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Computer science professor develops new methods to protect wind and solar power grids from cyber attacks

Renewable power sources have potential to reduce energy costs and carbon footprint, but the massive size of wind and solar power grids presents its own set of cybersecurity challenges.

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Biomedical engineering faculty researcher receives NIH grant

Jennifer Puetzer, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, has won a grant from a multi-institutional resource center funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

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VCU Engineering-led team receives FDA funding to develop new methods for evaluating the performance of generic nasal sprays for children

Laleh Golshahi, Ph.D., an assistant professor in VCU’s Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering, is leading a multidisciplinary team that received a $1.6 million, three-year contract from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to develop physical and computer-based models to evaluate the performance of generic and brand-name nasal spray medications used by children.

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Carlos Castano, Ph.D., and Jennifer Puetzer, Ph.D., receive National Science Foundation CAREER awards

Carlos Castano, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering, and Jennifer Puetzer, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, have received Faculty Early Development (CAREER) awards from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for 2021.

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VCU researchers lead projects selected for $1 million in funding from the Commonwealth Cyber Initiative

Three research projects led by principal investigators from the College of Engineering at VCU and one from VCU School of the Arts have been selected to receive funding from the Commonwealth Cyber Initiative (CCI).

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College of Engineering at VCU offers new Ph.D. in computer science

VCU Engineering will offer a new doctoral program in computer science. This program reflects the Department of Computer Science’s robust growth in research funding and scholarship. It follows new doctoral programs in pharmaceutical engineering (a joint program with the School of Pharmacy) and chemical and life science engineering.

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