Category: Third Bridge Grant

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.

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Laying a New Foundation Before Building Up

UConn’s first integrative studies student bridges passion for art, engineering in research and life.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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