Dr. Gebremichael Captures NASA Award

Dr. Mekonnen Gebremichael, assistant professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering (CEE), was selected one of just 18 recipients nationwide to receive a NASA New Investigator Program (NIP) grant in Earth Sciences. Read More



Andrew Lysaght Admitted to Prestigious Harvard-MIT Ph.D. Program

Andrew C. Lysaght (B.S. '06, M.S. '08), who completed his accelerated master's degree in Mechanical Engineering in May, will soon begin his Ph.D. studies at the highly regarded Speech and Hearing Bioscience and Technology program. Read More



Dr. Javidi Receives Major Awards

Dr. Bahram Javidi, Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor, has been awarded two new major professional honors: the 2008 International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE) Technology Achievement Award and the 2008 Fellow Award from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. Read More



10 Faculty Approved for Tenure, Promotion

In April, Dean of Engineering Mun Y. Choi announced that the University of Connecticut Board of Trustees approved the tenure and promotion of 10 engineering faculty. Read More



Professors DeWolf and Jeffers Retiring

The School of Engineering will lose two of its most senior, esteemed faculty members in coming weeks, with the retirements of Civil & Environmental Engineering professor John DeWolf and Mechanical Engineering associate professor Robert Jeffers. Read More



CIC Celebrates 25th Anniversary; 10th Year at UConn

The Connecticut Invention Convention (CIC) celebrated its 25th anniversary on Saturday, May 3rd, when 550 students in grades K-8 came to UConn's Gampel Pavilion to showcase their inventions. Read More



Connecticut Kids Explore Energy Future

On April 14th, nearly 90 middle school students interrupted their spring vacations to visit the UConn campus and explore a variety of alternative energy sources. Read More



Summit on America's Energy Future

On March 13-14, 2008, the National Academies of Science & Engineering held a "Summit on America's Energy Future" in Washington, D.C. This two-day meeting, featuring some 26 presentations, provided a critical overview of recent influential energy studies and initiatives.Read More



Commencement 2008 Review

The School of Engineering congratulates its 450 graduating undergraduate and graduate students, who received their certificates during the May 10-11 weekend. On Saturday, May 10, the School feted 84 M.S. and 55 Ph.D. students who completed their degrees in August and December ('07) and in May 2008.

On Sunday, May 11, the School honored 311 students who completed their B.S.E. and B.S. degrees in December 2007 and May 2008. The Sunday event included remarks by University Provost Dr. Peter Nicholls, Dean of Engineering Dr. Mun Y. Choi and Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Education Marty Wood. Two guest speakers also addressed the new graduates: UConn School of Business graduate and technology leader Kevin Bouley (B.S. '80), president and CEO of Nerac, Inc. of Tolland, CT, and Paul Adams, Senior Vice President of Engineering at Pratt & Whitney, East Hartford. Graduating senior (Chemical Engineering '08) Christine Endicott also spoke.

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