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  • 11/30/2020

    Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

    When danger approaches, the Moroccan flic-flac spider takes the shape of a ball and rolls away to safety. Just as the trick of shape-shifting to one’s environment has proved invaluable for many...

  • 11/23/2020

    Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

    The ability to replicate materials at the atomic level has attracted significant attention from materials scientists. However, the current technology is limited by a number of factors.

  • 10/30/2020

    Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

    A team of recent Yale alumni received a $30,000 prize from the CT Innovations Biopipeline Fund to continue developing a new medical device and to pursue a patent.

  • 09/28/2020

    Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

    Researchers at Yale have developed a robotic fabric, a breakthrough that could lead to such innovations as adaptive clothing, self-deploying shelters, or lightweight shape-changing machinery....

  • 09/17/2020

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

    For the new semester SEAS abounds with new faculty, new research and new collaborations. 

  • 07/31/2020

    Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

    Yujun Xie, who received his Ph.D. last year, has won the prestigious gold graduate student award from the 2020 Materials Research Society Spring Meeting for his work in the lab...

  • 06/29/2020

    Applied Physics, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

    Among the many unknown factors in the science of COVID-19, one involves the structures of the proteins that make up the exterior of the coronavirus. A coronavirus particle has multiple proteins,...

  • 05/18/2020

    Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

    Ben Weiss has been busy these past four years - he danced with Yale Danceworks all eight semesters, served as a First-Year Counselor (FroCo), and cooked for the student-run restaurant Yale Pop Up...

  • 05/18/2020

    Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

    For commencement week, we’re featuring some of the students from the SEAS Class of 2020. Today, we feature Lauren Chapey, who majored in Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science:...

  • 04/27/2020

    Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

    Seven Yale faculty members are among the artists, intellectuals, and prominent leaders newly elected as members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences for innovative accomplishments in their...

  • 04/24/2020

    Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

    The course Computer-Aided Design (MENG 400), taught by Ronald Adrezin, involves a fair amount of hands-on work. Although the class operated remotely the second half of the semester when the campus...

  • 04/23/2020

    Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

    The need for ventilators in response to COVID-19 has been well publicized, but the single-use parts that comprise these machines has also been running critically low in hospitals. To ensure that...

  • 04/15/2020

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

    The COVID-19 crisis has put a significant strain on the U.S. healthcare system and the availability of essential personal protective equipment (PPE) for healthcare workers. The Coalition for...

  • 04/09/2020

    Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

    Shuttered labs and social distancing haven’t gotten in the way of two research teams’ efforts to create a ventilator capable of treating multiple patients.

  • 04/03/2020

    Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

    With certified face masks at a critical shortage, a team of researchers at the School of Engineering & Applied Science are developing a system to test the reliability of non-standard face...