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Mechanical Engineering Demos Shine at the Capitol
Published: April 24, 2013

Mechanical Engineering Demos Shine at the Capitol On Thursday, April 11th, a dedicated team of students and faculty demonstrated and discussed innovative “home grown” engineering prototypes at the Connecticut State Capitol during a rally in support of Governor Dannel P. Malloy’s proposed Next Generation Connecticut. Next Generation Connecticut is aimed at reenergizing and redefining Connecticut’s […]

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Student Snap: Monica Smith
Published: April 4, 2013

Student Snap: Monica Smith By Victoria Chilinski Initially uncertain of her college aspirations and commitment, today Monica Smith – a double major in German and Mechanical Engineering – is the picture of a successful engineer-to-be. After graduating from E.O. Smith High School, Mansfield, CT in 2007, Monica took part in the ACES program at UConn […]

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Hybrid Bike: Optimizing Pedal Power (VIDEO)
Published: April 4, 2013

Hybrid Bike: Optimizing Pedal Power (VIDEO) Junior Robert Herman (Mechanical Engineering) is a serial tinkerer. Between Thanksgiving and Christmas, he converted a bicycle into a hybrid electric/pedal bike to manage the five miles of hilly terrain between his home in Coventry and the UConn campus. “I was tired of pedaling all the time.  Initially, I […]

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Around Engineering
Published: April 4, 2013

Around Engineering Doctoral candidates Lu Han and Paul Elliott have been competitively selected to represent UConn Engineering at the Universitas 21 Graduate Research Conference on Energy Systems, Policy and Solutions at University College Dublin, Ireland from June 19 – 22, 2013.  Universitas 21 is an international network of 23 leading research-intensive universities, including UConn, located […]

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Smart Robotic Drones Advance Science
Published: October 24, 2012

  By Colin Poitras Dr. Chengyu Cao sees a day in the not-so-distant future when intelligent robots will be working alongside humans on a wide range of important tasks from advancing science, to performing deep sea rescues, to monitoring our natural habitats. It’s a bold leap from the pre-programmed factory robots and remote-controlled drones we […]

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GE, UConn Collaborate on Advanced Technology Initiative [VIDEO]
Published: October 16, 2012

On Tuesday, October 9th, GE (NYSE: GE) officials announced the company will expand its longstanding relationship with UConn through a five-year, multimillion dollar investment intended to transform the state’s technology sector and spark breakthrough innovations in electrical distribution products. The financial support from GE’s Industrial Solutions business, creator of advanced technologies that protect and control […]

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