New quantum materials that promise to propel the communications of the future, an AI-driven search to uncover the fundamental laws of physics, and a project to build biomolecular motors have been selected for funding through the Eric and Wendy Schmidt Transformative Technology Fund.
- Tuesday, May 11, 2021
- Monday, May 11, 2020
Three research endeavors aimed at fundamental challenges in health, information technology and water conservation have been selected for funding through the Eric and Wendy Schmidt Transformative Technology Fund.
- Monday, Feb 17, 2020
Six research discoveries with the potential to provide benefit to society have been awarded funding from the University's Intellectual Property Accelerator Fund, which aims to speed the development of innovative projects into real-world applications.
- Monday, Jun 10, 2019
- Tuesday, May 28, 2019
- Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Italian Renaissance frescos of the gods and goddesses of air, water, fire and earth enliven the ceiling and four walls of the Room of the Elements in Florence’s famed Palazzo Vecchio, but without structural engineers’ work to preserve such historic buildings, the world could eventually lose these masterpieces.
- Wednesday, May 8, 2019
- Thursday, Apr 18, 2019Projects that explore the role of online video platforms in generating partisan "information bubbles" and address gender-based violence in India have been chosen to receive grants from the Dean for Research Innovation Fund for New Ideas in the Social Sciences.
- Thursday, Apr 18, 2019The translation into English of a major work of African literature and an exploration into the lives of writers and artists through their book-borrowing habits in 1920-30s Paris have been chosen to receive support from the Dean for Research Innovation Funds.
- Monday, Oct 22, 2018
In an initiative to boost collaborations on subjects too new to fit into existing departments and centers, the School of Engineering and Applied Science has created a program to fund small, cross-disciplinary groups of researchers called Focused Research Teams.