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  • Tuesday, February 27, 2024

    National Academy of Inventors names seven Case Western Reserve University researchers to 2024 class of senior members

    The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) has named seven Case Western Reserve University researchers to its 2024 class of senior members, an honor that recognizes their “remarkable innovation-producing technologies that have brought, or aspire to bring, real impact on the welfare of society.” This year’s class of NAI senior members is the largest to date and hails from 60 NAI-member institutions nationally. The Daily sat down to learn more about the seven honorees from CWRU.
  • Monday, February 19, 2024

    Company co-founded by Case Western Reserve University researcher named finalist in South by Southwest pitch competition

    When Brandon Prestwood took walks with his wife after losing part of his arm in an industrial accident in 2012, she favored holding his prosthetic hand—even though he couldn’t feel her touch. But the North Carolina man’s desire to restore the physical sensation of holding her hand was why he volunteered to join groundbreaking research at Case Western Reserve University. Dustin Tyler, the Kent H. Smith II Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Case School of Engineering, said Prestwood is his personal inspiration for co-founding Afference.
  • Tuesday, February 13, 2024

    Postdoc of the Month: Saudagar Dongare

    In the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, postdoctoral student Saudagar Dongare has one main focus: effectively capturing CO2. He’s working alongside Burcu Gurkan’s team in the Energy Lab at Case Western Reserve University to develop functional sorbents—such as ionic liquids and deep eutectic solvents—for high CO2 capture capacity.