College of Engineering

Congratulations and best of luck to our soon-to-be-graduates!

On Sunday, May 11, we will celebrate the successes of our 300 graduating seniors as they embark on their careers, new academic adventures or other post-UConn fun. In a departure from previous years, the School of Engineering will honor its graduates in a special engineering-only ceremony. Two guest speakers will address the new graduates: UConn […]

Ali Langston: Millennium Scholar Sets Sights on Biomed

Degree Program:Junior, Electrical Engineering, with a focus in Biomedical engineering High School: Weston High School, Weston, CT. “I’m from Bridgeport, but the state’s ‘Project Choice’ program allowed me, as an urban student, to attend high school in a suburban environment – in this case, Weston – which enjoys stronger school funding.” Why Engineering? “When I […]

Friday Event Visit Senior Design Demos!

Visitors are invited to view the senior design project demonstrations and presentations of graduating engineering seniors on Friday, May 2. The demos – which will take place in the Student Union Ballroom and in engineering buildings across campus – represent the culmination of the students’ undergraduate educational experience. Each year, senior engineering students engage in […]

Young Inventors to Compete in Storrs

On Saturday, May 3, UConn will host more than 650 youthful inventors at Gampel Pavilion in a spring rite that demonstrates the power of an inventive mind to change the world: the annual Connecticut Invention Convention (CIC). Hosted and co-sponsored by the School of Engineering, CIC is an exhibition of pragmatic problem solving among K-8 […]

Engineers Without Borders Chapter Nets Official Designation

The UConn chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB) has gained official recognition from the national organization, clearing the way for the small chapter to proceed with an engineering remediation project that could improve the lives of over 1,000 impoverished people in rural Nicaragua. Chapter president Nathan Barlow (Chemical Engineering), Nathaniel Bergan (Civil Engineering) and Dave […]

Seniors to Demo Design Challenges May 2

On Friday, May 2, senior engineering students will participate in the most high profile display of their design prowess: the Senior Design Expo. The demos will take place in the Student Union ballroom and engineering buildings across campus. The event – a culmination of their four-year educational experience – is akin to a very sophisticated […]

April 4 Event Girls to Explore Science/Engineering Careers

The challenge to attract more women into science and engineering careers lies at the heart of a special one-day workshop, Multiply Your Options (MYO), scheduled for Friday, April 4th at the UConn campus. Now in its 14th year, MYO will energize the campus with a combination of bubbly enthusiasm and serious inquiry as over 200 […]

Save the Date: Open House for Admitted Students

Date: Saturday, April 12 Time: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Place: Storrs Campus Admitted students and their parents are invited to visit the Storrs campus and learn more about the School of Engineering, our 12 degree programs, faculty and resources. General information sessions will take place in Gampel Pavilion. Attendees may then stroll to our […]

School Holds Nanotechnology Forum

Nanotechnology Forum* The School of Engineering held its first Nanotechnology Research Forum on Wednesday, March 5th. Nearly 30 faculty members from the School’s five departments presented five-minute overviews of their ongoing research activities in nanotechnology and related areas. The objective of the forum was to highlight current research underway at UConn and to foster collaborations […]

Kiayias Puts Botnets in His Sights

Aggelos Kiayias, an assistant professor of Computer Science & Engineering, was awarded a two-year grant of more than $225,000 by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to conduct research involving the detection and mitigation of so-called “botnets.” The grant was made under the DHS Small Business Technology Transfer program, which pairs small businesses with […]