Sustainable building materials, a better way of preventing cyberattacks, and a new approach to curbing antibiotic resistance are some of the many faculty-led research projects that have the potential to benefit society.
David Spergel and Jeremy Kasdin will lead the team of scientists responsible for a major NASA space observatory, the Wide-Field Infrared Space Telescope (WFIRST) project.
A technology to uncover how the infant brain learns language and a microscope that can image and manipulate the inner workings of a functioning cell are recipients of the Eric and Wendy Schmidt Transformative Technology Fund.
Alejandro Rodriguez, an assistant professor of electrical engineering, is leading a team to develop a new mathematical framework for describing how heat radiates between objects that are extremely close to each other.
A new study of a protein found in cilia – the hair-like projections on the cell surface – may help explain how genetic defects in cilia play a role in developmental abnormalities, kidney disease and other disorders.