Buildings that rock during an earthquake and return to plumb would withstand seismic shaking better than structural designs commonly used in vulnerable zones of California and elsewhere, a Case Western Reserve University researcher has found.
Those buildings would also be more easily and cheaply repaired and put back into use more quickly, said Michael Pollino, an assistant civil engineering professor at the Case School of Engineering.
PBS science correspondent Miles O’Brien—an amputee himself—discusses next-generation prosthetic systems with Dustin Tyler, associate professor of biomedical engineering and leader of a research project dedicated to restoring sensation to amputees.
Watch the segment now!
Case Western Reserve University received a $1 million grant from the Burton D. Morgan Foundation to support entrepreneurship through the university’s innovation hub, think[box].
Last fall, the university began the first phase of the renovation project that will provide think[box] its seven-story, 55,000-square-foot permanent home on campus.
The new award already made headlines in Cleveland’s Plain Dealer. Read the full article here.
BioEnterprise Corporation is hosting an informational event designed to provide an update on the funding landscape for bioscience entrepreneurs.
G2G and Hicks Partners, government affairs, lobbying and business development consultants, will provide an update on federal and state sources of non-dilutive funding, including an update on JobsOhio and the Ohio Third Frontier Program.
The event will be held Tuesday, March 3, from 8:30-11 a.m. at Corporate College East in Warrensville Heights, Ohio.
Learn more and register.
Case Western Reserve University announces the release of five engineering master’s degree programs entirely online, allowing students to earn one of the Case School of Engineering’s industry-recognized, comprehensive degrees remotely.
The online degrees launching this year span five disciplines: a Master of Engineering, and Master of Science degrees in biomedical engineering, mechanical engineering, civil engineering and systems and control engineering.
The programs are designed for working professionals and can be completed in less than two years. Applications for all programs are being accepted now.