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Washington University in St. Louis
Engineering News

DECEMBER 2014

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.

Students

 

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.

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Faculty

 

Cytron receives 2014 Emerson Award for Teaching Excellence

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

Alumni

 

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.

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Upcoming events

Dec. 11

Final exams begin for Engineering students

Dec. 15

CBAC Seminar - Omer Berenfeld, PhD

Jan. 12

Spring 2015 semester begins

 

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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.

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

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