Research & Development

Summer 2009

Modeling Better Glaucoma Treatment

RESEARCH: Vicky Nguyen’s research in the mechanics of eye pressure may lead to better testing procedures and new therapies for glaucoma.

Summer 2009

A Forward-Thinking Career

ALUMNI MAKING NEWS: Percy A. Pierre, PhD ’67 has been a White House fellow, assistant secretary of the Army, engineering college dean, and university president. In 2008, he was elected to the National Academy of Engineering.

Summer 2009

An Organic Approach to Semiconductors

RESEARCH: Professor Howard Katz and his team aim to produce plastic semiconductors that transport electrons—which could vastly expand the scope of energy-conversion and storage devices.