Outgoing Harvard SEAS Dean Talks School’s Future, Says He’ll ‘Watch With Envy’ From Post at Brown
Dean of Harvard’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Francis J. Doyle III reflected on his tenure and his transition to Brown University amid the search for his successor in a Wednesday interview.
Harvard Grid Accelerator Awards Funding to Five Research Projects to Drive Entrepreneurship
The Harvard Grid Accelerator awarded funding last month to five Harvard-led research projects aiming to bring innovative technologies to the market.
Harvard SEAS Dean Says DIB Survey Results are ‘Encouraging’ — But ‘Not a Sign of Victory’
SEAS Dean Francis J. Doyle III said in an interview last week the overall results of the 2022 climate survey were “encouraging,” pointing to improvement over the last four years — though “not a sign of victory.”
Harvard’s Wyss Institute Receives $350 Million Gift
Entrepreneur and philanthropist Hansjörg Wyss gifted Harvard $350 million to support the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, Harvard announced Thursday.
The Path to Public Service at SEAS
More than 56 percent of SEAS graduates in 2022 reported that they planned to go to the for-profit world. But for those hoping to go into engineering jobs in public service, making up only 3 percent of SEAS undergraduates in the class of 2022, the path to employment is far less clear cut.
Harvard Partners with Amazon to Advance Quantum Science Research
Harvard launched a three-year research partnership with Amazon Web Services, according to a Monday press release from the Harvard Office of Technology Development.
Harvard-led Research Team Receives Department of Defense Award
The Department of Defense awarded its Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative prize to a team of researchers led by Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences professor Katia Bertoldi for the team’s work studying origami structures.
SEAS Appoints Committee on Plans to Consolidate Cambridge Buildings
The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences appointed a task force to reexamine the plans it announced in June to vacate the historic Pierce Hall and consolidate its Cambridge footprint, with some faculty pushing back on the proposed move.
‘How Do You Do the Lab Classes?’: Harvard’s Engineering School Adapts to the Virtual World
Engineering courses are among those that face the greatest logistical hurdles in adapting to a virtual setting – equipment can often be expensive and immobile, while labs and group projects present a need for collaboration.
SEAS Cancels Class on Controversial Policing Strategy After Student Petition
The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences canceled a new course this semester focused on police counterinsurgency tactics after a widespread petition called for its withdrawal, SEAS Dean Francis J. Doyle III wrote in an email to school affiliates Monday.
SEAS Will Begin Allston Move-In in November
The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences will begin moving into the Science and Engineering Complex in Allston during the first week of November after the complex obtained its Certificate of Occupancy last week.
Applied Physics Professor Sues Harvard, SEAS Dean, Computer Science Professor Over Tenure Denial
Associate Applied Physics professor Shmuel M. Rubinstein sued Harvard in Middlesex County Superior Court last week, citing a dispute concerning his employment contract.
SEAS Dean Discusses Building Features Ahead of Allston Opening
As the debut of the new Science and Engineering Complex in Allston fast approaches, Dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Francis J. Doyle III discussed new resources for students and faculty at the campus in an interview Sunday.
Harvard Reaches Halfway Point of Ten-Year Allston Development Plan
With Harvard’s Science and Engineering Complex set to hold classes for the fall 2020 semester, the University is more than halfway through completing its Institutional Master Plan, a ten-year development plan for its Allston campus that was first approved in 2013.
Harvard Scientists Develop Method to Limit Fat Absorption as Treatment for Obesity
A team of Harvard scientists have found a potential new method of treating obesity by limiting the body’s absorption of fat, according to a paper published Nov. 25 in a peer-reviewed scientific journal, Proceedings of the National Academy of Science.
SEAS Students Conflicted About Allston Expansion
As the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences prepares to expand into the new Science and Engineering Complex in Allston — which is slated to open in June 2020 — current and prospective SEAS concentrators are largely conflicted about the expansion.
Chamber of an electron beam deposition system in Harvard's Center for Nanoscale Systems cleanroom.
Ed Macomber opens a chamber of a sputter deposition system in Harvard's Center for Nanoscale Systems cleanroom. Macomber is an engineer in the CNS Nanofabrication Group.
Marianna Linz Joins Environmental Science and Engineering
Marianna K. Linz ’11 has returned to Harvard this fall as an assistant professor of Environmental Science and Engineering at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and will serve as one of only two female faculty members in the field.