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    Engineers find a way to win in laser performance by losing

    Engineers at Wash U have shown a new way to reverse or eliminate loss in lasing by, ironically, adding loss to a laser system to actually reap energy gains. In other words, they’ve invented a way to win by losing.

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    Wang to receive SPIE award in biomedical optics

    Lihong Wang, PhD, has been awarded the 2015 Britton Chance Biomedical Optics Award from SPIE for his pioneering technical contributions and visionary leadership in the development and application of photoacoustic tomography, photoacoustic microscopy and other innovative technologies.

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    Discovery Competition winners featured in Fast Company

    ViFlex, a company started by two Wash U alumni, offers low-cost eyeglass kits to people in developing countries.

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    Alumnus Moerner wins 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

    W. E. Moerner, PhD, an alumnus of the School of Engineering & Applied Science, has been awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 2014, along with two other scientists.

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    Walk through buildings from your own device

    Yasutaka Furukawa, PhD, combines 3-D computer vision of indoor scenes with the capabilities of Google Maps and Google Earth to create a unique mapping experience of indoor spaces.

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    Engineering alums team to help kids with math

    The serendipitous California convergence of two Engineering alumni is adding up to better math skills for underprivileged youth in the Bay Area.

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    Giammar seeking new solutions for underground carbon storage

    Dan Giammar, PhD, is looking at the potential for fractured basalt, a layer of common mineral-rich rock, as a safe and permanent geologic storage of carbon dioxide from coal-fired power plants.

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    Mechanical journey of cancer cells focus of new study

    With a $180,000 New Investigator grant from the Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr. Foundation, Amit Pathak, PhD, will study the mechanical journey of cancer cells.

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    Engineering launches Professional Education Technology and Leadership Center

    To better meet the needs of the regional information technology community, the Center for Application of Information Technology (CAIT) will become the Professional Education Technology and Leadership Center Oct. 1.

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    Wang receives prestigious NIH BRAIN initiative award

    Lihong Wang, PhD, the Gene K. Beare Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering, has received a prestigious $2.7 million BRAIN Initiative Award from the National Institutes of Health.

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