Richard Veilleux

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Report Shows Increase in External Research Support

Researchers in UConn’s Storrs-based programs last year brought in more than $100 million in awards, a 9 percent increase compared to 2007. The increase came despite the fact that faculty submitted 178 fewer funding requests in 2008 than in the preceding fiscal year. The increase is documented in the 2008 Report of Sponsored Project Activity. […]

New Online Site Connects Colleagues for Carpooling to Storrs Campus

Two years ago, Scott Nixon, a web developer in the Department of Human Resources, decided to join forces with a friend and carpool to work from Plainville, about an hour’s drive from Storrs. Both Nixon and his colleague saved money just as gas prices were beginning to soar, and the partnership gave each of them somebody to talk to during the ride.

Engineering Tagged to Lead Transportation Security Research Network

On February 26, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that the School of Engineering has been named the research lead among seven newly-crowned national centers in transportation security (CETS). The School will receive at least $500,000 for first-year activities. U.S. Senators Joseph Lieberman and Christopher Dodd championed the selection of UConn and joined […]

SHPE to Host Regional Leadership Development Conference

The UConn chapter of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) will host a Regional Leadership Development Conference at the UConn campus March 28-30, 2008. According to SHPE chapter president Angela Gilbert, the conference will draw students from throughout New England, the Mid-Atlantic states, and Puerto Rico to UConn to participate in workshops, presentations, and […]