Washington University in St. Louis

Engineering

Groundbreaking optical device could enhance computers, lasers
Groundbreaking optical device could enhance computers, lasers
Engineers at Washington University in St. Louis have used a "whispering gallery" phenomenon with an optical device that may lead to new and more powerful computers that run faster and cooler.
Commencement 2014
Commencement 2014
The 153rd University Commencement will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, May 16, 2014. Undergraduate and graduate engineering students will be recognized at separate recognition ceremonies.
Meet the 2014 Alumni Achievement Award recipients
Meet the 2014 Alumni Achievement Award recipients
From a president of R&D for a new Google startup to a vice chairman of investment banking at a global firm, the six alumni chosen to receive the 2014 Alumni Achievement Awards are outstanding representatives of the School of Engineering & Applied Science.
Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science to anchor Henry A. & Elvira H. Jubel Hall
Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science to anchor Henry A. & Elvira H. Jubel Hall
“The addition of Jubel Hall to Whitaker, Brauer and Green halls in the new engineering complex will enable us to attract and retain the best and brightest students and the most talented faculty, and it will provide them with the tools they need to do great work,” says Ralph S. Quatrano, PhD, dean of the School of Engineering & Applied Science.
3-D printer creates transformative device for heart treatment
3-D printer creates transformative device for heart treatment
Using an inexpensive 3-D printer, biomedical engineers have developed a custom-fitted, implantable device with embedded sensors that could transform treatment and prediction of cardiac disorders.
Register for summer 2014 courses
Register for summer 2014 courses
The School of Engineering & Applied Science offers undergraduate and graduate courses throughout the summer.
George named chair of Department of Biomedical Engineering
George named chair of Department of Biomedical Engineering
Steven C. George, MD, PhD, has been named chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis, effective July 1, 2014.

Across Disciplines. Across the World.TM

As an engineering school, we aspire to discover the unknown, educate students and serve society. Our strategy focuses intellectual efforts through a new convergence paradigm and builds on strengths, particularly as applied to medicine and health, energy and environment, and security. Through innovative partnerships with academic and industry partners — across disciplines and across the world — we will contribute to solving the greatest global challenges of the 21st century.

School News

Washington University nets $3.4 million Energy grant
Washington University in St. Louis, a leader in advanced coal research and technology, will be contributing to President Barack Obama’s sweeping climate action plan with research funded by a $3.4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy.
Five students, five continents, one fascinating blog
Mechanical Engineering student Sara Fletcher shares her study abroad experience at the University of Auckland in a shared blog, 5times5.
Children’s Discovery Institute awards $3.1 million in pediatric research grants
Barani Raman, PhD, and Audrey Odom, MD, PhD, will use one of the grants to work to develop an inexpensive device that detects malaria biomarkers in exhaled breath.
March Engineering News
The March issue includes the 2014 Alumni Achievement Award winners, an update on the Discovery Competition and a profile of alumna Megan Robertson, PhD.

WUSTL Engineering in the News

Local NBC affiliate interviews Efimov
Igor Efimov, PhD, explains to Art Holliday of KSDK News Channel 5 how his new device could one day warn high-risk patients before they experience symptoms of a heart attack.

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Researches the development of new computational methods

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