Freshman Class Size Leaps 29%

On August 25, the School of Engineering will welcome a freshman class of nearly 500 students - over 100 more students than matriculated in fall 2007. Marty Wood, Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Education, said "We are delighted to see such a large and highly qualified class of incoming students. Read More

Alumni Among National Academies Members

The UConn School of Engineering has produced countless outstanding engineers during our century of engineering instruction. Among them are several individuals whose accomplishments warranted acceptance into the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) and National Academy of Sciences (NAS). Read More

Nano-scale Instrument Aids in Transfer of Genetic Material

Dr. Nejat Olgac, professor of Mechanical Engineering and head of UConn's Advanced Laboratory for Automation, Robotics & Manufacturing (ALARM), and his team are developing a microscopic device called the Ros-DrillĀ© that can transfer genetic material into cells with greater accuracy and effectiveness than ever before achieved. Read More

Engineering Expands Study Abroad Opportunities

The School of Engineering was recently approved for membership in the Global Engineering Education Exchange (Global E3). Global E3 provides American students the opportunity to take for-credit college coursework at an overseas partner institution located in one of 17 participating countries, and for international students at partner campuses to study at participating institutions in the United States. Read More

GEM Membership Improves Graduate Diversity Recruiting

The School of Engineering has joined the national GEM Consortium, a 140-plus member organization that seeks to foster greater diversity among post-graduate educational and workplace populations within the so-called STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) disciplines. Read More

Students Find Internships Rewarding

Most UConn engineering students engage in internships during their undergraduate years that enrich their education and provide unparalleled opportunities for real-world experience. We recently invited students to discuss their internships. Read More

UConn Engineering Graduate Students Pursue Cutting-Edge Research

Nearly 500 master's and doctoral students pursue graduate studies within the School of Engineering's five departments and 10 graduate programs. Our students represent diverse cultural traditions, backgrounds and interest areas; all of them are dedicated researchers with the energy and insight to advance important technological ideas. Read More

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