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January 7, 2013
It is our great pleasure to announce that Prof. Megan Valentine has been awarded the CAREER award from the National Science Foundation.  Her proposal is titled:  CAREER: An Integrated Approach to Neuron Mechanics: Deciphering the Functional, Mechanical, and Structural Interactions between Microtubules and Actin. The abstract for her award is available here.
October 2, 2012
On the heels of winning their Ig Noble Prize in Fluid Dynamics, Asst. Professor Rouslan Krechetnikov and his Graduate Student Hans Mayer make it on to NPR's Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! and How To Do Everything Guide.
September 27, 2012
Professor Rouslan Krechetnikov and Graduate Student Hans Mayer have been awarded the 2012 Ig Noble Prize in Fluid Dynamics presented annualy by Harvard University "for studying the dynamics of liquid-sloshing, to learn what happens when a person walks while carrying a cup of coffee." Further details on the award can be found at the following link: http://www.improbable.com/ig/winners/
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