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Researchers create way to save power and money in computer processors

photo of computer processorIn today’s computer processors, much of the power put into running the processor is being wasted.

A research team at Case Western Reserve University came up with a novel idea called fine-grained power gating, which saves power and money in a couple of ways: less energy would be used and less heat produced.

CSE in the News: Pothole patch invention a winner for CWRU students

photo of winners with judges

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Five classmates at Case Western Reserve University won $9,000 Tuesday night. Now they're going to dump it into a hole.

The students intend to invest their prize money into patenting a pothole patch product that's ... well, basically a bag of goo. Their invention took first place -- and the hefty winner's check that goes with it -- in a science and engineering competition held on campus. One of the judges offered the students some advice while announcing their victory.

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Take a tour of the Case School of Engineering's newest institute, think[box], whose mission is "To collaborate, to innovate, to create, to educate".


 

$5 Million Gift to Support Innovation

Joseph B. Richey II and A. Malachi Mixon III have made a $5 million gift to name a Richey-Mixon Building at the Case School of Engineering at Case Western Reserve University. The two longtime business collaborators built the Elyria, Ohio-based Invacare Corp. into the world’s top manufacturer of home medical products.