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Professor Anson Ma takes the Shinkansen (high-speed train) from Tokyo to Kyoto, during a five-day trip to Japan as part of the Young Scientist Exchange. (Photo courtesy of Anson Ma)

Young Scientist Exchange Takes UConn Researcher to Japan

Engineering professor Anson Ma recently took part in a prestigious U.S.-Japan science diplomacy-style program.

Professor Jeffrey McCutcheon in the studio. (Chris LaRosa/UConn Photo

'Science Friction' Brings Scientific Debates to a Public Audience

Engineering professor Jeffrey McCutcheon hosts a weekly radio show that targets scientific controversies.

Pratt & Whitney Chair professor Robert Gao, second from left, with (left to right) Zhaoyan Fan, assistant research professor of mechanical engineering, and Ph.D. students Peng Wang and Jinjiang Wang, with a drivetrain prognostic simulator. (Chris LaRosa/UConn Photo)

Engineering Team Awarded NSF Grant for Academic Liaison with Industry

A team led by Pratt & Whitney Chair Professor Robert Gao will conduct research to improve spare parts inventory management in the aircraft industry.

Jeffrey McCutcheon, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering. McCutcheon’s lab specializes in making nanofiber nonwovens (pictured here) through a process called electrospinning. These materials have applications in water treatment, energy production, sensors and tissue engineering. (Chris LaRosa/UConn Photo)

UConn Engineering Researcher Among Handful Selected as ‘DuPont Young Professor’

Jeffrey McCutcheon is one of 14 faculty worldwide to receive the award, based on his water filtration research.

Anson Ma, assistant professor of chemical engineering in the lab on Nov. 29, 2012. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Engineer has NSF EAGER Award to Study Nanoparticle Flow in Bloodstream

Anson Ma's research will help determine whether nanoparticles can improve the delivery of cancer-fighting drugs to tumors.

Cracking is seen in a conventional column after blast loading. (Courtesy of the School of Engineering)

Engineering Research Assesses Bridge Resilience

Bridges capable of withstanding earthquakes, explosions, and fires are vital to nation's infrastructure.

Connecticut Invention Convention held last spring. More than 650 young inventors in grades K-8 participated in the event. (Christopher LaRosa/UConn photo)

New Scholarship to Honor Top K-12 Inventors

The scholarship will enable top participants in the Connecticut Invention Convention to take a college-level STEM course at no cost while attending high school.

Team to Sequence Poultry Viruses

The project will focus on a virus that costs poultry farmers millions each year in lost revenue.

Research Initiative Will Enhance Integrity of Integrated Circuits

A UConn professor will lead a federally funded research project to improve hardware security.

Investing in Each Other

Four current and former engineering students have established two scholarships for fellow students.