Posts Tagged ‘ University of Nebraska Medical Center ’

Yang, UNMC duo partner on hernia surgery project

May 28th, 2014 | By | Category: 2014, Issue, May 22, Research

UNL textiles scholar Yiqi Yang has partnered with researchers from the University of Nebraska Medical Center to develop a novel mesh that will reduce complications associated with hernia repair surgeries. “This project is a good combination of expertise,” said Yang, Charles Bessey Professor of Textiles, Merchandising and Fashion Design, and professor of biological systems engineering. […]

Engineer helps ID genome of Rabbit Fever

Mar 11th, 2010 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, March 11, 2010

As an electrical engineer, Khalid Sayood studies the need to efficiently store, manipulate and transmit large masses of information. The UNL professor’s specialty – data compression – looks at how information is organized and then compacts the data so its applications, such as cell phones and computer programs, don’t become unwieldy. Now, a partnership with […]

Multimedia project focuses on teens

Jul 16th, 2009 | By | Category: Uncategorized

To Taylor Johnson, it’s a pretty simple formula: To capture high-school students’ attention and teach them science, start first by capturing science – on video. “It’s more creative than reading about it in a textbook,” the ninth-grader said. “I think people will get more out of it that way.” For two weeks in July, Johnson […]