School of Engineering

Using AI for Novel Thermoset Plastics

June 9, 2020

Ying Li has received a Young Investigator Award from the U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research to develop next gene thermoset plastics using artificial intelligence technology.

UConn Faculty Receive NIH Grant to Develop Smartphone Sensor to Detect Tooth Pain

June 9, 2020

UConn researchers are working to develop a smartphone app that can provide a quantitative assessment of toothache pain.

UConn Innovation Fund Invests in Two More University Startups

June 8, 2020

Two dynamic early-stage companies have been awarded early-stage funding from the $2.25 million UConn Innovation Fund.

UConn and Technion Collaborate on the Development of Next Generation Fuel Cells

June 3, 2020

UConn researchers and Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, are collaborating on a game-changing platinum-free fuel cell catalysts.

UConn Faculty Members Win Prestigious Research Awards

May 20, 2020

Seven UConn faculty members have been named National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) award winners.

UConn Researchers Producing Husky Hand Sanitizer For Local Groups

May 12, 2020

The UConn Husky is a familiar mark on everything from t-shirts and sweatshirts to cornhole boards and cufflinks. Now, add hand sanitizer to the mix.

START Proof of Concept Awards Announced

May 8, 2020

Through support from the CTNext Higher Education Fund, the Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) has been able to administer the START Preliminary Proof-Of-Concept (PPOC) Fund to help advance promising technologies towards commercialization. The OVPR has recently finalized award decisions for the first three quarters funding rounds of the program. START recipients are […]

Spring 2020 Scholarship Facilitation Fund Announcement

May 1, 2020

Through this program, the OVPR is able to provide up to $2,000 to UConn faculty across all disciplines, on a competitive basis, to promote, support, and enhance research, scholarship and creative endeavors.

2020 Convergence Awards for Research in Interdisciplinary Centers (CARIC) Announced

April 24, 2020

UConn’s OVPR recently announced the 2020 Convergence Awards for Research in Interdisciplinary Centers (CARIC), an initiative that provides up to $150,000 to interdisciplinary teams to bid for major federally funded initiatives.

Students Earn National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships

April 23, 2020

Three UConn undergraduates, three graduate students, and six alumni have earned National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships (NSF-GRFP).

UConn Students, Alum Shine As Part of ‘The Ventilator Project’

April 21, 2020

A pair of UConn students and a recent graduate are part of an effort to bring an emergency ventilator to market as quickly as possible during the COVID-19 pandemic.