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Department News

Spring 2020

Dr. Efimov co-develops dissolvable pacemaker

The paper, published recently in Nature Biotechnology, describes the study he co-authored with his colleagues to design a temporary, battery-free pacemaker that can be broken down by the patient's body.

In case you missed it: the SEAS Celebration

There still is time to watch the video of the SEAS graduation celebration and to download your personalized graduation slide. Visit the SEAS Celebration page

SEAS students redesign device to assist veteran care

A team of students from the Biomedical Engineering Department and the Electrical and Computer Engineering department worked with researchers at Walter Reed National Medical Center and Quality of Life Plus to redesign a chair that collects posture control data to assist with the care of amputees.

Intro to Engineering summer course for high schoolers; register by May 15

SEAS will offer a three-week, three credit Introduction to Engineering course, beginning June 7, for high school students. The course provides a hands-on project and experiment-based introduction to the various disciplines within engineering and applied science. Learn more and register.

PhD student RyeAnne Ricker receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

The NSF awards the prestigious Graduate Research Fellowships to students making outstanding contributions to the STEM disciplines.

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