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Tulane awarded nearly $1 million by Board of Regents for research that impacts industry, workforce
The Tulane University Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (CBE) has received a nearly $1 million grant to fund research infrastructure that will encourage more collaborations across Tulane and the region in material sciences. The five-year $996,981 grant from the Louisiana Board of...
Jun 20, 2016 - New Wave staff

Tulane University alumna Lisa Jackson, Apple’s vice president of environment, policy and social initiatives, and former head of the federal Environmental Protection Agency, will speak in New Orleans during the American Society for Engineering Education’s 123rd annual conference.  The event takes...

Jun 13, 2016 - Barri Bronston

Competition was stiff, but in the end, Tulane University associate professor of computer science Ramgopal Mettu and 2015 Tulane graduate Samuel Lensgraf came up winners. Their paper — “Beyond Layers: A 3-D–Aware Toolpath Algorithm for Fused Filament Fabrication” — beat the likes of “Control of...

May 25, 2016 - Mary Ann Travis

It’s an industrywide problem: Fewer women than men practice computer science. Fast Company reported in March 2016 on a new study by the financial software and data firm Smart Asset that U.S. women make up only 26.5 percent of the tech workforce. And women earn, on average, just 85 percent of what...

May 23, 2016 - Barri Bronston

It is considered the National Science Foundation’s most prestigious junior faculty award program, and this year, Tulane University assistant professor Julie Albert is in the CAREER award's class of 2016. Albert, the Robert and Gayle Longmire Early Career Professor in Chemical and Biomolecular...

May 18, 2016 - Melissa Felcher

In August 2012, as a freshman from Santa Fe, New Mexico, Skylar Deckoff-Jones never expected to be a role model to those involved in the science and research departments at Tulane University. Later, Deckoff-Jones authored a publication that consists of his research on the nonlinear optical...

Apr 25, 2016 - Fran Simon

When Tulane University alumni Allison Shipp and Jonathan Brouk were married in New Orleans on Oct. 17, 2015, they opted to use an innovative wedding-planning tool, WedTexts, a websiteand app that allow engaged couples to communicate easily with their wedding guests through pre-scheduled text...

Apr 19, 2016 - Alicia Duplessis Jasmin

Eight teams of student researchers went toe-to-toe on April 13 during the second annual Tulane Novel Tech Challenge, a competition that empowers students to improve the environment, human health, education and urban infrastructure through technology. Following brief, pitch-style presentations, a...

Apr 10, 2016 - Benjamin Morris

On any given day of the year, innovation and experimentation characterize the research conducted in the School of Science and Engineering at Tulane. New publications, insights, and applications arise from researchers in the School on a regular basis, advancing their fields and shaping our world....

Apr 04, 2016 - Allison Hjortsberg

In the mid-1800s, the United States was not on the forefront of scientific innovation — Europe dominated the field. That makes it all the more fascinating that two of the most groundbreaking scientific inventions in microscopy occurred in the United States at Tulane University, says alumnus Lary...

Mar 17, 2016 - Keith Brannon

Each year more than 230,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer in the United States and approximately 180,000 undergo mastectomies. Nicholas Pashos, 28, a PhD candidate in the Tulane University interdisciplinary bioinnovation program, is working on a project that he hopes will one day transform...

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