Topic: "Research"

Researchers Employ AUVs to Search for Shipwrecks

August 24, 2015

Harvey Mudd AUV

In an innovative effort to simplify shipwreck searches, a team from Harvey Mudd College and California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo, will spend a week on the island of Malta working to create an intelligent automated underwater vehicle (AUV) system for finding and mapping Mediterranean shipwrecks. During the Aug. 24–30 excursion researchers will work at […]

Spider Research Yields Fascinating Results

July 20, 2015

tarantula

Claremont Colleges biology researchers studying neuro-musculo-skeletal systems are trying to understand how temperature affects arachnid hemolymph viscosity, and how this in turn might affect a spider’s running performance. With students from Harvey Mudd and Pitzer Colleges and Professor of Biology Stephen Adolf, Associate Professor of Biology Anna Ahn conducted a study of Texas brown tarantulas. […]

Harris Updates Design Textbook for ARM Processing

June 18, 2015

digital-design

Engineering Professor David Money Harris and former engineering Professor Sarah Harris have co-authored a new ARM Edition of their textbook, Digital Design and Computer Architecture (2012). British software design company Advanced RISC Machines (ARM) developed the ARM processor, a family of central processing units based on the reduced instruction set computer (RISC) architecture. ARM processors […]

Citadel Invests in Harvey Mudd Students Through Summer Scholars Program

May 22, 2015

Shanahan Center Harvey Mudd College

Citadel and Harvey Mudd College announced a new program to help expand the College’s successful Summer Research Program, which provides hands-on, intensive research opportunities for Harvey Mudd students. The program, Citadel Summer Scholars, began with a selection process in March and launches in late May. Three inaugural Citadel Scholars are preparing to work alongside College […]

Molecule Maker Wins Undergrad Research Award

May 8, 2015

Eun Bin Go

A Harvey Mudd College chemistry and biology joint major, who has established “a remarkably direct and flexible approach to a whole class of beautiful and medicinally relevant compounds,” received The Claremont Colleges Library Undergraduate Research Award. Eun Bin Go received the senior award in the sciences for her research on “Synthesis of the Tetracyclic Scaffolds […]

College Tradition Celebrates Ingenuity, Collaboration May 4–6

April 28, 2015

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Inspiring design and research is taking place all across the College. City of Hope Hospital has been working with the Harvey Mudd Clinic Program to create a wearable device to stream real-time video of an operation from a surgeon’s point of view. Meanwhile, a team of Harvey Mudd physicists, in collaboration with NASA’s Jet Propulsion […]

Metallic Alloys Research Earns Best of Show from TMS

April 28, 2015

Aarthi Sridhar ’15

Harvey Mudd College engineering students earned Best of Show honors recently at a major international materials conference for their development of novel metallic alloys. The team was recognized for its poster, “Microstructure, Phase Evolution and Properties of High Entropy Brasses and Bronzes,” presented by Aarthi Sridhar ’15 at the Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) […]

New Directions for Advancing Undergraduate Research

April 24, 2015

Kerry Karukstis August 2014 cropped photo

Five years in the works, a new journal volume, co-edited by Ray and Mary Ingwersen Professor of Chemistry and department chair Kerry Karukstis, is a helpful resource for those seeking effective practices for undergraduate research—a powerful form of engaged learning—and increased STEM student academic and career success. The special volume, titled “Enhancing and Expanding Undergraduate […]

Collaborative Coral Research Funded by NSF

April 22, 2015

coral

The National Science Foundation has awarded Harvey Mudd College Department of Biology Chair Cathy McFadden a $494,481 collaborative grant with the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) to study how environmental conditions in the distant past may have affected the evolutionary development of corals and sea anemones—research that will help shed light on how current […]

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