UConn Team to Be Featured on Season 3 of Entrepreneurship-Focused PBS Show
A four-person team, featuring University of Connecticut Engineering and Business students, will test their luck on the PBS show “Make48.”Make48, a nationwide invention competition documentary series, captures the journey of brilliant young innovators looking to create the next great consumer product from scratch.
UConn Bridge Repair Could Save The Connecticut Taxpayer Millions of Dollars
Over the past few years, the application of ultra high-performance concrete has gained traction in structural engineering. This material has allowed UConn Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Arash Zaghi, and his Ph.D. students, Kevin McMullen, Alexandra Hain, and Dominic Kruszewski, the ability to develop an alternative repair that could save millions of dollars, avoid large-scale shutdowns, and regain the original strength of a beam.
UConn Engineering Selects First Female Department Head in School’s 102-year History
The University of Connecticut School of Engineering is proud to announce the appointment of Dr. Maria Chrysochoou, a talented scientist, teacher, and academic leader, to the position of department head for the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department. Dr. Chrysochoou, when she assumes her new role at the beginning of the Spring 2019 semester, will become the first female department head in the School’s 102-year history.
New Engineering Program Aims to Attract the Most Talented Entrepreneurs to Connecticut
UConn is launching a Master’s of Engineering in Global Entrepreneurship, the first entrepreneurial graduate degree in the state that is focused on engineering.
Beyond Senior Design: Bringing Hospital Communications into the Future
Hospitals are one of the busiest places that an individual can be in. Doctors and nurses are running around, often supervising many patients, and during hectic times caregivers are confronted with the task of prioritizing patient’s needs, which is a very complex process. But two former UConn Engineering students are looking to streamline patient-caregiver interactions through a device called YouCOMM.
UConn Engineering Announced as Partner Institution for $14.2M Regional Transportation Center
In a coalition of schools led by the University of Maine, the University of Connecticut School of Engineering will be a participant in the Region 1 University Transportation Center: Transportation Infrastructure Durability Center (TIDC), funded by a five-year $14.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation.
UConn Engineering Professor to Receive Honorary Degree from the Icahn School of Medicine
Dr. Cato T. Laurencin, the University of Connecticut’s 8th University Professor in school history, and a tenured professor in the Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department, the Materials Science and Engineering Department, and the Biomedical Engineering Department, will receive an honorary Doctor of Science degree from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai on May 11, recognizing his impact and contributions to the medical field and his pioneering work in Regenerative Engineering.
Senior Design: Using Vibrational Therapy to Change the Outlook for Cerebral Palsy Patients (Part 2)
Entering the final stretch of their Senior Design journey, the biomedical engineering team of Brianna Perry, Morgan DaSilva, Brittany Morgan, and Katie Bradley are realizing the crushing realities of real-world results versus perfect-world expectations.
Ten Accomplished Alumni Inducted into the Academy of Distinguished Engineers’ Class of 2018
On a Thursday night, at the end of April, 10 accomplished UConn School of Engineering alumni joined their peers during an induction ceremony of the Academy of Distinguished Engineers.
UConn, Cadenza launch battery-tech research partnership
A Wilton-based battery technology designer, Cadenza Innovation, has inked a $700,000 three-year partnership with UConn energy researchers.