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Pitt Among Top Fulbright Grant Producers

The University of Pittsburgh is among only 16 institutions to be named a top producer in both the Fulbright U.S. Student and Scholar programs. The Fulbright Program is the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program.

New Glass Could Be Future of Solar Energy

Swanson School of Engineering researchers have been studying and developing new glass technology that aims to increase the light absorbed by solar panels to give them an extra energy boost.

Change Agents: How Pitt Alumni Are Transforming Modern South Korea

When Byong Hyon Kwon left South Korea to attend Pitt, he found a wealth of knowledge and new ideas. What he brought home helped to transform his country. Pitt Magazine profiles Kwon and nine other alumni making an impact in South Korea.
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Student Helps NASA Thwart Microbial Hitchhikers on Future Mars Missions

Emily Klonicki spent the summer in a NASA lab helping to develop filters to keep microbes from contaminating Mars.
Gerald Holder

Swanson School Dean to Receive Distinguished Service Award

Gerald D. Holder, U.S. Steel Dean of Engineering and Distinguished Service Professor of Engineering at Pitt’s Swanson School of...
William Federspiel

Wearable Artificial Lung Designed to Help Sick Children Remain Mobile While Hospitalized

Researchers hope the device will be a bridge to transplant or recovery in children with acute and chronic lung failure, allowing the children to move around and avoid being bedridden.
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Chemical and Petroleum Engineering Faculty Members Honored for Early Career Research

Two junior faculty members in the Swanson School of Engineering were among a class of 58 early career researchers recognized for...