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Creating longer-lasting fuel cells

September 26, 2017

A team of engineers at Washington University in St. Louis has developed a new way to look inside fuel cells, in an effort to prevent oxidation that can shorten their lifespans.


Engineers find better way to detect nanoparticles

August 22, 2017

The Washington University team, led by Lan Yang, the Edwin H. & Florence G. Skinner Professor of Electrical & Systems Engineering, has made major strides recently in the study and manipulation of light

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Tate to receive Inspiring Leaders in STEM Award

August 8, 2017

William F. Tate, dean of the Graduate School at Washington University in St. Louis, has received the 2017 Inspiring Leaders in STEM Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the largest and oldest diversity and inclusion publication in higher...

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Meet a scientist

June 20, 2017

Ten Washington University scientists, including Arpita Bose, of Arts & Sciences, were asked to share in one minute why they became scientists. Watch these videos to hear their answers.