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April 25th, 2007

$105 million goes to computing center

A second focus area, led by Stanford chemical engineering and mechanical engineering Professor Eric Shaqfeh, is application of the center's computing power to problems in nanotechnology and biology.

The nanotechnology investigations will look at how to engineer novel materials starting from structures on the scale of atoms. Studies in biology will look at computationally intensive problems such as designing sensors and systems that can rapidly detect biological attacks with agents such as anthrax on the scale of individual rooms and entire cities.


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