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Washington University in St. Louis
Engineering News

MAY 2015

Device developed at WashU may allow sensations in prosthetic hands
A team of engineers and researchers led by Dan Moran, PhD, have developed a device that may allow those with upper limb prosthetics to feel hot and cold and the sense of touch through their prosthetic hands.
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Meet the Class of 2015 Valedictorians

Brett Baker, Grace Kuo and Eric Hsu are the Class of 2015 Valedictorians for the School of Engineering & Applied Science.



Locusts provide insight into brain response to stimuli, senses

Baranidharan Raman, PhD, and his team trained locusts to recognize odors to learn more about how the brain processes stimuli.



Co-founder of WashU EWB chapter devotes engineering career to service

Frank Bergh found his calling for life after co-founding the WashU Engineers Without Borders student chapter in 2005.


Upcoming events

May 18

2015 Summer Session I begins

May 25

Memorial Day Holiday

June 8

2015 Summer Sessions II & III begin

July 3

University Holiday

July 13

2015 Summer Session IV begins

Zhang wins Young Investigator award from U.S. Navy


IdealTap takes $25,000 prize in 2015 Discovery Competition


Washington University opens computer science course to Harris-Stowe State University students


Eliot Society honors Brauers with Search Award


View photos of the engineering students at WashU’s 2015 Commencement


PHOTO GALLERY: Take a look at some of the highlights of the final presentations of the six teams in the 2015 Discovery Competition held
April 24.


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