UConn Launches the First Master of Science Degree Program in Regenerative Engineering

December 9, 2020

The University of Connecticut will offer the world’s first Master of Science Degree in Regenerative Engineering.

Sun and Sea: UConn Professor Advances in National Solar Desalination Contest

December 9, 2020

University of Connecticut professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering Jeff McCutcheon is a quarter finalist in the American-Made Challenges: Solar Desalination Prize administered by the U.S. Department of Energy. High salinity brines from oil and gas production, mining and industrial wastewaters are challenging to treat with conventional desalination technologies. Scientists have been working on various […]

President Katsouleas, Engineering Professor Ki Chon Named National Academy of Inventors Fellows

December 8, 2020

President Katsouleas and biomedical engineer Ki Chon have been named fellows of the prestigious organization, which highlights academic inventors whose work makes a positive impact on society.

Research Proves Viability of Injection-free Microneedle Technology for Single-Administration of Vaccines

November 23, 2020

UConn researchers have demonstrated the effectiveness of a microneedle technology that could make widespread vaccination easier and more effective.

Student Startup Gets $2.2M Investment to Bring Men’s Reproductive Health Ecosystem, Testing to Life

November 5, 2020

Reza Amin ’18 PhD, founder of men’s reproductive health startup Bastion Health, has turned a lifelong passion for innovation into a dynamic new company, with the help of UConn’s entrepreneurial infrastructure.

Switching it Up: UConn Professor Patents More Efficient Carbon Capture Reactor

October 28, 2020

UConn researcher George Bollas has patented a method of carbon capture that offers a number of improvements over existing methods.

UConn Entrepreneur Smashes a Home Run With Sophisticated Baseball-Training Invention

October 27, 2020

Elijah Taitel ’22 (BUS, ENG) swung for the fences in his first at-bat as an entrepreneur, and notched a grand slam.

MD Anderson Cancer Center Honors Dr. Cato T. Laurencin

October 13, 2020

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center has announced Dr. Cato T. Laurencin as the recipient of the 2020 Mike Hogg Award and Lecture, the institution’s most prestigious award that is granted to practicing scientists and physicians who have made and continue to make exceptional transformative contributions to the field of biomedical research.

Five UConn-Affiliated Startups Vie For Recognition, Funding at Prestigious Wolff Competition

October 12, 2020

UConn-affiliated startups in fields ranging from medicine to fish food are finalists in this year’s Wolff New Venture Competition.

UConn Funds Five COVID-19 Research Projects, Announces Additional Funding

October 2, 2020

The Office of the Vice President has announced five awards to researchers as part of its new internal funding program to address the urgent needs presented by the COVID-19 pandemic.

UConn Team Earns Grant to Further Research Crumbling Foundation Problem

October 1, 2020

Solutions for Connecticut’s ongoing crumbling foundation crisis will continue to be explored by UConn, thanks to federal funding secured by Connecticut’s Congressional delegation.