ECE Department Spin-Off Advances to Final Phase of NIH Competition

The Davis-based Storx Technologies has made it to the final round of a National Institutes of Health competition for advancing fetal monitoring technology. The startup’s device builds on the patented work on transabdominal fetal oximetry by Soheil Ghiasi, a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Public Health Officials Should Urgently Prioritize Reducing Exposure to Indoor Fine Particulate Matter, New Report Recommends

A new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine recommends public health officials and other local and regional agencies take action to mitigate exposure to fine particulate matter indoors, prioritizing interventions among susceptible populations, including older adults, young children, and individuals with preexisting conditions.