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Prof. Nguyen’s Injection-free Microneedle Technology for Single-Administration of Vaccines
Published: November 23, 2020

 

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Dr. Farhad Imani joins the ME Department
Published: September 3, 2020

We are happy to welcome Dr. Farhad Imani as a new Assistant Professor in our Department of Mechanical Engineering. Prof. Imani obtained his PhD from Penn State in 2020 and brings to UConn his expertise in advanced manufacturing, and specifically in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research. His research interests focus on data analytics, machine learning, […]

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Prof. Norato joins the Editorial Board of the ASME Journal of Mechanical Design
Published: August 27, 2020

Dr. Julián Norato, associate professor of Mechanical Engineering, has been named Associate Editor of the ASME Journal of Mechanical Design. This archival journal publishes papers on and embraces broad, interdisciplinary aspects of engineering design research. His current research interests lie in incorporating failure, geometric, manufacturing and cost requirements in computational topology and shape optimization techniques […]

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Prof. Nguyen to Develop Self-Administered Microneedle COVID-19 Vaccine Technology
Published: August 27, 2020

Prof. Thanh Nguyen has received funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority, or BARDA) to develop a single-use, self-administered microneedle vaccine technology for infectious diseases, including COVID-19. For more details, read the full story on UConn Today:  

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Machine Learning for Thermosetting Polymer Design: Prof. Ying Li’s new AFOSR Young Investigator Award
Published: July 21, 2020

Prof. Ying Li is in a selected small group of researchers that have received the prestigious Young Investigator Award from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR). His award will support de novo design of thermosetting polymers with deep reinforcement learning, and will provide new capabilities needed to avoid the traditionally used trial and […]

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Prof. Tarakanova co-organized the First Annual Women in STEM Frontiers in Research Expo (WiSFiRE)
Published: February 20, 2020

This past January, the University of Connecticut School of Engineering held the Women in STEM Frontiers in Research Expo (WiSFiRE), which brought together and celebrated some of the important research and journeys of female faculty in the School of Engineering. The conference was co-organized by our own Prof. Anna Tarakanova.

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Prof. Poludnenko’s Paper on Supernovae Explosions Published in Science
Published: February 5, 2020

Read the whole story about Prof. Alexei Poludnenko’s Research in UConn Today.

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A Senior Design Project Turns into a Patent
Published: February 5, 2020

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ME Graduate’s Cancer Treatment Startup Wins $500,000 Grant To Test Their Technology In Space
Published: February 5, 2020

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Rescuing Drones From the Ocean
Published: February 4, 2020

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Thanh Nguyen named the ACell Young Investigator Faculty Award Winner
Published: January 28, 2020

Prof. Thanh Nguyen receives the highly regarded ACell Young Investigator Faculty Award at the 2020 Regenerative Medicine Workshop, which brings together leading experts from across the expansive field of regenerative medicine. Prof. Nguyen will deliver a keynote speech along with other world renowned researchers in the field of regenerative medicine during the event, which will […]

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Buzzing Through the Blood-Brain Barrier
Published: January 9, 2020

Prof. Thanh Nguyen’s research group has reported on the first biodegradable ultrasonic transducer that can help medication move from blood vessels into brain tissues and circumvent the body’s traditional defense mechanisms.The work is published in the journal of PNAS (Proceeding of National Academy of Science) (Dec 2019), and the two first authors of this paper […]

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Design, Build. Compete. UConn Formula SAE Among the Best in the World.
Published: November 8, 2019

by Kassidy Manness ME Communications kassidy.manness@uconn.edu Formula SAE Club ready for another exciting year of designing, building, and competing. “Design. Build. Compete” is the motto that drives the determined and creative minds that make up the Formula SAE club here at UConn. Their club, consisting of many Mechanical Engineering students, is responsible for designing and […]

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Professor Matheou’s Exhibit @ the Benton Blends Art and Science With Teaching
Published: October 8, 2019

By: Alexandra Meropoulos, Student Written Communications Specialist, UConn School of Engineering Art and science are two fields that appear to be worlds apart at first glance, but according to George Matheou, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, the intersection between the two are actually extremely important. This notion became the inspiration behind his art exhibit called […]

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Norato Receives ASME Young Investigator Award
Published: September 9, 2019

by Kassidy Manness ME Communications kassidy.manness@uconn.edu During the 45th Annual Design Automation Conference, held by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) this past summer, Mechanical Engineering Professor Julián Norato has been awarded the prestigious Design Automation Young Investigator Award. This award is given once each year “to recognize an outstanding young investigator who is […]

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50 years ago, Prof. Langston helped power Apollo 11 to the moon and back
Published: July 21, 2019

Our own Prof. Lee Langston helped Apollo 11 make history by being part pf the team designing the fuel cells that powered Apollo 11 to the moon and the return trip to Earth. Read more in the Hartford Courant’s article.

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50 years ago, Prof. Langston helped power Apollo 11 to the moon and back
Published: July 21, 2019

Our own Prof. Lee Langston helped Apollo 11 make history by being part pf the team designing the fuel cells that powered Apollo 11 to the moon and the return trip to Earth. Read more in the Hartford Courant’s article.

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Fueling the Fire: Studying Flame Behavior to Improve Combustion Systems
Published: July 11, 2019

February 20, 2019 – Anna Zarra Aldrich ’20 (CLAS), Office of the Vice President for Research The power you feel underneath you when you’re on a plane as it takes off is tremendous. The physics that enable the remarkable feat of lifting a 175,000-pound midsize commercial aircraft into the sky and keeping it there are […]

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Chih-Jen (Jackie) Sung Named Combustion Institute Fellow
Published: May 2, 2019

By: Eli Freund, Editorial Communications Manager, UConn School of Engineering  The UConn School of Engineering is proud to announce that Mechanical Engineering Professor Chih-Jen Sung has been recognized as one of the 2019 Class of Fellows for The Combustion Institute. Sung joins a class of 38 accomplished international scholars from industry, academia, and the public […]

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ME Students Revamp Hartford’s Historic Keney Clock Tower
Published: May 2, 2019

After a four-year vacation, the Historic Keney Clock is telling time again thanks to senior design project completed by Mechanical Engineering students seniors Henry Courchaine ’19, Garrett Murphy ’19, and Spencer Padget ’19 advised by Thomas Mealy. The project was a collaboration between UConn, the City of Hartford and Friends of Keney Park. Through our […]

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