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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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Students

 

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.

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Faculty

 

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.

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Alumni

 

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.

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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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