2010 Annual Report

With his spin-off company, engineering physics alum Greg Piefer plans to use fusion technologies to generate medical isotopes. Photo: David Nevala.

With his spin-off company, engineering physics alum Greg Piefer plans to use fusion technologies to generate medical isotopes. Photo: David Nevala.

Transferring Technology: Engineering research for the real world

PERSPECTIVE ANNUAL REPORT 2010

Features

Improving the cutting edge
Ultrathin diamond coatings make tiny tools more durable. Read this.
By Jim Beal

Breathing room
Technology idea will treat lung ailments. Read this.
By Brian Mattmiller

Less pain, more gain
Silver-lined bandages prevent infection and promote healing. Read this.
By Andrea Parins

A bright idea
Recycled electriciation system will light up developing nations. Read this.
By Sandra Knisely

Stalking blue-green algae
Researchers use a variety of unique tools to learn about lakes. Read this.
By Renee Meiller

College Departments

Biomedical Engineering

Chemical and Biological Engineering

  • Power plants: Technologies for green fuel. Read this.
  • Environmental engineering, for stem cells. Read this.
  • Growing solar, at the speed of light (almost). Read this.

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Smart tech for smart comm. Read this.
  • Engineering the future of energy policy. Read this.
  • Eagle eye: Bioinspired optics provide new views of the body. Read this.

Engineering Physics

  • Fusion for energy—and medicine. Read this.
  • Salt of the earth: Extracting oil, with heat. Read this.
  • Engineers receive $3.7 million for nuclear research. Read this.

Engineering Professional Development

  • The royal treatment: Improving wastewater engineering. Read this.
  • Go with the flow: Protecting potable water. Read this.
  • Here comes the rain: Managing stormwater runoff. Read this.

Industrial and Systems Engineering

Materials Science and Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

College of Engineering facts and figures. Read this.

College advisory boards. Read this.