T. Leo Liu (MIE) and Prabhani Atukorale (BME) will each receive $400,000 over three years to investigate exploratory, developmental, high-impact topics.
Ping’s nano-mechanoelectrical approach pushes the sensitivity of DNA detection by over 100 times for applications in diagnostics, healthcare, & drug discovery.
The center will advance foundational discoveries in additively manufactured complex systems under extremes and train the next generation of researchers.
BME’s Joyita Dutta and Colleagues Develop a More Personalized Approach for Subtyping Alzheimer’s Disease
This pioneering technique is vital for Alzheimer’s-disease patients because different subtypes might also have distinct rates and profiles of cognitive decline.
His NSF project will create the precursors for two-dimensional materials applicable to plasmonics, solar cells, coatings, membranes, biosensors, and much more.
Zink and colleagues score a Best Paper Award and a Best Paper Runner-up at the IEEE Workshop on Computer and Networking Experimental Research Using Testbeds.
Moradi’s award-winning research is aimed at investigating the potential correlation between skin pigmentation and the accuracy of pulse oximetry readings.
MIE’s Lee and Liu Obtain Major NSF Grant to Explore Ballistic Metamaterials Steering Fast-Moving Microparticles
Their fundamental research could also trigger novel applications such as particle-sorting and selection processes in the industrial and public-health sectors.
The innovative research has demonstrated the ability to generate electricity reliably and continuously “from thin air” in what is called the “Air-gen effect.”
Yanfei Xu Receives National Science Foundation Award to Study Thermal-transport Properties in Electrically Conductive Polymers
Xu's project studies the fundamental thermal-transport properties in polymers, bridging fundamental research to practical applications in thermal management.
Cathal Kearney of BME and Govind Srimathveeravalli of MIE will work together to develop a new approach to speed the healing process in hard-to-heal wounds.
Gao’s project will “chart a technology inspired pathway” for ride-sourcing drivers to organize their work more economically and effectively.