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  • 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...

  • 05/27/2021

    Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

    Ellen Su ’13 was still a Yale student when she founded Wellinks with Levi Deluke ’14. The startup focused on “Cinch,” a smart strap for scoliosis braces aimed at giving its users, especially...

  • 05/24/2021

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

    Members of the Yale School of Engineering & Applied Science community celebrated the awarding of 199 undergraduate Engineering degrees Monday.

  • 05/21/2021

    Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

    Rita Matta and Dylan Shah – both graduate students of Yale School of Engineering & Applied Science - were honored Thursday by SEAS Dean Jeffrey Brock at the annual Crest & Fest celebration...

  • 05/21/2021

    Applied Physics, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

    In their nominations for this year's Yale College Teaching Prizes, undergraduate students praised the honored faculty members for not only shining in the classroom but also for having a meaningful...

  • 05/12/2021

    Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

    Humans use all surfaces of the hand for contact-rich manipulation. Robot hands, in contrast, typically use only the fingertips, which can limit dexterity. In a new study from the lab of Aaron...

  • 05/04/2021

    Applied Physics, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

    Titanium monoxide (TiO), an inorganic chemical compound, is a material that has eluded close study by physicists due to a dearth of high-purity single crystal samples. A team of researchers,...

  • 03/31/2021

    Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

    With the ability to produce metallic glass in bulk quantities, the distinct mechanical behavior of these materials has opened up new application opportunities. However, the poor room temperature...

  • 03/18/2021

    Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

    For a study on the fins of amphibious fish that aims to gain answers about the origins of land-dwelling animals, Madhusudhan Venkadesan has won a 2021 Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER...

  • 03/08/2021

    Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

    Metallic glasses – materials with the strength of metal, but moldable like plastic – are being developed for a broad range of applications. Controlling the formation of metallic glasses and their...

  • 02/18/2021

    Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

    Stretchable electronic circuits are critical for soft robotics, wearable technologies, and biomedical applications. The current ways of making them, though, have limited their potential.

  • 01/26/2021

    Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

    Two-dimensional, layered materials hold great promise for a number of applications, such as alternative platforms for the next-generation of logic and memory devices and flexible energy storage...

  • 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...