School of Engineering

Engineer has NSF EAGER Award to Study Nanoparticle Flow in Bloodstream

December 10, 2012

Anson Ma’s research will help determine whether nanoparticles can improve the delivery of cancer-fighting drugs to tumors.

UConn Wins Prestigious Federal Grants to Bolster Graduate Students in Critical Fields

October 3, 2012

The University has secured five awards in a highly competitive federal grant program to attract talented graduate students to critical areas of nursing, education, and engineering.

Improving the Detection of Landmines

May 4, 2012

A chemical engineering doctoral student has developed a portable sensing system that can detect hidden explosives accurately, efficiently, and at little cost.

Modeling Interactions between Climate and the Living System in West Africa

August 4, 2011

Two UConn-led studies may help shape climate prediction, food policy, and development investment.

UConn Reactor Uses More Efficient Process to Make Biodiesel Fuel

March 21, 2011

The reactor provides training for students in biodiesel technology.

Hemp Produces Viable Biodiesel, UConn Study Finds

October 6, 2010

Industrial hemp, which grows in infertile soils, is a potential source of sustainable diesel fuel.

Student Design Leads to Commercial Product

August 23, 2010

A product developed by senior engineering students is now on the market.

Developing More Efficient Solar Energy Cells

July 27, 2010

Alexander Agrios is probing ways to make inexpensive solar cells more energy efficient.