PhotoHogan, Williams Announce New Members of UConn's Sustainable Energy Team

At the Legislative Office Building in Hartford on December 9, 2008, University of Connecticut President Michael Hogan - joined by Senate President Donald Williams - announced that the University of Connecticut has hired six top alternative energy researchers under the state's 21st Century Jobs Act.
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PhotoDr. Tehranipoor to Receive IEEE Meritorious Service Award

Assistant professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE) Mohammad Tehranipoor has been chosen to receive the 2008 IEEE Computer Society Meritorious Service Award. He was selected for his contributions toward effectively planning a number of IEEE workshops and symposia in 2007 and 2008.
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PhotoKiayias Research Targets Wireless Networks & Security

Dr. Aggelos Kiayias, assistant professor of Computer Science & Engineering, recently received three new grants from the National Science Foundation that will support research aimed at improving the security of data transmitted and stored electronically. The grants, which total more than $400,000, build upon Dr. Kiayias' ongoing cyber-security research.
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PhotoSandra Crosthwaite Presented Outstanding Staff Service Award

We applaud Ms. Sandra Crosthwaite, Executive Assistant for the School of Engineering's Dean's office, who was presented the 2009 Outstanding Staff Service Award for her dedication and exceptional performance in carrying out her varied duties.
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PhotoBiofuels Research Nets Nearly $600K in State Funding

Dr. Richard Parnas, an associate professor in the Department of Chemical, Materials & Biomolecular Engineering, and two colleagues at the University of Connecticut, have been awarded $598,000 from the State to expand their clean energy research program involving biofuels.
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PhotoAlumni Profile: Christine Sansevero - Environmentalist

As a child, Christine Sansevero '95 (ENG) dreamed of becoming an astronaut. While studying civil and environmental engineering at UConn, however, she realized, "there's a great deal of work to do right here on our own planet."

Since graduating from UConn, Sansevero has held a variety of positions at the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), earning eight medals for her efforts to improve air quality throughout the United States.
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