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In the media: Toxic legacy: Wash U researchers look for ways to keep lead out of drinking waterhttps://engineering.wustl.edu/news/Pages/Toxic-legacy-Wash-U-researchers-look-for-ways-to-keep-lead-out-of-drinking-water.aspxIn the media: Toxic legacy: Wash U researchers look for ways to keep lead out of drinking water​Could adding a non-toxic compound to drinking water could prevent lead release?<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/1227_SF_Lead_01.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />12/28/2018 6:00:00 AMSt. Louis Public Radio, Daniel Giammar
In the media: Will the Defiant Be the Helicopter That Finally Replaces the Black Hawk?https://engineering.wustl.edu/news/Pages/Will-the-Defiant-Be-the-Helicopter-That-Finally-Replaces-the-Black-Hawk.aspxIn the media: Will the Defiant Be the Helicopter That Finally Replaces the Black Hawk?New pictures and tests next year offer a lot of potential, but not all experts are convinced.<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/sikorsky-boeing-defiant-december-2018-768x512-1545848703.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />12/28/2018 6:00:00 AMPopular Mechanics, Swami Karunamoorthy
In the media: Bad Vibes: How Hits To The Head Are Transferred To The Brainhttps://engineering.wustl.edu/news/Pages/Bad-Vibes-How-Hits-To-The-Head-Are-Transferred-To-The-Brain.aspxIn the media: Bad Vibes: How Hits To The Head Are Transferred To The BrainMechanical engineer Philip Bayly jostles living brains to learn how hits to the head cause injuries<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/gettyimages-200241840-001-f06dde2ab6eed5f271f4eb130013f22a57363e59-s800-c85.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />12/26/2018 6:00:00 AMNPR, Philip Bayly
In the media: Flu virus is a master shape-shifterhttps://engineering.wustl.edu/news/Pages/Flu-virus-is-a-master-shape-shifter.aspxIn the media: Flu virus is a master shape-shifter​Cells infected with the versatile pathogen churn out viral particles with many different shapes.<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/media%20hit.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />12/20/2018 6:00:00 AMNature, Michael Vahey
In the media: Creating Synthetic Silk from Microbeshttps://engineering.wustl.edu/news/Pages/Creating-Synthetic-Silk-from-Microbes.aspxIn the media: Creating Synthetic Silk from Microbes​Engineered bacteria produce silk-like fibers that are as strong as natural ones<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/525880CB-5A11-4C68-BF9730359E9FEB86_source.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />11/26/2018 6:00:00 AMScientific American, Fuzhong Zhang
In the media: Treatment for lead in drinking water is evolving. Will the U.S. EPA catch up?https://engineering.wustl.edu/news/Pages/Treatment-for-lead-in-drinking-water-is-evolving-Will-the-U-S-EPA-catch-up.aspxIn the media: Treatment for lead in drinking water is evolving. Will the U.S. EPA catch up?As regulators look to update controls on lead in drinking water, researchers urge a more holistic approach<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/09647-feature3-corrodedpipe.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />11/26/2018 6:00:00 AMC&EN, Daniel Giammar
In the media: Combining Sound and Light Could Help with Early Ovarian Cancer Diagnosishttps://engineering.wustl.edu/news/Pages/Combining-Sound-and-Light-Could-Help-with-Early-Ovarian-Cancer-Diagnosis.aspxIn the media: Combining Sound and Light Could Help with Early Ovarian Cancer DiagnosisOvarian cancer claims the lives of more than 14,000 women in the U.S. each year and there's currently no way to screen for it, but this new development may change that.<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/photoacoustic-ultrasound.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />11/16/2018 6:00:00 AMMedgadget, Quing Zhu
In the media: Uber report looks to rebuild goodwill with regulatorshttps://engineering.wustl.edu/news/Pages/Uber-report-looks-to-rebuild-goodwill-with-regulators.aspxIn the media: Uber report looks to rebuild goodwill with regulatorsCritics say company still has a long way to go with self-driving car safety<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/http---com.ft.imagepublish.upp-prod-us.s3.amazonaws.com-428cd508-e02e-11e8-a8a0-99b2e340ffeb.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />11/8/2018 6:00:00 AMFinancial Times, Sanjoy Baruah
In the media: Giant towers proposed to clean Delhi's toxic smoghttps://engineering.wustl.edu/news/Pages/Giant-towers-proposed-to-clean-Delhi-toxic-smog.aspxIn the media: Giant towers proposed to clean Delhi's toxic smogAssistant Vice Chancellor & Department Chair Pratim Biswas says giant filters may help smog, but are no silver bullet.<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/http---cdn.cnn.com-cnnnext-dam-assets-180831150123-znera-smog-project-1-gallery-top.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />9/20/2018 5:00:00 AMCNN, Professor Pratim Biswas
In the media: Car companies are pouring billions into self-driving tech they may never use, experts sayhttps://engineering.wustl.edu/news/Pages/Car-companies-are-pouring-billions-into-self-driving-tech-they-may-never-use-experts-say.aspxIn the media: Car companies are pouring billions into self-driving tech they may never use, experts sayDean Aaron Bobick says self-driving technology won't be simple for car companies.<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/self%20drive.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />9/17/2018 5:00:00 AMInsider, Dean Aaron Bobick

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In the media: State ballot measures on clean energy key to meeting UN climate goalshttps://engineering.wustl.edu/news/Pages/State-ballot-measures-on-clean-energy-key-to-meeting-UN-climate-goals.aspxIn the media: State ballot measures on clean energy key to meeting UN climate goalsIn next week's midterm elections, Arizona and Nevada voters will decide whether to pass state ballot measures that could serve as a catalyst for future legislation and commitments to mitigate the effects of climate change in 2020 and beyond.<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/Bobick%20Op%20Ed%20Photo%20-%20Sandy%20HuffakerCorbis%20via%20Getty%20Images.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />10/31/2018 5:00:00 AMArizona and Nevada voters could set precedent for future legislation and commitments to mitigate the effects of climate change
In the media: Machine Learning for Credit Risk – What’s Changing, and What Does it Mean?https://engineering.wustl.edu/news/Pages/In-the-media-Machine-Learning-for-Credit-Risk.aspxIn the media: Machine Learning for Credit Risk – What’s Changing, and What Does it Mean?​Associate Professor Sanmay Das discusses risk prediction and management in the financial industries on the latest episode of TechEmergence's AI in Industry podcast.<img alt="AI in Industry" src="/news/PublishingImages/AI%20in%20industry.png?RenditionID=13" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />6/5/2018 5:00:00 AMTechEmergence's AI in Industry podcast, Sanmay Das
In the media: Cybersecurity engineering, a new academic discipline (Venture Beat)https://engineering.wustl.edu/news/Pages/In-the-media-Cybersecurity-engineering-A-new-academic-discipline.aspxIn the media: Cybersecurity engineering, a new academic discipline (Venture Beat)WashU's Director of the Cybersecurity Strategic Initiative, Joe Scherrer, says the cybersecurity industry has zero unemployment and a severe skills shortage in both private sector employment and higher education.<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/Venture%20Beat%20WashU%20Engineering%20Cybersecurity%20Class.PNG?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />4/16/2018 5:00:00 AMVenture Beat, Joe Scherrer
In the media: The Story Of Aerosols (Science Friday)https://engineering.wustl.edu/news/Pages/In-the-media-The-Story-Of-Aerosols-Science-Friday.aspxIn the media: The Story Of Aerosols (Science Friday)Aerosols do play a role in climate change, but not the one you might think. Assistant Professor Rajan Chakrabarty joined Ira Flatow to discuss the complex chemistry of the particles in our air.<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/SciFri_avatar_1400x-1.png?RenditionID=13" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />2/22/2018 6:00:00 AMScience Friday, Assistant Professor Rajan Chakrabarty
A new way to ‘see’ cancerhttps://engineering.wustl.edu/news/Pages/A-new-way-to-see-cancer.aspxA new way to ‘see’ cancerA group of engineers and doctors at WashU launched efforts to determine if an imaging-based technique could provide a more detailed view of the cancer and enable women to make an informed decision for treatment options at the onset.<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/washu%20engineering%20a%20new%20way%20to%20see%20cancer.JPG" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />12/22/2017 6:00:00 AMScientific American, Professor Quing Zhu
In the media: Stop talking about the need for computer science and start teaching it (Fox News)https://engineering.wustl.edu/news/Pages/In-the-media-Stop-talking-about-the-need-for-computer-science-and-start-teaching-it-Fox-News.aspxIn the media: Stop talking about the need for computer science and start teaching it (Fox News)"At a time when computers increasingly control every aspect of our daily lives — both on the job and at home — the lessons we teach students must adapt to where the world is going, not where it has been," says Aaron Bobick.<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/WashU%20Engineering%20Aaron%20Bobick%20Fox%20News.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />11/24/2017 6:00:00 AMFox News, Dean Aaron Bobick
In the media: Idea of 100 percent renewable energy isn't feasible (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)https://engineering.wustl.edu/news/Pages/Idea-of-100-percent-renewable-energy-is-not-feasible.aspxIn the media: Idea of 100 percent renewable energy isn't feasible (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)Why is it that “100 percent renewables” is not feasible? First, we have to realize that the key to modern society is reliability.<img alt="""" src="/news/PublishingImages/100percentrenew.image.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />11/14/2017 6:00:00 AM
From cancer to crops: engineering small solutions for the world's big problemshttps://engineering.wustl.edu/news/Pages/From-Cancer-To-Crops-Engineering-Small-Solutions-For-The-Worlds-Big-Problems.aspxFrom cancer to crops: engineering small solutions for the world's big problemsFrom drug delivery to agriculture and water treatment, some of the world’s largest problems can be solved with the smallest structures. Pratim Biswas and Ramesh Raliya explain how in Forbes.<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/960x0.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />9/19/2017 5:00:00 AMForbes, Professor Pratim Biswas
In the media: Insects are revealing how AI can work in society (Venture Beat)https://engineering.wustl.edu/news/Pages/Insects-are-revealing-how-AI-can-work-in-society.aspxIn the media: Insects are revealing how AI can work in society (Venture Beat)What’s the secret to unlocking artificial intelligence (AI) and making it ubiquitous in our everyday lives? Assistant Professor Xuan “Silvia” Zhang's guest column appeared on venturebeat.com.<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/WashU%20Engineering%20insect%20Venture%20Beat.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />9/5/2017 5:00:00 AMVenture Beat, Assistant Professor Xuan “Silvia” Zhang