Previous Headline Stories -- 2015

UConn’s Formula SAE Race Car Has Its Best Year In Competition
The UConn car competed against 120 teams from 9 countries at the Michigan International Speedway in Michigan last week. . . read more

 

In the News: Department of Homeland Security Features UConn’s Concrete Research
Some concrete results from UConn researchers. . . read more

 

5 Questions With Mei Wei
By Kelly A. Salzo Professor Mei Wei (MSE/IMS) joined UConn’s Department of Materials Science and Engineering in 2002 as assistant professor. After receiving her Ph.D. f. . . read more

 

Engineering Commencement 2015: Watch the Video!
A lot of happy engineering graduates and their proud families gathered at the Gampel Pavilion for the 2015 School of Engineering Commencement. . . read more

 

3-D Printing, Appetizers, and Drinks – All At The First UConn Science Salon
Eat, drink and talk about science! We’re launching UConn Science Salon . . . read more

 

UConn Engineering In The News
Award-winning teachers, keynote speakers and karaoke singers! UConn engineers are pretty much everywhere in the news this week. . . . read more

 

Ashwini Joshi ’17 (ENG): Who I Am Today
Ashwini Joshi '17 reflects on her time at UConn. . . read more

 

A Capitol Event, From Hexacopters To Liquid Nitrogen Marshmallows
They came for the ice cream, but stayed for the dazzling displays of technology at the State Capitol Building. . . read more

 

Anson Ma Wins Arthur B. Metzner Early Career Award
Anson Ma wins the prestigious Arthur B. Metzner Early Career Award. . . read more

 

Alumni News
James F. Byrnes, Jr '73, Melissa Carserino '11, Lin Lin '04, Vincent S. Pitruzzello '85, Ted M. Taccardi '81 are all featured in this edition of Alumni News. . . read more

 

New Journal Launches With Cato T. Laurencin As Its Editor-In-Chief
Cato T. Laurencin, M.D., Ph.D is editor-in-chief of the new journal Regenerative Engineering and Translational Medicine . . . read more

 

Priceline’s Founding CTO, Scott Case, Will Speak To SoE Grads
Priceline founder Timothy “Scott” Case is this year's commencement speaker for Engineering graduates. . . read more

 

Meet the 2015 Inductees of the Academy of Distinguished Engineers
The Academy of Distinguished Engineers welcomed seven new members. . . read more

 

Our Annual Senior Design Round-Up, 2015
Future technologies - not basketball - were on display at Gampel Pavilion last week. . . read more

 

Readers: Join the Discussion!
Got something to say? Momentum, the School of Engineering newsletter, now allows for reader comments!. . . read more

 

Better (and Healthier) Ice Cream Through Engineering
Engineering a healthier ice cream option at the UConn Creamery. . . read more

 

The Art Of The Science Presentation On Display At First SoE Grad Poster Contest
Communicating science is an art, as this poster contest shows. . . read more

 

3D Printing Club Wows Judges at 2015 Brandeis Printathon
The UConn 3D printing club, 3DPC, won first place at Printathon 2015, a 24-hour 3D printing competition hosted at Brandeis University. . . read more

 

UConn Researcher Using Silk To Treat Chronic Diseases
Dr. Kelly Burke is researching how silk can help treat chronic disesases. . . read more

 

New Engineering-Business Joint Degree Now Available To Students
Starting this fall, students can work toward a combined Master's in Business and Engineering. . . read more

 

Student Presentations, and Honoring A UConn Alum’s Achievements At GE Night
GE's Linda Jacobs shares a generous scholarship gift. . . read more

 

Alumni News
David J. Arthur ’90, Karen Isherwood ’97, Jeffrey Lewis ’83, and Stephen P. O’Mahony ’92 are all featured in this issue's Alumni News. . . read more

 

Hacking For Health At The 2015 Patient Experience Hackathon
UConn and Yale team up to hash out some healthcare-improving ideas. . . read more

 

Ellis Tech Takes Top Honors At Rube Goldberg Contest (With Video!)
Erasing a blackboard should be easy, right? Not if you're taking part in UConn's 2015 Rube Goldberg Regional Competition.. . . read more

 

Paiyz Mikael Wins SoE’s Outstanding Senior Women Academic Achievement
Paiyz E. Mikael has been selected as the Outstanding Senior Women Academic Achievement Award for the School of Engineering. . . read more

 

UConn Professor And Students Honored As “Women of Innovation”
UConn was well-represented at this year's Women of Innovation of the Connecticut Technology Council . . . read more

 

Senior Design Day Is Coming (with Video)
More than 130 student teams will present their engineering projects at Gampel Pavilion. . . read more

 

Phone App To Monitor – And Help – People Suffering From Depression
Dr. Bing Wang's work could turn the smart phone into a tool for monitoring depression. . . read more

 

Faculty News
Awards, honors and panel selections for SoE faculty. . . read more

 

Ask The Engineers: What Inspired You To Become An Engineer?
Got a question? SoE engineers have answers.. . . read more

 

UConn-Yale Hackathon: Competing For Better Health Solutions
Students compete to hack a better way to healthcare. . . read more

 

An Evening of Professional Networking for UConn Engineering Washington, DC Capital Area Alumni
Alumni are invited to come network in D.C.. . . read more

 

C2E2 and CEI Host Discussion On Connecticut Energy Research
State environmental officials come to UConn to talk energy research. . . read more

 

Danica Chin ’13 Named A 2015 STEP Award Emerging Leader
Alumnus Danica Chin has been named a 2015 STEP Award Emerging Leader . . . read more

 

SoE Hosts Student Candidates From Around The U.S.
SoE hosts its first domestic graduate student recruiting event. . . read more

 

SoE Career Fairs Have Been A Hit – And There’s More To Come
UConn engineering career fairs are bringing in big numbers . . . read more

 

Hundreds Compete in 10th Annual Science Bowl
The Science Bowl brought hundreds of high school competitors to match their science wits. . . read more

 

QR Codes Engineered into Cybersecurity Protection
Using those little black and white boxes to improve national security. . . read more

 

Alumni News
Mark Aramli '97, Richard Fu '06, Kimberly Better Thompson '96, and Joseph A. Wolanski '13 are all featured in this issue's Alumni News. . . read more

 

Experts Talk Cybersecurity At CSI Panel Discussion
Donna Dodson of NIST was the featured speaker at CSI's panel discussion on cybersecurity. . . read more

 

Video: It’s National Engineers Week!
See what Engineering's about at UConn. . . read more

 

SoE, Congressman Working to Expand International Profile
Congressman Joe Courtney is working with SoE to elevate the School's International profile. . . read more

 

Four SoE Faculty Win NSF CAREER Awards
Four NSF CAREER awards in one year for SoE! Dongare, Wille, Vadas and Park receive the prestigious honor. . . read more

 

Honors For Two CTI Staff Members
It was a big month for the Connecticut Transportation Institute. . . read more

 

Faculty News
Ki Chon, Liisa Kuhn and Jinbo Bi all feature in this issue's Faculty News. . . read more

 

Three Engineering Faculty Members Named 2014 CASE Members
Drs. Shvartsman, Tehranipoor and Chon are SoE's news CASE inductees. . . read more

 

Student Entrepreneurship is on the Fast Track, University Leaders Say
The Entrepreneurship and Innovation Consortium takes off. . . read more

 

Researchers Explore the Potential of Ultra-High-Strength Concrete To Repair Bridges
How super concrete can make our bridges safer. . . read more

 

Cheerleader Takes Time Out from Lab for Super Bowl
Alyssa Merkle, a biomedical engineering major, maintains a 3.8 GPA while cheering for the Patriots. . . read more

 

Building the Next Generation of Efficient Computers
UConn's Brian Huey is helping create low-energy, highly efficient, instant-on computers. . . read more

 

Researchers Look At Engineering Education For ADHD Students
People with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), studies suggest, are more creative and more willing to take risks. A team of researchers say it’s those tra. . . read more

 

Of Interest to Entrepreneurial Engineers: Advice on Patents
UConn is sponsoring a daylong event on patents, innovations and how to grow your company.. . . read more

 

Grad Student Spotlight: Erik Carboni
Erick Carboni, PhD candidate in Chemical Engineering, works on improving drug delivery. . . read more

 

From the SoE Archives: Pioneering ME Prof. John N. Fitts
Yes, we're "engineering the future," but we also occasionally look back . . . read more

 

UConn SoE In The News
UConn Engineering faculty, alumni and students all made the news . . . read more

 

Alumni News
The Anthony W. DeSio and Delores J. DeSio Foundation has given the Computer Science Engineering funding for a new scholarship.. . . read more

 

Faculty News
Dr. S. Pamir Alpay and Dr. Laurent Michel in the news. . . read more

 

Ask the Engineers: Goals For 2015
You have questions, engineers have answers . . . read more

 

New Scholarship for Center for Energy Innovation
Gift from German company helps UConn explore new avenues in clean energy.. . . read more

 

Video: Engineering Week Preview
Engineering Week is on the way. This video tells you what to expect. . . . read more

 

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