Eli Freund

Author Archive

The team of four biomedical engineering students work on their project. (Christopher Larosa/UConn Photo)

Senior Design: Using Vibrational Therapy to Change the 
Outlook for Cerebral Palsy Patients (Part 1)

In the United States, there are nearly 800,000 children and adults that exhibit one or more symptoms of Cerebral Palsy. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 10,000 new-born babies will develop Cerebral Palsy every year. One of the major symptoms for Cerebral Palsy patients is loss of motor function, taking away the […]

Norman Garrick, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering (Frank Dahlmeyer/UConn Photo).

UConn Engineering Professor’s Research Influences Progressive Change in Hartford

UConn Civil Engineering Professor Norman C. Garrick has played a role in sweeping new parking regulations.

UConn Police Officer holding a cell phone on June 16, 2016. (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo)

CT DOT, UConn Engineers Train Law Enforcement in Heavy Vehicle Crash Investigations

The Connecticut Department of Transportation has received a grant from the FMSCA (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration) to provide state and local law enforcement with training on how to investigate commercial and heavy vehicle crashes. The project will be administered by Eric Jackson, PhD, director of the Connecticut Transportation Safety Research Center and an associate […]

International Student Wei ‘Toby’ Xinhai studying math at the Homer Babbidge Library on Dec. 12, 2017. (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo)

International Student Inspired by U.S. Education System

International student Wei 'Toby' Xinhai has found that living in a Learning Community has helped him make UConn his second home.

Dr. Chrysochoou, in a ceremony held in the ITE Building in November 2017, introduces and launches the Connecticut Brownfields Initiative (Christopher Larosa/UConn Photo)

Brownfield Remediation gets Groundswell of Support from UConn

Beginning next fall, students will be able to enroll in a class on grant proposal writing, regulatory and liability issues, site investigation and remediation, and other topics related to brownfield cleanup.

(Credit: Pexels)

Professor Xinyu Zhao Awarded $450,000 Grant to Conduct Aeronautical Combustion Research

Dr. Xinyu Zhao, an assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, was recently awarded a $450,000 Young Investigator Research Program grant from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research. Zhao, who joined the university in 2015, is one of just 43 scientists and engineers selected to receive awards from a nationwide pool of 285 […]

Invited Guests, UConn faculty and staff, and industry professionals all gathered at the inaugural UConn Tech Park Symposium, which showcased completion of the first phase of construction. (Joanna Desjardin/UConn Photo)

UConn Hosts Inaugural Academic-Industry Symposium at the UConn Tech Park

Stakeholders from state government, business, and the university celebrated completion of the first phase of construction at the IPB, discussed R&D partnerships, and toured the building's state-of-the-art facilities.