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Transforming Enterprise Technology

Computer science professor Julie Dorsey is one of two winners of the first Female Founders Competition organized by M12, the investment arm of Microsoft. The competition focused on companies transforming enterprise tech.

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Water Treatment Breakthrough

Inspired by Actinia, a sea organism that ensnares its prey with its tentacles, a team of researchers has developed a method for efficiently treating water.

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Yale Engineering Now Available

Studying the science of artists' materials and tools, engineering's contribution in winning an NCAA Championship, and building safer, healthier athletes. It's all in the latest issue of Yale Engineering.

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How Cells Move

A new computational model clarifies the structure and mechanics of soft, shape-changing cells, potentially giving scientists a better understanding of cancerous tumors, wound healing, and embryonic development.

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New RNA Insights

Yale researchers have developed a technology that sheds light on the workings responsible for differences between individual cells - a breakthrough that could lead to new insights about cancer development.

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Faculty Spotlight
Brian Scassellati
Professor of Computer Science & Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science

Brian Scassellati's research focuses on building embodied computational models of human social behavior. Using computational modeling and socially interactive robots, Scassellati's Social Robotics Lab evaluates models of how infants acquire social skills and assists in the diagnosis and quantification of disorders of social development. Other interests include humanoid robots, humanrobot interaction, artificial intelligence, machine perception, and social learning.