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Category: UConn Engineering News Sept 2019

$5M Gift Launches Arts and Engineering Institute

While the Krenickis, who both graduated in 1984, have given generously across the university before, this gift honors their personal UConn story, uniting John’s major in mechanical engineering with Donna’s, in graphic design. The Krenickis met in the fall of their junior year. The couple has raised three children and carved out careers that have crossed industry, private equity, and the arts.

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UConn Partners in $100M DOE Innovation Hub on Water Technologies

A research consortium including the University of Connecticut has been awarded a five-year, $100-million Energy-Water Desalination Hub to address water security issues in the United States.

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‘Wake-up Call’: Drone Strikes in Saudi Arabia Show Urgency of UConn Research

Researchers at UConn’s Eversource Energy Center are working hand-in-hand with its namesake to build a drone detection system for the state’s major electrical provider.

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UConn Engineering Welcomes Nine New Faculty

This Fall, a new group of seven talented researchers and educators will be joining UConn Engineering as full-time faculty, and will be hailing from as close as the University of Connecticut to as far as The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

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Shea Appointed President of National Local Technical Assistance Program Association

During the 2019 National LTAP-TTAP-NTTD Conference in August, Donna Shea, Director of the Connecticut Training and Technical Assistance Center at the Connecticut Transportation Institute, was installed as the President of National Local Technical Assistance Program Association. 

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