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From solar energy concentrators to portable braille readers, seniors at the Hajim School will showcase more than 70 projects during today’s annual Design Day. Senior design projects give Hajim students an opportunity to truly be engineers—working in teams to translate the knowledge and skills they’ve gained through classwork and lab exercises into functional prototypes that address specific challenges.
Steve Manly, director of undergraduate research, encouraged students to continue to approach their research questions with the infectious enthusiasm of “an eight-year-old in a sandbox” while honoring their work at the annual showcase.
Part of Professor Timothy Dye’s work as director of biomedical informatics is to combine global health with big data to improve the lives of people around the world. “But there is also incredible risk that this same data will be misused in ways that disadvantage communities and nations,” says Dye.
In a new study, Simon School professor used data science methodologies to take a closer look at what actually motivates candidates to “go negative.”
For the last 15 years, professor Joanne Bernardi has collected more than 1,100 postcards, film prints, brochures and other visual representations of early 20th century Japan. But how can this collection continue to grow while allowing other scholars to register and contribute content? Enter the Digital Humanities Center.
“Simulated molecular clouds are beautiful, intricate, and ever-changing — properties that make them ideal candidates for high-powered visualization,” wrote PhD student Erica Kaminski about her award-winning images.
Given the widespread attention regarding the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa, four Medical Center faculty with expertise in viral infections field questions about the outbreak, the nature of pandemics, vaccines, and what a U.S. outbreak might look like.
When Joung Yoon (Felix) Kim ’14 looked for team members to help him launch his company, he did what many savvy CEOs do: He looked for people “smarter than I am” in key areas of expertise. Rochester Teams Compete for $5 Million in Prizes Ovitz is one of three University companies competing for a $1 […]