Environmental finance experts, clean energy entrepreneurs, and investors will gather at Brown University in Providence Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, to explore CO2 technology advances and market opportunities.
Sara Kadkhodaei, a fifth year doctoral student in the mechanics of solids group at the Brown University School of Engineering, has won the Materials Research Society (MRS) Graduate Student Award for a presentation on Mathematical and Computational Aspects of Materials Science at the MRS 2014 Fall Meeting in Boston. The MRS Graduate Student Awards are intended to honor and encourage graduate students whose academic achievements and current materials research display a high order of excellence and distinction.
Neutrophils, cells recruited by the immune system to fight infection, need to move through a great variety of tissues. New research shows how neutrophils move through confined spaces in the body. A new system can mimic tissues of different densities and stiffness, enabling improved development and testing of drugs.
John Donoghue and Jeffrey Morgan have been named as fellows of the National Academy of Inventors for their “highly prolific spirit of innovation.” They will be inducted March 20, 2015, at the NAI’s annual conference at Cal Tech in Pasadena.