School of Engineering

Dr. Cato T. Laurencin in white coat with anatomic model

American Institute of Chemical Engineers Honors Dr. Cato T. Laurencin

2021 Hoover Medal "celebrates the civic and humanitarian achievements of an engineer whose professional and personal endeavors have advanced the well-being of humankind."

Andy Sadlon '80 is looking to reinvigorate an old energy technology for a new era.

How an Alumnus-Run Company is Putting a New Spin on an Ancient Renewable Energy

Making hydroelectric power affordable and compact for an era where clean energy is in growing demand

student working on an equation at a whiteboard

Summer Undergraduate Researcher Sam Degnan-Morgenstern ’22 (ENG)

Engineering major is studying drug transport in solid tumors using computational methods derived from physics

Dr. Cato T. Laurencin in white coat with anatomic model

NAACP to Present Prestigious Spingarn Medal to UConn’s Dr. Cato T. Laurencin at 112th Annual Convention

Laurencin joins such previous Springarn recipients as Martin Luther King Jr., Maya Angelou, George Washington Carver, and more

Understanding flood damage risks is especially important in Connecticut, where high density development is common along the shoreline.

Don’t Get Soaked: Flood Damage Could Lessen if Cities Build Smarter

More pavement means more damage from floods

Bahram Javidi, Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor.

Bahram Javidi Named Finalist for Berthold Leibinger Innovation Award for COVID-19 Detection Device

UConn Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor of engineering Bahram Javidi has been named a finalist for the Berthold Leibinger Innovation Award for his rapid disease identification technology.

UConn Researcher Working with Naval Research Lab to Develop AI Decision Support Tools

UConn engineer Krishna Pattipati is developing optimization and machine learning algorithms for agile planning for the U.S. Navy through a grant from the Department of Defense.

Betsy and Mark Vergnano

UConn School of Engineering Unveils the Vergnano Institute for Inclusion, Supported by UConn Alumni Mark and Betsy Vergnano’s $3M Donation

The gift represents the largest diversity, equity, and inclusion investment in UConn School of Engineering history and is one of the largest single DEI investments in UConn

UConn Engineer Develops Lab-on-Paper SARS-CoV-2 Diagnostic by CRISPR

Changchun Liu’s low-cost, easy-to-use device provides accurate results within an hour

UConn Researcher Performing Collaborative Research Assessing City Water Systems Resilience

Christine Kirchhoff is studying the effects of financial stress on decision-making by city government as it relates to essential services like drinking water.