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Cracking the Code of the Malaria Parasite May Help Stop Transmission
To get a clear picture of how the parasite manipulates its host - the human red blood cell - an international, multidisciplinary team of life scientists, mathematicians and engineers have used advanced imaging technology coupled with computationally efficient coarse-grained modelling to understand how the sexual blood stage of the parasite transforms its own structure.
Gain a better understanding of the parasite...
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The ReaxFF reactive force-field: development, applications and future directions
Approaching the gap from the classical side, ReaxFF casts the empirical interatomic potential within a bond-order formalism, thus implicitly describing chemical bonding without expensive QM calculations.
Read an overview of the development, application, and future directions of the ReaxFF method...
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2016 Taylor Lecture Series: Electronic Materials Synthesis
On March 31, the Department of Materials Science and Engineering hosted the 2016 Nelson W. Taylor Lecture in Materials, presented by Nobel Laureate Shuji Nakamura.
More on all four lectures...

2014 Physics Laureate Shuji Nakamura:

Saptarshi Das
Assistant Professor of Engineering Sciences and Mechanics
Research includes: 2D flexible and thin transistors, Ultra low power electronics, Electrochemical synthesis of 2D materials, and much more!
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UPCOMING MCL WORKSHOPS

May 11, 2016
Fundamentals and Applications of Raman, TERS, and AFM-Raman
This 1-day workshop, with presentations from leading scientists in both academia and industry, will demonstrate how Raman spectroscopy is uniquely capable of addressing challenges across a variety of disciplines. 

June 8, 2016
Introduction to Scanning Electron Microscopy
This is a course for new and experienced users that covers the underlying principles and practical aspects of Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM).
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