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Engineering Undergraduate Tops Chicago-Area Research Competitions

Wesley Lo (BME 2nd year) worked with Associate Professor Georgia Papavasiliou on a study that they hope will lead to advanced biomaterial scaffolds that can allow for the creation of new engineered tissues. 

University Announces 2016 Sigma Xi/IIT Awards for Excellence in University Research

One student and two faculty members were honored for research achievement and potential, with representatives from electrical engineering, digital humanities, and applied mathematics.

Twitter Plays a Role in Framing a Company’s Image, Researchers Find

Assistant professors Aron Culotta (computer science) and Jennifer Cutler (business) found that Twitter followers of certain brands—and their characteristics—help to shape the brands’ image. 

Student’s Sustainable Technologies Research Leads to NSF Fellowship

Recent graduate of the Armour R&D program Sara Glade (CHE/M.S. ENVE ’15) was awarded a 2016 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship, whose alumni Nobel laureates. 

The Driverless City Project Featured in Wired

An article about the rise of driverless cars included coverage of The Driverless City, a Nayar Prize I finalist and interdisciplinary team studying the affects of this technology on urban environments.