Industry-Educational Showcase Friday
On Friday, April 30, the School of Engineering will host a sophisticated "show and tell" event that underscores the critical contributions of engineering to commercial industry, medicine, pharmaceuticals, energy and other economic drivers. Don't miss this opportunity to see engineers in action! read more

Showtime for Young Inventors
Connecticut is home to countless inventors, but the innovators drawing the highest praise--from the likes of the Ellen DeGeneres Show, CBS's Cyberchase and ZOOM in recent years--are the pint-sized variety. On Saturday, May 1, 650 youthful inventors will file into Gampel Pavilion armed with display boards, inventor's logs, and working models of inventions they designed and built. read more

Yufeng Wu Lands NSF CAREER Laurels
Yufeng Wu, an assistant professor of Computer Science & Engineering, has been awarded a National Science Foundation Early Career Development (CAREER) Award to conduct research aimed at developing efficient algorithms that will enable accurate inferences to be made from massive data collected in population genomics studies. read more

School Honors Eight
The School of Engineering inducted seven accomplished alumni into the Academy of Distinguished Engineers and also feted a local entrepreneur during its annual awards banquet on Tuesday, April 27, 2010. The gala event capped a day in which the new inductees presented seminars on a range of technical and professional topics. read more

Graduate Students Capture Honors
Three engineering students have been selected to receive coveted National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships from approximately 1,650 awards presented this year. read more

School Celebrates Student Scholars
Over 280 undergraduate and graduate students were feted during the School of Engineering awards ceremony on April 19, 2010. The event, held at the Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts, enfolded not only the award of merit scholarships to continuing undergraduate students, but also fellowship honors for top graduate students. read more

Engineering Student Hones Financial Wizardry
When sophomore Nishang Gupta (ME) was in the 9th grade, his father suggested a father-son activity -- together, the two men began to invest money in the stock market. read more

Study: Street Design Affects Driving Speeds
A 2009 report released by a team of UConn researchers concluded that drivers are more likely to reduce their speed when certain roadway design features are present than in response to speed limit signage. read more


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