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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. 

Daniel Burkey, school marshal, carries the mace during the recessional of the School of Engineering Commencement ceremony at Gampel Pavilion

$2.5M NSF S-STEM Grant to Support Students Majoring in Computing, Data Sciences

Dean Daniel Burkey will oversee a team that assists low-income and first-generation students majoring in computing and data science at UConn.

Civil and Environmental Engineering Research Team Develops Alert System to Prevent Wrong-Way Drivers

The team used a predictive modeling software to create an optimal wrong-way rumble strip design.

Foundations of Engineering Class Participates in the “Marshmallow Challenge”

Students pair off to build a self-supporting tower in just 18 minutes, using only uncooked spaghetti, masking tape, and dental floss.

UConn Triumphs with Fastest Formula SAE Car

During the Formula SAE intercollegiate competition in May, the student-run motorsport club placed in the top 10% of 120 teams.

Senior Design Project Becomes Budding Business for Bronen ’20

Jeremy Bronen ’20 (ENG) invented a toilet lift assist to help older adults and those with disabilities get a lift on and off the latrine.