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Yong Wang Receives NSF CAREER Award
Yong Wang, an assistant professor of Chemical, Materials & Biomolecular Engineering, has received a prestigious National Science Foundation Early Career Development (CAREER) Award to conduct research aimed at creating a new generation of tissue-like biomaterials using chemical and biomolecular engineering tools. read more

Astronaut Rick Mastracchio and Apollo Scientists to Highlight Alumni Weekend
Waterbury native, UConn engineering alumnus and astronaut Rick Mastracchio will headline a special presentation, entitled NASA Space Explorations: Past and Present, which will take place at the Storrs campus from 3 - 4:30 p.m. on Friday, June 4. read more

Interdisciplinary Team Receives GAANN Award
A team of faculty researchers, headed by UTC Chair Professor of Computer Science & Engineering Dr. Sanguthevar Rajasekaran, has secured a nearly $400,000 Department of Education Graduate Assistantship in Areas of National Need (GAANN) grant in the area of cloud computing. read more

Reception Unites GK-12 Stakeholders
The high-tech, sleek backdrop of UConn's Graduate Business Learning Center on Constitution Plaza in Hartford proved the perfect stage for a Monday, May 10 reception uniting the key stakeholders in a pioneering new collaboration between UConn and the Connecticut Technical High School System. read more

UConn Named a Center of Excellence
The University of Connecticut was named a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Research (CAE-R) during the spring. The designation, for the academic years 2010-2015, was announced by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security. read more

Faculty Profile: Alexander Agrios
With a unique perspective that intertwines novel energy production with pollution prevention, Dr. Alexander Agrios is helping to transform the field of sustainable energy research. read more

Seniors Prove Mettle at Design Expo
On Friday, April 30th, graduating seniors showcased the culminating projects of their undergraduate years in a once-yearly expo that draws visitors from across the region. read more

Inventions Galore Grace Gampel
Connecticut goes by many names -- the Land of Steady Habits and the Nutmeg State among them -- but it's also well known as home to countless important inventors and inventions. read more

SimplexGrinnell Supports Scholarships & Senior Design
SimplexGrinnell, a subsidiary of Tyco International, is an industry leader in life-safety systems. The company is contributing $60,000 toward scholarships in the School of Engineering, along with $20,000 to support engineering senior design projects. read more

Alumnus Tom Juros to Establish Scholarship
The middle of the 20th century was a time of upheaval and change in the United States, and for civil engineering student Thomas Stanley Juros of Manchester, that change took place at a campus social event in 1959. read more

Retired Faculty Member Returns 30 Years
of Benefits as a Gift

During World War II, the U.S. government used a computer at MIT to calculate trajectories for battleship cannons. Get the trajectory wrong: the cannonball sank into the sea. Get it right, and an enemy ship exploded. read more

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