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Tulane professor wins Early Career Award to tame massive supercomputer datasets
Supercomputers are so powerful that the datasets they can produce —huge troves of information needed by scientists, doctors, business leaders, government officials and others — are too massive to easily share or study. A Tulane University computer scientist has been awarded $750,000 over five years...
Feb 14, 2018 - Paula Burch-Celentano

Tulane scientists were able to boost their research using one of Nikon’s most advanced microscopes. During the past two weeks, researchers had access to an A1R+ Multiphoton Confocal Microscopy System on the downtown campus, which allowed researchers from the schools of medicine and science and...

Feb 08, 2018 - Barri Bronston

Tulane University opened its MakerSpace in 2016, offering students and professors alike access to digital fabrication tools like 3-D printers, laser cutters, milling machines and lathes. With two years under its belt, Cedric Walker, professor emeritus of biomedical engineering and maker-in-chief,...

Jan 30, 2018 - Paula Burch-Celentano

A portrait of Corinne C. “Lindy” Boggs appears to keep a casual watch over Megan Vasterling in the lobby of the Boggs Center for Energy and Biotechnology. A junior in the biomedical engineering program in the School of Science and Engineering, Vasterling was researching articles for inspiration for...

Jan 26, 2018 - Paula Burch-Celentano

A Thacher’s calculator, dated 1882, is on display in the lobby of the Boggs Center for Energy and Biotechnology on the uptown campus. Invented by Edwin Thacher, the instrument, also known as a cylindrical slide-rule, became a vital tool in science, engineering, commerce and business. An online copy...

Jan 26, 2018 - Barri Bronston

The advent and consequences of superhuman intelligence will be the subject of a panel discussion Feb. 1 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Freeman Auditorium, located in the Woldenberg Art Center on the uptown campus of Tulane University. The discussion is the opening program of the Conference on Artificial...

Jan 23, 2018 - Barri Bronston

A Tulane University researcher is leading a U.S. Department of Energy project to develop a hybrid solar energy converter that generates electricity and steam with high efficiency and low cost. Utilizing an approach that more fully captures the whole spectrum of sunlight, the project generates...

Jan 09, 2018 - Paula Burch-Celentano

Using a Raman spectroscopy, a laptop in the lab of Daniel Shantz in the Department of Chemical Engineering displays a spectrum of reacted benzene. This technology allows scientists to better understand the mechanism of chemical reactions.

Jan 05, 2018 - Carolyn Scofield

Transcript: Bill Gates names a Tulane student as one of his inspirational heroes…and a Tulane professor’s big grant earns national headlines. Welcome to 2018 and to this edition of Tulane News in Review. School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine student and Nigerian doctor Adaora Okoli survived...

Jan 02, 2018 - Paula Burch-Celentano

In the lab of Kyriakos Papadopoulos, in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, researchers experiment with various crude oil samples and chemicals (pictured) in search of ways to treat crude oil-contaminated sand using an environmentally safe approach. 

Jan 02, 2018 - Barri Bronston

Tulane University professor Michael Mislove has received a $3.67 million grant from the U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research to help develop cutting-edge technology related to quantum computing. The goal of the project is to develop tools and related methodologies for designing and...

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