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  • 04/14/2014

    Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

    Scientists at Yale University have devised a dramatically faster way of identifying and characterizing complex alloys known as bulk metallic glasses (BMGs), a versatile type of pliable glass that'...

  • 04/10/2014

    Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

    Raymond Ma (Engineering) came to Yale so he could join the GRAB Lab, headed by Aaron Dollar, the John J. Lee Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science. Ray learned about...

  • 04/07/2014

    Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

    Almost 20 people die every day while waiting for an organ transplant. For patients in need of intestinal transplants, the wait is even more agonizing because countless healthy intestines are...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 01/15/2014

    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,...

  • 12/23/2013

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

    It's not every day that a college semester project has the potential to save lives.

    Yet with each tweak and tinker in Joseph Zinter's Medical Device Design and Innovation course at Yale...

  • 12/03/2013

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

    A 3D printer is sort of like a magic box, fueled by ingenuity.

    Load it with data and presto! Out pops a kneecap. Or a bike chain. Or a brain.

  • 11/07/2013

    Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

    The pitch is thrown, the batter connects—crack! For a fraction of a moment, these two objects are stuck together, pulled together by adhesion energy and pushed apart by their own...

  • 11/07/2013

    Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

    Two Yale students who have built a hybrid rocket engine are scaling up and readying their motor for flight.

  • 11/06/2013

    Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

    NASA Mission Specialist Ryan Stone—unnerved, immobile, gasping for oxygen—spins in the zero gravity, her suit and accessories weightlessly bumping against the walls of the International Space...

  • 10/24/2013

    Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

    Students in the Center for Engineering Innovation and Design (CEID) have been treated this week to the pure, dulcet tones of newly-built guitars, plucked by—who else?—engineers.

  • 10/18/2013

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

    To access the 3D printers at the Center for Engineering, Innovation and Design (CEID), all economics major and Design for America (DFA) member Paul Singer '16 has to do is swipe his Yale ID at the...

  • 10/08/2013

    Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

    Aaron Dollar, John J. Lee Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science, has been awarded a 2013 Young Faculty...