Senior Design Journey 2020: Mapping the Opioid Crisis, Part 1
A group of four senior University of Connecticut computer science majors are working on a Senior Design project with Cigna to use data and analytics to address the opioid crisis head on.
Dr. Keith Barker Receives Faculty of the Year Award
The UConn chapter of the Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society recently awarded Dr. Keith Barker, professor of computer science & engineering, the 2017-2018 Faculty of the Year Award. Every year, members are asked to nominate a professor that had a profound impact on their career at UConn. Professor Barker, commonly referred to as KB, was […]
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
National Engineers Week Activities Planned
This year’s national Engineers Week will be celebrated February 16-22. UConn Engineering will host activities throughout the week to familiarize non-engineers with the enormous contributions engineers make to our everyday lives, from our cell phones and notebook devices to sustainable new energy technologies, personalized medicine and advanced manufacturing.
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.
Read about upcoming alumni receptions in LA and San Francisco plus career highlights of astronaut Rick Mastracchio, Michelle Scherer, Christopher Shores and Mark Vergnano.
MTAP Enables Industry-Academic Alliances
Four small Connecticut companies are partnering with UConn engineering faculty members and staff to advance their manufacturing processes, thanks to a special program established by UConn’s Office of Economic Development called the Manufacturing Technical Assistance Program (MTAP).
Dr. Lownes Receives Public Engagement Award
Dr. Nicholas Lownes was selected to receive one of just nine awards presented in conjunction with the 2013 Provost’s Awards for Excellence in Public Engagement. Dr. Lownes is the F.L. Castleman Associate Professor in Engineering Innovation in the Civil & Environmental Engineering Department and serves as Director of the Center for Transportation and Livable Systems.
Six faculty were recognized for excellence in graduate student advising and faculty peer mentorship. Outstanding Faculty Advisor Awards were presented to Drs. Pamir Alpay (MSE), Reda Ammar (CSE), Wei Sun (ME), and Shengli Zhou (ECE). Outstanding Faculty Mentoring Awards went to: Drs. Jun-Hong Cui (CSE) and Ranjan Srivastava (ChE).
Our engineering faculty members are respected leaders in research, instruction and professional societies who regularly receive honors and awards. Read about some recent honors here.
Our engineering students are dedicated, motivated and academically outstanding. Many of them have received prestigious honors and awards, fellowships and other recognitions. Some recent awards are profiled here.
Castleman Term Professors Named
The School of Engineering has named five outstanding faculty members as inaugural Castleman Term Professors in Engineering Innovation.
Students Find Opportunities at Engineering Career Fair
On February 21st, about 600 UConn students attended the School of Engineering career fair, exploring the myriad opportunities the event had to offer.
At the School of Engineering, we are proud to showcase several of our engineering students from our various departments and programs.
New Grants Fund Student Research Opportunities
The School of Engineering received three new grants from the National Science Foundation that will enable undergraduate students from across the globe to engage in exciting summer research at the Storrs campus. The grants were provided by NSF’s Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program, which funds undergraduate summer research at designated university programs nationwide, affording students valuable exposure to the academic research environment and motivating them to consider graduate study in technical fields. Interested students are encouraged to apply now.
UConn Offers Undergraduate Research Opportunities in BioGrid Computing
The opportunity to engage in meaningful research is an enormously gratifying, yet often elusive, educational option for undergraduate students. UConn’s Computer Science & Engineering (CSE) department landed a prestigious grant in January, through the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support a special educational program that pairs 10 college students each summer with departmental faculty to […]
Engineering Faculty Garner NSF CAREER Awards
Two engineering faculty members were selected to receive the National Science Foundation (NSF) Early Career Development (CAREER) Award in 2006: assistant professor of Computer Science & Engineering Ion Mandoiu and assistant professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering Jeong-Ho Kim. Dr. Mandoiu was awarded a five-year $554,500 National Science Foundation Early Career Development (CAREER) award for […]
Aggelos Kiayias Awarded NSF Career Award
How to optimize access to material available on the Internet, while simultaneously protecting intellectual property rights, is the challenge at the heart of research being conducted by assistant professor Aggelos Kiayias of Computer Science & Engineering under a new five-year National Science Foundation Early Career (CAREER) Award. Dr. Kiayias’ CAREER research, with $400,000 in support, […]