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Hajim School News 2008

January

Engineers Use Blood's Hydrodynamics to Manipulate Stem, Cancer Cells (January 24, 2008)

Emil Wolf Publishes on Optical Coherence and Polarization (January 28, 2008)

February

Researchers Create Gold Aluminum, Black Platinum, Blue Silver (February 1, 2008)

State Gives $500,000 to University and SiMPore Inc. to Develop Innovative Molecular Filter Technology (February 4, 2008)

UR Ultrasound Technology Licensed to GE (February 6, 2008)

March

Prof. Wendi Heinzelman Named New Dean of Graduate Studies (March 4, 2008)

Prof. Chuang Ren Wins 2 Million Supercomputer Hours (March 12, 2008)

April

School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Ranked Among Top Private Engineering Schools (April 3, 2008)

May

Omega Laser, One of the World's Most Powerful, Receives 50-Fold Power Increase to Become 'Petawatt' Laser (May 16, 2008)

Home-Based Monitoring Inventions Win Forbes Entrepreneurial Award (May 27, 2008)

July

Robert Clark to Lead School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (July 15, 2008)

August

Patents on 'Blue Noise Mask' Vindicated Against Microsoft (August 6, 2008)

Prof. Thomas Hsiang to Co-Direct Go Tournament at World's First 'Mind Olympics' in Beijing (August 12, 2008)

CEIS Gains New Director (August 12, 2008)

September

The Future of Engineering: With the appointment of a new dean and coming off a decade of growth, the School of Engineering & Applied Sciences is poised for the future. (Rochester Review article, (Sept. 2008)

October

UR's Largest Single Gift Goes to School of Engineering (October 17, 2008)

November

Prof. David Wu Granted $1.75 Million to Produce Hydrogen from Cellulosic Biomass (November 12, 2008)

Ryan Trombetta is going to Berlin. The biomedical engineering PhD student in Prof. Hani Awad’s lab took first place at the University’s first annual Falling Walls competition recently, earning him an all-expenses paid trip to the November international conference of the same name.

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