Cindy Weiss, CLAS Today

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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.

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. 

Engineering Her Future

UConn’s School of Engineering sets the national standard for closing the gender gap. Women make up 24.3 percent of UConn’s engineering graduates–tops among public institutions nationally. How does UConn do it? It’s all about programs and outreach for aspiring female engineers, some of which starts well before college.

Husky Mentor Network: Where Advice-Seeking Students Meet Helpful Alumni Advisors

UConn Husky Mentor Network, the newly introduced advising software platform, enables introductions to occur organically between advisors and advisees. It promotes mentoring relationships that fit the developmental needs of the student, and mentorship isn’t forced - it happens on its own terms.

Using Social Media to Take on Climate Change

On a typical Friday night, most graduate students would be thinking about their weekend plans to see friends and blow off steam. Instead two UConn Ph.D. candidates are devoting their downtime to tackling climate change one video at a time.

UConn Society of Women Engineers Hosts Regional Conference

The UConn Society of Women Engineers recently hosted a conference to help women advance in the STEM fields.

Engineering Events and Student Awards

events from around engineering and accolades for our students.

HackUConn Lets Students Envision Tech For Smart Cities

The UConn Entrepreneurship and Innovation Society held its first hackathon, HackUConn 2016 Smart Cities, on April 1 and 2. The event allowed over twenty students to innovate over twenty-four hours by developing solutions to real problems in the topic area of Smart Cities.

Around Engineering: Real Engineers

On Thursday, November 14th, from 5-7 p.m., the School of Engineering will host "Real Engineers Shake Hands," a professional networking seminar and reception. Alumni, friends and UConn Engineering students are invited to participate in this dynamic and exciting event.

Materials Modeling Expert Avinash Dongare Joins UConn Faculty

As scientists across the country work to unlock the potential of new materials as part of President Obama's Materials Genome Initiative, materials modeling experts like Avinash Dongare are in high demand.