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  • Infinite Possibilities

    Astronaut Mae Jemison Launches Diversity Series with Message of Daring and Imagination


    Astronaut and physician Mae Jemison, the first African-American woman in space, urged an enthralled audience at the University of Virginia to recapture the sense of infinite...

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  • Crossing Domains

    Two Senior Hires and a New Assistant Professor Add Depth that Spans Barriers


    The field of biomedical engineering—which itself is a hybrid of disciplines—calls for a unique blend of skills. The BME department at UVA is undergoing a 10-plus-year program to...

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  • Double Helix

    UVA Computer Science professor applies genetic engineering principles to cybersecurity


    Computer Science Professor Jack Davidson's Double Helix cybersecurity system is based on a concept called structured diversity.

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  • Battle of the Bots

    UVA Computer Scientists Win $1 Million in National Cybersecurity Challenge


    An automated cybersecurity system built by computer scientists from the University of Virginia and Ithaca, N.Y. -based GrammaTech earned a $1 million prize at the Defense Advanced...

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  • Going for Gold

    UVA Biomedical Engineering Professor’s Research Examines Elite Sprinters’ Muscles for Insight


    As fans around the world marvel at the athletic feats performed in the 2016 Summer Olympics, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering Silvia Blemker is investigating how...

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  • Connecting With Outer Space

    UVA Engineering Professor’s New Book Explains Our Fascination with “Other Earths”


    Lisa Messeri, Assistant Professor of Science, Technology, and Society in the University of Virginia’s School of Engineering and Applied Science, has a few theories about why...

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  • Sparking a Dialogue

    Astronaut and Physician Mae Jemison to Headline Series Promoting Diversity


    The University of Virginia School of Engineering and Applied Science will kick off a year-long Excellence Through Diversity Distinguished Learning Series with a speech by Dr. Mae...

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  • Programming with a purpose

    UVA computer scientists win $1 million in national cybersecurity challenge


    For nearly three hours Thursday night, cyber attacks shot like precision-guided missiles into software built by a team of computer scientists from the University of Virginia and...

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  • Faculty Accolade

    Professor Robert Kelly Recognized for Outstanding Achievement in Corrosion Science


    Materials Science and Engineering Professor Robert Kelly has been named the 2016 recipient of the H. H. Uhlig Award from the Electrochemical Society’s Corrosion Division, another...

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  • Experiential Learning

    At UVA, Science & Engineering are a BLAST!


    Eighth- and ninth-graders from across Virginia gathered at the University of Virginia School of Engineering and Applied Science in August for BLAST – the Building Leaders for...

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