Features & Announcements

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U.S. Patent Innovations LLC awards Dr. Keidar $5.3M in funding for novel plasma cancer therapy

Dr. Michael Keidar has received $5.3 million in funding from U.S. Patent Innovations LLC for a five-year project titled “Plasma Medicine Initiative”.

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At the Crossroads of Science

Dr. Elias Balaras conducts research in multi-physics simulations in a variety of fluid mechanics problems.

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Dr. Plesniak Honored with ASME Fluids Engineering Achievement Award

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) has selected Michael Plesniak to receive the 2017 ASME Fluids Engineering Award.

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Adding It All Up

As a doctoral student at Stanford University, Saniya LeBlanc was given a simulation exercise that tasked her with designing an energy portfolio to meet the human population’s demand for energy. With that exercise, Dr. LeBlanc found her field of study.

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Smithsonian and NYT Profile Dr. Leftwich's Sea Lion Research

In a piece titled "When a Trip to the Zoo Resulted in an Engineering Breakthrough," Smithsonian.com highlights the work that SEAS Professor Megan Leftwich.

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Undergraduate Researchers Making Discoveries

Elizabeth Hubler, B.S. ’14, can likely be found in George Washington University’s Biofluid Dynamics Laboratory, where she is improving machines that closely simulate a human vocal tract. If perfected, these models could help treat the more than 30 percent of people who suffer from voice disorders.

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MAE to Offer Scientific Computing MOOC

MAE Professor Lorena Barba is launching the university’s first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), titled "Practical Numerical Methods with Python," this fall. Registration is now open.