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Newswise: UWF student team places second at National Robotics Challenge
Released: 29-Apr-2024 9:05 AM EDT
UWF student team places second at National Robotics Challenge
University of West Florida

Congratulations to the UWF Hal Marcus College of Science and Engineering student team who recently placed second in the Sumo Robot category of the National Robotics Challenge.

   
Newswise: ORNL's Curran named Fellow of SAE, ASME
Released: 26-Apr-2024 4:05 PM EDT
ORNL's Curran named Fellow of SAE, ASME
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Scott Curran, group leader for Fuel Science and Engine Technologies Research at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has been named a Fellow of SAE International and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, or ASME.

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Released: 26-Apr-2024 12:05 PM EDT
Imaging technique shows new details of peptide structures
Washington University in St. Louis

In a paper published in ACS Nano, researchers at Washington University in St. Louis outline how they used a chemical probe to light up interlocking peptides. Their technique will help scientists differentiate synthetic peptides from toxic types found in Alzheimer’s disease.

Released: 26-Apr-2024 11:05 AM EDT
Barcodes expand range of high-resolution sensor
Washington University in St. Louis

A technique developed by Washington University researchers vastly expands the range of optical sensors used in measuring chemical signatures and molecules.

Newswise: UWF students earn award from NASA at Human Exploration Rover Challenge
Released: 26-Apr-2024 11:05 AM EDT
UWF students earn award from NASA at Human Exploration Rover Challenge
University of West Florida

Congratulations to UWF Hal Marcus College of Science and Engineering students who received the Ingenuity Award at the 30th NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge.

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Released: 25-Apr-2024 1:05 PM EDT
CellFE Announces May 2024 Conference Presentations
CellFE

CellFE Inc., a life sciences tools company with a novel microfluidics-based cellular engineering platform, announced today an upcoming presentation by CSO Todd Sulchek, PhD, at the American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy (ASGCT) Annual Meeting, taking place May 7-11, 2024 in Baltimore, MD.

   
Newswise: LLNL Pandora SmallSat mission clears major NASA milestone on the path toward launch
Released: 25-Apr-2024 12:05 PM EDT
LLNL Pandora SmallSat mission clears major NASA milestone on the path toward launch
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s (LLNL) Pandora SmallSat mission recently passed NASA’s critical design review, a major milestone for the mission to continue its journey toward launch.

Newswise: UAH researcher wins $279K NSF EPSCoR Fellowship to explore preventing catastrophic failures in lithium-ion battery packs in electric vehicles
Released: 25-Apr-2024 11:05 AM EDT
UAH researcher wins $279K NSF EPSCoR Fellowship to explore preventing catastrophic failures in lithium-ion battery packs in electric vehicles
University of Alabama Huntsville

Dr. Avimanyu Sahoo, a researcher at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), has been awarded a U.S. National Science Foundation's Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) Fellowship totaling $279,105 to study ways to enhance the safety, efficiency and longevity of lithium-ion battery packs in electric vehicles (EV).

Newswise: Argonne plays critical role in consortium to advance fuel cell and electrolyzer manufacturing
Released: 25-Apr-2024 12:00 AM EDT
Argonne plays critical role in consortium to advance fuel cell and electrolyzer manufacturing
Argonne National Laboratory

Improving the manufacturing of green hydrogen technologies is key to wide-spread industry adoption. Argonne is part of a consortium dedicated to scaling up, accelerating production and reducing the cost of producing hydrogen fuel cells and electrolyzers.

Released: 24-Apr-2024 7:05 PM EDT
ADDMAN Secures Qualification Project for CuNi Submarine Fittings with the US Navy
ADDMAN

In a development aimed at reinforcing the United States' national security capabilities, ADDMAN Group, via its HARBEC business unit, has been entrusted with a pivotal qualification project for the US Navy.

Newswise: Sweet potato quality analysis is enhanced with hyperspectral imaging and AI
Released: 24-Apr-2024 3:05 PM EDT
Sweet potato quality analysis is enhanced with hyperspectral imaging and AI
College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Sweet potato quality assessment is crucial for producers and processors because features influence texture and taste, consumer preferences, and viability for different purposes. A new study from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign explores the use of hyperspectral imaging and explainable artificial intelligence (AI) to assess sweet potato attributes.

Newswise:  UAH engineering students top NASA HERC Rover Challenge for second consecutive year
Released: 24-Apr-2024 11:05 AM EDT
UAH engineering students top NASA HERC Rover Challenge for second consecutive year
University of Alabama Huntsville

For the second year in a row, engineering students from The University of Alabama in Huntsville, a part of the University of Alabama System, have captured first place in the NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge (HERC) competition. With the latest victory, UAH has won first place five times in the 30-year history of the event, taking top honors in 1996, 2012, 2018, 2023 and now 2024.

Newswise: Development of 3kV-Class Gallium Oxide Epitaxial Layer and Device Technologies
Released: 24-Apr-2024 9:00 AM EDT
Development of 3kV-Class Gallium Oxide Epitaxial Layer and Device Technologies
National Research Council of Science and Technology

Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI) of Korea and its research team have successfully developed core material and device process technologies of gallium oxide (Ga2O3) power semiconductors, called as the next-generation power semiconductors.

Newswise: Fabrication of the PEKK-reinforced nano-HA composites inspired by the cortical bone
Released: 24-Apr-2024 9:00 AM EDT
Fabrication of the PEKK-reinforced nano-HA composites inspired by the cortical bone
Chinese Academy of Sciences

In a ground-breaking first, researchers created scaffolds with enhanced strength by fabricating 20 vol% polydopamine-modified nano hydroxyapatite (pDA-nHA), featuring a distinctive lamellar structure.

Released: 23-Apr-2024 1:05 PM EDT
DOE’s Office of Science Graduate Student Research Program Selects 86 Outstanding U.S. Graduate Students
Department of Energy, Office of Science

The Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Science has selected 86 graduate students representing 31 states and Puerto Rico for the Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program’s 2023 Solicitation 2 cycle.

Released: 23-Apr-2024 12:05 PM EDT
Keane wins 2024 Gopal K. Shenoy Excellence in Beamline Science Award
Argonne National Laboratory

Denis T. Keane, of Northwestern University, was named the 2024 recipient of the Gopal K. Shenoy Excellence in Beamline Science Award which recognizes beamline scientists for their contributions to research or instrumentation at the Advanced Photon Source.

Newswise: Electro-Optic Tuning in Composite Silicon Photonics Based on Ferroionic 2D Materials
Released: 23-Apr-2024 8:05 AM EDT
Electro-Optic Tuning in Composite Silicon Photonics Based on Ferroionic 2D Materials
Chinese Academy of Sciences

The surging need for greater bandwidth in communication networks and advanced optical systems underscores the urgency for efficient, tunable optical materials capable of precise light modulation.

Newswise: Extracting High-Purity Gold from Electrical and Electronic Waste
Released: 23-Apr-2024 12:00 AM EDT
Extracting High-Purity Gold from Electrical and Electronic Waste
National Research Council of Science and Technology

A team led by Dr. Jae-Woo Choi of the Water Resource Cycle Research Center at the Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) announced that they have developed a technology that can selectively recover high-purity gold from electrical and electronic waste containing various metals using textile materials.

Newswise: Missouri S&T professor receives $875,000 from Rio Tinto for critical minerals research
Released: 22-Apr-2024 12:05 PM EDT
Missouri S&T professor receives $875,000 from Rio Tinto for critical minerals research
Missouri University of Science and Technology

A Missouri University of Science and Technology professor has been awarded $875,000 from Rio Tinto, a global mining group, for a two-year project researching new techniques to recover critical minerals in the waste byproducts that come from extracting and refining copper.

   
Newswise: New metasurface innovation unlocks precision control in wireless signals
Released: 22-Apr-2024 11:05 AM EDT
New metasurface innovation unlocks precision control in wireless signals
Chinese Academy of Sciences

Researchers have unveiled a technology that propels the field of wireless communication forward. This cutting-edge design, termed a reconfigurable transmissive metasurface, utilizes a synergistic blend of scissor and rotation actuators to independently manage beam scanning and polarization conversion.

Newswise: KIER Accelerates International Cooperation on 'Clean Energy' with Europe's Largest Research Institute
Released: 22-Apr-2024 9:00 AM EDT
KIER Accelerates International Cooperation on 'Clean Energy' with Europe's Largest Research Institute
National Research Council of Science and Technology

The Korea Institute of Energy Research(KIER) held a ceremony to sign Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) in the field of clean energy with Forschungszentrum JĂĽlich(FZJ) and Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin for Materials and Energy(HZB), both of which are under Germany's largest research institute, the Helmholtz Association.

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17-Apr-2024 4:05 AM EDT
Silent flight edges closer to take off, according to new research
University of Bristol

The mystery of how futuristic aircraft embedded engines, featuring an energy-conserving arrangement, make noise has been solved by researchers at the University of Bristol.

16-Apr-2024 11:05 AM EDT
Novel material supercharges innovation in electrostatic energy storage
Washington University in St. Louis

Artificial heterostructures made of freestanding 2D and 3D membranes developed by WashU's Sang-Hoon Bae have an energy density up to 19 times higher than commercially available capacitors.

Newswise: Recycling CFRP waste is a challenge, but we've found a way to make it work
Released: 18-Apr-2024 12:00 AM EDT
Recycling CFRP waste is a challenge, but we've found a way to make it work
National Research Council of Science and Technology

The Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) announced that a research team led by Yong-chae Jung, has developed a technology that recycles more than 99% of CFRP materials within tens of minutes by using water in a supercritical state, which occurs under conditions of temperature and pressure above a certain level.

Newswise: KIMM develops environment recognition technologies for off-road self-driving with improved real-time processing performance
Released: 17-Apr-2024 9:00 AM EDT
KIMM develops environment recognition technologies for off-road self-driving with improved real-time processing performance
National Research Council of Science and Technology

The research team led by Senior Researcher Han-Min Lee of the Department of Industrial Machinery DX under the Virtual Engineering Platform Research Division of the Korea Institute of Machinery and Materials(KIMM) has developed off-road environment recognition technologies for driving in off-road environments such as mountainous, waterside or snowy regions, including sensor protection and cleaning technology, sensor signal correction technology, and drivable area recognition technology, and has transferred these technologies to relevant corporations.

Newswise: FAU Engineering Selected by NASA for University Nanosatellite Program
Released: 17-Apr-2024 8:30 AM EDT
FAU Engineering Selected by NASA for University Nanosatellite Program
Florida Atlantic University

Florida Atlantic University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science is among eight university teams in the United States selected to work with NASA and the U.S. military to foster innovation and expertise in the small satellite sector.

Newswise: Three ORNL researchers receive Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award
Released: 16-Apr-2024 10:05 AM EDT
Three ORNL researchers receive Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

SME recognizes Corson Cramer, Matthew Korey and Alex Roschli for exceptional impacts on technology advancements and manufacturing improvements.

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Released: 15-Apr-2024 9:05 AM EDT
Green technology requires mined materials — and a workforce to meet demand
Virginia Tech

The mining industry is booming, but the industry is digging deep to find highly trained mining engineers. Across all sectors, from consumer electronics to the defense industry and from automotive manufacturing to aerospace, mineral needs are increasing. In particular, green energy technologies such as electric vehicle batteries, solar panels, grid energy storage, and wind turbines require such metals as copper, lithium, cobalt, rare earths, and manganese.

Released: 12-Apr-2024 2:05 PM EDT
ASA Invites Media to Acoustics Meeting in Ottawa, May 13-17
Acoustical Society of America (ASA)

The Acoustical Society of America and the Canadian Acoustical Association are co-hosting a joint meeting May 13-17 at the Shaw Centre/Westin Ottawa Hotel.

Newswise: Researchers study effects of solvation and ion valency on metallopolymers
Released: 12-Apr-2024 1:05 PM EDT
Researchers study effects of solvation and ion valency on metallopolymers
University Of Illinois Grainger College Of Engineering

In a new paper published in JACS AU, researchers at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign analyzed the effects of solvation and ion valency on metallopolymers, with implications for critical materials recovery and recycling, and environmental remediation.

Newswise: Quantum Systems Accelerator Leads First “You Belong in Quantum” Webinar
Released: 12-Apr-2024 9:00 AM EDT
Quantum Systems Accelerator Leads First “You Belong in Quantum” Webinar
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

The Quantum Systems Accelerator (QSA), recently launched the “You Belong in Quantum Series!” in collaboration with the four other U.S. Department of Energy National QIS Research Centers. The initiative’s January 2024 webinar featured distinguished leaders in the field.

Newswise: Research team led by Case Western Reserve awarded $2.75M from Department of Defense to advance clot-stabilizing nanotechnology
Released: 12-Apr-2024 7:05 AM EDT
Research team led by Case Western Reserve awarded $2.75M from Department of Defense to advance clot-stabilizing nanotechnology
Case Western Reserve University

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has awarded a team of researchers led by Case Western Reserve University a four-year, $2.75 million grant to explore new technology to generate and stabilize a protein called fibrin that is essential to maintain protective blood clots in an injured body.

Newswise: Argonne materials scientist Amanda Petford-Long named a Fellow of the Materials Research Society
Released: 11-Apr-2024 4:05 PM EDT
Argonne materials scientist Amanda Petford-Long named a Fellow of the Materials Research Society
Argonne National Laboratory

Amanda Petford-Long, director of the Materials Science division at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory and an Argonne Distinguished Fellow, was recognized by a preeminent materials science society.

Newswise: STORMWERX Center at Harrisburg University Hosting US Marine Corps III Marine Expeditionary Force
Released: 11-Apr-2024 12:05 PM EDT
STORMWERX Center at Harrisburg University Hosting US Marine Corps III Marine Expeditionary Force
Harrisburg University of Science and Technology

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology (HU) is hosting members of the United States Marine Corps Okinawa-based III Marine Expeditionary Force (III MEF) for two weeks.

Newswise: Sholl selected as UT-ORII executive director
Released: 11-Apr-2024 11:05 AM EDT
Sholl selected as UT-ORII executive director
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

David Sholl has been named the executive director of the University of Tennessee-Oak Ridge Innovation Institute, or UT-ORII, and vice provost of University of Tennessee, Knoxville, after serving as the institute’s interim leader since June 2023.

Newswise: Metasurface-based miniaturized spectroscopic ellipsometer
Released: 11-Apr-2024 8:05 AM EDT
Metasurface-based miniaturized spectroscopic ellipsometer
Chinese Academy of Sciences

Spectroscopic ellipsometry has been widely adopted for the measurement of thin film thickness as well as its optical constant. However, conventional ellipsometers are rather bulky.

Newswise: Smart droplets: elevating tiny tech with liquid metal magic
Released: 11-Apr-2024 8:00 AM EDT
Smart droplets: elevating tiny tech with liquid metal magic
Chinese Academy of Sciences

Advancements in the miniaturization of sensors and actuators have significantly pushed the integration of these components onto single chips, imbuing them with multifunctional capabilities.

Newswise:Video Embedded a-pulse-of-innovation-ai-at-the-service-of-heart-research
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Released: 10-Apr-2024 4:05 PM EDT
A Pulse of Innovation: AI at the Service of Heart Research
Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science

Columbia Engineers unveiled BeatProfiler, a groundbreaking new tool-- a comprehensive software that automates the analysis of heart cell function from video data. It's the first system to integrate the analysis of different heart function indicators into one tool, speeding up the process significantly and reducing the chance for errors.

Released: 10-Apr-2024 3:05 PM EDT
New 3D-printing method makes printing objects more affordable and eco-friendly
University of Florida

A team of scientists led by UF engineering researchers has unveiled a method for 3D printing that allows manufacturers to create custom-made objects more economically and sustainably.

Newswise: UAH ranks first in state in six categories of federal research expenditures, according to latest HERD Survey
Released: 10-Apr-2024 2:05 PM EDT
UAH ranks first in state in six categories of federal research expenditures, according to latest HERD Survey
University of Alabama Huntsville

The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) ranks first in the State of Alabama in six categories of federal research expenditures, according to the most recent Higher Education Research and Development (HERD) Survey.

Newswise: U.S. Department of Energy’s INCITE program seeks proposals for 2025 to advance science and engineering at U.S. leadership computing facilities
Released: 10-Apr-2024 2:05 PM EDT
U.S. Department of Energy’s INCITE program seeks proposals for 2025 to advance science and engineering at U.S. leadership computing facilities
Argonne National Laboratory

The INCITE program is aimed at large-scale scientific computing projects that require the power and scale of the nation’s fastest supercomputers.

Newswise: Using CO2 and biomass, FAMU-FSU researchers find path to more environmentally friendly recyclable plastics
Released: 10-Apr-2024 1:05 PM EDT
Using CO2 and biomass, FAMU-FSU researchers find path to more environmentally friendly recyclable plastics
Florida State University

FAMU-FSU College of Engineering researchers have created a potential alternative to traditional petroleum-based plastic that is made from carbon dioxide (CO2) and lignin, a component of wood that is a low-cost byproduct of paper manufacturing and biofuel production.

Released: 10-Apr-2024 1:05 PM EDT
UC Irvine researchers find new origin of deep brain waves
University of California, Irvine

University of California, Irvine biomedical engineering researchers have uncovered a previously unknown source of two key brain waves crucial for deep sleep: slow waves and sleep spindles.

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Released: 10-Apr-2024 10:15 AM EDT
Scientists pioneer autonomous robotic method for studying liquids suspended in air
Argonne National Laboratory

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory have used robots and artificial intelligence to dramatically speed up data collection and analysis in X-ray studies of liquids.

Newswise:Video Embedded engineering-students-solve-soldiers-problem-at-lightning-speed
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Released: 10-Apr-2024 10:05 AM EDT
Engineering students solve soldiers’ problem at lightning speed
University of Florida

UF mechanical engineering students 'strike gold' with their design of a device to help soldiers on the battlefield camouflage vehicles easier and faster 

Newswise: Sandia microgrid expert named IEEE Fellow
Released: 10-Apr-2024 9:05 AM EDT
Sandia microgrid expert named IEEE Fellow
Sandia National Laboratories

Sandia National Laboratories electrical engineer Michael Ropp has been named a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, one of the world’s largest technical professional organizations.

Newswise: Smart vest turns fish into underwater spies: a glimpse into aquatic life like never before
Released: 10-Apr-2024 7:05 AM EDT
Smart vest turns fish into underwater spies: a glimpse into aquatic life like never before
Chinese Academy of Sciences

Researchers have introduced an innovative underwater vest equipped with an antioxidant MXene hydrogel for the sensitive recognition of fish locomotion. This novel device aims to deepen our understanding of aquatic life by enabling precise monitoring of fish behavior in their natural habitats.

Newswise: This device gathers, stores electricity in remote settings
Released: 9-Apr-2024 3:05 PM EDT
This device gathers, stores electricity in remote settings
University of Utah

Wirelessly connected devices perform an expanding array of applications, such as monitoring the condition of machinery and remote sensing in agricultural settings. These applications hold much potential for improving the efficiency, but how do you power these devices where reliable electrical sources are not available?



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