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Gizmodo | November 16, 2018
Featuring Michael Rubeinstein
Michael Rubinstein joins UNC collaborators on the first study of the mechanical properties of mucus, and how understanding them could lead to better therapies to rid people of chronic coughs.
American Mathematical Society | November 13, 2018
Featuring Jordan Hashemi
Jordan Hashemi, postdoctoral associate in the laboratory of ECE Professor Guillermo Sapiro, talks about an app to help screen for autism and the math behind it.
JAMA Network | November 13, 2018
Featuring Larry Carin
ECE Professor Larry Carin helps explain how one type of machine learning called convolutional neural networks works.
Education Matters | November 8, 2018
Featuring Monica Jenkins
The Dtech Scholars Program and program director Monica Jenkins are highlighted in this video segment produced by the Public School Forum of North Carolina, which aired on WRAL-TV, UNC-TV and FOX 50.
Popular Science | November 8, 2018
Featuring Jeff Glass
With the Reinvented Toilet Expo taking place in Beijing, ECE Professor Jeff Glass talks about some of the challenges involved in the Gates Foundation's $200 million effort to bring sanitation to billions around the world who lack a basic functioning toilet system.
New York Magazine | November 8, 2018
Featuring Missy Cummings
ECE Professor Mary "Missy" Cummings is the latest guest on 2038 - a weekly podcast about the near weird future. Her topic? What we can (and can't) expect from robot-driven vehicles over the next 20 years.
Science Magazine | October 31, 2018
Featuring Martin Brooke
Professor Martin Brooke leads a team of students to the Ocean XPRIZE finals where, as he says, "everything is hard."
The Chronicle | October 29, 2018
Featuring Christine Payne
MEMS Professor Christine Payne is offering a course on the "Materials Science of Science Fiction" featuring a closer look at the vibranium that takes center stage in the movie "Black Panther."
Salon | October 22, 2018
Featuring Samira Musah
Soon-to-be new faculty member Samira Musah has grown a type of cell critical to modeling kidney function called podocytes in a laboratory setting with much better results than previous attempts.
StarNews Media | October 20, 2018
Featuring Lee Ferguson
Professor Lee Ferguson pens an op-ed focused on the new consortium of water-quality researchers from universities across North Carolina directed by the state legislature to safeguard the state's drinking water.