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.
Engineers Week features events for all
Engineers Week 2014, from Feb. 16-22, features a variety of events centered around the Space Race that bring engineering to life for students, educators and the campus community.
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.
WUSTL Rube Goldberg team featured on CBS Sunday Morning
The team, which placed first at the 2013 Rube Goldberg Machine Contest, was featured in the CBS Sunday Morning feature "Rube Goldberg: The father of inventions."
Special glasses help surgeons ‘see’ cancer
Developed by Samuel Achilefu, PhD, professor of radiology and biomedical engineering, and a team of researchers, the technology may help surgeons distinguish cancer cells, which glow in blue, from healthy cells.
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.
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.