Engineering Welcomes New Faculty
The School of Engineering is pleased to welcome eight new tenure-track faculty members for the fall term; the new faculty members bring expertise in various fields that complement and extend our core strengths. read more

MURI Award to Develop Advanced Capacitors
Three UConn faculty members are collaborating on a major, multi-institutional project that recently received over $7 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Defense's Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI). read more

Yong Wang: Cell Catch & Release
Dr. Yong Wang, an assistant professor in the Department of Chemical, Materials & Biomolecular Engineering, has received three prestigious grants from the National Science Foundation since May. read more

UConn EWB: Recon in Nicaragua
Four members of the UConn chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB) traveled to Nicaragua this summer to lay the groundwork for a roadway reconstruction project aimed at providing a vital link between an impoverished shantytown and the colonial city of Granada. read more

In Planning: Aviation Security for 2027
What happens when you put together top FBI, DHS, and TSA agents with professionals and students from the United States and the United Kingdom? First, the top minds in the field plot how to destroy a major international airport; next they work in teams trying to identify the research challenges that could prevent the destruction. read more

Engineering Welcomes Commercialization Team
UConn has launched a new initiative aimed at nurturing and accelerating the commercialization of innovations percolating in laboratories and offices across campus. read more

Laurencin Named BMES Fellow
Dr. Cato T. Laurencin, vice president for health affairs and medical school dean, has been elected a fellow of the Biomedical Engineering Society. read more

Student Documents a New Path to His Dreams
For many students, the road to a career in engineering entails hours upon hours spent in a lab, an internship, or stuck in a textbook. Junior Computer Science & Engineering student David Mittelman has set out to pursue a different educational path. read more

Alumni Notes
Stay in touch with fellow UConn engineering alumni! Visit http://www.engr.uconn.edu/alumni/ and fill us in on your latest activities or learn what your college friends are doing nowadays! read more

Summer Conferences Afford Rare Experiences
Over the summer, Mechanical Engineering associate professor Zbigniew Bzymek kept Storrs-bound colleagues informed of the breathtaking sites he visited while presenting scholarly papers at conferences in the United Arab Emirates and China. read more

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