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PhotoCollaboration Advances Microbial Fuel Cell Commercialization

With the goal of harnessing the energy-production capabilities of microscopic bacteria to produce power and clean wastewater on a large commercial scale, Dr. Baikun Li, an assistant professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering, and her industrial partners have received funding from the New York State Energy Research & Development Authority (NYSERDA) to further her microbial fuel cell (MFC) research.
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PhotoDr. Sun Receives AHA National Scientist Development Grant

Wei Sun, an assistant professor of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering, was recently awarded an American Heart Association National Scientist Development grant of more than $300,000 in support of his work aimed at developing accurate biomechanical models that depict how human hearts respond to a heart valve repair procedure called percutaneous transvenous mitral annuloplasty.
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PhotoCivil Engineering Student James Moriarty Selected a University Scholar

Civil Engineering junior James Moriarty, of East Longmeadow, MA, has been selected a University Scholar. He is among just 24 students across the entire university, from among 39 applicants, to gain acceptance to the elite enrichment program, which is designed specifically for highly motivated students who wish to take a more hands-on approach to their undergraduate studies.
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PhotoDC Event Draws Transportation Alumni, Students

On a cold January day in our nation's capital, just days before President Barack Obama took the oath of office, UConn engineering alumni, faculty and friends networked during a combined recruiting/social event held in conjunction with the national Transportation Research Board's (TRB) 88th annual meeting.
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PhotoDonna Shea Co-Authors Public Roads Story

The Connecticut Transportation Center's (CTI) own Donna Shea co-authored an article appearing in the November/December 2008 issue of Public Roads, a journal of the U.S. Department of Transportation/Federal Highway Administration.
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PhotoAlumni Profile: James Hormuzdiar, Technology Entrepreneur

Short for malicious software, "malware" - which includes computer viruses, worms and spyware programs - is designed to damage data or disrupt systems.

Malware is typically installed onto a computer from the Internet, often without the knowledge or consent of the computer user.
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