Sabbatical Research Targets Green Building Technology
Dr. Peter Luh, the SNET Professor of Communications and Information Technologies, is spending his academic sabbatical leave contributing to the development of energy efficient, safe and secure buildings. read more

Team Garners $600k NSF Award
The School of Engineering will receive nearly $600,000 for an innovative scholarship program targeting students from the Connecticut Technical High School System (CTHSS). The five-year project will fund an estimated 20 scholarships of $6,500 each for students from economically disadvantaged families. read more

Space Heroes Wow UConn Crowd
On Friday, June 4th, the School of Engineering hosted a special presentation by alumnus and NASA astronaut Richard Mastracchio, who was joined by two retired Hamilton Sundstrand engineers, Donald Rethke (aka "Dr. Flush") and Richard Wilde. read more

Road Less Traveled
As a distinguished alumnus of both mechanical engineering and civil engineering, Craig Ashmore (class of 1985) has received the highest alumni honor bestowed by the School of Engineering -- in 2004 he was inducted into the UConn Academy of Distinguished Engineers. read more

UConn Hosts Bioinformatics Symposium
From May 23-26, 2010 UConn Engineering hosted the 6th International Symposium on Bioinformatics Research and Applications (ISBRA 2010). The symposium provided a forum for the exchange of ideas and results among researchers, developers, and practitioners working on all aspects of bioinformatics and computational biology and their applications. read more

Gratitude Drives an Innovative, Inventive Mind to Give a Helping Hand
Long before the iPad, the laptop and the personal computer, Dominick Pagano '68 was computerizing instrumentation for the military. It was during the Vietnam War, and Pagano had just graduated from UConn with a degree in engineering. Within just a few years, he started his own company, Dapco Industries, and sought advice from Howard Sholl, a UConn computer science professor, now emeritus. read more

Economic Development Spurs Engineer/Lawyer
Michael Cantor (Chemical & Materials Engineering '80, and J.D. '83) is clearly a booster for economic development in Connecticut. He serves on state and University boards promoting it. He is expanding his Hartford-based law firm with his partner, Phil Colburn II. read more

Gov. Rell Announces Former UConn Start-Up to Expand in State
Governor M. Jodi Rell today announced a company that improves the reliability of power cable systems will move into a larger facility and expand its operations in Connecticut. read more

2010 ASME Fuel Cell Conference Story
As part of an ongoing commitment to providing leadership in education, research, and innovation of clean and efficient energy systems, the Center for Clean Energy Engineering is pleased to highlight its sponsorship and participation in the Eight International Fuel Cell Science, Engineering & Technology Conference hosted by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. read more

Redefining Business-Academic Relations
The School of Engineering has announced the formation of a new academic/business network, dubbed the Connection. According to Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives & Diversity, Kazem Kazerounian, the Connection will allow practicing engineers, businesses and entrepreneurs an avenue for liaison with the School of Engineering, as well as a forum facilitating peer networking. read more

Alumni News Portal Opens
Have you received a promotion, honor or new assignment? Changed employers? Tied the knot with your college sweetheart? Spread the news! read more

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