Full Speed Ahead: Using Additive Manufacturing to Repair Ships at Sea
A team of UConn engineers has now developed a way for a ship’s crew to pinpoint the exact location of any mechanical trouble on board, leading to valuable time saved.
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 […]
UConn School of Engineering Announces UConn-ZEISS Partnership and Introduces New Microscopy Center
The UConn School of Engineering announced the launch of a new UConn-ZEISS Partnership with the opening of a new, state of the art laboratory.
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.
Innovation Partnership Building to Open in the Fall
The new Innovation Partnership Building will thoroughly integrate UConn’s industrial partnerships with advanced research.
Time Capsule Buried on the Grounds of the New Engineering and Science Building
The time capsule, which contains memorabilia from UConn Engineering and different technological innovations, will be opened in 100 years.
Four Engineering Faculty Receive Early Career Awards
Three of the awards are from the National Science Foundation and one is from the Office of Naval Research.
From Forest Labs to Rare Diseases: Philanthropic Grants Boost UConn’s Research Partnerships with Industries
Industry partnerships are funding researchers and grad students while leveraging UConn’s research capabilities like never before.
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.
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.
Summer Vacation: Engines, Additive Manufacturing and Patents
Anthony Pizzola, a UConn Engineering junior, talks about his summer internship with Pratt & Whitney.
Framing UConn’s Future: Tech Park
The executive director of the UConn Tech Park, Radenka Maric, recently discussed the new building and what it means for the University and the state of Connecticut.
An update on our Engineering Alums from around the country.
Innovation Partnership Building Marks Construction Milestone
UConn officials and others celebrated the completion of the structural phase of UConn’s new Innovation Partnership Building in Storrs.
A Q and A with MSE Ph.D. Candidate Cain Hung
Material science and engineering Cain Hung analyzes additively manufactured aluminum alloys and the microstructure of 3-D printed parts. he answered a few questions.
UTAS Announces UConn Center For Advanced Materials
UTC Aerospace Systems has announced a materials engineering Center of Excellence opening for collaboration with UConn.
UConn Breaks Ground for New Technology Park
The University of Connecticut broke ground for its new Technology Park Wednesday, marking a new era of public-private research partnership at UConn that is intended to drive Connecticut innovation and competitiveness in the state, region, and beyond.
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.
Awards, honors and panel selections for SoE faculty
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.
Second Industry Open House Brings Academia and Industry Together
The second annual Industry Open House took place this month and brought together Engineering faculty and industry leaders to discuss future collaborations.
University-Industry Partnerships Discussed at Aerospace & Defense International Trade Summit
UConn’s many collaborations with industry were discussed at the recent Aerospace & Defense International Trade Summit
Dr. Cato T. Laurencin named, and ACS Fellow, Rainer Hebert awarded contract and other faculty news.
UConn Incubator Company Receives $5.5 Million for Research
Amastan LLC, a company in UConn’s Technology Incubator Program (TIP), has secured a $5.5 million investment in support of its ongoing development of high-end plasma technologies for the production and processing of nanomaterials.
Rainer Hebert wins innovation award, Mei Wei receives grant
UConn Engineering Projects Receive CTNext Funding
Two demonstration initiatives proposed by the School of Engineering, aimed at nurturing entrepreneurial businesses and invigorating the manufacturing sector throughout the state, will receive grant funding from Connecticut Innovations (CI). Overseeing the initiatives are Professor of Practice Dr. Hadi Bozorgmanesh and Senior Associate Dean Dr. Michael Accorsi, who is partnering with Vice President for Economic Development Dr. Mary Holz-Clause.
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.
Additive Manufacturing Innovation Center Director Named
Interim Dean of Engineering Kazem Kazerounian has named Dr. Rainer Hebert as Director of the recently established Pratt & Whitney Additive Manufacturing Innovation Center (AMIC) at UConn. Dr. Hebert brings not only strong leadership skills to his new role but also expertise in additive manufacturing alloy development and process capabilities.
Leveraging Opportunities Through University-Industry Collaboration
On June 19, 2013, over 40 participants attended a Manufacturers Roundtable meeting at the UConn-Greater Hartford Campus to learn how universities collaborate with Connecticut-based industry to work on advanced technology projects.
Engineering Welcomes 22 New Faculty
Following an especially ambitious recruiting year, the School of Engineering is excited to announce that 22 impressive new faculty members will join us for the fall 2013 and spring 2014 academic terms. It is the largest number of new hires in the history of UConn Engineering and reflects the dramatic growth in enrollments underpinned by UConn’s commitment to ensuring critical mass for strategic growth areas.
UConn Engineering Honors Ten
During a gala event on May 2, the School of Engineering honored 10 exceptional alumni and friends as 2013 inductees into the UConn Academy of Distinguished Engineers. Nearly 100 attendees helped to honor the new inductees, each of whom spoke of the profound influence of UConn Engineering in shaping their careers.
Pratt & Whitney Additive Manufacturing Innovation Center Opens at UConn
The University of Connecticut and Pratt & Whitney celebrated the opening of a new Pratt & Whitney Additive Manufacturing Innovation Center at UConn, one of the most advanced additive manufacturing laboratories in the nation.
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.
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.
Exciting developments are always percolating within UConn Engineering. Read a few of the highlights here, from outstanding staff service awards to engaged students and pre-students who are making important contributions.
Innovation & Technology Initiatives at UConn
Come to UConn on Tuesday, October 2, 2012 for our early autumn Innovation Connection event, featuring a panel discussion among top commercialization officials, industry and government leaders, with updates on opportunities in Connecticut for innovation and entrepreneurship.
Pratt & Whitney Engineering Extends Relationship with UConn
Pratt & Whitney made another generous annual gift to the University of Connecticut School of Engineering and the Mechanical Engineering Department aimed at further strengthening the collaboration with its Center of Excellence at UConn for engineering students and faculty.
Businesses Asked to Complete Tech Park Survey
The University of Connecticut Tech Park, to be located at the Storrs campus and online in 2015, will focus on developing additive manufacturing techniques that will help the state’s aerospace, defense, bioscience/biotechnology, chemicals, consumer products, electronics and “green” sectors.
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Initiative Supports Unique Collaboration
A new program leverages the resources — and resourcefulness — of private enterprise, State agencies, and the University of Connecticut to jump-start new technologies while offering students an unmatched opportunity for hands-on learning.
Strengthening the Foundations of Our Infrastructure
The Department of Homeland Security has a chief interest in understanding and modeling soil responses to dynamic processes, levee systems, and explosions. To answer the call, UConn’s geotechnical team of Maria Chrysochoou, Dipanjan Basu, and Amvrossios Bagtzoglou went to work.