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The Auburn President

The Auburn President

Former Dean Chris Roberts was selected as Auburn University’s 21st president in February, and he assumed the role in May.

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Gary Bikes Bama

Gary Bikes Bama

Former Auburn basketball player and engineering alumnus Gary Godfrey apparently didn’t get the memo. 

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Mr. Twister

Mr. Twister

Associate civil and environmental engineering professor David Roueche is using AI to save lives one crowd-sourced tornado video at a time.

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25 Years of Academic Excellence

25 Years of Academic Excellence

It’s reminiscent of the famous phrase, “if you build it, they will come.” In this case, however, the “it” represents community and a vital student support network.

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Big Things in Huntsville

Big Things in Huntsville

With the new Auburn University Research and Innovation Campus, Auburn Engineering is taking its relationship with the Rocket City to the next level.

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Convenient Convenience

Convenient Convenience

Mechanical engineering seniors Mit Patel and Daniel Mazur walked across the stage in December. They don’t have anything lined up. They haven’t received any offers. They’re not even in the job market.

They’re adding to it.

by × December 16, 2021 ×
Wave of the Future

Wave of the Future

Zac Young wakes each morning prepared to slay dragons. The recent graduate in mechanical engineering isn’t armed with a sword, shield or helmet. Instead, he’s gifted with determination to tackle problems, never-ending curiosity and a tiny gadget that might just be the next big thing in the utilities industry.

by × December 16, 2021 ×
Safer Medical Imaging — One Nanoparticle at a Time

Safer Medical Imaging — One Nanoparticle at a Time

In the world of diagnostic imaging, physicians often turn to magnetic resonance imaging, or MRI, to diagnose a wide variety of diseases and conditions. For patients suspected of certain conditions, such as inflammatory or infectious diseases, an MRI contrast agent is used to help improve diagnostic accuracy. Unfortunately, the chemical makeup of the most common contrast agents currently on the market — gadolinium-based contrast agents — can have potential long-term toxicity risks in the bodies of individuals with poor kidney function, which affects a population of nearly 2 million patients globally.

by × December 16, 2021 ×
Micron-Sized Manufacturing: The Smaller the Better

Micron-Sized Manufacturing: The Smaller the Better

The life of a faculty member mirrors that of an entrepreneur. Always in pursuit of their next idea, faculty spend their time outside of the classroom applying for funding and then putting that funding to work in the lab or in the field. Crossing from one world into the next wasn’t that much of a stretch for Bruce Tatarchuk.

by × December 16, 2021 ×
A New Warrior in the Fight Against Pulmonary Hypertension

A New Warrior in the Fight Against Pulmonary Hypertension

Pulmonary hypertension kills roughly 15,000 Americans each year. A researcher at Auburn University, however, has a potential solution.

by × December 16, 2021 ×