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Sun, 16 Aug 2020
National vision research organization recognizes David Williams for his research, the organization's third consecutive honoree with University of Rochester ties.
Fri, 24 Jul 2020
Institute of Optics research sets record for shortest pulse for newly developed technology, work that has important applications in engineering and biomedicine.
Wed, 15 Jul 2020
A University engineering team uses 3-D printers and laser cutters to make face shields as part of a community-wide effort to supply much-needed safety equipment.
Mon, 13 Jul 2020
Researchers in the lab of optics professor Chunlei Guo use lasers, sunlight, and aluminum panels to develop the most efficient means yet of purifying contaminated water.
Sat, 04 Apr 2020
Faculty members Benjamin Miller and Marvin Doyley have been inducted as fellows of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering.
Tue, 11 Feb 2020
The National Science Foundation has granted its most prestigious award in support of junior faculty, the Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award, to several University of Rochester researchers this year.
Tue, 04 Feb 2020
The University of Rochester research lab that recently used lasers to create unsinkable metal structures has now demonstrated how the same technology could be used to create highly efficient solar power generators.
Thu, 09 Jan 2020
Amid growing alarm over the plastic that pollutes our environment, biomedical and optics researchers are devising ways to quickly detect microplastics in drinking water to better understand their potential impacts on human health.
Mon, 30 Dec 2019
University of Rochester alumna Donna Strickland ’89 (PhD), who shared the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics, has been appointed to the Order of Canada for her “extraordinary contributions to the nation.”
Wed, 06 Nov 2019
Inspired by diving bell spiders and rafts of fire ants, Rochester researchers have created a metallic structure that is so water repellent, it refuses to sink—no matter how often it is forced into water or how much it is damaged.