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Pregnancy disorder subject of new Tulane study

A Tulane University researcher has received a grant that will support the development of new imaging methods to improve the treatment of... more

Tulane team picked for invention reality show ‘Make48’ Jun 07, 2018 Barri Bronston

A team from Tulane University is one of 12 collegiate teams nationwide selected to compete in the APT/PBS reality show “Make48.” The competition will be taped Aug. 10-12 at the Stanley Black and Decker Innovation Lab near Baltimore. Billed as the “world’s fastest invention competition,” “Make48” is... more

Engineering Expo showcases student inventions Apr 19, 2018 Barri Bronston

They called their project TU Wheelies, and Tulane University biomedical engineering seniors beamed when they were invited to explain their invention. “The idea is to reduce the constraints that motorized wheelchair users face when traveling over uneven surfaces,” said Dana Kaplan, who teamed up on... more

Three Tulane researchers honored with national STEM award Jul 26, 2017 Barri Bronston

Two Tulane scientists and a graduate student are among 40 national winners of the 2017 Inspiring Leaders in STEM Award, which honors professionals from underrepresented groups who have made a difference in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The winners –... more

Light and sound Jun 27, 2017 Paula Burch-Celentano

, Dylan Lawrence, a graduate student in biomedical engineering, adjusts a preclinical, high resolution ultrasound system modified to generate photoacoustic images of oxygen saturation of the placenta. His research, in the laboratory of Dr. Carolyn Bayer, seeks to improve the diagnoses and... more

Tulane team wins International Business Model Competition May 16, 2017 Barri Bronston

An interdisciplinary team from Tulane University’s bioinnovation and biomedical engineering departments within the School of Science and Engineering has won the International Business Model Competition (IBMC) in Mountain View, California, receiving a first-place prize of $30,000. Representing the... more

Winners named in 2017 Novel Tech Challenge Apr 21, 2017 Alicia Jasmin

The judges of the Tulane Novel Tech Challenge awarded grand prizes to Instapath (experienced category) and Thoraco Therapeutics (novice category) on April 19 in the third annual competition sponsored by the Burton D. Morgan Foundation. The competition empowers Tulane undergraduate and graduate... more

Students have a blast with truss-busting competition Apr 20, 2017 Alicia Jasmin

Students enrolled this semester in the course Statics experienced a creative way to analyze the effects of force: They designed and built trusses, or frameworks, as part of a competition to see who could design the lowest weight structure that bears the most weight. To prepare for the “truss-... more

Campus workspace helps students bring their ideas to life Apr 12, 2017 Alicia Jasmin

If a student can dream it, they can create it thanks to the Tulane University MakerSpace, a student-run workshop that offers accessibility to laser cutters, 3-D printers and other design tools. The workshop caters to the university’s artists, engineers, craftspersons, makers and kinesthetic... more

Get SMART with summer research opportunity Feb 02, 2017 Barri Bronston

The Tulane School of Science and Engineering is accepting applications for a summer undergraduate research opportunity on Tulane’s uptown campus. The Summer Materials Research at Tulane (SMART) program is a 10-week multidisciplinary research experience for undergraduates incorporating the... more

Tulane receives $1.1 million to study how age affects blood vessels Oct 06, 2016 Barri Bronston

Tulane University researchers have been awarded a $1.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the effects of aging on the growth of new blood vessels in the human body. It is hoped that learning more about how age affects the growth of new blood vessels, also known as... more