Archives for 2017

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UConn receives NSF Grant to Advance Soft Material Additive Manufacturing, Explores Partnerships

UConn was recently awarded an NSF grant to create a national research center that will expand the knowledge and use of soft material additive manufacturing.

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UConn Receives NSF Award to Improve Power Grid Technology

UConn was recently awarded a National Science Foundation grant to create a new research center to develop advanced electrical power grid technologies.

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For Caitlin Oswald ’09, it is Rocket Science

Can a girl help design jet engines? Caitlin Oswald, named one of the world’s most creative businesspeople by Fast Company’s magazine, answers that.

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Engineering Senior Named Intern of the Year by the American Society for Engineering Education

Management and Engineering for Manufacturing senior Lindsey Gilson won the award at a recent American Society of Engineering Education conference.

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To Speed Human Limb Growth UConn Joins Biomanufacturing Consortium

UConn has joined the Advanced Regenerative Manufacturing Institute (ARMI) to accelerate human limb growth by sharing its advanced human tissue and limb regeneration breakthrough technologies.

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UConn Civil Engineering Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need Video

The GAANN program supports grad students with strong academics and financial need. This GAANN is aimed at improving America’s infrastructure.

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Engineering Grad Students Working To Improve Bridge Monitoring

A new company, created by a pair of UConn graduate students, is developing an innovative technique using sensors to monitor the performance of bridges.

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Message in a Bottle: What Should We Put In The Engineering Time Capsule?

We’re putting a time capsule in a garden outside the new Engineering & Science Building. Tell us what should go in it,

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UConn Professor Maria Chrysochoou Discusses Brownfield Site Rehabilitation

UConn Associate Professor Maria Chrysochoou discusses how UConn students can help Connecticut towns rehabilitate old industrial sites.

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New Mechanical Engineering Head

The mechanical engineering department has welcomed Professor Horea Ilies as its new department head.

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Alumni News

Keep up with Engineering news from around the globe!

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UConn Named to Advanced Robotics Manufacturing Institute

The initiative aims to increase small manufacturers’ use of robots by 500 percent. UConn researchers will focus on aerospace & shipbuilding robots.

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Remembering Dr. Michael Howard

Dr. G. Michael Howard, 81, professor emeritus of chemical engineering, passed away on December 21, 2016.

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New Material Promises Benefits to Deep Space Travel

A UConn researcher has developed a new shape memory material that can help send unmanned probes to distant star systems.