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  • 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...

  • 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...