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Karen Thomas-Brown


Meet Karen Thomas-Brown

The College’s new Associate Dean of DEI shares what drew her to the role and offers advice on what we all can do to support DEI efforts.


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Immunostained neuron stem cells

Engineering and health

Tiny structures, big impact

Miqin Zhang is working to improve cancer treatment with nanoparticles made from the same material found in crustacean shells.

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120 years of engineering innovation
962 awards in 2019-2020
26.5% female faculty members #1 among the top 50 engineering schools
20 NAE Members
$125M in externally funded research