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Finding order in the chaos of turbulence

Wed, 26 Jun 2019

A new set of conservation laws developed by Rochester researchers are unique to the turbulent flows within magnetic fields, and could help explain the evolution of stars and galaxies.

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Kyoto Prize honors Ching Tang, pioneer of OLED technology

Fri, 14 Jun 2019

Japan’s highest private award for global achievement recognizes Tang’s work in developing thin-film, light-emitting technology now widely used in computers, smartphones, and televisions.

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University drops first-year admission standardized test requirement

Wed, 12 Jun 2019

As part of the new test-optional policy, applicants for first-year admission to the College at the University are no longer required to submit any standardized test results to the Office of Admissions.

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Researchers ‘stretch’ the ability of 2D materials to change technology

Mon, 10 Jun 2019

Moore’s Law predicts that the number of transistors in an integrated circuit will double every two years. As technology nears the limits of Moore’s Law, Rochester researchers have combined 2D materials with oxide materials in a new way, with new possibilities for computing power.

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Need to Know: Rochester’s 169th Commencement

Thu, 16 May 2019

Find final details and logistics for this year's Commencement ceremonies.

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Students make assembly line more accessible for workers with disabilities

Wed, 15 May 2019

The graduating seniors behind THOR Designs are the first all-female engineering team to compete in a state-wide competition to bring assistive technologies to New Yorkers in the workplace.

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Human powered vehicle offers ‘so many things’ in one project

Wed, 15 May 2019

Members of the Human Powered Vehicle Challenge Team can take their senior engineering capstone project on the road, competing nationally with other student engineers to design, build, and race a new vehicle.

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‘Exotic’ form of ice both solid and liquid

Wed, 15 May 2019

Using lasers at the Laboratory for Laser Energetics, researchers have created a superionic water ice, identifying and recording the ice’s atomic structure for the first time and changing our understanding of ice giant planets like Uranus and Neptune.

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Adding a vintage feel to modern audio recordings

Wed, 15 May 2019

Warble. Wow. Flutter. A team of audio and music engineering graduates is bring back these irregular, low-fi sounds from four-track cassette recordings of the 1980s and ’90s with a digital plug-in.

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Translating Nobel-worthy science for a broad audience

Wed, 15 May 2019

For their capstone project, a senior design team has built a demonstration model for museum audiences of the Nobel Prize-winning laser technology developed by Rochester alumna Donna Strickland ’89 (PhD).

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