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McKelvey Engineering News
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November 2020
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Researchers devise new method to get lead out of filters, better measure amount in tap water

Researchers in Daniel Giammar's lab have devised a new method that allows them to extract lead from “point-of-use” filters, providing a clearer picture of what’s coming out of the faucet.

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Wagenseil named vice dean for faculty advancement in McKelvey School of Engineering
Wagenseil named vice dean for faculty advancement in McKelvey School of Engineering

The new role will help fulfill the strategic plan’s faculty advancement goals and address diversity challenges.

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Quantum tunneling pushes the limits of self-powered sensors
Quantum tunneling pushes the limits of self-powered sensors

Using quantum tunneling, the lab of Shantanu Chakrabartty at the McKelvey School of Engineering has developed self-powered sensors that can run for more than a year.

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Pollution and pandemics: A dangerous mix
Pollution and pandemics: A dangerous mix

Research from the lab of Rajan Chakrabarty has found a close relationship between certain pollutants and the spread of COVID-19 through the United States.

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Washington People: Andrew Whitaker
Washington People: Andrew Whitaker

Biomedical engineering major Andrew Whitaker juggles life in pandemic while continuing to give back, play two sports and take classes.

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VIDEO SPOTLIGHT

Scholars in Engineering

In this 10-minute video, McKelvey Engineering students who have received scholarships share what the support means to them, their families and their futures.

Scholars in Engineering
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Other news
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Hydrogen bonds may be key to airborne dicamba

Community engaged courses move online

Community engaged courses move online

Three McKelvey faculty honored with 2020 Emerson teaching awards

Yang named 2020 APS Fellow

Yang named 2020 APS Fellow

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ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT

Engineering alumnus Bateman elected to National Academy of Medicine

Research into Alzheimer’s disease earned him on of the most prestigious honors in health, medical field.

Engineering alumnus Bateman elected to National Academy of Medicine
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