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Optimal Throwing Strategies

The act of throwing is incredibly complex and usually subject to a trade-off between speed and accuracy. A Yale researcher’s new study looks at why this is.

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Clean Water from a Plant-Based Membrane

A team of researchers has developed a plant-derived material that can be used to purify water potentially far more effectively than current petroleum-based membrane materials.

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Transforming Solar Cells

A group of Yale engineers have discovered a modification to a promising - but flawed – material, which could lead to a new generation of solar cells.

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Sensors in the Heart

Prof. Stuart Campbell received an NSF CAREER Award for a project that aims to identify the sensors in heart cells that trigger certain physiological changes.

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Top 10 Ranking

For the second year in a row, the Environmental Engineering program at Yale has made it into the top 10 of the U.S. News & World Report’s Graduate Engineering Rankings.

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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.