Accolades: Notable News for July 17, 2017
Nature Publishes CBE Post-doctoral Researcher’s Work
Recent research by Hanieh Niroomand, a post-doctoral researcher working under the supervision of Assistant Professor Dibyendu Mukherjee and Professor Bamin Khomami, was published in Nature’s highly regarded Scientific Reports. This research paves the path for the rational design of future bio-hybrid systems that can mimic natural photosynthesis.
Mahfouz Noted for Knee-Surgery Innovation
Biomedical engineering Professor Mohamed Mahfouz was recognized for his role in the conception of Zimmer’s X-PSI Knee System, the world’s first CE Marked X-ray-based patient specific instrument system for total knee replacement surgery.
Cong Trinh Earns DARPA Award
Associate Professor Cong Trinh received the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) Young Faculty Award for 2017 for his research “ViPaRe (Virulent Pathogen Resistance): A highly adaptable defense system against virulent pathogens.”
EECS Professor Receives Award for Paper
Professor Chao Tian, Min H. Kao Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, and Jie Li, a visiting student under his supervision, have received the 2017 IEEE Jack Kiel Wolf ISIT Student Paper Award. The award was presented to Tian Thursday, June 29, at the 2017 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT) in Aachen, Germany. Their paper is called “A generic transformation for optimal repair bandwidth and rebuilding access in MDS codes.”