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Andrew ErwinRobotic systems and human interaction

Using engineering to  help people "in a very direct, practical way."

Eleazar MarquezDrilling down to the problem

Eleazar Marquez models drill strings for the oil and gas industry, trying to solve a vexing problem.


Emily McCarthyBuilding the bridges of tomorrow

Emily McCarthy is a problem solver, one who's looking at bridge structures to see how they can be improved.

Emily YedinakMagic sponges to save the world
Emily Yedinak is in love with carbon and what it can do for the environment.

Jason GasparMaking 40 the new 20
Jason Gaspar is looking for a way to end aging. And he won this year's Screech with his idea for it.
Jessica DobbsPoint-of-care cancer evaluation

Jessica Dobbs is researching how to streamline cancer diagnosis, without sacrificing accuracy, using a combination of high-speed optical microscopy and innovative software.


Risa MyersData mining in healthcare
Risa Myers works across the street from a treasure trove of data for her research.
Samantha SummersonImproving comunications in the brain

Samantha Summerson looks at the brain as a complex electrical system.


Simbarashe DzinamariraControlling the data flow
Simba Dzinamarira's flow-controlled file system will help clean up digital clutter.
Stacy Lee PrukopPolymers to improve lives
Stacy Prukop's research targets chronic diseases using polymers.