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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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ApiJect gives students a chance to address a global health care challenge

ApiJect gives students a chance to address a global health care challenge

February 3, 2022

The medical technology company will support student design teams and a University-wide medical device design challenge.

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At age 80, John Thomas writes new chapter in an illustrious career

At age 80, John Thomas writes new chapter in an illustrious career

January 31, 2022

The Rochester professor emeritus and new American Astronomical Society fellow now explores the brain’s waste disposal system.

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Gotcha! Rochester membranes help researchers capture tiny, telltale vesicles

Gotcha! Rochester membranes help researchers capture tiny, telltale vesicles

January 28, 2022

Extracellular vesicles could provide early detection of diseases such as cancer. But to analyze EVs, scientists first need to catch them. That’s where Rochester professor James McGrath’s nanomembranes come in.

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Two Rochester researchers named AAAS fellows

Two Rochester researchers named AAAS fellows

January 26, 2022

The world’s largest multidisciplinary scientific society has recognized Nicholas Bigelow and Michael Scott for their distinguished efforts to advance science.

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Using nanodiamonds as sensors just got easier

Using nanodiamonds as sensors just got easier

January 25, 2022

Rochester researchers have found a new and improved way to extract temperature from the light emitted by a diamond defect.

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Bruce Arden, former dean of engineering, dies at 94

Bruce Arden, former dean of engineering, dies at 94

January 10, 2022

Under Arden’s leadership, Rochester’s engineering school pursued important initiatives in undergraduate programs, faculty hiring, and and government and industrial relations.

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