Research at Nebraska 2019-2020 Report

Tag: Mechanical and Materials Engineering



Promising Research Efforts Earn CAREER Awards

Nebraska researchers are seeking better ways to combat heart disease, improving nanomaterials’ stability and transforming excess plant material into useful products with Faculty Early Career Development Program awards from the National Science Foundation. In 2020, these Nebraska faculty earned these prestigious five-year awards that support outstanding pre-tenure faculty, totaling more than $1.8 million. Treating Cardiovascular […]

Ventilator Sharing Device a Potential Lifesaver

A potential ventilator shortage sparked widespread concern as the U.S. COVID-19 outbreak intensified. The math suggested that not all people with COVID-induced acute respiratory distress syndrome, or ARDS, would have access to the lifesaving machines that help people breathe. The problem captured the attention of Nebraska engineer Benjamin Terry and Keely Buesing, a University of […]