Engineering Archive

Mary Pilotte, Purdue University – Engineering Education

On Purdue University Week: Studying abroad can help broaden a student’s mind. Mary Pilotte, associate professor

Atorod Azizinamini, Florida International University – Accelerated Bridge Construction

Bridges are a vital part of transportation, but they’re in need of replacement. Atorod Azizinamini, professor

Michelle O’Malley, University of California Santa Barbara – Biofuels

Is there a biofuel alternative on the way? Michelle O’Malley, assistant professor of chemical engineering at

Joshua Reiss, Queen Mary University of London – Origins of Auto-Tune

Auto-Tune rules today’s Top 40 airwaves. Joshua Reiss, reader in the school of electronic engineering and

Guillermo Aguilar, University of California Riverside – A Window to the Brain

Scientists are developing an actual window to the brain. Guillermo Aguilar, professor in the department of

Don MacKenzie, University of Washington – Driverless Cars

Self-driving cars could have some positive and negative environmental factors. Don MacKenzie, assistant professor of transportation

Chris Hernandez, Cornell University – Bones Reveal New Engineering Secret

Examining how bones bounce back after breaking may help us build machines. Chris Hernandez, associate professor

Prashant Kumta, University of Pittsburgh – Biodegradable Parts for Fixing Complex Fractures

Accidents on the slopes and streets lead to broken bones each winter. Prashant Kumta, professor of

John Christian, West Virginia University – Space Optical Navigation

How do you get home from deep space if your communication systems fail? John Christian, assistant

Denise Wilson, University of Washington – Arsenic in Wine

What is lurking in your wine glass? Denise Wilson, professor of electrical engineering at the University