Category: College of Engineering

The beauty and science of bubbles

CBS News James Bird As some of us may recall, bubbles (ostensibly from champagne) were a trademark of the classic Lawrence Welk TV show… Expert quote: “Bubbles are important because they transport gases into liquids and liquid into gases. They can affect the way that we might perceive or smell certain beverages, like champagne — the […]

Some parents saying ‘no’ to tackle football over CTE fears

NBC News Lee Goldstein Hall of Fame linebacker Nick Buoniconti sat with his wife, Lynn, in their Hamptons home reminiscing about the past… Expert quote: “CTE develops slowly over years to decades and then it affects really basically all aspects of a person [sic] mental activity and their interaction with others. We see changes in learning […]

The lessons of the camps

The Express Tribune Muhammad Zaman In Zahle, about an hour from Beirut, is an informal settlement of Syrian refugees… Expert quote: “Humility in recognising that engineering alone will never solve the biggest challenges of our time, and humanity in knowing that if the solution does not ease the suffering of the humans in the crosshairs […]