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  • Chemical Engineering News | Engineering
    22 2016 A team of engineers say new insights into human tears could lead to more comfortable lenses Read More Can bioengineering transform cells into drug factories Monday March 21 2016 An interdisciplinary research team shows how we just might be able to grow more plentiful and better medicines in the lab Read More Musical training gives Stanford engineers a creative lift Wednesday March 16 2016 A fellowship offered jointly by the School of Engineering and the Friends of Music at Stanford provides music lessons to engineering students Read More Zhenan Bao On a quest to develop artificial skin Monday March 7 2016 A team of engineers works on a material that can flex like skin transmit sensory data to the brain and restore a sense of touch Read More Can large scale solar power storage become a reality Friday February 26 2016 An unexpected finding by a team of engineers could lead to a revolutionary change in how we produce store and consume energy Read More The economic damage from climate change may be more than you think much more Friday February 26 2016 Researchers say the cost of carbon dioxide emissions may be six times more than government estimates Read More The National Academy of Engineering elects four new Stanford faculty members Friday February 12 2016 Three engineers and a biochemist are selected for the field s highest professional honor Read More New Stanford battery shuts down at high temperatures and restarts when it cools Monday January 11 2016 Stanford researchers have invented a lithium ion battery that turns on and off depending on the temperature The new technology could prevent battery fires that have plagued laptops hoverboards and other electronic devices Read More Stanford engineers invent process to accelerate protein evolution Monday December 7 2015 A new tool enables researchers to test millions of mutated proteins in a matter of hours or days speeding the search for new medicines industrial enzymes and biosensors Read More Stanford engineers among recipients of Precourt Institute and TomKat Center 2 1 million grants Thursday December 3 2015 Grants will fund groundbreaking energy research Read More Atom sized craters make a catalyst much more active Tuesday November 24 2015 SLAC Stanford Engineering discovery could speed important chemical reactions such as making hydrogen fuel Read More Stanford engineers create artificial skin that can send pressure sensation to brain cell Thursday October 15 2015 Stanford engineers have created a plastic skin like material that can detect pressure and deliver a Morse code like signal directly to a living brain cell The work takes a big step toward adding a sense of touch to prosthetic limbs Read More Stanford team re engineers virus to deliver therapies to cells Monday September 21 2015 Researchers stripped a virus of its infectious machinery and turned its benign core into a delivery vehicle that can target sick cells while leaving healthy tissue alone Read More Stanford engineers produce cancer drug from rare plant in lab to benefit human health

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  • Civil and Environmental Engineering News | Engineering
    clay Thursday February 11 2016 An engineer designs computers that let us think with our hands Read More Professor Jeffrey Koseff to receive Stanford s 2015 Richard W Lyman Award Wednesday January 20 2016 Koseff a professor of civil and environmental engineering and founding co director of the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment will be honored at a Jan 20 award dinner Read More Stanford researcher suggests storing solar energy underground for a cloudy day Tuesday November 24 2015 A common criticism of a total transition to wind water and solar power is that the U S electrical grid can t affordably store enough standby electricity to keep the system stable Stanford researcher Mark Z Jacobson proposes an underground solution to that problem Read More Stanford engineers help discover the surprising trick jellyfish use to swim Tuesday November 3 2015 A Stanford led team shows how these ancient creatures undulating motions cause water to pull them along This counterintuitive insight could spur new designs for energy efficient underwater craft Read More Sustainable engineering in the 21st Century Tuesday October 20 2015 New interdisciplinary major prepares Stanford engineers to build sustainable urban coastal and freshwater systems Read More Plastic eating worms may offer solution to mounting waste Stanford researchers discover Wednesday September 30 2015 An ongoing study by Stanford engineers in collaboration with researchers in China shows that common mealworms can safely biodegrade various types of plastic Read More Stanford Engineering students and researchers win grants to commercialize energy inventions Wednesday July 29 2015 Building on the success of its first year the Innovation Transfer Program at the TomKat Center for Sustainable Energy is financially supporting 11 new teams composed mostly of Stanford students and recent graduates trying to put university research to work Read More Four engineering faculty members projects receive grants to tackle major environmental challenges Thursday July 9 2015 Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment jump starts interdisciplinary projects around the world Read More Stanford engineers develop state by state plan to convert U S to 100 clean renewable energy by 2050 Monday June 8 2015 Professor Mark Z Jacobson and colleagues show that it s technically possible for each state to replace fossil fuel energy with entirely clean renewable energy Read More Stanford engineers discover how microbes acquire electricity in making methane Monday May 18 2015 New findings by Professor Alfred Spormann and colleagues could pave the way for microbial factories that produce renewable biofuels and chemicals Read More Three engineering students receive Deans Awards for Academic Achievement Thursday May 7 2015 The award recognizes extraordinary undergraduates for their intellectual accomplishments Read More Five faculty members receive NSF Early Career Development awards Thursday April 2 2015 Assistant professors Amin Arbabian Michael Lepech Marco Pavone Manu Prakash and Sindy Tang awarded grants to help promising junior faculty pursue outstanding research while also improving education Read More Making drinking water safe at the source Thursday March 19 2015 Researchers with the Stanford Woods Institute s Program on Water

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  • Computer Science News | Engineering
    2016 A fellowship offered jointly by the School of Engineering and the Friends of Music at Stanford provides music lessons to engineering students Read More On the road to a safer driving experience Wednesday March 2 2016 By testing the physical limits of speeding cars a group of engineers hope to develop safer autonomous driving systems Read More Martin Hellman Finding the truth is more important than getting your way Tuesday March 1 2016 An inventor of public key cryptography explains why listening is the key to solving problems in one s personal life and everywhere else Read More Stanford cryptography pioneers win the ACM 2015 A M Turing Award Tuesday March 1 2016 A groundbreaking algorithm from Martin Hellman and Whitfield Diffie enabled a secure Internet Read More Pioneering Stanford computer researcher and educator Edward McCluskey dies Thursday February 25 2016 The professor emeritus who paved the way for everything from complex chips to crash proof computers and who trained 75 PhDs also loved quirky hats and nature Read More Machine learning makes poverty mapping as easy as night and day Thursday February 25 2016 An artificial intelligence system trains itself to identify poverty zones by comparing daytime and nighttime satellite images in a novel way Read More How data analytics is going to transform all industries Tuesday February 23 2016 At Stanford s first Women in Data Science Conference engineers from industry and academia discuss personalized medicine entertainment marketing cybersecurity and more Read More What if we could shape ideas the way a sculptor molds clay Thursday February 11 2016 An engineer designs computers that let us think with our hands Read More How can we improve the criminal justice system Wednesday February 10 2016 Engineers use computational analysis tools to reveal discrimination and reduce crime Read More What might the future hold Wednesday February 10 2016 At Stanford s Future Fest a group of engineers from industry and academia discuss artificial intelligence the revolution in biology and the balance between risk and regulation Read More Fei Fei Li How do we teach computers to understand the visual world Thursday January 14 2016 A computer scientist explores the dark matter of our digital universe Read More Stunning diversity of gut bacteria uncovered by new approach to gene sequencing devised at Stanford Monday December 14 2015 A new technique can reveal subtle differences among the genomes of multiple species and subspecies of microbes Read More Stanford team develops software to predict and prevent drone collisions Friday December 11 2015 How do we prevent collisions when thousands of drones are flying in congested areas A software enabled system could play the role of an autonomous air traffic manager for unmanned flights Read More Stanford students put computer science skills to social good Thursday November 19 2015 Four undergraduates have co founded CS Social Good an organization that utilizes technology to make a positive social impact Read More Needed More women in data science Thursday November 12 2015 A recent gathering

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  • Electrical Engineering News | Engineering
    materials with ultrafast science Read More The body s biggest defender may one day be smaller than you think Friday March 18 2016 A group of researchers shows how nanomedicine is changing the path of cancer diagnosis and treatment Read More Musical training gives Stanford engineers a creative lift Wednesday March 16 2016 A fellowship offered jointly by the School of Engineering and the Friends of Music at Stanford provides music lessons to engineering students Read More How hospitals avoid penalties for making patients sick Monday March 14 2016 A team of scholars say lax reporting requirements make it easier to change records Read More On the road to a safer driving experience Wednesday March 2 2016 By testing the physical limits of speeding cars a group of engineers hope to develop safer autonomous driving systems Read More Martin Hellman Finding the truth is more important than getting your way Tuesday March 1 2016 An inventor of public key cryptography explains why listening is the key to solving problems in one s personal life and everywhere else Read More Stanford cryptography pioneers win the ACM 2015 A M Turing Award Tuesday March 1 2016 A groundbreaking algorithm from Martin Hellman and Whitfield Diffie enabled a secure Internet Read More Pioneering Stanford computer researcher and educator Edward McCluskey dies Thursday February 25 2016 The professor emeritus who paved the way for everything from complex chips to crash proof computers and who trained 75 PhDs also loved quirky hats and nature Read More The National Academy of Engineering elects four new Stanford faculty members Friday February 12 2016 Three engineers and a biochemist are selected for the field s highest professional honor Read More What if we could shape ideas the way a sculptor molds clay Thursday February 11 2016 An engineer designs computers that let us think with our hands Read More Meet Hedgehog Your tour guide to asteroids comets and other things that whirl around the solar system Wednesday February 3 2016 A team of engineers builds a cube like rover for exploration in some of the most extreme conditions in space Read More A group of scholars look to early 20th century radio technology to help improve Internet security Wednesday January 27 2016 A new study shows how harnessing the quantum properties of light can create a transmission technology impervious to eavesdropping Read More New microscopy technique maps mechanical properties of living cells Tuesday January 5 2016 Researchers have developed a new way to use atomic force microscopy to rapidly measure the mechanical properties of cells at the nanometer scale an advance that could pave the way for better understanding immune disorders and cancer Read More Stanford led skyscraper style chip design could boost electronic performance by factor of a thousand Wednesday December 9 2015 In modern computer systems processor and memory chips are laid out like single story structures in a suburb But suburban layouts waste time and energy A new skyscraper like design based on materials more

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  • Management Science and Engineering News | Engineering
    view of problem solving Read More Federica Marchionni Adaptability is key to staying ahead of the curve Friday March 25 2016 The CEO of clothing retailer Lands End discusses the importance of embracing change on the path to growth Read More Ford Motor Company CEO To innovate one must challenge customs and question traditions Friday March 18 2016 Mark Fields discusses the evolution of the auto industry and how the business he leads is moving from an auto company to an auto and mobility company Read More Musical training gives Stanford engineers a creative lift Wednesday March 16 2016 A fellowship offered jointly by the School of Engineering and the Friends of Music at Stanford provides music lessons to engineering students Read More How hospitals avoid penalties for making patients sick Monday March 14 2016 A team of scholars say lax reporting requirements make it easier to change records Read More How algorithms can be used to give more voice to the people Wednesday March 9 2016 A group of engineering scholars are exploring how to spur participatory democracy Read More What is the secret to a successful Chinese startup Friday March 4 2016 An engineering professor shows why an innovative product isn t always enough Read More How data analytics is going to transform all industries Tuesday February 23 2016 At Stanford s first Women in Data Science Conference engineers from industry and academia discuss personalized medicine entertainment marketing cybersecurity and more Read More How can we improve the criminal justice system Wednesday February 10 2016 Engineers use computational analysis tools to reveal discrimination and reduce crime Read More What might the future hold Wednesday February 10 2016 At Stanford s Future Fest a group of engineers from industry and academia discuss artificial intelligence the revolution in biology and the balance between risk and regulation Read More Stanford engineers among recipients of Precourt Institute and TomKat Center 2 1 million grants Thursday December 3 2015 Grants will fund groundbreaking energy research Read More Conquering Complexity With Simple Rules Tuesday April 21 2015 Stanford Engineering Professor Kathleen Eisenhardt and her co author offer a better way to make decisions Read More Estimated social cost of climate change not accurate Stanford scientists say Monday January 12 2015 The social cost of carbon dioxide emissions may not be 37 per ton as estimated by a recent U S government study but 220 per ton Read More Stanford faculty awarded seed grants for innovative energy research Tuesday December 16 2014 Stanford s Precourt Institute Precourt Energy Efficiency Center and TomKat Center have awarded eight seed grants to Stanford faculty for early stage energy research Read More Stanford Professor Ron Howard shares honors for pioneering decision analysis Friday October 31 2014 The Society for Decision Professionals has named a new award for Howard and a colleague at Harvard who jointly developed this engineering based approach to making complex choices Read More Stanford s GCEP awards 10 5 million for research on renewable energy Wednesday

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  • Mechanical Engineering News | Engineering
    solutions Friday March 4 2016 Stanford bioengineers explore the inner workings of a novel mode of insect flight Read More On the road to a safer driving experience Wednesday March 2 2016 By testing the physical limits of speeding cars a group of engineers hope to develop safer autonomous driving systems Read More What if we could shape ideas the way a sculptor molds clay Thursday February 11 2016 An engineer designs computers that let us think with our hands Read More Meet Hedgehog Your tour guide to asteroids comets and other things that whirl around the solar system Wednesday February 3 2016 A team of engineers builds a cube like rover for exploration in some of the most extreme conditions in space Read More Stanford researchers develop microscope that allows first ever look at live muscle units in action Thursday December 17 2015 The basic process of force generation in muscle has been known for decades but until now no one has ever seen it work at a microscopic level in a living human The new microscope could provide unique insights into treating muscular degenerative diseases Read More Stanford team develops software to predict and prevent drone collisions Friday December 11 2015 How do we prevent collisions when thousands of drones are flying in congested areas A software enabled system could play the role of an autonomous air traffic manager for unmanned flights Read More Stanford led skyscraper style chip design could boost electronic performance by factor of a thousand Wednesday December 9 2015 In modern computer systems processor and memory chips are laid out like single story structures in a suburb But suburban layouts waste time and energy A new skyscraper like design based on materials more advanced than silicon provides the next computing platform Read More Stanford engineers among recipients of Precourt Institute and TomKat Center 2 1 million grants Thursday December 3 2015 Grants will fund groundbreaking energy research Read More Plasma experiments bring astrophysics down to Earth Tuesday December 1 2015 New laboratory technique allows researchers to replicate on a tiny scale the swirling clouds of ionized gases that power the sun to further our understanding of fusion energy solar flares and other cosmic phenomena Read More Atom sized craters make a catalyst much more active Tuesday November 24 2015 SLAC Stanford Engineering discovery could speed important chemical reactions such as making hydrogen fuel Read More Introducing MARTY Stanford s self driving electric drifting DeLorean Wednesday October 21 2015 Stanford engineers built an autonomous DeLorean capable of stable precise drifting at large angles in order to study how cars perform in extreme situations which could ultimately guide the development of autonomous safety protocols Read More Tension helps heart cells develop normally in the lab according to Stanford engineers Wednesday September 30 2015 Researchers have long been able to prod stem cells into forming heart like beating clumps in the lab but those cells don t behave like normal heart cells Getting them to mimic normal

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  • Materials Science and Engineering News | Engineering
    the Friends of Music at Stanford provides music lessons to engineering students Read More Zhenan Bao On a quest to develop artificial skin Monday March 7 2016 A team of engineers works on a material that can flex like skin transmit sensory data to the brain and restore a sense of touch Read More Can large scale solar power storage become a reality Friday February 26 2016 An unexpected finding by a team of engineers could lead to a revolutionary change in how we produce store and consume energy Read More Pioneering Stanford computer researcher and educator Edward McCluskey dies Thursday February 25 2016 The professor emeritus who paved the way for everything from complex chips to crash proof computers and who trained 75 PhDs also loved quirky hats and nature Read More Meet Hedgehog Your tour guide to asteroids comets and other things that whirl around the solar system Wednesday February 3 2016 A team of engineers builds a cube like rover for exploration in some of the most extreme conditions in space Read More A group of scholars look to early 20th century radio technology to help improve Internet security Wednesday January 27 2016 A new study shows how harnessing the quantum properties of light can create a transmission technology impervious to eavesdropping Read More New Stanford battery shuts down at high temperatures and restarts when it cools Monday January 11 2016 Stanford researchers have invented a lithium ion battery that turns on and off depending on the temperature The new technology could prevent battery fires that have plagued laptops hoverboards and other electronic devices Read More Oleg D Sherby professor of materials science and engineering dies at 90 Friday January 8 2016 Hailed for the discovery of superplastic steel Sherby was a professor at Stanford for 30 years He was known on campus for his affable manner and for organizing volleyball matches and poker games Read More New Stanford research reveals the secrets of stishovites a rare form of crystallized sand Tuesday December 8 2015 Lasers are nothing like meteor strikes but in the nanosecond when each strike silicon dioxide the main ingredient in coastal sand stishovites form Understanding how this rare crystal form will help improve laser technology and allow Earth scientists to better understand meteor impacts Read More Stanford engineers among recipients of Precourt Institute and TomKat Center 2 1 million grants Thursday December 3 2015 Grants will fund groundbreaking energy research Read More Stanford engineers develop invisible wires that could improve solar cell efficiency Thursday December 3 2015 Stanford engineers have discovered how to make the electrical wiring on top of solar cells nearly invisible to incoming light The new design which uses silicon nanopillars to hide the wires could dramatically boost solar cell efficiency Read More Stanford designs underwater solar cells that turn captured greenhouse gases into fuel Wednesday November 18 2015 Taking a cue from plants researchers figure out how to use the sun s energy to combine CO2 with H2O to

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  • automotive News | Engineering
    the evolution of the auto industry and how the business he leads is moving from an auto company to an auto and mobility company Read More Stanford team places 6th in Bridgestone World Solar Challenge Tuesday October 27 2015 Arctan a solar powered car built by undergraduate members of the Stanford Solar Car Project placed sixth in the 2015 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge a nearly 2 000 mile race across the Australian outback Read More Introducing MARTY Stanford s self driving electric drifting DeLorean Wednesday October 21 2015 Stanford engineers built an autonomous DeLorean capable of stable precise drifting at large angles in order to study how cars perform in extreme situations which could ultimately guide the development of autonomous safety protocols Read More Stanford Toyota to collaborate on AI research effort Friday September 4 2015 Led by Associate Professor Fei Fei Li the new SAIL Toyota Center for AI Research will focus on teaching computers to see and make critical decisions about how to interact with the world At the outset research will address intelligent robotics and autonomous cars Read More Stanford engineering students teach autonomous cars to avoid obstacles Wednesday July 1 2015 The best way to survive a car accident is to avoid collisions in the first place Professor Chris Gerdes engineering students are developing algorithms and pop up obstacles that could lead to safe autonomous driving Read More Stanford students to unveil solar powered race car Tuesday July 9 2013 Student team prepares car to compete in an international race across the Australian outback Read More Renault Nissan Head Carlos Ghosn Talks Future of Cars at Stanford Friday May 31 2013 The Brazilian born Ghosn is CEO of not one but two car companies France s Renault and Japan s Nissan makers of the Leaf the

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