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Category: Research

New 3-D Fabrication Technique Could Deliver Multiple Doses of Vaccine in One Shot

A new 3-D fabrication technique invented by a UConn engineering professor could provide a safe and convenient way to deliver multiple doses of a drug over an extended period of time with a single injection. Other 3-D printing techniques have been limited for such applications because they rely on printable inks that are potentially toxic […]

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New Program Immerses Teens in STEM Challenges

Girls from junior high through high school sit at the pool’s edge, some dangling their feet in the water, all focused intently on operating underwater robots using the remote controls in their hands.

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New SPARK Program Brings STEM Education to Young Women

The new program will focus on coding, robotics and 3D printing for middle and high school students.

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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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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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Bend, Flow, Build: the Broad World of Nanotech and 3D Printing

As a rheologist, Dr Anson Ma has spent years studying the microstructure and flow behavior of matter, and he finds the most pleasure in seeing his work culminate in something that benefits people.

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Hands On Experience A Benefit To Stem Teachers

STEM teachers from secondary schools and community colleges worked on research projects at UConn this summer, an experience that they will take back to their classes.

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Hands On Experience A Benefit To STEM Teachers

STEM teachers from secondary schools and community colleges worked on research projects at UConn this summer, an experience that they will take back to their classes.

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Alumni News

An update on our Engineering Alums from around the country.

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Stephanie Bendtsen’s Research for Regeneration

Stephanie Bendtsen is a Ph.D. candidate in materials science working with innovative biomaterials.

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Helping Hand: Student Designs Prosthetic Limb

Undergraduate Stephen Hawes used an IDEA grant to design a low-cost customizable prosthetic hand, using 3-D printing and open source software.

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Recent Faculty Honors

UConn Engineering faculty receive a variety of honors; here are some of the recent highlights.

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Caitlin Oswald ’09 Among “Most Creative People”

Caitlin Oswald, a School of Engineering alum, was recently named one of the 100 most creative people in the country by the magazine Fast Company.

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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

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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

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The Sounds of Innovation: How UConn Research Is Resurrecting Antique Musical Instruments

An engineering, medical director and art historian team up to explore (what else?) the makeup of 18th- and 19th-century musical instruments.

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Dr. Ma and Artificial Kidney Covered on TV News

Dr. Anson Ma spoke to WTNH recently about his and his students’ work on creating an artificial kidney using 3D printing

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Students, Faculty Learn the Benefits Of New ANSYS Software Partnership

UConn and simulation software giant ANSYS strike up a partnership that benefits students and industry.

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Joule Fellows Take Lab Lessons Back To The Classroom

UConn’s Joule Fellows – teachers from CT high schools – will take sophisticated engineering lessons back to their students.

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Faculty News

Dr. Cato T. Laurencin named, and ACS Fellow, Rainer Hebert awarded contract and other faculty news.

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Student News

Graduate student Jaime Angueira recently presented a TEDxUConn lecture, and members of the Material Advantage chapter at UConn toured Laser Joining Technologies. Read about their activities.

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Student News

Undergraduate students Daniel Violette and Rodney Sutherland received prestigious honors recently, the James A. Willett Educational Memorial Scholarship Award and Presidential Scholar Enrichment Award, respectively. Read about them here.

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Engineering Demos Shine at the Capitol

On April 11th, a dedicated team of students and faculty demonstrated and discussed innovative “home grown” engineering prototypes at the Connecticut State Capitol during a rally in support of Governor Dannel P. Malloy’s proposed Next Generation Connecticut.

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Student Snap: Monica Smith

Initially uncertain of her college aspirations and commitment, today Monica Smith – a double major in German and Mechanical Engineering – is the picture of a successful engineer-to-be. After graduating from high school in 2007, Monica took part in the ACES program at UConn for her freshman year.

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The Pocket Protector

In the 24th century, starship Enterprise Captain Jean-Luc Picard need only utter four words to satisfy his jones for a cuppa. A hundred years earlier, in the original series, the “replicator” produced only food; by The Next Generation, it was capable of creating anything.

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