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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 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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Undergraduate Inventors Win First Place at BMEStart Competition

The Yale team’s transportation system has the potential to greatly improve the success rate of intestine transplants.

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Immune Cells get Cancer-Fighting Boost from Nanomaterials

Engineers have developed a novel cancer immunotherapy that rapidly grows and enhances a patient’s immune cells outside the body using carbon nanotube-polymer composites.

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Improving Medical Technology

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

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Yale School of Engineering & Applied Science

Faculty Spotlight
Jan Schroers
Professor of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science

Jan Schroers's research areas include micro & nano Replication, MEMS materials & processes, amorphous metallic foams, bulk metallic glasses, bio-medical applications, net-shaping processing methods incorporating a wide range of length scales, and thermo plastic forming. The Schroers Lab is concerned with materials and their structure-processing-property relationship.