Densmore Leads $10M “Living Computing Project”

Densmore and assistant professors Ahmad Khalil (BME) and Wilson Wong (BME), and Research Assistant Professor Swapnil Bhatia (ECE) will lead the “Living Computing Project”, a comprehensive effort to quantify synthetic biology, using a computer engineering approach to create a toolbox of carefully measured and catalogued biological parts that can be used to engineer organisms with predictable results.

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By |January 9th, 2016|Awards, Doug-Densmore, News|0 Comments

Swapnil Bhatia Receives Allan Kuchinsky IWBDA Scholarship

Dr. Swapnil Bhatia will be the 1st recipient of the annual “Allan Kuchinsky International Workshop on Bio-Design Automation Scholarship”.

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By |July 22nd, 2015|Awards, News|0 Comments

Zachary Chapasko Receives Hariri Award

Zachary Chapasko has been awarded the Rafik B. Hariri Institute for Computing and Computational Science & Engineering Summer Research Award. This award is granted to individuals using data-driven or computational approaches in conducting research.

The Rafik B. Hariri Institute for Computing and Computational Science & Engineering initiates, catalyzes, and propels collaborative, interdisciplinary research and training initiatives for a better society by promoting (a) discovery and innovations through the use of computational and data-driven approaches, and (b) advances in the science of computing inspired by challenges in arts and sciences, engineering, and management disciplines. You can find more information about the Hariri Institute at the following website:

By |June 25th, 2015|Awards, News|0 Comments

Yash Agarwal Receives Joseph Healy Distinguished Fellowship

Yash Agarwal has been awarded a Joseph Healey Distinguished Fellowship for the summer of 2015. This award was made possible through a generous donation from one of our esteemed engineering alumni. This award is identical to the Kenneth R. Lutchen Distinguished Fellowship award in everything but name and was created this year.

Yash will be a member of the inaugural class.

By |June 15th, 2015|Awards, News|0 Comments

Swati Carr Awarded SynBERC SPA Travel Award

The SynBERC Student & Postdoc Association (SPA) announced that Swati Carr was one of eight new travel award winners, each of whom will receive $500 towards attending SEED or the Synthetic Biology GRC.

By |May 13th, 2015|Awards, News|0 Comments

Prof. Densmore promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

By |May 5th, 2015|Awards, Doug-Densmore, News|0 Comments

Prof. Densmore elevated to ACM Senior Member

Prof. Densmore has been recently elevated to a Senior Member of the ACM. The Senior Member Grade recognizes those ACM members with at least 10 years of professional experience and 5 years of continuous Professional Membership who have demonstrated performance that sets them apart from their peers. For more see:

By |February 9th, 2015|Awards, Doug-Densmore, News|0 Comments

Prof. Densmore Elevated to IEEE Senior Member

Prof. Douglas Densmore was elevated to the grade of IEEE Senior member, which is bestowed on those who have made significant contributions to the profession. In order to eligible to be nominated or apply one must have shown significant performance in at least five years in professional practice.

By |August 21st, 2014|Awards, Doug-Densmore, News|0 Comments

Hariri Institute Research Award for Computational Microfluidics

The Hariri Institute has awarded $32,300 in funding for CIDAR’s proposal, “Computational Synthetic Biological Microfluidics.”

This will be used to further CIDAR’s efforts to develop microfluidics as a platform for biological computation.

By |May 23rd, 2014|Awards, Funding, News|0 Comments

CIDAR participates in NSF I-Corps program

Professor Douglas Densmore and Dr. Swapnil Bhatia represented CIDAR and Lattice Automation at the NSF I-Corps program, which helps engineers bring their ideas into the marketplace by providing training and grant money.

You can read the full story here.

By |February 20th, 2014|Awards, Doug-Densmore, Event, Funding, Industry, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments