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New training in AR/VR tech gives Rochester doctoral students an edge

Wed, 18 Sep 2019

A $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation will establish a structured, well-rounded training program for University scholars applying augmented and virtual reality in health, education, design, and other fields.

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Marvin Doyley selected for first cohort of national STEM leadership program

Wed, 28 Aug 2019

The professor of electrical and computer engineering is one of 20 faculty members nationwide who have been selected for the IAspire Leadership Academy, a program aimed at building diversity in STEM fields.

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These mentors make a difference for first-generation, minority students

Thu, 08 Aug 2019

Five University of Rochester faculty mentors are the inaugural recipients of a new mentorship award from the University’s David T. Kearns Center for Leadership and Diversity.

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Researchers ‘stretch’ the ability of 2D materials to change technology

Mon, 10 Jun 2019

Moore’s Law predicts that the number of transistors in an integrated circuit will double every two years. As technology nears the limits of Moore’s Law, Rochester researchers have combined 2D materials with oxide materials in a new way, with new possibilities for computing power.

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Helping teens with asthma: ‘Is there a better way?’

Sun, 14 Apr 2019

For teens who have lived with asthma their entire lives, Hyekyun Rhee wondered if the gadgets and apps teens love could help them stay on top of their symptoms and take control of their care.

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CAREER awards spur junior researchers along varied paths

Fri, 05 Apr 2019

Four Rochester researchers from four different fields are 2019 recipients of the National Science Foundation’s most prestigious recognition for junior faculty members.

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Hajim School faculty members honored by ACM, IEEE

Thu, 13 Dec 2018

The Association for Computer Machinery (ACM) and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) welcome four new fellows from the faculty of the Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

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Wells Award winners excel in engineering and humanities

Fri, 09 Nov 2018

They major in optical engineering and minor in Italian. Or work toward dual degrees in music and computer science. Or pursue two minors while majoring in audio and music engineering. Meet the graduating seniors from the Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences honored for pursuing dual degrees or minors in the humanities.

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‘High-risk’ research receives University seed funding

Wed, 23 May 2018

University Research Awards for 2018-19 have been awarded to 15 projects ranging from an analysis of the roles of prisons in the Rochester region, to a new approach to genome editing, to new initiatives for advanced materials for powerful lasers.

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Hands-on AR/VR lab slated for Carlson Library

Wed, 09 May 2018

A new hands-on learning and research lab envisioned for the Carlson Science and Engineering Library will give students and faculty a place to explore augmented and virtual reality—regardless of their level of expertise.

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