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2012 D. E. Crow Innovation Prize Winners
Published: November 6, 2015

A high yield fabrication of a unique morphology of ZnO nanoparticles in the form of a thin film has been conceived which has a big potential for use in the public health and food industry

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UConn Formula SAE places in the top group in the International Competition
Published: November 6, 2015

This seminar will focus on an eighteen hour trek across the country and a days rest thereafter, the downloateam began the four day Formula SAE Competition at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Michigan.

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Alumni, Scott B. Lowder
Published: October 15, 2015

Scott B. Lowder (B.S. Mechanical Engineering, ’98) joined Middle Atlantic Products, part of the Commercial AV division of Legrand, North America, as a senior product manager. The company manufactures support and protection products to mount integrated AV systems in residential, commercial, broadcast and security applications. In his role, Lowder will lead their growing power category. […]

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Alumni, Lynwood F. Crary
Published: October 15, 2015

  Lynwood F. Crary (B.S., M.S., Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, ’89, ’92, ‘04) joined General Dynamics Electric Boat (EB) Division as a principal engineer in the propulsion plant group in New London, CT. Prior to joining EB, Crary worked at TI Automotive for fifteen years, most recently as an engineering specialist in advanced technology. He serves […]

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Prof. Baki M. Cetegen is the President (2018-2020) of Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering.
Published: October 14, 2015

Prof. Baki M. Cetegen has been elected to serve as Vice President & President elect (2016-2018), President (2018-2020) and Past President (2020-2020) of Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering.

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Alumni, John T. Sheridan
Published: September 17, 2015

John T. “Tom” Sheridan (B.S. Mechanical Engineering, ’73), U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. (Ret.), received the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) 2015von Braun Award for Excellence in Space Program Management at a ceremony in Pasadena, CA. A senior vice president and general manager at Vencore, Inc., Sheridan was recognized for significant contributions and […]

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Alumni, Gregory R. Bylo
Published: August 19, 2015

(UTAS. Prior to UTAS, he was head of global R&D for Lenze S.E.) Gregory R. Bylo (B.S. Mechanical Engineering & Materials Engineering, ’80) was appointed vice president, Healthcare, at GSI US, an industry group driving open, global standards to help healthcare companies improve the accuracy, speed, and efficiency of the supply chain and care delivery. In […]

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Alumni, Sandor Becz
Published: August 19, 2015

Sandor Becz (Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, ’07) was appointed vice president of engineering at Hydroid, Inc., a subsidiary of Kongsberg Maritime and a leading manufacturer of autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs). In this role, he will lead all engineering activities at Hydroid, including research and development, new product development and engineering support. Becz joined Hydroid from United […]

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Alumni, Edward J. Fisher
Published: July 23, 2015

Edward J. Fisher (B.S. Mechanical Engineering, ’56) recently published the third edition of his sixth book of fiction, Lands of In-KO-8 Trilogy, through Xlibris Publishing. Prior to becoming writer, Fisher served in the United States Air Force for 21 years and taught at Central Michigan University for 24 years, retiring as a professor emeritus. Kirkus […]

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Three Generations of Engineering at UConn
Published: June 15, 2015

When Robert Valley Sr. entered the doors of Castleman in 1946, he did not know that he was starting a legacy. Now – almost 70 years later – three members of the family have walked through those doors and graduated in 1950, 1978 and 1981. And another generation is expected to graduate in May of […]

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Prof. Horea Ilies serves as the general co-chair of the 2015 SIAM/ACM conference on Geometric and Physical Modeling.
Published: June 14, 2015

Prof. Horea Ilies serves as the general co-chair of the 2015 SIAM/ACM conference on Geometric and Physical Modeling.

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Profs. Tianfeng Lu and Ugur Pasaogullari have been named UTC Associate Professor of Engineering Innovation and Castleman Associate Professor respectively.
Published: June 14, 2015

Profs. Tianfeng Lu and Ugur Pasaogullari have been named UTC Associate Professor of Engineering Innovation and Castleman Associate Professor respectively.

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Alumni, James Kane
Published: June 4, 2015

James Kane (Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, ’86), associate professor of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering, was named professor emeritus at Clarkson University’s 122nd commencement ceremony in May.  He was honored for more than 25 years of exemplary service to the university.  In addition to his classroom instruction, Kane wrote 42 articles in professional journals and is the author […]

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Alumni, Paul Dul
Published: June 4, 2015

Paul Dul (B.S. Mechanical Engineering/Materials Engineering, ‘88) joined Apcera, maker of the world’s first operating system for the hybrid cloud, as vice president of Product.  Dul brings more than 20 years of product management and leadership experience.  Previously, he was vice president of Product at Embrane and led the product management team at Andiamo Systems.  […]

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Alumni,Vincent S. Pitruzzello
Published: May 6, 2015

Vincent S. Pitruzzello Vincent S. Pitruzzello (B.S. Mechanical Engineering, ’85) joined Okay Industries Inc. as director of operations.  Prior to Okay, he was vice president and general manager at Capewell Components LLC.  Upon graduation from UConn, Pituzzello spent more than 23 years at Stanley Black & Decker.  In 1988, he earned an M.S. in Business […]

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Alumni, Richard Fu
Published: March 19, 2015

Richard Fu Richard Fu (M.S., Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, ‘06, ‘12), president at Agrivolution LLC, announced that the company has received a $73,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to work with Connecticut farmers to determine the feasibility of year-round, indoor agricultural production. Fu started the company in 2012 as a graduate student at UConn. Agrivolution will use the […]

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Alumni, Mark D. Aramli
Published: March 19, 2015

Mark D. Aramli  (B.S. Mechanical Engineering, ’97) appeared on the February 3, 2015 episode of the ABC television show “Shark Tank” pitching BedJet, a climate control system for beds. A NASA space suit designer-turned-entrepreneur, Aramli is the inventor and principal engineer of this patent-pending bed heating or cooling system.  Initially funded by a Kickstarter campaign, BedJet debuted at […]

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Technologies passed down three generations
Published: November 13, 2014

  John Krenicki, Jr. (B.S. Mechanical Engineering, ’84; Hon.D.Sc. ‘07) was appointed to the board of directors of CHC Group Ltd. (HELI) and will serve as chairman. Initially, he will also serve on the company’s newly created Chairman Search Committee. Krenicki joined CD&R in 2013 after a 29-year career at General Electric. He currently serves […]

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Alumni, Anthony DeCarmine
Published: October 10, 2014

Anthony “Tony” DeCarmine, Jr. (B.S. Mechanical Engineering/Materials Engineering, ’92) was named the first chief technology officer at Oxford Performance Materials Inc.(OPM). In this position, DeCarmine is responsible for advancing the company’s process technologies, including OsteoFab, the company’s primary area of innovation for the medical industry, and OXFAB, a proprietary technology for aerospace and industrial customers. […]

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Jay Leno drives the UConn SAE race car during his visit.
Published: September 22, 2014

Jay Leno drives the UConn SAE race car during his visit.  Watch video

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