Engineering smarter stents

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Pitt Engineer Youngjae Chun is part of international group that received $2M to create smarter coronary artery stents Credit: University of Pittsburgh An estimated two million people will need a coronary artery stent every year.

Engineers create a programmable fiber

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Deep-learning algorithm aims to accelerate protein engineering

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Machine learning algorithms assist in protein engineering by reducing the experimental burden of methods such as directed evolution, which involves multiple rounds of mutagenesis and high-throughput screening.

Black engineer awards expand Sandia Labs spotlight

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— Ten Sandia National Laboratories engineers received Black Engineer of the Year Awards, including Most Promising Scientist, Modern Technology Leaders and Science Spectrum Trailblazers.

Helpful, engineered ‘living’ machines in the future?

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Three UH engineers named to National Academy of Inventors

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Hien Nguyen, Jeffrey Rimer and Gangbing song elected to senior member class of 2021 Credit: University of Houston Three University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering researchers have been named Senior Members of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) for 2021.

Researchers engineer hardier microbes to improve bioproduction of fuels, chemicals

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Technology and Engineering bioproduction Chemicals engineer fuels hardier improve microbes researchersAMES, Iowa – Busy, productive microbes use enzymes to break down leaves, stalks and other biomass and then convert that material into renewable fuels and chemicals.

Cell culture engineering webinars

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The in-person Cell Culture Engineering XVII Conference has been postponed until October 16 – October 22, 2021 in Tucson, Arizona. Medicine & Health Biomedical/Environmental/Chemical Engineering Biotechnology cancer Cell Biology Gene Therapy Genetics Molecular Biology VirologyTo highlight the key role that the CCE community plays to free people worldwide from the shackles of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are planning two webinars during the original dates of the conference.

City, University of London joins forces with Engineers Without Borders UK

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Credit: EWB UK City, University of London has joined forces with Engineers Without Borders UK. It represents the first-ever strategic university partnership initiative undertaken by the engineering charity and is aimed at embedding global responsibility into education and […].

AI-driven soldier technology wins praise from engineering society

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— The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Communications Society recognized an Army researcher and collaborators their work on artificially intelligent techniques that will enhance Soldiers’ situational awareness in the multi-domain operating environment.

NSF CAREER award to break down engineering education barriers

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At the intersection of change, impact, diversity, equity, and inclusion, stands an assistant professor from the Department of Engineering Education at Virginia Tech: Jeremi London. SCIENCE EDUCATION Education Technology/Engineering/Computer Science Undergraduate

Columbia Engineering team builds first hacker-resistant cloud software system

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New engine design could muffle roar of fighter jets

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Aerospace engineers at the University of Cincinnati have come up with a new nozzle design for F-18 fighter planes to dampen the deafening roar of the engines without hindering performance. Technology and Engineering design engine fighter jets muffle roar

Engineering platform offers collaborative cloud options for sustainable manufacturing

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– A Purdue University engineering innovator has developed a cloud-based platform aimed at mapping inter-industry dependence networks for materials and waste generation among manufacturers in sectors such as chemicals, pharmaceuticals and other industries tied to biobased economies.

Engineering researcher receives EPSCoR grant for electrocatalysis work

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EPFL engineers introduce a new approach for recycling plastics

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Technology and Engineering approach Engineers EPFL introduce plastics recyclingEach human being uses, on average, 30 kg of plastic per year.

Engineers 3D-print personalized, wireless wearables that never need a charge

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Social & Behavioral Science 3Dprint charge Engineers personalized wearables wirelessWearable sensors to monitor everything from step count to heart rate are nearly ubiquitous.

Engineering T cells to attack cancer broadly

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Through T cell engineering, researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center show that it’s possible to arrest tumor growth for a variety of cancers and […].

Petroleum engineers of Samara Polytech developed a unique test facility

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Microfluidics helps MTU engineers watch viral infection in real time

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Engineers and virologists have a new way to watch viral infection go down. On what is basically a tricked-out microscope slide, chemical engineers from Michigan Technological University have been able to manipulate viruses […]. Credit: Phil Mcleod/Michigan Tech Get your popcorn.

Another historic win for senior design students in biosystems engineering

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — In July, five University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture students competed in virtual engineering design competitions, placing first and third in an American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) undergraduate student design competition.

The Equalizer: An engineered circuit for uniform gene expression

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Technology and Engineering Biology Biomedical/Environmental/Chemical Engineering Biotechnology Cell Biology GeneticsThe function of a protein can depend on its abundance in a cell. So, when investigating the properties of a new protein, it is essential to make sure that the same amount is produced by every cell. Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and Rice University have found a new way to do just that […].

FAU professor receives prestigious ‘blaise pascal medal’ for engineering

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a distinguished research professor in the Department of Ocean and Mechanical Engineering within the College of Engineering and Computer Science, has received the coveted “Blaise Pascal Medal” for engineering from the European Academy of Sciences. […].

UTA civil engineering professor named fellow of American Society of Civil Engineers

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Civil engineering chair honored by professional society Credit: UT Arlington A professor and chair of civil engineering at The University of Texas at Arlington is now a fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

Engineers print wearable sensors directly on skin without heat

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Defect and interface engineering for e-NRR under ambient conditions

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OU engineers move to reduce emissions, improve operating efficiencies in oil and gas industry

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27, 2021 – Whether for a natural gas pipeline or an offshore production platform, the carbon footprint of reciprocating engines in the oil and gas sector continues to get larger. Technology and Engineering efficiencies emissions Engineers gas improve industry move oil operating reduce

Worlds leading software engineering conference goes digital

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ESEC/FSE features outstanding research and best practices in software engineering ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery, and the ACM Special Interest Group on Software Engineering (SIGSOFT) will present ESEC/FSE 2020, the 27th ACM Joint European Software Engineering Conference and Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering, from November 6-13. Technology and Engineering Computer Science Software Engineering

New technology enables predictive design of engineered human cells

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National Institutes of Health funds neural engineering graduate training program

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Faculty from the Penn State Center for Neural Engineering recently launched the predoctoral training program to encourage collaboration among STEM — or […]. Medicine & Health Biomedical/Environmental/Chemical Engineering Medicine/Health NeurobiologyPenn State has a new cross-disciplinary program to train graduate students interested in the complex landscape of the human brain, supported by a $1.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

NSF CAREER award to study engineering pathways for Appalachian youth

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Credit: Virginia Tech Jacob Grohs believes that teachers and their school systems, universities, and companies are uniquely positioned to come together and create positive engineering experiences for students. SCIENCE EDUCATION Education K-12 Technology/Engineering/Computer Science

#news #biotech Team engineers bioenergy-friendly fungi

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Biotechnology, Pharma and Biopharma News – Research – Science – Lifescience ://Biotech-Biopharma-Pharma: Team engineers bioenergy-friendly fungi.An Oak Ridge National Laboratory team has successfully introduced a poplar gene into switchgrass, an important biofuel source, that allows switchgrass to interact with … Continue reading → #news

Scientists develop the ‘evotype’ to unlock power of evolution for better engineering biology

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However, the fact that biologically engineered systems will evolve when used has, to date, mostly been ignored. Technology and Engineering Biology Biomechanics/Biophysics Biomedical/Environmental/Chemical Engineering Biotechnology

UVA engineering computer scientists discover new vulnerability affecting computers globally

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Technology and Engineering Computer Science Hardware System Security/Hackers Technology/Engineering/Computer ScienceComputing experts thought they had developed adequate security patches after the major worldwide Spectre flaw of 2018, but UVA’s discovery shows processors are open to hackers again. CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.

World’s fastest information-fuelled engine designed by SFU researchers

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Simon Fraser University researchers have designed a remarkably fast engine that taps into a new kind of fuel — information. The development of this engine, which converts the random jiggling of a microscopic particle into stored energy, is outlined in research published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) and […]. Technology and Engineering Biotechnology Chemistry/Physics/Materials Sciences Nanotechnology/Micromachines

Even without a brain, Penn Engineering’s metal-eating robots can search for food

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Engineer developing out-of-this-world solutions for COVID-19 challenges

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Xin Ning, assistant professor of aerospace engineering, was awarded a National Science Foundation grant to translate foldable space tools into medical equipment on Earth Xin Ning, an assistant professor of aerospace engineering, specializes in developing materials for use in space. Medicine & Health Civil Engineering Health Care Systems/Services Infectious/Emerging Diseases Mechanical Engineering Technology/Engineering/Computer Science

Lasers & molecular tethers create perfectly patterned platforms for tissue engineering

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Medicine & Health Biochemistry Biology Biomedical/Environmental/Chemical Engineering Biotechnology Cell Biology Genetics Medicine/Health Molecular Biology Physiology TransplantationCredit: Batalov et al.,

Tissue-engineered implants provide new hope for vocal injuries

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A collaborative team consisting of Purdue biomedical engineers and clinicians from IU has tissue-engineered component tissue replacements that support reconstruction of the larynx. Chemistry AND Physics Biology Biomedical/Environmental/Chemical Engineering Biotechnology Chemistry/Physics/Materials Sciences Medicine/Health Rehabilitation/Prosthetics/Plastic Surgery Technology Transfer Trauma/InjuryWEST LAFAYETTE, Ind.

David Kaplan elected to National Academy of Engineering

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Grant to aid UTA electrical engineer in study of high-voltage insulators

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MIT engineers make filters from tree branches to purify drinking water

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Stanford engineers combine light and sound to see underwater

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Credit: Kindea Labs Stanford University engineers have developed an airborne method for imaging underwater objects by combining light and sound to break through the seemingly impassable barrier at the interface of air and […].