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Mike Wooten

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Oct. 23 2017

Study sheds light on ventilator-induced lung injuries in elderly patients

A team of researchers at the University of Georgia and Virginia Commonwealth University has developed a computer model to help scientists better understand changes in lung function and respiratory mechanics as people age.

Oct. 2 2017

New method of isolating tumor cells could improve cancer research and treatment

Researchers from the University of Georgia and the Georgia Cancer Center at Augusta University have created a microfluidic device to isolate tumor cells quickly and efficiently, a promising advance that could provide researchers a tool to better understand cancer and lead to simple tests for detecting and tracking the disease.

Jul. 31 2017

Researcher developing coatings that help prevent infection, clotting

A University of Georgia scientist is developing a new weapon in the fight against clotting and infections related to medical devices.

Jul. 31 2017

Founding chairs named for two new schools in College of Engineering

The University of Georgia College of Engineering has selected founding chairs for two of its three new schools.

Mar. 27 2017

Engineering students tackle real-world problems in Georgia

From a research pool in the basement of a building on South Campus to cities and towns in every corner of Georgia, students in the UGA College of Engineering are serving the state by tackling real-world challenges through their work on senior design projects.

Mar. 20 2017

Georgia Athletic Association Professor in Engineering named

K.C. Das, a professor in the UGA College of Engineering, has been named the Georgia Athletic Association Professor in Engineering. The GAA established the endowed professorship to encourage leadership in multi-disciplinary projects that address global challenges.

Mar. 20 2017

UGA scientists use robots and drones to accelerate plant genetic research, improve crop yield

It may be a while before robots and drones are as common as tractors and combine harvesters on farms, but the high-tech tools may soon play a major role in helping feed the world's rapidly growing population.

Feb. 13 2017

Engineering faculty member works to make medical devices safer

Implantable medical devices such as central venous catheters, stents, endotracheal tubes and vascular grafts are vital tools in today's health care arsenal. Yet these devices designed to help us recover from illness and injury often lead to serious and even deadly complications including infection and thrombosis.

Jan. 30 2017

Engineering students’ startup receives VentureWell grant

An idea for a new surgical device to assist physicians treating cancer, developed by two students in the UGA College of Engineering, has been awarded $5,000 in the initial stage of the VentureWell Entrepreneurship Team (E-team) program.

Jan. 30 2017

Get smart(er)

WenZhan Song wants to make smart technology even smarter.

Jan. 23 2017

MBA-engineering dual degree program to launch at UGA

UGA is launching a new dual degree program that will allow students to earn a bachelor's degree in engineering and an MBA within five years. The program, offered through the university's Terry College of Business and its College of Engineering, is the first and only combined Bachelor of Science and MBA degree offered at an institution in the University System of Georgia.

Nov. 28 2016

Technology brings new precision to study of circadian rhythm in individual cells

An interdisciplinary team of UGA researchers has developed a new technology that may help scientists better understand how an individual cell synchronizes its biological clock with those of other cells.

Nov. 28 2016

Engineering college plans to restructure, create new schools

UGA's College of Engineering will reorganize its administrative structure under a plan approved Nov. 16  by the University Council. The move is designed to streamline operations in the college, which has seen its enrollment quintuple in five years, while advancing the college's interdisciplinary teaching, research and service.

Nov. 14 2016

‘Smart’ systems expert named Brown Engineering Professor

WenZhan Song has been named the Georgia Power Mickey A. Brown Professor in Engineering at UGA.

Nov. 14 2016

UGA researchers battle antibiotic-resistant bacteria

UGA researchers will use a grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to create next-­generation medical device coatings that combat antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

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