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UWM’s Junhong Chen Named One of the World’s Most Impactful Researchers

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A distinguished professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has been named one of world’s most cited academic researchers in the field of engineering by Clarivate Analytics, a leading company that monitors scholarly data.

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New Device Boosts Road Time for Tesla, Leaf Drivers

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Both batteries could work about 50 percent longer with a device provisionally patented by Vanderbilt University engineers.

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Biomechanical Model Could Reduce Wobbling Of Pedestrian Bridges, Study Finds

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The dangerous wobbling of pedestrian bridges could be reduced by using biomechanically inspired models of pedestrian response to bridge motion and a mathematical formula to estimate the critical crowd size at which bridge wobbling begins, according to a study led by Georgia State University.

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Perimeter Institute Launches a New Centre for the Universe

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A new research hub at Perimeter Institute seeks to shed light on some of the most profound mysteries in modern physics, from the big bang and black holes to dark matter and dark energy.

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GraphBLAS: Building Blocks For High Performance Graph Analytics

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After nearly five years of collaboration between researchers in academia, industry and national research laboratories—including Berkeley Lab's Aydın Buluç—GraphBLAS, a collection of standardized building blocks for graph algorithms in the language of linear algebra, is publicly available.

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Hong Named Gallogly Chair

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Yang Hong has served as a member of the University of Oklahoma School of Civil Engineering and Environmental Science since 2007 and holds the titles of Presidential Research Professor

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Penn Medicine’s Anil K. Rustgi and Hongzhe Li Named 2017 AAAS Fellows

  PHILADELPHIA—Anil K. Rustgi, MD, chief of the division of Gastroenterology and T. Grier Miller Professor of Medicine and Genetics, and Hongzhe Li, PhD, a professor of biostatistics in Biostatistics and Epidemiology, both at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest general scientific society and publisher of the journal Science.

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Astronomers Reveal Nearby Stars That Are Among The Oldest In Our Galaxy

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Astronomers have discovered some of the oldest stars in our Milky Way galaxy by determining their locations and velocities, according to a study led by scientists at Georgia State University.

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Eight Los Alamos innovations win R&D 100 Awards

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Eight Los Alamos National Laboratory technologies won R&D 100 Awards last week at R&D Magazine’s annual ceremony in Orlando, Florida.

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Geology, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Missouri S&T, Aaas, Geosciences, palynology

Missouri S&T Geologist Named AAAS Fellow

WASHINGTON _ Dr. Francisca Oboh-Ikuenobe of Missouri University of Science and Technology has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for her contributions to the advancement of palynology ─ the study of organic-walled microfossils such as pollen and spores ─ and her outstanding efforts in educating the next generation of Earth scientists.







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