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  • News & Updates | Engineering
    use diverse global discussion groups to boost online learning experience for participants Wednesday May 6 2015 New Talkabout video discussions designed by Stanford researchers can connect diverse groups of learners across the globe and improve class performance Read More Stanford engineers observe the moment when a mind is changed Tuesday May 5 2015 A new algorithm enables a moment by moment analysis of brain activity each time a laboratory monkey reaches this way or that during an experiment It s like reading the monkey s mind Read More Stanford Engineering Hero Ted Hoff honored as the principal architect of the microprocessor Monday May 4 2015 Hoff led the team of engineers that produced the revolutionary Intel 4004 microprocessor in 1971 Read More Nicholas Melosh wins Cal BRAIN grant for neuroengineering research Monday May 4 2015 The associate professor of materials science and engineering is working to refine the electrodes neuroscientists use to record the activity of single neurons Read More Stanford Computer Science Department Celebrates Its 50th Anniversary Tuesday April 28 2015 Daylong event titled In Service to the World reflects on the past accomplishments and future prospects of this world class academic department Read More Stacey Bent is named chair of Chemical Engineering Friday April 24 2015 Her research focuses on understanding and controlling surface and interfacial chemistry and applying this knowledge in a wide range of fields from semiconductors to sustainability Read More Nicholas McKeown among 10 Stanford professors elected to AAAS 2015 class Thursday April 23 2015 American Academy of Arts and Sciences is one of the country s oldest and most prestigious honorary learned societies Read More Stanford team makes biotechnology interactive with games and remote control labs Tuesday April 21 2015 Through special environments called biotic processing units bioengineers let people interact with cells like fish in an aquarium or even do simple experiments from afar 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 Professor Karl Deisseroth wins prestigious Albany Prize Monday April 20 2015 The bioengineer and psychiatrist will be honored for his seminal role in the field of optogenetics which allows scientists to precisely manipulate nerve cell activity in freely moving animals to study their behavior Read More NIST workshop at Stanford mulls weights and measures for biotechnology Thursday April 16 2015 Researchers from academia industry and government launch effort to define standards for using bits and pieces of molecular biomachinery to create things such as vaccines drugs and biosensors Read More Beth Pruitt elected a fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers Friday April 10 2015 In an interdisciplinary blend of engineering and medicine Pruitt seeks to detect and measure the minute forces generated by living cells Read More ACM Council on Women honors Jennifer Widom as innovator in database systems Tuesday April 7 2015 Professor of computer science and electrical engineering is named 2015 2016 Athena Lecturer for launching

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  • News & Updates | Engineering
    learn to write code helps assess how well they are learning Read More Stanford engineers solve the mystery of the dancing droplets Wednesday March 11 2015 Years of research satisfy a graduate student s curiosity about the molecular minuet he observed among drops of ordinary food coloring Read More Stanford SystemX seeks to make information technologies even more pervasive Monday March 9 2015 Stanford refocuses its 30 year old industrial research partnership to invent hardware software and systems capable of monitoring health managing energy sensing environmental conditions and controlling the Internet of Things Read More UC Berkeley Professor Named Next Director of Brown Institute Wednesday March 4 2015 Maneesh Agrawala a professor of electrical engineering and computer science at the University of California Berkeley will lead the David and Helen Gurley Brown Institute at Stanford Read More Engineering a rowing team Wednesday March 4 2015 Engineering is a popular and useful major for members of Stanford s rowing team Read More Jennfier Dionne Percy Liang elected Sloan Research Fellows Wednesday February 25 2015 Members of Stanford Engineering faculty honored as next generation of scientific leaders Read More Bruce Clemens elected fellow of Materials Research Society Wednesday February 25 2015 Professor of materials science and engineering is honored for pioneering work in thin film and nanostructured material growth and characterization leadership service to the society and the materials community and for leadership in teaching and mentoring Read More Stanford engineers develop new air filter that could help Beijing residents breathe easily Wednesday February 18 2015 Associate Professor Yi Cui and his students have turned a material commonly used in surgical gloves into a low cost highly efficient air filter It could be used to improve facemasks and window screens and maybe even scrub the exhaust from power plants Read More Cybersecurity panelists call for long term global approach to securing free and open network Friday February 13 2015 At a Stanford forum White House officials researchers and educators discuss how to stay ahead of hackers and protect a rapidly changing and expanding network Read More Stanford engineer produces free Braille writer app Tuesday February 10 2015 A touchscreen Braille writer developed during a Stanford Engineering summer course is now an app that turns an iPad into an invaluable tool for blind and visually impaired people Read More Jens Nørskov elected to NAE Monday February 9 2015 Chemical engineering professor honored for his contributions to theoretical approaches to design of heterogeneous catalysts linking reaction rates to microscopic catalyst properties Read More Subhasish Mitra elected ACM fellow Friday February 6 2015 The Association for Computing Machinery honored the Mitra an associate professor of computer science and electrical engineering for contributions to the design and testing of robust computing systems Read More Bernd Girod elected to National Academy of Engineering Thursday February 5 2015 Electrical engineering professor honored for his contributions to video compression streaming and multimedia systems Read More Professor Ron Fedkiw shares Academy Award for software to digitize destruction Thursday February 5

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  • News & Updates | Engineering
    the same electromagnetic waves that carry signals to its receiving antenna Read More EngX Security of the Internet of Everything Friday January 9 2015 In this short version of his Stanford Engineering EngX presentation Electrical Engineering Professor Mark Horowitz talks about the security of the Internet of Everything Read More Stanford researchers measure concussion forces in greatest detail yet Wednesday January 7 2015 Although the mechanisms of concussions are still being revealed David Camarillo s lab has measured the forces imparted on the brain in greater detail than ever before The results could eventually lead to better injury detection and prevention Read More Meet Persis Drell Monday January 5 2015 The School of Engineering s new dean was raised on The Farm made her mark in physics and is focused on the future Read More Stanford study shows ways to improve public health at beaches Friday December 19 2014 Thanks to new Stanford research an affordable easy to implement system can provide significantly more accurate information on coastal water contamination to better protect public health Read More Stanford computer scientists extend web browsers to make the Internet safer Friday December 19 2014 A new security system called COWL protects privacy while helping web developers create richer and more secure online content Read More Stanford bioengineers discover knob to dial up fitter cells Wednesday December 17 2014 In one experiment bioengineers found that larger genetic mutants fared better and in a second study they created viable cells using non standard parts 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 to host 100 year study on artificial intelligence Tuesday December 16 2014 Stanford University will lead a 100 year effort to study the long term implications of artificial intelligence in all aspects of life Read More Stanford team combines logic memory to build a high rise chip Monday December 15 2014 Stanford researchers are building layers of logic and memory into skyscraper chips that are smaller faster cheaper and taller Read More Stanford d school students humanize a truck for a good cause Thursday December 11 2014 Stanford students get their hands dirty designing and rebuilding a truck to serve the specific needs of San Jose s Tech Museum of Innovation Read More Stanford Engineering Professor Kenneth Goodson named a Fellow of the American Physical Society Thursday December 11 2014 Mechanical Engineering chairman cited for contributions to the understanding of phonon and electron conduction in solid films nanostructures and in semiconductor nanoelectronics Read More The challenge of building on success Stanford Engineering Year in Review Tuesday December 9 2014 Letter from the dean of Stanford Engineering Read More Stanford Engineering Professor Richard Luthy receives distinguished environmental engineering award Monday December 8 2014 American Academy of Environmental Engineers Scientists recognizes Luthy s contributions to the field of environmental engineering

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  • News & Updates | Engineering
    unknown objects now machine learning takes computer vision to the next level with a system that can describe objects and put them into context Could this lead to better visual search Read More Stanford team wins international award for experimental blood test device that uses a smart phone Wednesday November 12 2014 Four students and two faculty advisors create portable device that can detect hepatitis B infections in minutes to win one of five awards in the Nokia Sensing XCHALLENGE a global competition to improve diagnostic devices Read More Two Stanford Engineering professors elected fellows of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers Wednesday November 12 2014 Mark Cutkosky has been recognized for achievements in robotics and Thomas Kenny has been honored for achievements in microelectromechanical systems Read More Making Personalized Medicine Practical Monday November 10 2014 Personalized medicine will bring with it the problem of storing and processing the vast amounts genetic information needed to tailor medical care to individual needs Stanford electrical engineers have an answer Read More Three influential innovators named Stanford Engineering Heroes Monday November 10 2014 Distinguished Stanford engineers honored for their impact on our lives and the world Read More Engineering students program smartphones to control quadcopters Thursday November 6 2014 In mechanical engineering course ME 202 Stanford students learn how to turn open source smartphone operating systems into powerful control of mechatronic devices Read More Stanford chemical engineers borrow technique from petrochemical industry to store solar energy Wednesday November 5 2014 Many high school students have zapped water with electricity to make hydrogen and oxygen To turn that chemical process into a type of battery researchers adapt ideas from oil refineries Read More Stanford engineers discover how to record the forensic history of chemical contaminations in water Monday November 3 2014 An invention called a time capsule is a tiny chemistry lab designed to take a fingerprint of contamination and also disclose when it occurred 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 system combines software with human intelligence to improve translation Tuesday October 28 2014 Using software to suggest word choices makes professional translators more productive in the 34 billion a year market for foreign language translation Read More Learning from 1989 Stanford engineer studies the aftermath of earthquakes Friday October 17 2014 Professor Anne Kiremidjian is an expert at assessing the likely intensity and duration of earthquakes and estimating the probable damage Read More Stanford engineers build test earthquake resistant house Thursday October 16 2014 Twenty five years after the Loma Prieta earthquake a Stanford team develops inexpensive design modifications that could be incorporated into new homes to reduce damage in an earthquake Read More Stanford engineers develop tiny sound powered chip to serve as medical device Tuesday October 14 2014 Using ultrasound

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  • News & Updates | Engineering
    Read More Stanford advances yield sophisticated carbon based integrated circuits New techniques for preventing flaws building multilayer chips result in prototypes that demonstrate feasibility of nanotube logic circuits Read More Markus Covert BioE Virtual cell would bring benefits of computer simulation to biology Read More Robert Carlson professor of MS E dead at 72 Carlson helped the Stanford Department of Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management grow from a traditional industrial engineering department into a more broadly focused department that helpe Read More Open networking summit to explore software defined networking An industry gathering Oct 17 19 at Stanford will focus on a new direction for the Internet called software defined networking The three day summit will feature leaders from industry and academia Read More Interview with Pat Gelsinger A Q A with Intel Senior Vice President Pat Gelsinger Read More Huang Center Dedicated Lauded As Stanford s Engineering Anchor The Jen Hsun Huang Engineering Center was dedicated on October 5 providing a new home for Stanford s School of Engineering and an academic and social destination for students and faculty in science engineering and medicine Read More VIDEO Bioengineering transforming human health Can do meets cutting edge Stanford Bioengineers discuss their research and the future of bioengineering at Stanford University Read More Stanford Researchers Publish Comprehensive Model for Medical Device Development Five phase stage gate model captures process complexity from product ideation through postmarket surveillance Read More Wireless power could revolutionize highway transportation Stanford researchers say Stanford researchers have designed a new technology that could lead to wireless charging of electric vehicles while they cruise down the highway Read More Professor John Pauly Recognized by International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine Read More Mechanical Engineering Professor Sheri Sheppard wins teaching honor Sheppard recognized for contributions to engineering education Read

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  • What Matters to Me & Why - Sidney and Persis Drell
    SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory Emeritus and Senior Fellow by courtesy at the Hoover Institution Sidney D Drell is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University and a professor of theoretical physics emeritus at Stanford s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory where he served as deputy director until retiring in 1998 An arms control specialist he has advised the executive and legislative branches of government on national security and technical defense issues for more than five decades From 1983 to 1989 he was the founding codirector of Stanford s Center for International Security and Arms Control Persis Drell Frederick Emmons Terman Dean of the Stanford School of Engineering the James and Anna Marie Spilker Professor in the School of Engineering and a professor of Materials Science and Engineering and Physics Dean Persis Drell who assumed her current post in September 2014 has been on the faculty at Stanford since 2002 and was director of the 1 600 employee U S Department of Energy SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory from 2007 to 2012 Her research interests are in technology development for free electron lasers and particle astrophysics She is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy

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  • Aeronautics and Astronautics | Engineering
    Science Electrical Engineering Management Science and Engineering Materials Science and Engineering Mechanical Engineering Architectural Design Program Energy Resources Engineering Engineering Physics Institute for Computational Mathematical Engineering iCME Science Technology and Society Stanford Design Program Manu Prakash You suddenly stumble upon completely new and creative solutions Type Research News Stanford bioengineers explore the inner workings of a novel mode of insect flight By Bjorn Carey Slug Bioengineers explore inner workings of insect flight Short Dek How does this beetle move along water How does this beetle move along water When Manu Prakash was a graduate student he would often search for his thoughts during hikes through the woods in western Massachusetts On one of these excursions he stopped by a pond to watch water lilies blossom and noticed a series of small ripples flash across the water Friday March 4 2016 Last modified Mon 14 Mar 2016 at 15 51 Read more Alumni Current students Faculty Prospective students Staff Aeronautics and Astronautics Bioengineering Mechanical Engineering Institute for Computational Mathematical Engineering iCME Science Technology and Society Life Sciences and Healthcare What Matters to Me Why Sidney and Persis Drell Wednesday May 4 2016 12 00 pm 1 00 pm Common Room Center for Inter Religious Community Learning and Experiences CIRCLE Old Union 3rd Floor Map Open to all Date Time Wednesday May 4 2016 12 00 pm 1 00 pm Location Common Room Center for Inter Religious Community Learning and Experiences CIRCLE Old Union 3rd Floor Contact Info dianea1 stanford edu Admission Free open to all Last modified Wed 2 Mar 2016 at 15 44 Read more Alumni Current students Faculty Prospective students Staff Aeronautics and Astronautics Bioengineering Chemical Engineering Civil and Environmental Engineering Computer Science Electrical Engineering Management Science and Engineering Materials Science and Engineering Mechanical Engineering Architectural Design Program Energy Resources Engineering Engineering Physics Institute for Computational Mathematical Engineering iCME Science Technology and Society The University of the Future Learning across the Lifespan 4 30 7 00 pm Tuesday March 1 2016 Huang Engineering Mackenzie Room Map RSVP here Required Date Time Tuesday March 1 2016 4 30 pm 7 00 pm Location Jen Hsun Engineering Building Mackenzie Room Sponsors Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning Contact Info vptlevents stanford edu Admission RSVP required Last modified Tue 23 Feb 2016 at 16 07 Read more Current students Faculty Staff Aeronautics and Astronautics Bioengineering Chemical Engineering Civil and Environmental Engineering Computer Science Electrical Engineering Management Science and Engineering Materials Science and Engineering Mechanical Engineering Architectural Design Program Energy Resources Engineering Engineering Physics Institute for Computational Mathematical Engineering iCME Science Technology and Society Stanford Design Program Automotive Electronics and Photonics Life Sciences and Healthcare Material Science Online Education Robotics Next Generation Wind Energy John Dabiri Opportunities and Challenges for Next Generation Wind Energy 4 30 6 pm Tuesday April 26 2016 Arrillaga Alumni Center Fisher Conference Center Map Date Time Tuesday April 26 2016 4 30 pm 6 00 pm Location Arrillaga Alumni Center Fisher Conference Center URL More

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  • Civil and Environmental Engineering | Engineering
    Sponsors Sponsored by the TomKat Center for Sustainable Energy Stanford Precourt Institute for Energy Stanford School of Earth Energy Environmental Sciences Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment Office of Sustainability Stanford Residential Dining Enterprises URL More info Last modified Fri 25 Mar 2016 at 9 40 Read more Alumni Current students Faculty Prospective students Staff Civil and Environmental Engineering Materials Science and Engineering Energy Resources Engineering Science Technology and Society Life Sciences and Healthcare Musical training gives Stanford engineers a creative lift Type Research News A fellowship offered jointly by the School of Engineering and the Friends of Music at Stanford provides music lessons to engineering students By Andrew Myers Slug Musical training gives Stanford engineers a creative lift Short Dek A fellowship offered jointly by the School of Engineering and the Friends of Music at Stanford provides music lessons to engineering students Stanford engineers can get s cholarships to study music and other arts REUTERS Jo Yong Hak Wednesday March 16 2016 Last modified Wed 16 Mar 2016 at 9 36 Read more Alumni Current students Faculty Prospective students Staff Aeronautics and Astronautics Bioengineering Chemical Engineering Civil and Environmental Engineering Computer Science Electrical Engineering Management Science and Engineering Materials Science and Engineering Mechanical Engineering Architectural Design Program Energy Resources Engineering Engineering Physics Institute for Computational Mathematical Engineering iCME Science Technology and Society Stanford Design Program Richard Luthy Lessons from Flint Michigan Type Research News A professor of civil and environmental engineering says we need to re examine how water managers assess for contamination By Rob Jordan Slug Richard Luthy Lessons from Flint Michigan Short Dek A professor of civil and environmental engineering says we need to re examine how water managers assess for contamination Blood testing for lead poison levels in Flint Mich Reuters Jim Young Friday March 11 2016 Last modified Mon 14 Mar 2016 at 15 33 Read more Civil and Environmental Engineering What Matters to Me Why Sidney and Persis Drell Wednesday May 4 2016 12 00 pm 1 00 pm Common Room Center for Inter Religious Community Learning and Experiences CIRCLE Old Union 3rd Floor Map Open to all Date Time Wednesday May 4 2016 12 00 pm 1 00 pm Location Common Room Center for Inter Religious Community Learning and Experiences CIRCLE Old Union 3rd Floor Contact Info dianea1 stanford edu Admission Free open to all Last modified Wed 2 Mar 2016 at 15 44 Read more Alumni Current students Faculty Prospective students Staff Aeronautics and Astronautics Bioengineering Chemical Engineering Civil and Environmental Engineering Computer Science Electrical Engineering Management Science and Engineering Materials Science and Engineering Mechanical Engineering Architectural Design Program Energy Resources Engineering Engineering Physics Institute for Computational Mathematical Engineering iCME Science Technology and Society The economic damage from climate change may be more than you think much more Type Research News Researchers say the cost of carbon dioxide emissions may be six times more than government estimates By Ker Than Slug The economic damage from climate change may be more than you

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