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  • 03/21/2014

    YUAA's rocket-launched Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

    As the 2014 Spring Break comes to a close, students are returning to campus rested and ready for the final stretch of the academic year. But for many Yalies, a little “R ’n R” goes far beyond...

  • 03/11/2014

    Chemical and Environmental Engineering

    Photon upconversion is like a materials' magic trick—the material absorbs low-energy visible photons and converts them into high-energy ultraviolet photons, right before your very eyes. In this...

  • 03/05/2014

    Electrical Engineering

    Though signal lamps are no longer a go-to form for relaying messages, modern communication still relies heavily on sending messages with pulses of light. In fact, as optoelectronic technology gets...

  • 02/25/2014

    Biomedical Engineering

    A prestigious research award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) will help biomedical engineer Rong...

  • 02/21/2014

    "We believe passionately that we are leading the next industrial revolution.”

  • 02/19/2014

    YUAA team members standing beside "Artemis"

    In one corner, we had Bulldogs Racing, still riding high off their win at the 2013 Formula Hybrid International.

  • 02/06/2014

    Electrical Engineering

    A new Yale University program will study the basic tenets of networks, from mathematics to molecules to mobs.

    The Yale Institute for Network Science, launched Wednesday, will take a multi-...

  • 02/06/2014

    Ice Core Sample
    Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

    Sipping hot drinks and willing spring to arrive, bundled-up Yalies have recently faced the freezing temperatures of the polar vortex and the blanketing snowfalls of the bombogenesis. But for one...

  • 02/04/2014

    Biomedical Engineering

    A fundamental axiom of biology used to be that cell fate is a one-way street — once a cell commits to becoming muscle, skin, or blood it always remains muscle, skin, or blood cell.

  • 01/30/2014

    Biomedical Engineering

    Biomedical engineers at Yale University have developed a new way of studying inflammation, revealing the biological process as more complex than previously understood and offering new hints about...

  • 01/27/2014

    Biomedical Engineering, Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

    On Friday, InnovateHealth Yale hosted its first ever "Global Health Hackathon," bringing together fifty students from across the University to brainstorm and pitch ideas for health-related social...

  • 01/23/2014

    Bulldog Racing Team
    Biomedical Engineering, Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

    Each year, dozens of collegiate teams flock to the New Hampshire Motor Speedway to compete in the International SAE Formula Hybrid Competition, a grueling four-day event where students race...

  • 01/21/2014

    Molybdenum disulfide
    Electrical Engineering

    Molybdenum disulfide is slippery stuff.

    In addition to its common use as a lubricant—it keeps critical machine parts, like airplane engines, slickly moving even during total oil loss—...

  • 01/15/2014

    Biomedical Engineering, Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

    Students in this semester's "Green Engineering and Sustainable Design" seminar will find everything they need to succeed in their new classroom. Whiteboard? Check. Markers? Check. 3D printer,...

  • 01/15/2014

    Chemical and Environmental Engineering

    Turning seawater or sewage into drinkable water depends on the filtering power of thin polyamide membranes. Microbes glom onto and muck up these membranes, disrupting their ability to remove salts...