Raghunandan Avula

Class of 2015


  • CMU professor on Popular Science’s Brilliant Top 10 list

    Medicine is going through an incredible transformation and evolution as scientists uncover new and advanced ways to manipulate biology in the hope of improving human lives. Kathryn Whitehead, an assistant professor of chemical engineering at Carnegie Mellon, has made incredible contributions to this advancement through her extensive research on nanoparticles that target specific areas of the body ...

    Sci/Tech | October 5, 2015
  • Firefighters use varied tactics to combat major forest fires

    September 2015 has been a month to remember for many firefighters in California as they try to subdue the three separate forest fires that are raging across the state. According to The New York Times, almost 8,800 firefighters are fighting against the flames that threaten the well-being of communities and local residents.

    Sci/Tech | September 21, 2015
  • CMU research team identifies new tumor suppressing protein

    The human body functions through a combination of millions of molecular interactions. In an effort to better understand the molecular interactions of a tumor suppressing protein, PTEN, a team of researchers from Carnegie Mellon University built on a key structural insight to establish the structure of the protein. The team was led by Mathias Loesche and Frank Heinrich, two professors from the phys...

    Sci/Tech | September 14, 2015
  • Lewis K. Waldman discusses creation of heart simulation

    Lewis K. Waldman, CEO of Insilicomed Inc., spoke last Tuesday at Carnegie Mellon as part of a seminar series hosted by the biomedical engineering department of the Carnegie Institute of Technology. He began his talk with the last slide of his presentation, which showed a 3-D simulation of the human heart.

    Sci/Tech | April 27, 2015
  • Imaging explains disease progression

    Medicine and technology are a unique and important combination. Scientists’ understanding of diseases has changed significantly in recent years due to new insights provided by advanced techniques.

    Sci/Tech | April 6, 2015

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