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You're invited to a BBQ on the Case Quad July 25, sponsored by the Case Alumni Association

All Case School of Engineering alumni, faculty, staff, students, family and friends are invited to a barbeque on the Case Quad on Wed., July 25, sponsored by the Case Alumni Association.

Food will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. outside Tomlinson Hall. Afterward, the festivities continue across Euclid Avenue with Wade Oval Wednesday entertainment, including music by The Burning River Ramblers and a screening of the Academy-Award-winning film The Artist

For more information and to register, visit the Case Alumni Association site.


Attend the Designing for Impact II federal manufacturing workshop on July 9

Along with NASA and Cuyahoga Community College, Case Western Reserve University will co-host a federal workshop titled, “Designing for Impact II: Workshop on Building the National Network for Manufacturing Innovation.”
 
Provost Bud Baeslack will provide opening remarks at this workshop, which is the second in a national series designed to encourage representatives from industry, academia and government “to share perspectives, pose questions, and propose ideas to design the proposed National Network for Manufacturing Innovation (NNMI).”
 
The event will occur July 9 at Corporate College East in Warrensville Heights. 
 
For more information and registration details, visit manufacturing.gov/amp/event_070912.html.

Postdoc researcher, CSE alum earns Fulbright to develop preliminary cancer test

Jeffrey M. Halpern, a postdoctoral researcher and double alum, has been awarded a Fulbright scholarship to help develop a breath test that would identify early cancers.

“A goal is to create a test used during office visits—check-ups—as a first screening for cancer,” Halpern, 31, said.

He will spend 20 months at Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, in Haifa, working in the lab of Hossam Haick, professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering and the Russell Berrie Nanotechnology Institute, beginning Jan. 1, 2013.

LaShanda Korley selected as one of nation's elite, accomplished young engineers for NAE symposium

LaShanda Korley, the Nord Distinguished Assistant Professor in the Case School of Engineering, is one of 78 young engineers selected to take part in the National Academy of Engineering’s 18th annual U.S. Frontiers of Engineering symposium.

The symposium will be held Sept. 13-15 at the General Motors Technical Center in Warren, Mich., and will examine serious games, vehicle electrification, climate engineering, and engineering materials for the biological interface.

EECS's Pedram Mohseni takes top honors with commercialization plan for technology to aid in brain-injury recovery

Pedram Mohseni, associate professor of electrical engineering and computer science, and his research partner, Randolph J. Nudo, professor of molecular and integrative physiology at Kansas University Medical Center, recently took top honors for a business plan they crafted for the Medical Device Entrepreneur’s Forum at the American Society for Artificial Internal Organs annual conference. The conference was held June 15 in San Francisco.

Mohseni and Nudo offered a plan to commercialize their technology to enhance functional behavioral recovery from brain injury, which they have developed during the last five years.