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Yale professor Makes
the Case for Supercool Metals

Jan Schroers has developed some unique uses for metallic glasses, a particularly tough metallic alloy that can be molded into useful products like cell phone cases.

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Saltzman elected to prestigious Institute of Medicine

IOM recognizes excellence and professional achievement and is one of the highest honors in the fields of medicine and health.

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Seeing Without Looking

Engineers have developed a chip-scale device that can sense the presence of an object without interacting with it.

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Improving Medical Technology

A new interdisciplinary Yale center aims to spur medical device innovation.

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Building "Hot" Solar Cells

Yale engineer plans to develop dual-junction solar cells that can operate efficiently at extreme temperatures.

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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.