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Kyra Seevers: Digital Restoration Initiative Inspires Student Research

Kyra Seevers: Digital Restoration Initiative Inspires Student Research

Hi, my name is Kyra Seevers and I’m a computer science major from the College of Engineering, and I focus on digital restoration in my research here at the University of Kentucky. So when I was a high school student… Continue Reading

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Digital Restoration Initiative Inspires Student Research and Careers

Digital Restoration Initiative Inspires Student Research and Careers

So when I was a high school student and I was looking at prospective college, I came to UK and I had the opportunity to actually meet with Dr. Seales. He told me about the research he was doing with… Continue Reading

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Daniel Armanios: Improving the Productivity of Infrastructure Systems

Daniel Armanios: Improving the Productivity of Infrastructure Systems

Typically, when we think of infrastructure systems, we think of bridges, roads, electricity systems, and water, and we typically think about the technical requirements underpinning those infrastructure systems. What I focus on is how organizations and their linkages can improve… Continue Reading

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Allen Robinson: Improved Cook Stoves: Effects on Air Quality

Allen Robinson: Improved Cook Stoves: Effects on Air Quality

My name’s Allen Robinson, I’m a faculty member here at Carnegie Mellon. I’m a faculty member in Mechanical Engineering, and Engineering and Public Policy. My research investigates environmental impacts of energy systems, focusing on air quality. So one of my… Continue Reading

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Vincent Sokalski: Improving Computer Memory Using Spintronics

Vincent Sokalski: Improving Computer Memory Using Spintronics

My group’s research is focused on exploring new materials and understanding and applying new physics so that we can improve the energy efficiency, the speed, and the reliability of computer memory and computer processors. To do this, we are looking… Continue Reading

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Improving construction safety with augmented reality

Improving construction safety with augmented reality

One of the specific projects our lab is working on is in the area of augmented reality visualization In the context of construction, specifically we use augmented reality to project on a plain construction site what might it look like… Continue Reading

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Katie Whitehead: Nanotherapeutics: Improving Cancer Cell Treatment

Katie Whitehead: Nanotherapeutics: Improving Cancer Cell Treatment

My lab focuses on drug delivery, and one of our projects is developing a type of nanotherapeutic for the treatment of B-cell lymphoma, which is a type of blood cancer. So what we’re specifically doing is we’re creating nanoparticles that… Continue Reading

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Improving Video Streaming

Improving Video Streaming

Imagine you are a user, you are watching a video on the internet, YouTube or Netflix, and you get frustrated because the video takes too long to load, or the quality is too low, you can’t actually see the content.… Continue Reading

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Carmel Majidi: Self-Healing Electrical Material

Carmel Majidi: Self-Healing Electrical Material

I’m very excited to tell you about this self-healing material that my group has developed. This has been reported recently in the journal Nature Materials. And what we’ve shown is a soft, stretchable, electrically-conductive material that has this extraordinary ability… Continue Reading