Zero Cost Hero Andrew White

October 22, 2021

Congratulations as well to Andrew White, associate professor of chemical engineering, who is part of the River Campus Library’s new cohort of “zero cost heroes”–instructors and faculty who have chosen to select or create course materials that are free for their students. Andrew is the first recipient of the River Campus Libraries Open Education Resource (OER) Grant, which will enable him to continue working on his open textbook, Deep Learning for Molecules and Materials.

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Superhydrophobic metal that won’t sink

Wed, 06 Nov 2019

Inspired by diving bell spiders and rafts of fire ants, Rochester researchers have created a metallic structure that is so water repellent, it refuses to sink—no matter how often it is forced into water or how much it is damaged.

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Will your future computer be made using bacteria?

Wed, 10 Jul 2019

Graphene is a revolutionary nanomaterial, the discovery of which led to a Nobel Prize. By mixing graphite with bacteria, Rochester scientists are making graphene easier and more environmentally friendly to produce, paving the way for future products and applications.

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