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Washington University in St. Louis
Engineering News

OCTOBER 2015

WashU-designed artificial antibodies on gold nanocages may lead to speedier detection of kidney injury
Srikanth Singamaneni, PhD, is designing and developing biosensors that could quickly detect acute kidney injury and lead to earlier diagnosis and treatment.
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Students

 

Inspiring future STEM leaders

WashU Engineering students inspire future STEM leaders at University City's First LEGO League Fall Warm-Up, which allowed young students to test their LEGO robotic designs.

Faculty

 

WashU engineer developing methods to model, analyze brain networks

ShiNung Ching, PhD, will use mathematical models to investigate how particular features of brain networks may enable processing of information.

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Alumni

 

Blending engineering, medicine propels Mefford into pioneering career

Although Heather Mefford, MD, PhD, didn’t parlay her undergraduate degree into a traditional engineering career, she points to her education and experiences at Washington University as key stepping stones on her professional path.

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Upcoming events

Oct. 22

Engineering Discovery Competition Informational Kick-off Meeting

Nov. 7

Founders Day

Nov. 18

Startup Connection

Nov. 18

Engineering Scholarship Dinner

Nov. 21

Vertigo

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Board of Trustees approves plan to transform the east end of the Danforth Campus


IDEA Labs student entrepreneurs schooled on key to success


Washington University seeks solutions to global energy challenges


Setton elected president of The Biomedical Engineering Society


Biswas receives prestigious award for environmental chemical engineering


Moseley wins $10,000 award from Yahoo Labs


Agarwal receives Honorary Fellowship from Royal Aeronautical Society


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The Pitch: Nick Okafor
The mechanical engineering and international & area studies major talks about his work in Brazil to create better, more sustainable housing.

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