A new technique for printing extraordinarily thin lines quickly over wide areas could lead to larger, less expensive and more versatile electronic displays as well new medical devices, sensors and other technologies.
Archive – January 2008
James West, co-inventor of the modern-day microphone, will give the keynote address Feb. 9 at a leadership conference sponsored by the Princeton chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers.
Scientific American magazine named Dr. Cato Laurencin one of the top 50 innovators in 2007. Dr. Laurencin and his team at the University of Virginia were recognized for developing a synthetic scaffold that promotes regeneration of the anterior cruciate ligament in the knee.
Christopher Fine discussed "Colloboration, Cooperation and Co-opetition" at the VON Fall 2007 Conference in Boston.
Don Boroson, group leader of the Optical Communications Technology Group at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Lincoln Laboratory, has been named the recipient of a Lincoln Laboratory Technical Excellence Award. The award recognizes "exceptional, sustained individual technical excellence" in a laboratory mission area.
Robert Kahn has been named the recipient of the 2008 Japan Prize for Information Communication Theory and Technology.
Courtland Perkins, a pioneer of modern aircraft stability and control, gifted teacher and international leader in the field of engineering, died Jan. 6. He was 95.
Researchers were surprised to find a highly simplified model molecule that behaves in much the same way as water, a discovery that upends long-held beliefs about what makes water so special.