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Robotic Insects See Improvement

Flying insect-like robots that would be able to navigate situations too dangers for humans are one step closer to becoming a reality.

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SEAS Creates Five New Area Deanships

The Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences has created five new administrative positions—termed “area deans”—to oversee subfields within engineering and applied physics.

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Murray To Draw Upon Management Skills in BP Oil Spill Commission

In her recent appointment to a national commission on the BP oil spill, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Dean Cherry A. Murray will draw upon decades of experience in managing engineers and scientists—an asset that colleagues say will prove fundamental to her government charge.

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SEAS Dean Named to Commission on BP Oil Spill

President Barack Obama has appointed School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Dean Cherry A. Murray to a national commission tasked with providing recommendations to prevent future spills that result from offshore drilling.

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"Pop" Study May Impact Understanding of Aerosols

The bursting of bubbles is caused by the dissipation of a larger bubble into smaller ones—a finding with larger implications for current understanding of aerosols, according to a recent study at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

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SEAS Professor Receives Tenure

Gu-Yeon Wei, an electrical engineering professor who focuses on designing efficient electronic circuits, has been granted tenure in the School of Engineering and Applied Science.

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SEAS Faculty Hesitate to Approve CS50 Grading Change

Less than a week after Computer Science 50 Lecturer David J. Malan ’99 announced that the class would switch to a satisfactory/unsatisfactory grading system, administrators and teaching fellows have expressed reservations about Malan’s plan.

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SEAS Profs Heat Up Science Courses

Several professors at Harvard’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences have taken a novel approach to teaching physics—cooking in class.

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Accidental Discovery of Black Silicon Holds Practical Applications

A treatment accidentally discovered in the laboratory of physics professor Eric Mazur has the potential to vastly increase the effectiveness of silicon.

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Harvard Attracts More Potential Engineers

Though aspiring Harvard students may spend this week mired in uncertainty as they wait for admission decisions on April 1, one thing is almost certain: more admitted students than ever before will come to Harvard with the hope of pursuing engineering and applied science.

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Le Whif To Sell Around the World

After a nine-month testing period, Le Whif will launch its products in cities nationwide and abroad, including London and Tokyo.

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Future Engineering students will now have the chance to concentrate in Biomedical Engineering.

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