College of Engineering celebration for Marc DeGraef and Rebecca Taylor

The CMU College of Engineering recently celebrated the naming of Prof. Marc DeGraef as the John and Claire Bertucci Distinguished Professor in Engineering and Prof. Taylor as the Ansys Career Development Associate Professor in Engineering.

Many thanks to Ansys for this tremendous honor. Details on this chair and partnership are available via the press release entitled Ansys and Carnegie Mellon University Name Professor Rebecca Taylor to Inaugural Ansys Career Development Chair in Engineering. This announcement was also covered by in article Ansys endows chair at Carnegie Mellon University.

Dr. Weitao Wang has successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis!

Today Dr. Weitao Wang successfully defended his thesis entitled "Cell Membrane Engineering with Structural DNA Nanotechnology". Congratulations and fantastic work, Weitao!

Weitao's thesis committee included Prof. Rebecca Taylor, co-advisor Prof. Charlie Ren along with Prof. Markus Deserno and Prof. Phil LeDuc.