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Category: UConn Engineering News January 2019

BME Senior Design Project on WTNH News 8

Senior biomedical engineering majors Mitchell DuBuc, James Welch, and Alex Draper, under the advisement of Professor Krystyna Gielo-Perczak, put a new type of wheelchair wheel to the test which uses a pull rather than a push system. Story by Jocelyn Maminta of WTNH.

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Alumni News for January 2019

  Steven E. DeLisle (B.S. Mechanical Engineering/Materials Engineering, ’95; M.S. Computer Science & Engineering, ’98) joined Monster Worldwide Inc. as chief technology officer. He will be responsible for all aspects of the global technology organization, including infrastructure, business applications, security, product engineering and architecture. Previously, DeLisle led a global team of over 500 engineers in his […]

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Rajasekaran Named Department Head of Computer Science and Engineering

The University of Connecticut School of Engineering is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Sanguthevar Rajasekaran – Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor and United Technologies Corporation Chair Professor – as the next Department Head of the Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) Department, effective February 1st, 2019. Rajasekaran will be taking over the role from Dr. Reda A. Ammar, who has been interim head since August 2018. 

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UConn Engineering Welcomes Two New Staff

The University of Connecticut School of Engineering is proud to announce the addition of Caitlin Krouse as Director of Alumni Relations, and Elizabeth Fongemie as Business Development and Marketing Associate for the School’s Professional Education program.

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New Department Head Q+A: Maria Chrysochoou, Civil and Environmental Engineering

At the start of the Spring 2019 semester, Dr. Maria Chrysochoou will take the reigns as head of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department. Before that, she answered some questions about her past experience, where she grew up, and her vision for the future of the department.

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From Undecided to Dean of Engineering at Michigan Tech

Dr. Janet Callahan, Dean of Engineering at Michigan Technological University, arrived at the University of Connecticut as a sophomore transfer student, undecided in major. A decade later, she had three degrees from UConn, and a clear career path.

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