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Engineeering News January 2013 Across Disciplines, Across the World.(TM)
 
 
  Featured Story

New course embeds students with startup companies

 

DISCOVERY COMPETITION NARROWS TEAMS TO SIX

Washington University Engineering has selected six semifinalists to receive a $1,000 interim funding award and to go on to compete for a $25,000 grand prize.

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Q&A WITH MARCUS FOSTON

Marcus Foston's research objective is to create a top tier, world recognized research program in the research and education of the innovative utilization of biomass resources for fuel and chemical production.

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  Students   Faculty   Alumni  
 

BUILDING ENGINEERS OF THE FUTURE

Two Engineering undergraduate students lead a Young Engineers Club at Brittany Woods Middle School to reach out to groups traditionally underrepresented in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields.

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Engineering professors are Environmental Science & Technology guest editors

Young-Shin Jun and Daniel Giammar are guest editors of January 2013 issue on geological sequestration.

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Alumnus launches startup for drug delivery

David Hall, PhD, a chemical engineering alumnus, has ventured into the business world by selling his custom software to drug development companies.

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  Upcoming Events

Wed, Jan 30
Spring Internship & Job Career Fair

Thu, Jan 31
wute Event: Entrepreneurship Talk with Square Co-Founder Jim McKelvey

Tue, Feb 5
Engineering Mentor Program Networking Reception

Mon, Feb 25
Engineers Week Event: Dean's Breakfast

To request a copy of the school's third annual calendar, email engineeringpr@seas.wustl.edu.

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Research News

Podcast: How biological systems inspire engineers
Associate Professor Guy Genin talks about current trends and challenges in biomedical device design and development in an American Society of Mechanical Engineers podcast.

Agarwal receives international leadership award
Ramesh Agarwal has been selected to receive the 2013 Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) International Leadership Citation.

Nehorai receives Outstanding Educator Award
Arye Nehorai has received the Outstanding Educator Award from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) St. Louis Section.

Biswas receives National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences grant
Pratim Biswas and a group of researchers have received a two-year, $407,789 grant for research titled "Exploring Respiratory Health Outcomes from Sustained Use of Efficient Cookstoves."

Nano-enabled paper detects kidney cancer markers
Assistant Professor Srikanth Singamaneni and his collaborators at Washington University published their findings in the journal Analytical Chemistry.

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