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Bioinspired Cameras: Lessons Learned from Nature and Adopted in the Operating Room
Bioinspired Cameras: Lessons Learned from Nature and Adopted in the Operating Room

Researchers from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign have returned their gaze to the natural world to develop a camera inspired by the mantis shrimp that can visualize cancer cells during surgery.

The robots are coming...to your farm
The robots are coming...to your farm

Assistant Professor Girish Chowdhary, Donald Biggar Willet Faculty Fellow of agricultural and biological engineering (ABE) and computer science (CS), has spent years developing robotic technology to improve on traditional farming practices. He is now leading an effort to improve farming practices even more by making it autonomous through artificial intelligence.

What does Earth look like from 1,000,000 miles away?
What does Earth look like from 1,000,000 miles away?

Prof. Waldrop's research explores the properties and behavior of the atmospheric boundary region that protects our habitable environment from outer space and sustains our technological infrastructure.

Improving testing for COVID-19 and other viruses
Improving testing for COVID-19 and other viruses

Rashid Bashir, a Grainger Distinguished Chair in Engineering and the dean of the Grainger College of Engineering at Illinois, will discuss his research into simple-to-use COVID-19 testing that doesn't require processing at a lab.

Large-scale saltwater desalination to mitigate climate change
Large-scale saltwater desalination to mitigate climate change

Prof. Allen is proposing an innovative approach to desalination that uses thermodynamics to separate ocean-water into potable water and salt.

Why Illinois ECE Graduate School?
Why Illinois ECE Graduate School?

Graduate students and recent alumni of Illinois ECE's graduate program reflect on their life-changing decision to receive advanced degrees from Illinois ECE. Learn more about why they took the leap to dive deeper into their area of research, what life is like as a graduate student in Illinois ECE, and how it broadened their horizons, contributed to advancing the field of their research, and helped their career path. More information can be found https://ece.illinois.edu/academics/grad

Video Credits: - Ryann Monahan, Illinois ECE - Lizzie Roehrs, Coordinated Science Laboratory - Big Ten Network Campus Programming Division of Intercollegiate Athletics and the Office of Public Affairs - Heather Coit, The Grainger College of Engineering

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