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Learning Beyond the Research Lab

The Advanced Graduate Leadership Program prepares doctoral students for careers in academia, public service, and business.

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Engineering How Cells Respond

Surfaces covered with patterns of metallic glass nanorods can manipulate immune cell response and lower medical implant rejection rates.

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Glasses Stronger than Steel

Yale engineers have devised a dramatically faster way of identifying and characterizing complex alloys that are stronger than steel.

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Transporting Vesicles with Sperm Cells

Novel delivery method has important applications for drug delivery.

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Fan Receives NSF Career Award

Biomedical engineer will use award to create a microchip that can simultaneously measure a single cell’s DNA, RNA, protein signature, and cellular function.

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Yale School of Engineering & Applied Science

Faculty Spotlight
Corey S. O'Hern
Professor of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science & Physics

Corey O' Hern's research includes statistical mechanics of nonequilibrium systems such as glasses and granular materials; elasticity theories for soft materials; and structural, mechanical, and dynamical properties of proteins including folding, unfolding, and aggregation. The O'Hern Group tackles a broad range of fundamental questions in soft matter and biological physics using a combination of theoretical and computational techniques.