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WiE News and Events: Media Mentions. SEAS students stand with their Concrete Canoe project.

Media Mentions

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Faculty, students, and alumnae of the School of Engineering and Applied Science are making news. Here are some recent headlines.

 

 

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SEAS women's mentorship Program helps students prepare for careers

More than a semester into a mentorship program for female engineering students, participants said the program has provided guidance in building resumes, establishing professional relationships and preparing for job interviews. See GW Hatchet article by Ishani Chettri.

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Media Mention: Dr Lorena Barba (MAE) quoted in Naturenews

Dr. Lorena Barba quoted in Naturenews

Dr. Lorena Barba (Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering) was quoted in the February 28 Naturenews article “Pioneering ‘live-code’ article allows scientists to play with each other’s results.” She was interviewed as an expert in scientific reproducibility, and she commented on the evolution of the scientific article to become a “multifaceted communication medium that includes the data and the code as an integral part.”

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Media Mention: Dr. Poorvi Vora (CS) testifies at Maryland Legislative Hearing

Dr. Poorvi Vora testifies at Maryland Legislative Hearing

On February 26, Dr. Poorvi Vora (Department of Computer Science) testified at a hearing on a bill limiting electronic delivery of absentee ballots in Maryland. The hearing was covered by WRC-NBC4, Washington, in the February 27 article “Maryland Legislators Consider Limiting Electronic Absentee Ballots."

Media Mention: Dr. Anne-Laure Papa’s (BME) antiplatelet therapy research covered broadly

Dr. Anne-Laure Papa’s antiplatelet therapy research covered broadly

Dr. Anne-Laure Papa’s (Department of Biomedical Engineering) research to develop reversible, drug-free antiplatelet therapy to fight dangerous blood clots and cancer metastasis continues to garner media attention. A partial list of media outlets that have covered her research includes: Chemical & Engineering News, Engadget, Boston Business Journal, Health News Digest, and Asian News International.

image: Boston Business Journal

Media Mention: Dr Lorena Barba (MAE) quoted in Scientific American

Dr. Lorena Barba quoted in Scientific American

Dr. Lorena Barba (Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering) and her work were quoted in the October 2018 issue of Scientific American in the article “Science under Scrutiny: The Problem of Reproducibility.

image: Scientific American