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Tag: Department of Chemical Engineering

How can we be sure machine learning is accurate?

How can we be sure machine learning is accurate?

May 2, 2022

Rochester researchers have developed a new “counterfactual” method to verify predictions of drug safety.

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Can electric cars help strengthen electrical grids?

Can electric cars help strengthen electrical grids?

November 8, 2021

Chemical engineering doctoral candidate Heta Gandhi and her advisor, assistant professor Andrew White, have developed a new computer model showing ways to sell surplus energy from electric vehicles to local grids.

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Pulsed lasers in liquids speed up the hunt for effective catalysts

Pulsed lasers in liquids speed up the hunt for effective catalysts

July 30, 2021

In the most comprehensive, up-to-date survey of a technology that was first developed in 1987, Rochester researchers have documented the advantages of using the pulsed-laser-in-liquids technique over traditional wet laboratory methods.

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Eight Rochester undergraduates win scholarships for summer research in Germany

Eight Rochester undergraduates win scholarships for summer research in Germany

May 17, 2021

The DAAD-RISE program enables outstanding students in the sciences to conduct research at top German universities.

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This low-cost catalyst helps turn seawater into fuel at scale

This low-cost catalyst helps turn seawater into fuel at scale

July 15, 2020

For the first time, Rochester chemical engineers have demonstrated that a “potassium-promoted” chemical catalyst can be used to convert seawater into fuel on an industrial scale.

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Mathematical model will monitor spread of COVID-19

Mathematical model will monitor spread of COVID-19

May 20, 2020

Computational scientists win a National Science Foundation grant to develop a tool to provide accurate, timely information to local-level policymakers monitoring the spread of COVID-19.

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Kyoto Prize honors Ching Tang, pioneer of OLED technology

Kyoto Prize honors Ching Tang, pioneer of OLED technology

June 14, 2019

Japan’s highest private award for global achievement recognizes Tang’s work in developing thin-film, light-emitting technology now widely used in computers, smartphones, and televisions.

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