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Blazing a trail for chip designers

Blazing a trail for chip designers

Prof. Andrew Kahng's start-up Blaze DFM is seeing first sales of design automation software to improve integrated circuit design and maximize the number of sellable chips per wafer. more »

Fusion energy program heats up

Fusion energy program heats up

With crude oil prices at record highs and growing concerns over future energy supplies, the Jacobs School's Center for Energy Research is making key contributions needed to demonstrate the scientific and technical feasibility of fusion power. more »

New approach to noise cancellation

New approach to noise cancellation

In the April 4 issue of the Journal of Sound and Vibration, Prof. Raymond de Callafon describes a new algorithm that could dramatically improve noise-cancellation technologies by destructive interference. more »

Translating bands of light

Translating bands of light

Prof. Stojan Radic translates optical signals between the infrared standard and other bands of light. Such work could aid in the development of new communications applications using optical equipment developed for the mature telecom market. more »

Understanding the Mechanics of Atherosclerosis

Understanding the Mechanics of Atherosclerosis

New research by Prof. Shu Chien helps explain why atherosclerotic lesions form at the branches of coronary arteries, work that could lead to new avenues of treatment for heart disease. more »

Web 2.0 warriors

Web 2.0 warriors

Three Jacobs School alumni are leading a new generation of Internet-based companies that are flourishing as broadband access becomes commonplace and everyone from kindergarteners to grandmothers embrace the Internet. more »