Vikas Srivastava recently joined the Brown School of Engineering and Center for Biomedical Engineering as an assistant professor. Srivastava’s background is in solid mechanics and mechanics of materials.
Upon opening its doors a year ago, the Engineering Research Center (ERC) welcomed a host of professors, grad students, and undergraduates into the state-of-the-art space that connects both Prince Lab and Barus and Holley on the Hope St. edge of campus. Professor Iris Bahar talks specifically of how the new space has influenced her work; the interaction, accessibility, and energy of this knowledge hub.
Pioneering earthquake early warning technologies, Zizmos’ eQuake smartphone application is steadily gaining traction in the commercial industry, bolstered by winning multiple competitions and earning government funding.
Center for Biomedical Engineering Director Vicki Colvin and the Colvin Lab work with materials that do impossible things, exploring how nanoscale particles interact with the environment and living systems.