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McKelvey Engineering News
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October 2020
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Universities join forces to understand locust swarming

The Behavioral Plasticity Research Institute is funded by a $12.5 million National Science Foundation grant.

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Project Covid aims to spread facts about novel coronavirus
Project Covid aims to spread facts about novel coronavirus

Junior Will Hunter joined a team of student developers to build an app to track cases of COVID-19 and share the latest information about the virus.

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Team looks to develop process to break down lignin
Team looks to develop process to break down lignin

A McKelvey Engineering-led team seeks to derive fuels, chemicals and materials currently produced from petroleum to be derived from lignin, a renewable material from plants.

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Artificial intelligence, algorithms focus of Juba’s NSF CAREER Award
Artificial intelligence, algorithms focus of Juba’s NSF CAREER Award

Brendan Juba will take a close look at relationships and generalization in artificial intelligence with a five-year, $543,000 CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation.

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Protein's role in immune system after heart attack to get a closer look
Protein's role in immune system after heart attack to get a closer look

Matthew Bersi plans to investigate the role of a protein in potential immunotherapeutic treatment strategies for inflammatory cardiovascular disorders.

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FACULTY OP-ED

Hack your mind (and the rest will follow)

Computers are vulnerable, but the real weakness is us, says Ning Zhang, assistant professor of computer science & engineering and an expert in cybersecurity.

Hack your mind (and the rest will follow)
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OTHER NEWS
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Ling receives Rising Star award from IWA and ISME

McKelvey Engineering gets NSF AI Institute planning grant

McKelvey Engineering gets NSF AI Institute planning grant

Wagenseil to look at elastin’s role in aortic stenosis development

Pappu, collaborators, awarded $7.5 million MURI award

Pappu, collaborators, awarded $7.5 million MURI award

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Martin receives Atmospheric Sciences Ascent Award from American Geophysical Union
Martin receives Atmospheric Sciences Ascent Award from American Geophysical Union

Randall Martin has been awarded the Atmospheric Sciences Ascent Award from the American Geophysical Union, recognizing his excellence in research and leadership in the atmospheric and climate sciences.

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