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  • 03/16/2022

    Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

    Humans are unparalleled in the animal kingdom in hand dexterity. We use tools, hold pens, thread needles, and more, with little thought about the challenges the nervous system faces when precisely...

  • 03/02/2022

    Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

    When we pick something up, we’ll often jostle it around a bit, searching to get the best grip. A team of researchers have now developed a robotic hand that does something similar - a breakthrough...

  • 02/22/2022

    Applied Physics, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

    Yale University today announced bold new investments in the School of Engineering & Applied Science (SEAS) and in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) that will accelerate the university's...

  • 01/12/2022

    Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

    Rebecca Kramer-Bottiglio, the John J. Lee Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science, has been selected as one of the National Academy of Engineering’s (NAE) Gilbreth...

  • 12/21/2021

    Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

    With a process known as thermomechanical nanomolding (TMNM), a team of researchers has developed a highly precise method of nanofabrication. 

  • 12/02/2021

    Applied Physics, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

    Through their study of two-dimensional iron selenide (FeSe) films, a research team has unlocked some intriguing clues about superconductivity. 

  • 11/04/2021

    Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

    Metallic glasses are being developed for a broad range of applications. The relatively new material is stronger than even the best metals, but with the pliability of plastic. 

  • 10/14/2021

    Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

    For her work in studying how matter absorbs light, Diana Qiu, assistant professor of mechanical engineering & materials science at Yale School of Engineering & Applied Science, has won the...

  • 10/01/2021

    Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

    Octopus tentacles can move in many directions, but also form stiff joint-like structures for more precise movements. Caterpillars can travel by using inchworm movements, as well as coil up and...

  • 09/30/2021

    Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

    Amir Pahlavan has studied a range of natural phenomena, including the spreading of liquid drops on surfaces, the formation of air bubbles in liquids, and the response of bacteria to chemical...

  • 09/17/2021

    Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

    Sebastian A. Kube, a recent Ph.D. graduate in Materials Science, has won an...

  • 08/16/2021

    Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

    Cybersecurity, quantum computing, machine learning, and fluid mechanics are just some of the subjects of expertise of recent SEAS faculty hires in the Electrical Engineering, Mechanical...

  • 06/17/2021

    Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

    For projects that aim to get a better understanding of excitons, Prof. Diana Qiu has won grants from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the National Science Foundation (NSF).

  • 06/09/2021

    Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

    Manipulation is one of the most common actions that allow robots to physically interact with the world. As we see an increasing amount of real-world applications being deployed in recent years...

  • 06/01/2021

    Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

    If you take a bucket of water balloons and jostle one of them, the neighboring balloons will respond as well. This is a scaled-up example of how collections of cells and other deformable particle...