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Mar 18, 2010

Carrier Awarded NINDS Grant

ChE Assistant Professor Rebecca Carrier and Bouve professor Mansoor Amiji were awarded a $475K NINDS grant to examine a “nano-emulsion” system of delivery that will allow drugs to cross the blood-brain barrier.

Chemical Engineering

Dec 21, 2009

Busnaina Receives $1.6M from Department of Defense

MIE Professor Ahmed Busnaina’s team was one of 34 Massachusetts groups selected to receive funding from the Department of Defense. Their research is focused on developing carbon nanotube enhanced power sources that are better than current battery technology.

Chemical Engineering

Nov 12, 2009

Chemical Engineering Students are National Champions

A group of 10 ChE students won 1st place at the National AIChE ChemECar competition in which they had to power and control a car by a chemical reaction. Another group of 3 won the SACHE Student Design Competition for Safety in Design.

Chemical Engineering

Nov 04, 2009

Murthy’s Research featured in Langmuir Journal

Shashi Murthy, Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering, is featured in the American Chemical Society’s Langmuir journal for his efforts of trying to minimize/eliminate shunt occlusion in the treatment of hydrocephalus.

Chemical Engineering

Oct 08, 2009

Murthy’s Research featured in Analytical Chemistry

Shashi Murthy, Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering, is featured in the October 7 edition of Analytical Chemistry for his method for separating cells using a deterministic lateral displacement (DLD) microfluidic device.

Chemical Engineering

Jun 22, 2009

Drop of Blood to Lead to Heart Health

Shashi Murthy, Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering, is working on bringing his diagnostic tool, which will monitor a patients cardiovascular health to hospitals in the next couple of years. He will not be satisfied until high risk patients are benefiting from the device.

Chemical Engineering

Jun 01, 2009

A Single Drop of Blood can Expose Heart Disease

Shashi Murthy, Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering, has developed a credit card-sized device that uses less than a drop of blood to discover if a patient has heart disease.

Chemical Engineering

Apr 30, 2009

Increasing Opportunities for Women

The NSF ADVANCE grant will help increase the number of women in academic science and engineering careers.

Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering