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Sustainable Energy: Focus of $2.5M DOE Support
Equipped with a $2.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), last spring the Center for Clean Energy Engineering (C2E2) unveiled an innovative model for seeding advanced energy research at UConn, pairing academic with industry partners in order to spark long-term science-to-systems relationships that yield a diverse portfolio of green energy technologies. read more

Chemical Engineer Awarded Grant to Improve Fuel Cell Technology
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded Dr. William Mustain a three year, $480,000 grant to fund research on the development of non-carbon electrocatalyst supports. read more

Seminars Prepare Graduate Students for Professional Careers
In a seminar on presentation techniques, Dr. Carolyn Lin of the Department of Communication Sciences described how one can give an informative yet engaging lecture. read more

UConn Team Ensures Election Integrity
With the help of a faculty team of UConn engineers, Connecticut voters can feel confident that their ballots will not be compromised due to faulty electronic technology. read more

Initiative Supports Unique Collaboration
A new program leverages the resources -- and resourcefulness -- of private enterprise, State agencies, and the University of Connecticut to jump-start new technologies while offering students an unmatched opportunity for hands-on learning. read more

SHPE Chapter a Finalist to Host NASA Program
The UConn chapter of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) was named one of three finalists vying for the opportunity to host a NASA-sponsored Space Science Day (NSSD). read more

Student Snap: Joanne Burnham
When her strong math and science skills were revealed during her high school chemistry class, Joanne Burnham set her sights on a degree in electrical engineering. read more

Student Snap: Gustavo K. Contreras
Gustavo Contreras has one piece of advice for prospective engineers: "Don't be afraid to try something, even if you aren't sure you're going to like it." Hewing to this advice, Gustavo started life at UConn on a Biomedical Engineering path, which eventually led him to his current double major in Computer Engineering and Electrical Engineering. read more

Student Snap: Brian Helfer
It was his high school physics teacher who attracted him to engineering, and it was his hard work and dedication that led to his success at UConn. read more

Student Snap: Artur Ulatowski
Some of the best advice Artur Ulatowski has ever been given came from his technical-education teacher in high school. 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! Some recent alumni news follows. read more


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