• Homepage
  •   /  
  • Category: Dean of Engineering

Category: Presidential Challenge

Students To Be Honored At Awards Reception

The School of Engineering will hold its annual awards ceremony and reception on Tuesday, April 28 at the Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts. On that evening, we will celebrate our outstanding scholarship recipients in a special event for students and their families, scholarship donors and industry friends. During the evening, more than 200 undergraduate […]

read more

Engineering to Host Fall Career Fair

The School of Engineering will host its first school-wide Career Fair on Tuesday, October 28th and Wednesday, October 29th, 2008. The Tuesday event will take place in the Rome Commons Ballroom, and the Wednesday fair will be held in the Student Union Ballroom. The fair hours are noon until 4:00 p.m. both days. “This is […]

read more

GEM Membership Improves Graduate Diversity Recruiting

The School of Engineering has joined the national GEM Consortium, a 140-plus member organization that seeks to foster greater diversity among post-graduate educational and workplace populations within the so-called STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) disciplines. The GEM Consortium focuses specifically upon underrepresented groups, including African Americans, Native Americans, and Hispanic Americans at the master’s […]

read more

Droplet Flame Extinguishment in Microgravity (FLEX)

Dean of Engineering Mun Y. Choi is an investigator on a NASA grant aimed at examining the burning behavior of isolated fuel droplets under microgravity conditions. This two-phased project is a collaborative effort involving researchers at NASA, UConn, the University of California – Davis, the University of California – San Diego, Cornell University and Princeton […]

read more

New Engineering Building to be Built

Dean of Engineering Mun Y. Choi announced that a new Engineering building will be constructed on the Storrs campus by 2013. Steady growth in undergraduate enrollments, the need for expanded high-tech research space, and success in securing a number of high profile national research centers have heightened pressures on the School to expand. Preliminary designs […]

read more

School Holds Nanotechnology Forum

Nanotechnology Forum* The School of Engineering held its first Nanotechnology Research Forum on Wednesday, March 5th. Nearly 30 faculty members from the School’s five departments presented five-minute overviews of their ongoing research activities in nanotechnology and related areas. The objective of the forum was to highlight current research underway at UConn and to foster collaborations […]

read more

BRIDGE Program Leverages Freshman Year

Forty teenagers have willingly committed five precious summer weeks to beginning their engineering studies on the UConn campus as part of a unique residential readiness program designed to prepare incoming students for the freshman-year experience. The program is called BRIDGE, and it is intended to prime incoming students for the engineering curriculum through preliminary coursework […]

read more

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 […]

read more

UConn’s Fuel Cell Center Hosts Secretary Of Energy

On the morning of June 2, the Center for Clean Energy Engineering Center (C2E2) hosted U.S. Secretary of Energy Samuel Bodman, Under Secretary of Science Dr. Raymond Orbach, and U.S. Congressman (CT) Rob Simmons. Founded in 2001 and operated by the School of Engineering, the C2E2 is the largest university-based hub for fuel cell research, […]

read more