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A Better Grasp of Primate Grip

New research uses kinetic models to understand the grasping ability of humans and other primates throughout history.

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Expanding the Reach of Metallic Glass

Engineers have found a unique method for designing metallic glass nanostructures across a wide range of chemicals, with applications ranging from fuel cells to biological implants.

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Protecting the Environment

Elimelech wins Eni Award for innovative and pioneering work in water treatment.

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Making at Yale

Yale Engineering is fulfilling President Obama’s call for a ‘Nation of Makers.'

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Editing genes to correct mutation in cystic fibrosis

Yale researchers successfully corrected the most common mutation in the gene that causes cystic fibrosis, a lethal genetic disorder.

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Yale School of Engineering & Applied Science

Faculty Spotlight
Daniel Spielman
Henry Ford II Professor of Computer Science and Applied Mathematics

Daniel Spielman's research interests include the design and analysis of algorithms, graph theory, machine learning, error-correcting codes and combinatorial scientific computing. His focuses on the development of extremely fast algorithms for large computational problems often found in machine learning, scientific computing, and optimization. His work has broad application in the transfer of digital information.