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Tulane scientist leads study on faster charging energy storage
An award-winning Tulane University researcher has led a team in discoveries that could result in significantly faster charging electric vehicles and portable devices such as cell phones and laptops.  The team, led by Michael Naguib, the Ken & Ruth Arnold Early Career Professor in Science and...
Apr 10, 2018 - Paula Burch-Celentano

Tulane senior and Maker Ninja Chase Schober, left, watches closely as first-year student Addie Duncan tightens a drill bit on a precision drill press at the MakerSpace. Schober was introducing Duncan to a variety of equipment in the facility as part of safety training needed to operate certain...

Apr 09, 2018 - Barri Bronston

Kimberly Foster, a professor of mechanical engineering at the University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB), will become the new dean of the Tulane University School of Science and Engineering. The appointment, announced by Tulane Provost Robin Forman and President Michael Fitts, is effective...

Apr 06, 2018 - Carolyn Scofield

Transcript: From flooding on the Mississippi to the lasting impact of the show Portlandia, Tulane experts took on a number of different topics. Here’s the latest Tulane News in Review. Tulane University professor Walter Isaacson appeared on MSNBC’s Morning Joe to talk Trump. Isaacson also recently...

Apr 03, 2018 - Paula Burch-Celentano

Tulane’s uptown campus is home to state-of-the-art research laboratories that provide access to highly sophisticated core resources to pursue cutting-edge research. Not far away, in downtown New Orleans, is the Tulane University Health Sciences Center, which includes the Tulane Medical Center, the...

Apr 02, 2018 - Benjamin Morris

He’s never had the pigments formally checked, but it’s safe to say that Brian Barcelo’s (Engineering 1965) blood runs olive and blue. Son of a large native New Orleans family, Barcelo’s father, brothers, and uncles all attended Tulane, his aunts worked on staff at the university, and his wife Gail...

Mar 28, 2018 - New Wave staff

Tulane-trained engineer Jorge E. Nagel once helped doctor a robotic car to a historic finish in a U.S. Defense Department–sponsored race. Now he’s engineering a new career for himself as a first-year student at Tulane School of Medicine. Nagel is the recipient of a 2017 medical school scholarship...

Mar 23, 2018 - Barri Bronston

Bruce Gibb, a chemistry professor in the Tulane University School of Science and Engineering, has been elected as a fellow of the prestigious Royal Society of Chemistry. The United Kingdom-based organization brings together chemists from around the world to advance the chemical sciences and each...

Mar 20, 2018 - Paula Burch-Celentano

Liquid media are stored in the lab of Nicholas Sandoval in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. The liquids contain nutrients to grow bacteria used in a variety of research applications.

Mar 14, 2018 - Mary Cross

A flyer advertising a Python coding workshop on the uptown campus changed the career trajectory for one first-year student at Tulane University. “I had never coded in my life, but I thought that it sounded interesting so I took a chance and went,” said Tatiana Derouen, who is now a Tulane senior...

Mar 06, 2018 - Faith Dawson

Near the eastern coast of Africa, a tectonic rift in Earth’s ancient crust is yielding clues about the effects of molten rock, or magma, on continental breakup. Cynthia Ebinger, holder of the Marshall-Heape Chair in Geology in the School of Science and Engineering at Tulane University, studies tiny...

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