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Aaron Hawkins awarded IEEE Photonics Society Engineering Achievement Award

Aaron Hawkins was awarded the IEEE Photonics Society Engineering Achievement Award for the invention and development of optofluidic waveguides and their applications, in particular commercialization for biomedical diagnostics.

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BYU physicists and engineers invent a quieter airplane toilet

After two years of trial and error, three academic publications and thousands of flushes, a team of BYU physicists and a Mechanical Engineering professor have invented a vacuum-assisted toilet that is about half as loud as the regular airplane commode.

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