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May, 2011

Weiss to join Defense Science Study Group

May. 6, 2011—Sharon Weiss, assistant professor of electrical engineering, has been accepted into the 2012-2013 class of the Defense Science Study Group (DSSG). The DSSG is a program of education and study that introduces selected scientists and engineering professors to the challenges facing national security and encourages them to apply their talents to these issues either as...

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Mechanical engineering senior speaks with on landing her first job

May. 2, 2011—For many college students getting a job in today’s economy may seem like a difficult feat, especially for those with little to no professional experience. Everyone’s heard the same advice: Network, use online search engines and go to the career center. But the way you utilize these tools is just as important as the resources...

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Cummings: Nanotechnologists take lessons from nature

May. 2, 2011—It’s common knowledge that the perfect is the enemy of the good, but in the nanoscale world, perfection can act as the enemy of the best. In the workaday world, engineers and scientists go to great lengths to make the devices we use as perfect as possible. When we flip on a light switch or...

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