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Washington University in St. Louis
Engineering News

NOVEMBER 2014

Giammar seeking new solutions for underground carbon storage

Dan Giammar, PhD, is going deep into the earth to find a potential solution to store carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants. Giammar was recently promoted to professor and will be installed as the Walter E. Browne Professor of Environmental Engineering Dec. 1.

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Students

 

Put a name with a face with 'People of Engineering'

Get to know your fellow students, faculty and staff through our “People of Engineering” photo feature on our blog.

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Faculty

 

Improving imaging of cancerous tissues by reversing time

Lihong Wang, PhD, is applying a novel time-reversal technology that allows researchers to better focus light in tissue, such as muscles and organs.

Alumni

 

Alumna Deanne Bell launches Future Engineers

Deanne Bell, TV host and Washington University Engineering alumna, has founded and launched a national program to encourage the next generation of engineers.

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Upcoming events

Nov. 22

Vertigo

Nov. 26-30

Thanksgiving Holiday

Dec. 1

Installation of Dan Giammar, PhD, as Browne Professor of Environmental Engineering

Dec. 5

Computer Science & Engineering Fall Research Day

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Research News

Engineers find a way to win in laser performance by losing

In three new experiments, Lan Yang, PhD, and members of her lab have shown a new way to reverse or eliminate such loss in laser systems by, ironically, adding loss to actually reap energy gains.

Mechanical engineers publish in Biophysical Journal

Philip Bayly, PhD, and Kate Wilson, a doctoral student, published an article named "New and Notable" in the Oct. 7 issue.

Bayly, Rudy receive grant renewals for long-term research

Philip Bayly, PhD, and Yoram Rudy, PhD, have each received renewals of ongoing research grants from the National Institutes of Health.

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VIDEO: Watch how Pat Harkins in the machine shop provides hands-on training as well as mentorship to Engineering students. Read the full feature in the Fall 2014 issue of Engineering Momentum.

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