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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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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Chemist Wins Young Scientist Award

Chemist Wins Young Scientist Award

June 26, 2013

The Blavatnik Awards acknowledge the excellence of noteworthy scientists age 42 or younger who work in New York, New Jersey, or Connecticut.

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Naked Mole Rats Cancer-resistant Chemical ID’d

Naked Mole Rats Cancer-resistant Chemical ID’d

June 19, 2013

The biologists’ focus on high molecular weight hyaluronan (HMW-HA) began after they noticed that a gooey substance in the naked mole rat culture was clogging the vacuum pumps and tubing.

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Lemonade Sweetens Fight Vs. Kids’ Cancer

Lemonade Sweetens Fight Vs. Kids’ Cancer

June 4, 2013

Researchers put down their beakers and syringes in favor of pitchers of lemonade—in the spirit of the little girl who made it all possible.

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Associate VP for Research Appointed

Associate VP for Research Appointed

May 16, 2013

Richard Waugh, chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering, has been appointed to the newly-created position of associate vice president for research.

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