycling is gentle on the environment and great for human health. Yet just one to two percent of Baltimore residents use…

Winter 2015

Mapping Drosophilia’s Brain

They would seem unlikely allies: a mathematician and a neuroscientist who studies fruit fly larvae. But from the moment that…

Winter 2015

Untangling Neural Traffic Jams

Randal Burns, a computer scientist, and Joshua Vogelstein, PhD ’10, a biomedical engineer, are part of a multi-institution team using…

Winter 2015

A New Breed of Catalysts

The idea is simple: Capture the carbon dioxide spewed into the atmosphere by gasoline-and-oil-burning vehicles, factories, and power plants, and…

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…