Engineering

Healing with a clear target

Tania Betancourt, Ph.D., is one of a team of professors leading work in targeted cancer treatment research using nanomaterials. She’s also sharing real-world techniques that help college students build a biomedical future. Sponsored content article for a university via the content agency Texas Monthly Studio. [1400 words, longform magazine style]

Alumnus’ startup harnesses blockchain for secure PPE processing

In a healthcare and technology story for University of Colorado College of Engineering and Applied Science, an alum co-founded a profitable startup using blockchain — a list of data records organized into blocks that are chained together in chronological order — to empower purchasers and manufacturers to check one another’s financial stability, interact securely and transfer large payments. [B2B-style blog article]

From tech management to Oscar nominee: alumni Mike Scheuerman

A technology training, business, and arts story for University of Colorado College of Engineering and Applied Science tells how an alum’s training in technology and project management proved valuable when his career shifted to working as a film producer in the social-impact space. [B2B-style blog article]

First year’s robotics work will help kids tell their stories

In this story about robotics and education for the University of Colorado College of Engineering and Applied Science blog, a first-year student works to assemble a new technology platform for a research studio in which stuffed animals with automated contents ask preliterate children questions and encourage reflection about the art they create. [B2B-style blog article]

Assessing Water Risk

“It’s not enough to say ‘yes, there are pathogens and people can get sick,’” says Dr. Jennifer Weidhaas. “We need to get suggestions to decision-makers so they can improve their system.” Short profile of a water engineer’s work in public health, for the University of Utah Water Center. [blog article]

From computation to the ocean, a scientist finds his fit

In this article for Science Careers, a magazine with AAAS, a scientist trained in IT uses his computing skills to program whale research vessels for expeditions from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute. [1100 words, magazine style]

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