UConn Wins Funding for Study of Insulators
The research is aimed at understanding how insulators behave when exposed to high electric fields. "If you want to design materials that are tolerant to enormous electric fields, you must first understand how they fail," says the lead engineering professor.
Engineers Bury Time Capsule
A time capsule encasing examples of technology from the past was buried on the grounds of the new Engineering and Science Building, to be opened 100 years from now.
Seven Faculty Receive NSF CAREER Awards for Research, Education
Seven faculty members have received highly competitive early career awards from the National Science Foundation to support their research. Two more were recognized by the Office of Naval Research.
Successful Eurotech Program Prepares Global Engineers
The German language and engineering program is now serving as a model for new language-based, dual-major programs.
New UConn Startup Creates Faster, Cheaper Test for Blood Disorders
A UConn startup could make the process of testing blood much more efficient with a handheld device that can give results in a matter of moments.
Student’s Dual Expertise Saved Company More than $1 Million
Management and Engineering for Manufacturing major Lindsey Gilson received accolades from the American Society for Engineering Education for her outstanding work as an intern with Unilever.
Engineering Grad Students Working To Improve Bridge Monitoring
A new company, created by a pair of UConn graduate students, is developing an innovative technique using sensors to monitor the performance of bridges.
UConn Named to Advanced Robotics Manufacturing Institute
The new national initiative aims to increase small manufacturers’ use of robots by 500 percent. UConn researchers will focus on the aerospace and shipbuilding industries.
New Material Promises Benefits to Deep Space Travel
A UConn researcher has developed a new shape memory material that can help send unmanned probes to distant star systems.
New Monitor Can Detect Early Signs of Heart Disease
UConn biomedical engineering researchers are developing new heart monitors to improve early detection of an irregular heartbeat.