Skip to main content

​WashU Engineering News​​ Archive

 

 

WashU engineers to look at how brain processes signals in different organisms1334127​Two engineers at Washington University in St. Louis are combining their expertise in studying brain networks to determine whether there are rules that determine how sensory stimuli, including touch, smell, sound, sight, or taste, get mapped on the brain onto behavioral response.10/19/2017 9:36:09 PMSTS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttps://engineering.wustl.edu/news/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspx47470https://engineering.wustl.edu10/19/2017 9:36:09 PMhtmlFalseaspx3333~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WashUNews.js
Evaluating a next-gen learning management system1333747​Representatives of the two learning management systems (LMS) under consideration to replace the current Blackboard platform at Washington University in St. Louis will be presenting demonstrations and open discussions for Danforth and Medical campus faculty, staff and student leaders Oct. 19 and 20 and Oct 26 and 27.10/18/2017 6:55:58 PMSTS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttps://engineering.wustl.edu/news/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspx3413410https://engineering.wustl.edu10/18/2017 6:55:58 PMhtmlFalseaspx3333~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WashUNews.js
CRETE House debuts at Solar Decathlon 2017852343  Buildings use much of the world’s energy. To fight global warming, we must make buildings better.10/19/2017 2:47:49 PMSTS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttps://engineering.wustl.edu/news/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspx4184180https://engineering.wustl.edu10/19/2017 2:47:49 PMhtmlFalseaspx3333~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WashUNews.js
Dream Chaser1333615​Lots of kids grow up dreaming of missions into space. Gazing upward at the night sky. Dressing up as astronauts. Building model rockets and counting down to launch, 3…2…1…10/20/2017 2:13:48 PMSTS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttps://engineering.wustl.edu/news/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspx8468460https://engineering.wustl.edu10/20/2017 2:13:48 PMhtmlFalseaspx3333~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WashUNews.js
Engineers developing self-powered brain activity recorders1329955​Launched in 2013, the Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative is designed to fund research that will ultimately revolutionize the understanding of the human brain, from individual cells to complex neural circuits.10/19/2017 7:32:33 PMSTS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttps://engineering.wustl.edu/news/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspx200820080https://engineering.wustl.edu10/19/2017 7:32:33 PMhtmlFalseaspx3333~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WashUNews.js
The First 40: Tim Tague's second of video a day1330069Meet Tim Tague — Washington University in St. Louis Class of 2021.Back in August, we asked these first-year students to record one second of video every day for their first 40 or so days on campus. Here, learn more about these students and their first days in college.   >> Watch all three10/18/2017 2:31:13 PMSTS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttps://engineering.wustl.edu/news/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspx205420540https://engineering.wustl.edu10/18/2017 2:31:13 PMhtmlFalseaspx3333~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WashUNews.js
Study casts doubt on the warming implications of brown carbon aerosol from wildfires323132​As devastating wildfires continue to rage in the western U.S. and Canada, a team of environmental engineers at Washington University in St. Louis have discovered that light-absorbing organic particulate matter, also known as brown carbon aerosol, in wildfire smoke loses its ability to absorb sunlight the longer it remains in the atmosphere.   10/18/2017 2:29:28 PMSTS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttps://engineering.wustl.edu/news/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspx249324930https://engineering.wustl.edu10/18/2017 2:29:28 PMhtmlFalseaspx3333~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WashUNews.js
WashU engineer to study how pesticides from GM crops affect environment1324932​Important agricultural crops can be genetically modified (GM) to include molecules that make the plants more resistant to pests and therefore potentially more productive. An environmental engineer at Washington University in St. Louis plans to study the behavior of these molecules in the environment, particularly in soil and surface water.10/11/2017 8:11:20 PMSTS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttps://engineering.wustl.edu/news/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspx215721570https://engineering.wustl.edu10/11/2017 8:11:20 PMhtmlFalseaspx3333~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WashUNews.js
Toolkit underway at WashU may give researchers insight into cancer1324619​By studying the effects of a biochemical process on protein function, Kristen Naegle, a biomedical engineer at Washington University in St. Louis, hopes to identify new therapeutic interventions for cancer.10/19/2017 7:33:09 PMSTS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttps://engineering.wustl.edu/news/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspx248024800https://engineering.wustl.edu10/19/2017 7:33:09 PMhtmlFalseaspx3333~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WashUNews.js
Imaging a killer132311110/19/2017 8:56:54 PMSTS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttps://engineering.wustl.edu/news/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspx253625360https://engineering.wustl.edu10/19/2017 8:56:54 PMhtmlFalseaspx3333~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WashUNews.js

~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_Default.js
~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_Default.js
~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_Default.js
~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_Default.js
~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_Default.js
~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_Default.js
~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_Default.js
~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_Default.js
~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_Default.js
~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_Default.js
~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_Default.js
~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_Default.js