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Bioengineering

Dean Francis J. Doyle III
SEAS

SEAS Dean Doyle Outlines Efforts to ‘Close the Gap’ Between Allston and Cambridge Campuses

With the construction of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences’ new complex in Allston almost complete, SEAS Dean Francis J. Doyle III said one of his foremost priorities is to “close the gap” — both physical and perceptual — between the new facilities and the main campus in Cambridge.

SEAS Sign
SEAS

SEAS To Invest In Quantum Engineering and Quantitative Biology

Dean of SEAS Francis J. Doyle III said the school will expand two research areas—quantitative biology and quantum science and engineering—in the coming years.

Dr. Zhang's Pipettes
Science

Dr. Zhang's Pipettes

Dr. Zhang's pipettes hang on a shelf above his lab bench. With a nearly two-year-old daughter at home, Zhang now spends less time in the lab.

Sciences Division

Scientists Developing Robot to Explore Ocean 'Twilight Zone'

Scientists at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution are developing an underwater robot that analyzes ocean chemistry and biology.

Martin Shkreli
On Campus

Martin Shkreli

Martin Shkreli speaks in the Science Center on Wednesday night at an event organized by the Harvard Financial Analysts Club. Protesters disrupted the event, standing up, walking out, and encouraging others to move to a “teach-in” panel on AIDS treatment and unethical pharmaceutical practices.

SEAS

SEAS Finalizes List of Academic Areas Moving to Allston

Four teaching areas as well as the soft materials and robotics units make up the final list of groups that will move to Allston.

Electrical Engineering
Harvard in the City

One Semester In, Doyle Outlines Vision for SEAS

Arriving at Harvard by way of the University of California at Santa Barbara, Doyle has taken the helm at a unique time in SEAS’s history.

Electrical Engineering
Central Administration

As SEAS Dean, Doyle Will Face Opportunities and Challenges

Francis J. Doyle III will take the helm of a school that just received the largest donation in Harvard’s history and that is slated to relocate to Allston in just four years.

Cherry A. Murray
FAS

Murray To Resign as SEAS Dean at Year's End

Murray has served as dean since July 2009 and is the second dean this year to announce her impending departure, following the announcement earlier this month that David T. Ellwood ’75 will resign as dean of the Kennedy School of Government at the end of the academic year.

SEAS Will Move to Allston Science Complex
FAS

Two-Thirds of SEAS Faculty Will Move to Allston in 2019

Computer science, biomedical engineering, and mechanical engineering faculty and facilities will move to Allston in 2019, SEAS officials said.

Research

Wyss Institute Robotic Suit Wins $2.9 Million Contract

The robotic suit is designed to help soldiers travel farther, conserve energy, and shoulder heavy loads with less strain.

The Clap 'n Snap
On Campus

The Clap 'n Snap

Mary Carmack '16, left, and Ali Forelli '16 ,right, present their ES52 project, "The Clap 'n Snap," which allows users to clap within a one meter radius of the camera, causing it to turn towards them and take their picture.

Research

HMS Researchers Study Blind, Sighted Cavefish To Explore Genetics of Social Behavior

Harvard Medical School researchers have identified genomic regions that contribute to schooling behavior in cavefish.

Research

Wyss Researchers Use DNA as Smart Glue

Two researchers at Harvard’s Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering have developed a new technique to construct biological structures the size of a grain of sand with unprecedented precision, a discovery that could herald better construction of artificial tissues.

Alumni

Largest Donor to Harvard Doubles Gift to Wyss Institute

Nearly five years after donating $125 million to Harvard—the largest philanthropic gift ever to the University—Hansjörg Wyss has matched that sum with a second $125 million gift to the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, the Institute announced Tuesday.

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