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Changing Electron Trajectories

Engineers develop a novel technique to artificially alter a material’s atomic properties by substantially modifying the orbital properties of electrons.

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Novel Microchip Technology

New microdevice capable of detecting 42 unique immune effector proteins, a record number for a single-cell protein secretion assay.

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Design and Composition

At the intersection of engineering and music, Yale students hit the right notes.

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Miller-Jensen Receives NSF CAREER Award

Will use award to examine why genetically identical macrophages vary in response to pathogens by secreting pro-inflammatory “danger signals.”

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From 'Paper' to 'Plastic'

In collaboration with the CEID, a French professor brings a literary train to life with a 3D Printer.

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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.