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Released: 6-Apr-2020 5:40 PM EDT
McKelvey Engineering staff creating face shields for health care workers
Washington University in St. Louis

McKelvey Engineering staff are pitching in to create personal protective equipment for health care workers in the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Released: 6-Apr-2020 4:10 PM EDT
The four horsemen of the COVID-19 pandemic
Singapore University of Technology and Design

It is clear that we must prioritize identifying and alleviating the conditions that made the Covid-19 pandemic possible.

Newswise: Penn State engineer developing device that may be able to test for COVID-19
Released: 6-Apr-2020 1:20 PM EDT
Penn State engineer developing device that may be able to test for COVID-19
Penn State College of Engineering

A point-of-care testing device that may help diagnose the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is under development by Weihua Guan, assistant professor of electrical engineering in Penn State’s College of Engineering.

Released: 6-Apr-2020 8:40 AM EDT
Environmental engineers study fabrics, materials for face covers
Missouri University of Science and Technology

ROLLA, Mo. – The day before the federal government issued new recommendations that Americans wear cloth face coverings to help slow the spread of the coronavirus, a researcher at Missouri University of Science and Technology decided to test a few common household materials – pillowcases, scarves, furnace filters – “out of curiosity.

Released: 3-Apr-2020 8:55 AM EDT
University of Kentucky Researchers Seek to Develop Antiviral Membrane Mask
University of Kentucky

University of Kentucky researcher Dibakar Bhattacharyya has the concept and the means to develop a medical face mask that would capture and deactivate the COVID-19 virus on contact.

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Released: 2-Apr-2020 5:50 PM EDT
Capturing 3D microstructures in real time
Argonne National Laboratory

Argonne researchers have invented a machine-learning based algorithm for quantitatively characterizing material microstructure in three dimensions and in real time. This algorithm applies to most structural materials of interest to industry.

Newswise: Preparing for exascale: Eliminating disruptions on the path to sustainable fusion energy
Released: 2-Apr-2020 5:00 PM EDT
Preparing for exascale: Eliminating disruptions on the path to sustainable fusion energy
Argonne National Laboratory

With the world’s most powerful path-to-exascale supercomputing resources at their disposal, William Tang and colleagues are combining computer muscle and AI to eliminate disruption of fusion reactions in the production of sustainable clean energy.

Released: 2-Apr-2020 3:00 PM EDT
Fiber science and apparel design researchers work to improve protective gear
Cornell University

Cornell researchers in fiber science and apparel design are putting their knowledge and energies into keeping health care personnel on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic from becoming patients themselves.

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