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The FairHaven Scholarship at UConn Stamford

The FairHaven Scholarship at UConn Stamford is a highly competitive merit-based scholarship for students who will be majoring in Computer Science. FairHaven Scholars will receive up to $10,000 per academic year: scholarships are renewable for 4 consecutive academic years, and are valued at a fixed amount determined on a yearly basis. FairHaven Scholars will have […]

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How UConn Researchers Are Fighting Against Counterfeit Computer Chips (Video)

UConn’s Center for Hardware Assurance, Security and Engineering (CHASE) is developing new ways to thwart computer chip counterfeiters

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Faculty News

Ki Chon, Liisa Kuhn and Jinbo Bi all feature in this issue’s Faculty News

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Three Engineering Faculty Members Named 2014 CASE Members

Drs. Shvartsman, Tehranipoor and Chon are SoE’s news CASE inductees

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Faculty News

Dr. S. Pamir Alpay and Dr. Laurent Michel in the news

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Ask the Engineers: Goals For 2015

You have questions, engineers have answers

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Ask the Engineers

Got a question for the engineers? Ask away!

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Bioinformatics Researchers Develop Personalized Vaccines to Treat Cancer Patients Nov. 10

Ion Mandoio of the CSE Is a co-PI for research with the potential to dramatically change how we treat cancer in the future.

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Alumni News

Catch up with Craig W. Ashmore ’85, William L. D’Agostino ’84, Bernard “Bernie” E. Gracy, Jr. ’85, Monica T. Mohtasham ’04 and Yingli Wen ’93 in this issue’s Alumni News.

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Appointments and Re-Appointments

The School of Engineering appoints two new department and re-appoints three other department heads.

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Work to Start Soon on New Engineering Complex

A busy site in the center of UConn’s flagship campus will be transformed in coming years, as the University moves forward with a project to build a state-of-the-art Engineering & Science Building.

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CHASE Collaboration With Comcast Announced At National Conference

The announcement of a collaborative effort with Comcast and a workshop that brought together experts on cybersecurity made April a busy month for the Center for Hardware Assurance, Security and Engineering.   The workshop, which took place April 9 and April 10, included talks on various security matters, including innovative technologies for hardware security, Trojan detection and prevention […]

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$500K NSF Grant Awarded to Dr. Bing Wang, UConn Health Center

Dr. Bing Wang, an associate professor of Computer Science & Engineering, was awarded a grant for close to $500,000 for her project proposed to the National Science Foundation.

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Alumni News

Stay in touch with the School of Engineering. Join our LinkedIn alumni group to share your latest activities and learn what your fellow graduates are doing. You may also send your news directly to Heidi Douglas, Director of Engineering Alumni Relations.

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Secure Systems and Supply Chain: Focus of 2nd CHASE Workshop

The Center for Hardware Assurance, Security and Engineering (CHASE) will hold its second annual workshop on April 9-10, 2014 at the Storrs campus. Security professionals are encouraged to attend at no cost, according to CHASE Director Dr. Mark Tehranipoor, the Charles H. Knapp Associate Professor in Electrical Engineering.

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New GAANN for UConn Engineering Team

Three Computer Science & Engineering faculty have received a highly competitive Department of Education Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) three-year award of more than $805,000, which will support fellowships for graduate students pursuing research in “exascale computing.” Dr. Chun-Hsi (Vincent) Huang is the lead investigator on the grant.

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Nudging Users to Protect Their Computing Systems

We’ve all seen those little messages pop up on our computer screens: “A software update is available from XYZ. Click ‘Update’ to install.” Probably more often than not, we ignore them just as we ignored mother’s good advice to “Be sure to wear a coat to school;’it’s cold outside.” And, just as we shivered in sub-freezing temperatures wearing a t-shirt and jeans at the bus stop, when we ignore the software update messages, we’re likely to experience negative consequences.

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“Accelerating Materials Property Predictions Using Machine Learning” Published in Scientific Reports

Professor Ramamurthy Ramprasad, postdoctoral fellow Dr. Ghanshyam Pilania, and doctoral candidate Chenchen Wang of Materials Science and Engineering, in conjunction with Professor Sanguthevar Rajasekaran (Computer Science and Engineering) and Dr. Xun Jiang (Ph.D. Statistics 2013), jointly collaborated on a research paper published online on September 30, 2013 in Scientific Reports, the open access journal of Nature.

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HPC Center Keeps Researchers on Track

At UConn, many researchers employ parallel computational techniques to solve problems, and they are reliant upon UConn’s high performance computing (HPC) capabilities to carry out their work.

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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.

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UConn Team Develops New Program for Visualizing DNA, Protein Sequences

A group of researchers and students from UConn – including computer science students – and Harvard Medical School have developed a new Web program that will help scientists visually analyze DNA and protein sequence patterns faster and more efficiently than ever before.

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Dr. Gokirmak Receives CAREER Award

Dr. Ali Gokirmak, assistant professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering, is a 2012 recipient of a coveted National Science Foundation Early Career Development (CAREER) Award.

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Students Find Internships Rewarding

Most UConn engineering students engage in internships during their undergraduate years that enrich their education and provide unparalleled opportunities for real-world experience. We recently invited students to discuss their internships: Nicholas Chokas (Computer Science & Engineering; Minor in Mathematics) of Manchester, CT, chose UConn Engineering “because I love technology, and with UConn being ranked the […]

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Clinical & Translational Medicine

Faculty members across the University, including 10 Computer Science & Engineering (CSE) faculty members and researchers from the UConn Health Center, are collaborating on a novel initiative aimed at transforming the manner in which clinical and translational science research is conducted worldwide. Three years ago, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) began its Clinical and […]

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Matt Shapiro

An Honors Scholar who graduated #1 in his class (B.S. Computer Science & Engineering, Dec. ’07), is now working at Lockheed Martin and planning to attend law school with the goal of becoming a patent attorney. While interning at Lockheed Martin, Matt co-invented an Automated Passenger Screening System [for Trace Detection of Explosives], which was […]

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Michael Smith Mixes Ballroom Dancing with Computer Science

The campus diversity and strong curriculum were deciding factors in Michael Smith’s decision to choose UConn for his university experience. The junior Computer Science major has found not only his engineering niche but also extracurricular activities, such as such as leading the DanceSport competitive ballroom dance team, since coming to UConn from Wakefield, RI. High […]

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Balla Wins SRK Fellowship

Sudha Balla, a doctoral candidate in the Computer Science & Engineering department, has won a prestigious Sallie Rosen Kaplan (SRK) Fellowship for Women Scientists in Cancer Research, awarded by the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health. Ms. Balla is one of only seven researchers nationwide to receive the 2007 award, which is […]

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