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Tag: Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

The ethics of dark tourism

The ethics of dark tourism

January 19, 2023

Julia Granato crisscrossed Europe to study human bone collection and display sites. Now she’s pondering what it means to display and visit human remains.

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Recent national awards and accolades distinguish Rochester faculty

Recent national awards and accolades distinguish Rochester faculty

January 4, 2023

Faculty have received honors from professional organizations such as the National Bureau of Economic Research, the Modern Language Association, and the National Academy of Inventors.

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Viscosity presents a sticky plasma problem for fusion, high-energy-density experiments

Viscosity presents a sticky plasma problem for fusion, high-energy-density experiments

January 4, 2023

University of Rochester scientists set out to explain how—and how much—in order to improve future experiments.

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Cities on asteroids? It could work—in theory

Cities on asteroids? It could work—in theory

December 8, 2022

A popular science fiction idea in TV shows like Amazon’s The Expanse, Rochester scientists are using physics and engineering principles to show how asteroids could be future viable space habitats.

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How does radiation travel through dense plasma?

How does radiation travel through dense plasma?

November 17, 2022

First-of-its-kind experimental evidence defies conventional theories about how plasmas emit or absorb radiation.

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University Archives exhibition creates an audio-visual time machine

University Archives exhibition creates an audio-visual time machine

November 17, 2022

A collection that includes hundreds of recordings makes it possible to ‘attend’ University of Rochester events from the 1920s to the present.

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Funded internships open doors to graduate schools, career paths, and personal growth

Funded internships open doors to graduate schools, career paths, and personal growth

November 8, 2022

With University and donor funding providing a “financial bridge,” equitable access to internships helps Rochester students preview their futures.

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Recent honors highlight Rochester faculty’s professional achievements

Recent honors highlight Rochester faculty’s professional achievements

November 2, 2022

Several University of Rochester faculty members have received awards and honors for their professional contributions to research, scholarship, education, and community engagement.

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Christopher Muir: Designing career paths for future mechanical engineers

Christopher Muir: Designing career paths for future mechanical engineers

October 25, 2022

The engineering professor draws from his vast experiences in the workplace to teach problem-solving mindsets.

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A laser that could ‘reshape the landscape of integrated photonics’

A laser that could ‘reshape the landscape of integrated photonics’

October 21, 2022

Rochester researchers see applications in LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging), atomic physics, and augmented and virtual reality.

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