Peter Iglinski

Peter Iglinski is the press officer for science and public media. He covers biology, biomedical engineering, chemical engineering, chemistry, mathematics, and earth & environmental sciences.

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John R. Huizenga, pioneer in nuclear science, dies at 92

John R. Huizenga, pioneer in nuclear science, dies at 92

January 30, 2014

Huizenga was a key figure in the 1989 national review of cold fusion claims, and part of team whose work led to two additions to the periodic table.

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Biologist honored with NSF award

Biologist honored with NSF award

January 10, 2014

Sina Ghaemmaghami has been recognized for “exemplifying the role” of teacher-scholar.

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Professor emeritus of economics passes

Professor emeritus of economics passes

December 27, 2013

Stanley Engerman, the John Munro Professor of Economics at the University, remembers Walter Oi as an “incredible person” who advanced the field of economics under personal handicaps.

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Vertebrate of the Year!

Vertebrate of the Year!

December 23, 2013

“Here at the University, the naked mole rat seems like it has been the Vertebrate of the Year for several years,” said President Seligman.

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Ebinger Named Geophysical Fellow

Ebinger Named Geophysical Fellow

December 10, 2013

The American Geophysical Union is honoring Ebinger for her “fundamental work on the evolution of continental rifts toward seafloor spreading in East Africa and Afar.”

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Super-thin membranes portend tiny pumps

Super-thin membranes portend tiny pumps

October 28, 2013

A super-thin silicon membrane could pave the way for diagnostic devices the size of a credit card.

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Ching Tang Honored as Pioneer of Organic Electronics

Ching Tang Honored as Pioneer of Organic Electronics

October 17, 2013

The a professor of chemical engineering is being honored on two continents within the next week for his pioneering work on organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs).

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Paleoclimatologist Wins Packard Fellowship

Paleoclimatologist Wins Packard Fellowship

October 17, 2013

Vasilii Petrenko is one of 16 researchers being awarded a prestigious David and Lucile Packard Foundation Fellowship totaling $875,000 over five years to spend on a research project of his or her choice.

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Madagascar No Longer an Evolutionary Hotspot

Madagascar No Longer an Evolutionary Hotspot

July 10, 2013

Daniel Scantlebury calls Madagascar “an ideal evolutionary laboratory” for studying species formation because it has long been isolated and geologically stable relative to other regions.

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Friedman Honored in Beijing

July 2, 2013

Eby Friedman, Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, was honored for a career of consistent, exceptional, and original technical contributions in circuits and electrical systems.

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