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2014-08-21 16:26:45

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Learning to build and operate their own 3D printers is both a reward and an incentive for Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School students who have an interest in engineering. "PA Cyber's School of Engineering requirements are 26 credits for graduation instead of 22, and there's a lot more math and science," said Director of STEM Education and Outreach Joel Cilli. "The 3D printer camp is one way of showing these students it's worth...

2014-05-08 12:28:58

M.D./Ph.D. program designed to promote human health through engineering principles and medical science COLLEGE PARK, Md., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland School of Medicine and the University of Maryland Clark School of Engineering have initiated a combined Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy in Bioengineering degree program to meet the demand for both medical sciences and bioengineering expertise among health professionals early in their...

2014-03-29 23:04:06

On April 9, noted biomedical researcher Stephen C. Cowin will describe a promising model for studying nutrient transport from the vascular system to bone tissue, transport that has a direct bearing on the prevention of bone loss. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) March 29, 2014 Preventing bone deterioration is a critical aspect of combating osteoporosis, improving bone implants, and even making long-term space flight possible, such as voyages to Mars and beyond. On April 9, noted biomedical researcher...

2014-02-14 08:24:24

NYU School of Engineering Researchers Urge Game Designers to Follow their 'Odd Couple' Path to Developing Wearable Controllers and Cooperative Computer Games NEW YORK, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Fashion Week closes in Manhattan, New York's outer boroughs are offering a glimpse of what the best-dressed techies will be wearing this Valentines Day: electronic-embedded costumes for a video game that demands hand-holding. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20091027/NY99197LOGO...

2013-09-06 23:19:42

SIUE Interim Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Ann Boyle has signed a three-year cooperative research and development agreement (CRADA) for the School of Engineering to work with the U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) at Scott Air Force Base. Edwardsville, Ill. (PRWEB) September 06, 2013 Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Interim Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Ann Boyle has signed a three-year cooperative research and development agreement...

2013-08-27 23:26:12

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville assistant professor Dr. Jenna Gorlewicz has been selected to attend the National Academy of Engineering Frontiers of Engineering Education (FOEE) Symposium. She is a new faculty member in the School of Engineering’s Department of Mechanical Engineering. Edwardsville, IL (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Southern Illinois University Edwardsville assistant professor Dr. Jenna Gorlewicz has been selected to attend the National Academy of Engineering...

2013-03-29 23:03:27

Following extensive national searches, Fairfield University, in Fairfield, Connecticut, has named Deans for two of its professional schools. Donald E. Gibson, Ph.D., has been named dean of the Charles F. Dolan School of Business, and Bruce W. Berdanier, Ph.D., has been named dean of the School of Engineering. Fairfield, CT (PRWEB) March 29, 2013 Following extensive national searches, Fairfield University has named Deans for two of its professional schools — the Charles F. Dolan School...

2012-03-09 02:28:53

A team of researchers at Tufts University's School of Arts and Sciences and School of Engineering have discovered that individual atoms can catalyze industrially important chemical reactions such as the hydrogenation of acetylene, offering potentially significant economic and environmental benefits. Hydrogenation — the addition of hydrogen atoms to an organic compound — is critical to the food, petrochemical and pharmaceutical industries. Hydrogenation requires the presence of...


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