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RECENT NSF ENGINEERING NEWS
Michael M. Reischman has been named Deputy Assistant Director for Engineering. Reischman comes to NSF from Old Dominion University, where he was a Research Professor on assignment at NASA Headquarters as Director of University Programs in the Office of Aeronautics. His academic career spans 14 years, focusing on research administration, graduate studies, development of large-scale research and education programs, and economic development. More.
NSF-Supported Researcher Discovers Link Between Water Treatment Practices, Corrosion of Home Plumbing, and Elevated Lead Levels in Drinking Water
NSF-supported investigator Marc Edwards, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, has completed the first laboratory experiments demonstrating that changes in water chemistry alone are sufficient to cause pinhole leaks in copper tubing in drinking water distribution systems.
NSF-Supported Researcher Builds “The Most Historic Wall Since the Great Wall of China"
A robot developed with NSF support has built the first wall ever constructed entirely by machine, with no use of human hands. More.
Mihail C. Roco Named NSF Engineer of the Year for 2004. More.
New Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center Targets Development of Innovative Nanomanufacturing Technologies and Tools. More
BIOENGINEERING AND ENVIRONMENTAL SYSTEMS (BES)
Lessons Drawn From Life: Engineers Emulate Biological Systems to Endow Machines with Novel Sensory Capabilities and Sensory-Based Behavior. More.
CIVIL AND MECHANICAL SYSTEMS (CMS)
Path Joins NSF in a Voyage of the Future of Housing. More.
CHEMICAL AND TRANSPORT SYSTEMS (CTS)
NSF-Supported Engineer Receives Tess Award for Pioneering Research on Miniemulsions. More.
DESIGN, MANUFACTURE, AND INDUSTRIAL INNOVIATION (DMII)
A Flicker of Recognition: Light-Based Guidance System for Brain Trauma Patients Honored by "Oscars of Applied Research". More.
ELECTRICAL AND COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS (ECS)
New Generation of Molecular Electronics Promises Dramatic Increases in Computing Power. More.
ENGINEERING EDUCATION AND CENTERS (EEC)
Research that Does a Power of Good: NSF-Funded Center Provides the Technical Foundation for a More Reliable Electricity Supply More.
Calming Waters. Researchers Provide
Concerned Communities with Expert Assessment of Human Health Risks
from Using Sewage Sludge Products as Agricultural Fertilizer . More.