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Simon Tang

Tang to study intervertebral disc degeneration with NIH grant

September 16, 2019

Simon Yue-Cheong Tang, assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at the School of Medicine and of biomedical and mechanical engineering at the McKelvey School of Engineering, received a five-year, $1.7 million grant from the National Institutes of...


researchers will use a locust brain as a model to determine whether their method will allow them to control neurons

Light-activated nanoheaters may control nerve cells, locust mind

September 16, 2019

Srikanth Singamaneni, professor of mechanical engineering & materials science, and Barani Raman, associate professor of biomedical engineering, both in the McKelvey School of Engineering, will combine their expertise in nanotechnology and...






New research from the McKelvey School of Engineering reveals the way in which small water droplets move in the area of influence of a larger droplet on a liquid infused surface. The small droplets move toward the larger one, clearing space for new droplet

Solving a condensation mystery

July 3, 2019

What appeared to be erratic movement of water droplets in LIS dropwise condensation is the result of capillary forces