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Share the Vision to highlight University's pipeline of innovation

Share the Vision to highlight University's pipeline of innovation

By Emily Scott

October 6, 2015


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The University’s pipeline of innovation flows stronger each year. To highlight this research, the fourth-annual “Share the Vision” technology showcase will connect researchers and start-ups with potential investors, companies and venture capitalists.Hosted by the Office of Technology Managemen...

University to lead new Engineering Research Center

University to lead new Engineering Research Center

By Caeli Cleary

August 26, 2015


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The University is leading a new Engineering Research Center that is being further developed with an $18.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation. The center, called Power Optimization for Electro-Thermal Systems, or P.O.E.T.S., is being established to increase the power in smaller electri...

A sweet change

By Bridget Hynes

February 11, 2015


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Two researchers at the University have developed a sensor material out of hydrogel that monitors blood glucose levels continuously. In other words, the sensor can evaluate fluctuating levels of glucose­­ in the bloodstream in a linear fashion, instead of testing for it at different points in time. T...