PhotoHanchen Huang Accepts School of Engineering Professorship in Sustainable Energy

The School of Engineering is pleased to announce that Dr. Hanchen Huang has accepted the UConn School of Engineering Professorship in Sustainable Energy. Dr. Huang is currently a professor in the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace & Nuclear Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY. Read More

PhotoEntrepreneur, Engineer Now Heads International Anti-Malaria Campaign

As an entrepreneur, alumnus Timothy "Scott" Case (B.S. Computer Science & Engineering, '92) built and fronted several innovative high tech companies that have since joined the pantheon of household names, among them, the "Name Your Own Price" Internet service, for which he was a co-founding partner and Chief Technology Officer. Read More

PhotoGuiling Wang Lands NOAA Climate Grant

Dr. Guiling Wang, associate professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering, was awarded more than $275,000 in funding by the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to conduct research aimed at identifying and understanding the interactions among soil moisture, vegetation and precipitation over North America. Read More

PhotoHuey Lands Large Microscopy Development Award

Dr. Bryan Huey, assistant professor of Chemical, Materials & Biomolecular Engineering, has received a $311,000 award from the National Science Foundation that will support his efforts to enhance the speed with which nano-scale surface properties can be mapped. Read More

PhotoUConn Hosts First Materials Camp

Faculty and students from the department of Chemical, Materials & Biomolecular Engineering and the University's Institute of Materials Science (IMS), along with industrial partners, hosted nearly 40 students and four teachers on Monday, October 20 for UConn's first Materials Camp. Read More

PhotoUConn Elected to Membership in National Consortium for Atmospheric Research

The University of Connecticut has been elected to membership in the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR), a nonprofit consortium of North American universities and international affiliates committed to understanding the atmosphere and the interconnected processes that compose the Earth "system." Read More

PhotoEngineering to Sponsor 2009 Connecticut State Chess Championship

The link between mastery in chess and skillful execution of engineering concepts has been scrutinized in various studies, particularly over the last decade. Read More

PhotoFall Engineering Career Fair Redux

The School of Engineering held its first all-school career fair over the course of two days, October 28 and 29, and two venues on the Storrs campus. The events attracted several hundred UConn engineering students, from sophomores through seniors and across all disciplines, who were interested in exploring summer and winter-break internships as well as full-time career opportunities. Read More

PhotoStudent Profile: Allison Melch

Allison, who is enrolled in the EUROTECH program, will earn two degrees when she graduates in May '11: a B.S. in Chemical Engineering and a B.A. in German. She is contemplating a career in international pharmaceuticals and personal care products, with a possible interlude in the Peace Corps or a similar relief organization following graduation. Read More

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