Senior Design Project Becomes Budding Business for Bronen ’20
Jeremy Bronen ’20 (ENG) invented a toilet lift assist to help older adults and those with disabilities get a lift on and off the latrine.
Student Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship Pitch Day
Both courses end with a final pitch day, with guest judges. The judges at these events have the background and expertise to offer personalized feedback to the ventures that the students are working on.
New Engineering-Business Joint Degree Now Available To Students
Starting this fall, students can work toward a combined Master’s in Business and Engineering
SoE, Congressman Working to Expand International Profile
Congressman Joe Courtney is working with SoE to elevate the School’s International profile
Now Hear This! UConn Has a New Entrepreneurship and Innovation Consortium
Continuing its commitment to fostering new businesses, the University of Connecticut has established the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Consortium. It’s a collaborative initiative of the Schools of Engineering and Business, Office of the Provost, and Office of the Vice President for Research.
Multidisciplinary Team to Develop Smart Building HVAC Model
A team of researchers from the School of Engineering and the UConn Health Center has received $1.09 million in NSF funding in support of their research aimed at developing a scalable and universal model for fault detection, diagnosis and prognosis of heating, ventilation and air conditioning, or HVAC, systems in buildings of differing sizes and functionalities.
Trade Summit in July
Interested in exploring innovation and international trade? Mark your calendar to attend the SBIR & Global Trade Summit, which will take place July 24-26 at Mohegan Sun.
Engineering Sets Foundation for Entrepreneurial Success
As an electrical engineer struck with an entrepreneurial spirit, Robert Infantino has never limited himself to any amount of success, and doesn’t plan on stopping any time soon.
Originally from New York City, Infantino moved to Danbury, CT at age 15 with his family in hopes of improving on the rough lifestyle of the city. He attended Danbury Public High School, where he excelled in math, architecture and problem solving.
Startup Weekend Storrs (VIDEO)
From the time Benjamin Franklin first conceived his famous stove, bifocals and countless other useful inventions, the U.S. has been hailed as the “land of opportunity,” a nation steeped in innovation and entrepreneurship, which have sustained the economy in even the toughest of times. In recent years, as American industry has struggled to remain competitive amid growing challenges from abroad, entrepreneurship has gained new respect as an economic engine.
National Engineers Week February 19-25
Join us for a variety of fun, inspiring and illuminating activities in celebration of National Engineers Week, which takes place February 19-25 this year. For full details, please consult the calendar appearing on our website at www.engr.uconn.edu.