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Nov 29, 2011

Dr. Mary Schweitzer

Dr. Mary Schweitzer, an associate professor of marine, earth and atmospheric sciences, found soft tissue inside 65-million-year-old dinosaur bones, giving rise to the field of molecular paleontology. 

Nov 29, 2011

Dr. Elizabeth Loboa and Dr. Benham Pourdeyhimi

Dr. Elizabeth Loboa and Dr. Benham Pourdeyhimi are developing smart bandages capable of administering drugs to traumatic wounds. 

Nov 29, 2011

Dr. Ruben Carbonell

Dr. Ruben Carbonell invented a blood filter to help curb the spread of¬†Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease via blood transfusion. 

Nov 29, 2011

Dr. Michael Steer

Dr. Michael Steer, Lampe Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, is creating new tools to help the military identify roadside bombs in combat zones. 

Nov 29, 2011

Dr. Jerome Cuomo

During his time at IBM, Dr. Jerome Cuomo helped create the magneto-optic disk, technology that revolutionized computer data storage. 

Nov 29, 2011

Dr. Jagdish Narayan

Dr. Jagdish Narayan has developed materials capable of holding massive amounts of data. 

Nov 29, 2011

Dr. B. Jayant Baliga

Dr. B. Jayant Baliga created a super-efficient semiconductor that eliminates roughly 1 trillion pounds of carbon dioxide emissions per year. 

Nov 29, 2011

Dr. John Cavanagh and Dr. Christian Melander

Research by Dr. Christian Melander and Dr. John Cavanagh holds promise for fighting antibiotic-resistant bacteria. 

Nov 29, 2011

Dr. Michael Dickey

Dr. Michael Dickey, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, has developed flexible antennas with a range of potential uses. 

Nov 29, 2011

Dr. Marian McCord

Dr. Marian McCord,¬†associate professor of textile engineering science, chemistry and biomedical engineering, is developing affordable sanitary pads and effective mosquito netting for the developing world.