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Nearly every aspect of life in modern communities is shaped by engineering, whether it’s the design, construction or maintenance of our surroundings, both natural and man-made.

If you’ve walked on a street, lived in a building, drunk from a tap or ridden a bus, thank an engineer. Bridges? Engine...

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Why We Need More Women in STEM Positions

Given the growing trends of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) companies facing media scrutiny and backlash over their treatment of female employees, most these days can readily agree: It is hard to be a woman in the often male-domina...

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With expertise spanning physiology, biology, healthcare and health informatics, mechanics, and engineering, biomedical engineers can combine their diverse skills to create solutions to continuing worldwide health issues, helping to change how patients are treated and lowering the cost of care.

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Help Firefighters Breathe Easier with Mechanical Engineering Sensors

Imagine you're a firefighter and you’ve successfully put out a blaze. The carbon monoxide sensor on your gear indicates it’s safe, so you take off your mask and breathe easier, knowing the fire’s out and the danger’s go...

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Faculty ShowCASE: Sunniva Collins on the Spectrum of Thinking

In engineering, turning an abstract idea into a tangible benefit for the public requires the efforts of many talented teams across several disciplines. From the big-thinking philosophers who first dream of the idea to the scientists wh...

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