Olivia Drake

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Dean of Engineering to Transition from Administration to Research, Teaching

Dean Kazem Kazerounian leaves a legacy of leadership and growth for the College of Engineering

cloud science art

Matheou’s Art, Inspired by Fluid Dynamics, on Display at National Academy of Sciences

A video created by Georgios Matheou, associate professor of mechanical engineering, depicts a computer-generated cloud model that is used to make accurate weather predictions.

Man drills core sample in foundation.

Researchers Aim to Predict the Probability of Concrete Foundation Failure in Connecticut Homes

UConn recently received an additional $4 million grant from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to better understand the effects of the concrete-degrading mineral pyrrhotite

Jackie Sung, Connecticut Clean Energy Fund Professor of Sustainable Energy

AIAA Honors Professor Sung with Prestigious 2024 Energy Systems Award

Professor Jackie Sung developed a rapid compression machine to investigate the kinetics of combustion reactions at low temperatures.

Boeing 737-sized airplane model

Research Team Develops Hybrid Propulsion Commercial Electric Aircraft

'Building a more sustainable future for our university, our nation, and the world is the great challenge of our lifetime'

Professor of Biomedical Engineering Liisa Kuhn and a student

Kuhn Develops Patent-Pending Process to Create Comfortable Prosthetics for Breast Cancer Survivors

Professor of Biomedical Engineering Liisa Kuhn uses a 3D bioprinter to fabricate breast prosthetics that are lightweight, flexible, and porous

Clinical Engineering group posed outside of the UConn Student Union.

Biomedical Engineers Expand Skillsets Through Clinical Program

'There’s no other program like this in the country. We’re giving them real world experience while they work towards a master’s degree'

COE group outside Cattleman Building in 2023

The Present, Past, and Future of UConn’s College of Engineering 

The recently renamed College of Engineering (CoE) has a proud, 140-year history of producing highly educated graduates who bolster Connecticut’s high-tech economy.  

Thanh Nguyen microneedle

Nguyen Lab Explores Benefits of Using Microneedle Arrays for Vaccine Delivery

The programmable technology, supported by the USDA and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, eliminates the need to return to a health care provider for booster doses.

4 College of Engineering Students Named McNair Scholars

UConn's McNair program equips first-generation and underrepresented undergraduate students with the tools needed to pursue a Ph.D.