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Photo International Partnerships Bring Visibility for UConn

Dr. Reda Ammar, Head of the Computer Science & Engineering Department and UConn Director of International Academic Partnerships, recently began a new stage of his life project. On November 16, 2009 UConn was accepted by the Al-Bayan Foundation to establish a Saudi Arabian university adhering to UConn standards.
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Photo Dr. Ramprasad Awarded Prestigious Humboldt Fellowship

Dr. Ramamurthy ("Rampi") Ramprasad, an associate professor in the Chemical, Materials & Biomolecular Engineering Department, has been awarded an Alexander von Humboldt (AvH) Foundation Fellowship. The award will enable him to conduct research at the Fritz-Haber-Institut of the famed Max Planck Society, in Berlin, Germany.
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Photo A Bridge to International Research

For undergraduate students, the opportunity to conduct meaningful real-world research is a coveted one. Add an international element and you have the makings of a truly exciting and rare educational enrichment experience.
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Photo Addressing the Future of Hard Drive Storage

The goal of revolutionizing data storage is at the heart of research underway in the laboratory of assistant professor Bryan Huey (CMBE). Collaborating with Dr. Oleg Kolosov, a Lancaster University (UK) physics professor Dr. Huey has known since their days together at Oxford University.
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Photo From Submarine to Heart Systems: Eric Sirois

When he joined the Navy in 1999, Eric Sirois took an aptitude test meant to reveal where his skills and interests lay. Believing he may have a knack for computing, Eric discovered instead that his intellectual niche was more closely aligned with mechanical systems. The revelation led to his assignment in nuclear propulsion systems at the Naval Submarine Base at New London, CT.
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Photo Building Diversity Connections in Engineering

During the last weekend of October 2009, 20 UConn members of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) traveled to a national professional career conference in Washington, D.C. The activities of the four-day conference included networking with practicing Hispanic engineers;
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Alumni Celebration on Tap
December 16

Come celebrate the season with us during the annual alumni holiday reception on Wednesday, December 16th at the Pratt & Whitney Museum/Hangar in East Hartford.

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