New tools reveal prelude to chaos

June 12, 2018

Engineers at Washington University in St. Louis have developed tools that mathematically describe the kinetics in a system right before it dissolves into randomness.

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Chemist Barnes receives teacher-scholar award

June 4, 2018

Alexander Barnes, assistant professor of chemistry in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, has been recognized with a 2018 Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award, recognizing his independent scholarship and deep commitment to...

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WashU Engineering team developing novel way to reduce heat in CPUs

April 10, 2018

As consumers demand more and more functions from their computers and devices, the demand also increases to improve processor performance, leading to increased power consumption and the need to manage heat. Large data centers, which house hundreds or...

Making rusty polymers for energy storage

March 28, 2018

Julio D’Arcy and his team developed on a new technique that combines vapor-phase synthesis with solution-based hydrolysis to build three-dimensional nanoflowers, two-dimensional nanoplates and one-dimensional nanofibers.