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Researcher to image lab earthquake formation, precursory signals with ultrasound


Jacques Rivière, assistant professor of engineering science and mechanics and of acoustics, received a five-year, $750,000 Early Career Award from the U.S. Department of Energy to advance the use of ultrasound sensors to image lab-based earthquakes and better understand the precursory events that lead to them.

Engineers awarded NIH grant to heal tendon injuries with ultrasound


With a four-year, $2,276,850 National Institutes of Health grant, Penn State researchers aim to create a completely non-invasive, tunable method for treating tendinopathies with focused ultrasound.

Graduate students win best paper awards at international acoustics conference


Four Penn State graduate students received best paper awards at recent meetings of the Acoustical Society of America.

Engineers design metasurfaces to help control surface wave propagation


Penn State College of Engineering researchers have used a strategic design approach called the topology optimization method to design metasurfaces that control surface waves.

Researchers earn $2.3M grant to enhance understanding of rotator cuff injury


With a five-year, $2.3 million Stephen I. Katz Early Stage Investigator Research Project Grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, researchers from Penn State and the University of Oregon are collaborating to better understand how both rotator cuff injury and surgical repair affect the muscle’s composition.

Engineer receives Acoustical Society of America award for ultrasound work


Julianna Simon, assistant professor of acoustics and of biomedical engineering in the Penn State College of Engineering, has been awarded the R. Bruce Lindsay Award by the Acoustical Society of America.

Graduate student wins Acoustical Society of America student paper competition


Kyle Dalton, a doctoral student of acoustics at Penn State, was selected as a winner in the Acoustical Society of America’s Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics (POMA) student paper competition last May. Dalton proposed a new image algorithm to help find unexploded ordnances (UXOs) under water and sediment.

Media mention: ‘Thinking Cap’


Yun Jing, associate professor of acoustics and of biomedical engineering, and Huanyu “Larry” Cheng, the James L. Henderson, Jr. Memorial Associate Professor of Engineering Science and Mechanics, were featured in the January/Februrary issue Radiology Today.

Parisa Shokouhi awarded NSF mid-career advancement grant


Parisa Shokouhi, Penn State professor of engineering science and mechanics, was recently awarded a $360,000, three-year mid-career advancement grant from the National Science Foundation.

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