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Rochester ‘a crucible of innovation’ says NSF director during campus visit

Rochester ‘a crucible of innovation’ says NSF director during campus visit

April 12, 2022

National Science Foundation director Sethuraman Panchanathan, accompanied by Sen. Charles Schumer and Rep. Joseph Morelle, tours University facilities including the Laboratory for Laser Energetics.

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Rochester’s Grand Challenges Scholars frame their research in a broad context

Rochester’s Grand Challenges Scholars frame their research in a broad context

April 1, 2022

Now in its fifth year, the program adds entrepreneurship, global experience, interdisciplinary study, and service to students ”solution-oriented” tool kit.

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Smart acoustic devices: coming soon to a screen near you?

Smart acoustic devices: coming soon to a screen near you?

March 28, 2022

A Rochester team that includes Ben Kevelson ’22 is using flat panel technology to build a more cost-effective smart device that can also function as a touch interface.

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Rochester leads development of novel integrated photonic COVID-19 sensor

Rochester leads development of novel integrated photonic COVID-19 sensor

March 24, 2022

The inexpensive, portable device could help safeguard against future pandemics and detect viruses and infections in underserved populations.

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Donald Hall named provost at Binghamton University

Donald Hall named provost at Binghamton University

March 22, 2022

Donald Hall, dean of the faculty of Arts, Sciences & Engineering, has announced that he will be joining the leadership at Binghamton University, effective July 1 of this year.

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Rochester researchers seek ‘direct hit’ on leukemic stem cells

Rochester researchers seek ‘direct hit’ on leukemic stem cells

February 25, 2022

An internal funding program, plus the close proximity of the University’s engineering and medical facilities, promotes progress in a potential treatment for acute myeloid leukemia.

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Institute of Optics expands graduate recruitment amid soaring national demand

Institute of Optics expands graduate recruitment amid soaring national demand

February 24, 2022

Two new awards will help the University of Rochester address a pressing need for highly trained PhD graduates and prepare a more diverse pipeline of optics professionals.

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Will hearing aids ever be as effective as corrective eyewear?

Will hearing aids ever be as effective as corrective eyewear?

February 22, 2022

Despite recent advances in hearing aid technology, users frequently complain that the devices tend to amplify all the sounds around them. Rochester researcher Jong-Noon Nam believes a key part of the answer to this problem lies inside the cochlea of the inner ear.

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National Academy of Engineering honors Rob Clark

National Academy of Engineering honors Rob Clark

February 10, 2022

Clark is among the 111 newly elected members of the academy, considered one of the highest distinctions for an engineer.

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International vision association honors Susana Marcos

International vision association honors Susana Marcos

February 4, 2022

The Center for Visual Science director has been elected a Gold Fellow by the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology.

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