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Tapping Into Engineering's Artful Side

Professor David Vallancourt believes that an abiding creativity underpins the field of engineering—and it’s that playful, collaborative spirit that he wants to incubate in his newly revamped Art of Engineering Class.

New Cell Therapy Aids Heart Recovery—Without Implanting Cells

A team of Columbia University investigators, led by Biomedical Engineering Professor Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic, has designed a creative new approach to help injured hearts regenerate by applying extracellular vesicles secreted by cardiomyocytes rather than implanting the cells.

Columbia Engineering Announces Blavatnik Awardees

The three winning research proposals are the first to receive support from the Blavatnik Acceleration Funds to providing funding to interdisciplinary research. More
Jun 05 2018 | By Joanne Hvala | Photo Credits: Blavatnik, Juchem: Timothy Lee Photographers | Vaughan, Vunjak-Novakovic: Jeffrey Schifman | Hielscher, Kymissis: Eileen Barroso

Waves Move Across the Human Brain to Support Memory

Biomedical engineers have discovered a new fundamental feature of brain oscillations: they actually move rhythmically across the brain, reflecting patterns of More
Jun 08 2018 | By Holly Evarts | Image Credit: Joshua Jacobs/Columbia Engineering