UConn’s EuroTech Program Celebrates 30 Years Preparing Engineering Students for Global Careers
EuroTech students study abroad in Germany as part of the Baden-Württemberg Exchange Program, complete an internship, and graduate with dual degrees in engineering and German.
4 College of Engineering Students Named McNair Scholars
UConn’s McNair program equips first-generation and underrepresented undergraduate students with the tools needed to pursue a Ph.D.
Academy of Distinguished Engineers Nominations Now Open
2024 marks the 41st year that the College will induct new members into the Academy of Distinguished Engineers.
Combining Domain Expertise and Artificial Intelligence For Aerospace Manufacturing
UConn, Raytheon Technologies Research Center, Siemens Industry and the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology recently secured $2 million in funding from the United States Department of Energy for its project titled “Control of Aerospace Manufacturing Variability Using Physics-Informed Artificial Intelligence.”
EPA Awards $5M Grant to Support UConn’s Technical Assistance for Brownfields Program
UConn assists communities encountering the challenges of assessment, cleanup, and revitalization at brownfield sites while protecting public health and promoting environmental justice.
$2.5M NSF S-STEM Grant to Support Students Majoring in Computing, Data Sciences
Dean Daniel Burkey will oversee a team that assists low-income and first-generation students majoring in computing and data science at UConn.
Dean Burkey Honored for Innovative Contributions in Computer-Based Chemical Engineering Education
Burkey’s computer game, “Contents Under Pressure,” teaches engineering students about chemical process safety and risk management skills.
UConn Elevating its School of Engineering to Become a College
By Stephanie Reitz, University Spokeperson UConn’s School of Engineering is being designated as a college and renamed to follow suit, reflecting its rapid growth and its importance in producing highly educated graduates who bolster Connecticut’s high-tech economy. The update to the UConn College of Engineering’s name will also include two internal changes: the Department of Computer […]
MSE Welcomes Alexander Dupuy to the Department
With 16 years of research experience in ceramic processing and synthesis, particularly using Spark Plasma Sintering (SPS), Dupuy makes for an exciting addition to the department.
New Digital Design Center Aids U.S. Army Vehicle Production
The Digital Design Research, Analysis, and Manufacturing (D2REAM) Center aims to support advanced structural digital design and manufacturing, and discovery of novel metamaterials.
Schools of Nursing and Engineering Join Together For New Center
The Schools of Nursing and Engineering new Center will lead to fresh ideas and inventions to impact patients’ lives in a positive way.
Advancing Engineering Education Through Students and Industry
The Center for Advanced Engineering Education is a resource for individuals and employers to help achieve growth and development.
Zhou to Lead Clean Energy Engineering Efforts at UConn
As director of C2E2, Professor Zhou will provide guidance and contribute to the development of sustainable energy strategies and initiatives.
Resilient Extra-Terrestrial Habitats Research Launches New Era of Space Travel
Students can now run computer simulations and physical experiments to test the technology essential to the habitat’s operation and survival.
New Climate Center at UConn Will Support Weather Innovation, Energy Resilience Research
WISER’s research direction will focus on renewable energy, power outage management, electrical grid resilience, and climate change.
Building closer U.S. ties with UConn
senior executives from the two universities signed a memorandum of understanding to establish ongoing mutually-beneficial collaborative teaching and research projects.
Civil and Environmental Engineering Research Team Develops Alert System to Prevent Wrong-Way Drivers
The team used a predictive modeling software to create an optimal wrong-way rumble strip design.
UConn and Bridgeport Partner for Greener Schools
‘A great opportunity to strengthen our green energy and climate change research’ while supporting Connecticut communities.
Foundations of Engineering Class Participates in the “Marshmallow Challenge”
Students pair off to build a self-supporting tower in just 18 minutes, using only uncooked spaghetti, masking tape, and dental floss.
Ozkan to Lead Engineering Education and Experimental Learning Initiative at UConn
Assistant Professor Desen Ozkan will join the School of Engineering in August. She will develop a new graduate-level initiative that will explore engineering education theory, cultures, and research methodologies.
Courtney Commends UConn Crumbling Foundation Research
U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney visited the University of Connecticut on Friday, July 7 to hear the latest on crumbling concrete foundation research conducted by the UConn School of Engineering.
NASA Astronauts Perform Life-Saving Nanomaterial Experiments for UConn’s Biomedical Engineering Researchers
Axiom Space and Eascra Biotech plan to create a manufacturing facility for therapeutic biomaterials in space.
Science 1 to Revolutionize Research, Innovation, Collaboration for Materials Science and Engineering
The recently-dedicated Science 1 building is home to the Institute of Materials Science (IMS) and the Materials Science and Engineering Department.
Connecticut’s Young Inventors Find Their Start in Storrs
The University of Connecticut Storrs campus hosted the Connecticut Invention Convention on June 10, connecting young inventors and entrepreneurs to a plethora of university resources.
UConn’s School of Engineering Aims to Help Impoverished Families Power Homes with Renewable Energy
Funded by a $700,000 clean energy grant, UConn’s IASE is designing a geothermal unit to heat an affordable housing complex.
UConn Triumphs with Fastest Formula SAE Car
During the Formula SAE intercollegiate competition in May, the student-run motorsport club placed in the top 10% of 120 teams.
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.
Nine New Academy of Distinguished Engineers Inductees
New UConn Academy of Distinguished Engineers Inductees make advancements in submarines, aviation, cell therapy process and more.
McCutcheon Shares Membrane Technology Views With “Science”
The resulting paper – “Fixing the desalination membrane pipeline: Materials discovery alone has not translated into lower cost water treatment” – appears in the “Perspectives” section of the April 21 issue of the journal Science.
16 Students Inducted into Engineering Honor Society Tau Beta Pi
By Olivia Drake, Written Communications Specialist In high school, Justin Coe always had a knack for math and science. So, when he began thinking about college, the University of Connecticut’s School of Engineering became top-of-mind. Now a rising junior, Coe is pursuing a materials science and engineering major and minor in manufacturing. “At first, I […]
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.
Alumni Working at the Forefront of Jet Engine Technology
Vincent Ybanez has always been fascinated by the properties of different materials and how they can be used to solve complex problems. Now, as a key member of the Aftermarket and Sustainment Engineering team at Pratt and Whitney, he’s putting that expertise to work on some of the most cutting-edge engine technologies around.
Belimo Scholarship Offers Students A Warm Welcome Into Engineering
University leadership are celebrating a partnership between the UConn Foundation, the UConn School of Engineering and Belimo this week.
Two UConn-Affiliated Engineers Selected For The National Academy of Engineers
Thomas Prete and David Furrer were elected into the National Academy of Engineering in February. The pair were recognized in a celebratory reception in South Windsor on Thursday evening.
Recognizing Alum and NASA Public Servant Andrew Hoffman
UConn School of Engineering Alum Andrew Hoffman died March 24 at his home in East Windsor, Connecticut. He was 91, according to the family obituary.
Three Professors Selected For AAUP Awards
Three professors from the School of Engineering have been recognized for their achievements by the University of Connecticut chapter of the American Association of University Professors.
New Data Science and Engineering Major Leads to Booming Career Opportunities
The Computer Science and Engineering department will launch the Data Science and Engineering Bachelor of Science in the fall 2023 semester.
MSE Alum Uses 3D Printing to Create Patient-Specific Models
MSE alumnus Adam Wentworth (2011) is a senior engineer at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, where he utilizes his master’s degree in materials science and engineering (mse) to create patient-specific anatomic models and surgical guides.
A Grad’s Remarkable Journey From Peru to the United States
UConn Engineering graduate Ada Liz Gabancho-Soto is employed by the Connecticut Water Company as a Service Delivery Performance Systems Administrator, where her varied duties range from maintaining/expanding the company’s data storage and information systems, developing SQL reports on various topics, responding to data requests from internal departments, and serving as a specialist on the water information data management system.
Remembering Samuel Altschuler: Alum, Philanthropist, and Advisor
UConn Engineering alum Samuel Altschuler died at the age of 95 on February 5 at his home in Lexington, Mass.
Andres Godoy Wins Chateaubriand Fellowship
Graduate student Andres Godoy recently won the prestigious Chateaubriand Fellowship to study at the Université Grenoble Alpes in France.
First CyberLEAP Module Tackles Data Structures and Object-Oriented Design
CyberLEAP is an innovative path for non-computer scientists to break into the Computer Science industry.
University Budget Cuts “Would Be Devastating”
If approved, the budget would leave the university with a shortfall of $159.6 million next year and $197.1 million the following year, under the budget requests originally made by UConn and UConn Health.
Third Bridge Grant Program Supports Four UConn Startups
This year’s round of Third Bridge Grant awardees has developed innovative technologies focused on patenting, mobility, online education, and tick safety.
Laying a New Foundation Before Building Up
UConn’s first integrative studies student bridges passion for art, engineering in research and life.
Eight Engineering Students Chosen as McNair Scholars
The UConn McNair Scholars Program identified its next cohort of scholars last month, identifying eight engineering students that are leading the way in STEM fields.
Yaakov Bar-Shalom Earns IEEE Pioneer Award
Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Professor Yaakov Bar-Shalom has been selected for the 2022 IEEE AESS Pioneer Award.
UConn Researcher’s Work Will Feature in International Space Station Mission
The low-gravity experiments could yield benefits across a wide range of health disciplines.
Senior Design: Sponsoring the Future of Engineering
Every year, nearly 100 sponsors work with hundreds of UConn Engineering seniors on real-world engineering problems for their Senior Design project.
Professor Alpay Named GE Professor in Advanced Manufacturing
By: Amanda Olavarria The UConn Board of Trustees recently appointed MSE Professor Pamir Alpay as the General Electric (GE) Endowed Professor in Advanced Manufacturing. He received his Ph.D. in 1999 from the University of Maryland. Dr. Alpay joined UConn’s Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) in 2001 and from 2013 to 2017 he served as the Head of […]
MSE’s Tyler Flanagan Discusses Nanomechanical Research
According to graduate student Tyler Flanagan, cold spray is more than just his current research topic, but an effective way to repair helicopter parts. These aluminum cold spray alloys shoot micrometer-sized particles over the speed of sound over a like material. During the impact with the substrate, it then sticks. Specifically, in his research Tyler […]
UConn Hosts Inaugural Academic-Industry Symposium at the UConn Tech Park
Dozens of invited guests from state government and industry joined UConn administrators and faculty on Friday at the inaugural UConn Tech Park Symposium. The event served to celebrate the completion of the first phase of construction at the Innovation Partnership Building (IPB) and highlight the facility’s high-tech equipment and unique capabilities. Construction began on the […]