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Save the Date: Holiday Alumni Reception

Please join us at Hartford’s famed The Bushnell performing arts center for a delightful evening of networking, reminiscing with fellow UConn Engineering alumni, and catching up on activities of your alma mater. Meet Dean of Engineering Mun Y. Choi and faculty members from the School of Engineering. Enjoy the sounds and flavors of the season. […]

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Engineering Banquet Wednesday, April 9

Outstanding alumni and student scholars will be honored during the School of Engineering’s annual banquet and awards ceremony on the evening of Wednesday, April 9 in the Lewis B. Rome ballroom located in the South Campus complex. The evening brings together industrial sponsors and UConn School of Engineering alumni, friends, faculty and outstanding students scholars. […]

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Three Faculty Elected to CASE

Three UConn engineering faculty members have been elected to membership in the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering (CASE) in honor of their career accomplishments. They are among 19 individuals elected to the 2008 class. They will be inducted during the Academy’s 33rd annual meeting on May 21st at the New Haven Lawn Club. The […]

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IEEE Honors Three Engineering Faculty

Three engineering faculty members have been selected by IEEE to receive prestigious 2008 honors: Drs. Yaakov Bar-Shalom and Bahram Javidi, both of the department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, and Sanguthevar Rajasekaran of the department of Computer Science & Engineering. Drs. Bar-Shalom and Javidi will receive their awards officially in fall ’08. Dr.¬†Yaakov Bar-Shalom, the […]

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Nominate an Alumni to the Academy of Distinguished Engineers

The School of Engineering invites nominations for the University of Connecticut Academy of Distinguished Engineers and the Distinguished Engineering Service Award. Please visit our website at http://www.engr.uconn.edu/alumni/acadengr.php for profiles of current Academy members. Nomination deadline for 2008 awards is January 4, 2008.

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Alumni-Led Company a Profile in Excellence

A small high-tech company co-founded by two UConn engineering alumni, Phonon Corporation of Simsbury, has carved out a niche as one of the leading military surface acoustic wave – or SAW – device designers and manufacturers in the world. Led by Tom A. Martin (M.S., Ph.D., ’71, ’74), President and Chairman of the Board, and […]

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25th Engineering Banquet to Honor Top Alumni and Students

Outstanding alumni and student scholars will be feted during the School of Engineering’s annual Banquet and Awards Ceremony on the evening of Tuesday, April 17 in the Lewis B. Rome ballroom located in the South Campus complex. The event is expected to draw nearly 700 alumni, corporate friends, sponsors, faculty, scholarship awardees and parents of […]

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Alumni Reception Marks Year’s End

More than 75 UConn engineering alumni and faculty members celebrated the year’s successes during a gala reception held at The Bushnell on the evening of December 6. The event marked the conclusion of the year as well as the term of Interim Dean Erling Smith, who will return to regular faculty duties prior to taking […]

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Six Engineering Faculty Elected to CASE

Six engineering faculty members have been elected to membership in the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering (CASE) in honor of their career accomplishments. They were among 26 individuals inducted during the Academy’s annual meeting and dinner on May 22 in Mystic, CT. Famed deep-sea explorer Dr. Robert Ballard, who discovered the RMS Titanic, discussed […]

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Thanks to Alumni & Friends

The School of Engineering wishes to thank alumni and friends for generously supporting the School during the last year, through the endowment of scholarships and contributions to the university’s current Dean’s Fund fundraising drive. “Donations and gifts are absolutely critical,” said Interim Dean Erling Smith. “They support many important programs within our school, from undergraduate […]

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Alumni and Faculty Join in Celebration

More than 100 engineering alumni, faculty and University officials attended the December 7 holiday reception at the historic Hartford Club. The evening event afforded alumni the opportunity to chat with faculty about cutting-edge research and to network with fellow graduates from across the decades. In his welcoming remarks, Interim Dean Erling Smith invited attendees to […]

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Focus on Alumni: Mark Vergnano

For alumnus Mark Vergnano, who has built an enviable 26-year career with chemical giant E.I. DuPont de Nemours Co., Inc., his UConn Chemical Engineering education honed his analytical acumen and helped him succeed in a career blending engineering and business leadership. “I believe that an engineering background gave me the advantage to approach problems in […]

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