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Anant Madabhushi awarded for kidney pathology image generation

Anant MadabhushiAnant Madabhushi, the F. Alex Nason Professor II of Biomedical Engineering and director of the Center of Computational Imaging and Personalized Diagnostics, received the 2017 NephCure Kidney International (NKI) NEPTUNE Ancillary Study Award. The award was granted for “Foundational tool-box for the NEPTUNE Digital Pathology-based Analytic histo-omics interrogation platform.” The award provides $150,000 in funding for his one-year pilot study.

NKI was founded to support research seeking the cause of focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) and other diseases that cause primary nephrotic syndrome, improve treatment and find a cure.

Mehran Mehregany publishes new book on innovation for engineers

Mehran MehreganyMehran Mehregany, the Veale Professor of Wireless Health Innovation, has published a new book on innovation for engineers titled Innovation for Engineers: Developing Creative and Entrepreneurial Success.
Mehregany’s new book covers a range of topics including: concepts and practices for driving creativity, innovation, entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship; personal considerations for success and happiness over the course of one’s career; the power of observation and imagination in driving innovation; and methodologies for innovation opportunity identification, qualification and financing.

Case Western Reserve University to offer prestigious Beckman Scholars Program grants for undergraduate researchers

Student researchersCase Western Reserve University has been selected by the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation to offer valuable research grants and extensive mentorship to undergraduate students in chemistry and the biological sciences.
The university is one of just 12 institutions chosen nationally in 2018 to offer six undergraduate students Beckman Scholars Awards—two each over the next three years.

Celebrate engineering at the Engineering Challenges Carnival

Students participate in engineering demonstrationIn celebration of E-Week, the Case School of Engineering will host its annual Engineering Challenges Carnival for local youth, targeting students from preschool to eighth grade. The carnival will take place Saturday, Feb. 3, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Thwing Center.
The carnival provides an opportunity for Case Western Reserve University students, faculty and staff to inspire children to explore and consider science, technology, engineering and mathematics as a career option through demonstrations and hands-on activities.

Mario Garcia-Sanz publishes new book on control engineering

Mario Garcia-SanzMario Garcia-Sanz, a professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, has published a new book: Robust Control Engineering: Practical QFT Solutions, with nearly 600 pages about control theory and industrial and space applications he has developed over the last 25 years.
The book was officially presented by global publisher CRC-Press (Taylor & Francis) during the International Federation of Automatic Control World Congress in France in July.