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Engineering News


World’s fastest 2-D camera may enable new scientific discoveries

A team of biomedical engineers, led by Lihong Wang, PhD, has developed the world’s fastest receive-only 2-D camera, a device that can capture events up to 100 billion frames per second. The technique could have applications in medicine, astronomy, forensics and other areas.



Engineering students win $10,000 in MasterCard Give Back-A-Thon

A team of two School of Engineering & Applied Science students and an Olin Business School alumna recently solved a problem that netted them $10,000 at the MasterCard Give Back-A-Thon.



Cytron receives 2014 Emerson Award for Teaching Excellence

Ron Cytron, PhD, has received the 2014 Emerson Award for Teaching Excellence.



Hands-on experience on FSAE team helped Hyslop prepare for career

Alumnus Ryan Hyslop, now an engineer at Cummins Inc., says working with engines is second nature after four years as a member of the Wash U Formula SAE race car team.


Upcoming events

Dec. 11

Final exams begin for Engineering students

Dec. 15

CBAC Seminar - Omer Berenfeld, PhD

Jan. 12

Spring 2015 semester begins



Research News

Faculty co-write new imaging handbook

Six Engineering & Applied Science faculty members have chapters featured in the recently published Handbook of Imaging in Biological Mechanics.

Washington University lab trying to make gasoline from E. Coli

KTVI Fox 2 News talks to Fuzhong Zhang, PhD, about an $860,000 DARPA award to study the use of bacteria as fuel.

Biswas featured on St. Louis Public Radio

Pratim Biswas, PhD, discusses the conversion of landfill gas to useable gas.


VIDEO: Watch Arnold Donald explain how an engineering degree at Washington University formed a solid foundation for his successful career


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