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Shape-Shifting Navigation Device

What began as a project for an experimental theater company becomes a navigational device for both the sighted and visually impaired.

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Data-Collecting Device for the Developing World

The low-cost data-monitoring device with cell phone capability can send vital information from the field, such as the temperature and position of vaccines en route.

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Solving a Century-Old Biochemical Mystery

Researchers use magnetic resonance measurements showing how glucose is metabolized in yeast to answer the puzzle of the “Warburg Effect.”

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Yale Wins Coveted Engineering Research Center

Funded with an $18.5 million grant, the Center aims to provide clean water to millions of people and make U.S. energy production more sustainable and cost-effective.

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A New, 3-Dimensional Way of Drawing

NSF-funded 3-D software program provides the fluidity of sketching with the ability to see from all angles.

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Faculty Spotlight
Menachem Elimelech
Roberto C. Goizueta Professor of Chemical & Environmental Engineering

Menachem Elimelech's research focuses on environmental applications and implications of nanomaterials, membrane separations for desalination and water reuse, engineered osmosis for sustainable production of water and power, and water and sanitation in developing countries. His research lab's work is at the interface of several disciplines, including colloid/surface science, molecular biology, nanotechnology, and separation science.