Engineering Research Accelerator
The College of Engineering is pleased to announce that the College will fund three Catalyst proposals as winners of the Catalyst 2020 competition.
A team of Carnegie Mellon researchers found that Pittsburgh’s air pollution levels decreased during the stay-at-home order—but the overall impact remains small.
MechE’s Kenji Shimada is working on a collaboration with YKK AP to create high-tech window installation robots.
A team of CMU Engineering researchers has shown that autonomous vehicles can be electric—despite the decreased driving range.
Aaron Johnson has been awarded a CAREER award by the National Science Foundation (NSF).
A team led by ECE/BME’s Maysam Chamanzar is developing a novel neural interface made from stainless steel for much safer, high-density neural recording.
Research from ChemE’s Kris Dahl marks the first definitive look at how cells maintain structural integrity under mechanical strain.
MechE’s Kenji Shimada and Erica Martelly team up for the America Makes Fit to Face Challenge, creating one of the top two designs in the competition.
CEE’s Greg Lowry has demonstrated for the first time the ability of engineered nanoparticles to target specific structures on plant leaves.
A novel material for controlling human neuron cells could deepen our understanding of cell interactions and enable new therapies in medicine.
Researchers from CMU’s College of Engineering are part of a collaboration that has created easy-to-use tools to estimate the societal costs of air pollution.
CEE/EPP’s Destenie Nock led a study outlining a more equitable model of electricity planning in developing regions like Liberia.
Collaborators have adapted the sophisticated computer graphics technology used in blockbuster films and video games to simulate the movements of soft, limbed robots for the first time.
Yu-li Wang has been awarded an NIH grant to support his research in cell migration and developing technologies for applications in biomedical devices.
Researchers are developing affordable fever-screening technologies for buildings and first responders to detect fevers, using an algorithm to detect faces and measure temperature on the forehead.
Pei Zhang has turned a fleet of taxis into a mobile sensing platform to collect data required to develop applications for a smart city.
Alumnus Raj Kapoor teamed up with health-tech startup Clara Health to create World Without COVID to connect people from all over the world to clinical trials in their local communities.
ECE’s Osman Yağan seeks to understand the spread of coronavirus and how public health measures can reduce that spread.
Can machine learning help us to accelerate the antibody discovery process to fight highly infectious viral diseases like COVID-19 and save thousands of lives?
Carnegie Mellon University will provide microneedle drug delivery patches to support COVID-19 vaccination and treatment research.
While much of our lives can now function remotely, the transition to online poses unique challenges for academia—particularly for research universities like Carnegie Mellon.
MechE’s Carmel Majidi and Ryan Sullivan have won Carnegie Science Awards from the Carnegie Science Center for their incredible contributions to science.
In solving an age-old physics problem, a team led by Civil and Environmental Engineering’s Jerry Wang has helped enable a future permeated with nanoporous materials.
The College of Engineering is pleased to announce that the College will fund two Moonshot proposals as winners of the Moonshot 2020 competition, as well as one College of Engineering Planning Award.
In a new study, a team of Carnegie Mellon University researchers show for the first time how important evolutionary adaptations are in predicting epidemics.
Four College of Engineering faculty members have been awarded CAREER awards by the National Science Foundation (NSF).
Carnegie Mellon’s Pei Zhang is part of a team blurring the line between science and magic with a footstep-sensing invention inspired by Harry Potter’s Marauder’s Map.
Researchers have created a system that predicts each occupant’s ideal temperature range and changes the room temperature to provide better comfort for all.
For someone suffering from an acute illness or a medical emergency, the nearest healthcare facility can be several hours away in some parts of the world. Researchers are working to bridge this gap in patient care with machine learning.
Does a material exist that can be used to selectively, reliably, and efficiently form hydrogen peroxide whenever and wherever it’s needed?
CEE’s Sean Qian studied the relationship between Uber and public transportation, proving it can vary by time of day and location.
Communication technologies built into a firefighter’s helmet can send directional information in realtime to firefighters working in dangerous environments.
Stem cell therapy is about to get a whole lot cheaper, thanks to the incredible regenerative powers of starfish.
Two new studies show how aerosol optical tweezing can allow scientists to scrutinize the components of the atmosphere with new precision.
ChemE’s Alan Russell and Stefanie Baker have developed a novel method to purify the protein-polymer conjugates used in pharmaceuticals to ensure they perform properly.
A collaborative project in partnership with CMKL University aims to develop an artificial intelligence (AI) system to accurately screen bottles for reuse and recycling.
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