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Heavy Weightswith Soft Robotics

Yale engineers awarded for their work on a soft robotic system that can lift more than 200 times its weight.

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A Better Process for Making Single Crystalline Materials

Amir Haji-Akbari has received an NSF CAREER Award for developing a better process for making single crystalline materials, which are in high demand in a number of industries.

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How Germs Thrive on School Desks

Yale researchers find that bacteria and fungi overwhelmingly come from the children sitting at the desks. They also found that, even after a cleaning, the microbes were back in full force within a few days.

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Self-Repairing Firewall

Piskac wins research award from Facebook for FireMason, the first tool that can not only detect errors in firewall behaviors, but also automatically repairs the firewall.

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Curing Blood Disorders with Gene Editing

Yale researchers conducted the first demonstration of site-specific gene editing in a fetus, correcting a mutation that causes a severe form of anemia.

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Faculty Spotlight
Menachem Elimelech
Roberto C. Goizueta Professor of Chemical & Environmental Engineering

Menachem Elimelech's research focuses on environmental applications and implications of nanomaterials, membrane separations for desalination and water reuse, engineered osmosis for sustainable production of water and power, and water and sanitation in developing countries. His research lab's work is at the interface of several disciplines, including colloid/surface science, molecular biology, nanotechnology, and separation science.