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McKelvey Engineering News July 2020
Global pollution estimates reveal surprises, opportunity
Researchers' hybrid dataset includes satellite images, modeling and air samples.
WashU Expert: Researchers focused on understanding virus transmission by aerosols
Why public health guidelines need to go beyond hand washing, mask-wearing.
Heart's electrical propagation focus of WashU interdisciplinary study
An interdisciplinary team will study the molecular functioning behind regulation of the heart.
An emerging understanding of smell
Researchers learn about sensory experience by modeling bug brains.
Social distancing and COVID-19: A law of diminishing returns
Rajan Chakrabarty's research shows that if social distancing is the only measure taken, it must be implemented extremely carefully for its benefits to be fully realized.
ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT
Zaineb Ahmad, who earned a degree in biomedical engineering, has found success as a systems engineer with an aerospace and defense company.
Despite detours, alumna Ahmad found her place in engineering
Other news
3D images allow detailed insight into grasses 3D images allow detailed insight into grasses
Agonafer selected for Frontiers of Engineering Symposium Agonafer selected for Frontiers of Engineering Symposium
Engineers develop new fuel cells with twice the operating voltage as hydrogen fuel cells Engineers develop new fuel cells with twice the operating voltage as hydrogen fuel cells
Chen receives $500,000 grant to study new technique in pediatric brain cancer model Chen receives $500,000 grant to study new technique in pediatric brain cancer model
Alum astronaut makes history Alum astronaut makes history
Artificial intelligence identifies, locates seizures in real-time Artificial intelligence identifies, locates seizures in real-time
Ho to study human-AI joint decision making with ONR grant Ho to study human-AI joint decision making with ONR grant
Taber receives 2020 Lissner award from ASME Taber receives 2020 Lissner award from ASME
EVENT SPOTLIGHT
The series will kick off July 30 with a discussion on the connection between race, policing and STEM inequities.
McKelvey Engineering launches seminar series on race, STEM education
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