Category: Student Spotlights


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

by Kassidy Manness ME Communications 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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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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QRfertile: Male Fertility Test Developers Win Venture Competition
Published: November 15, 2018

(via UConn Today) Stephanie Knowlton and Reza Amin, both engineering doctoral students working with Prof. Savas Tasoglu,  won first prize in the 2018 Wolff New Venture Competition to develop QRfertile – an in-home device to measure male fertility. Read more at UConn Today.  

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UConn AIAA Chapter Goes To The Spaceport America Cup
Published: November 14, 2018

The new UConn AIAA student chapter competed for the first time in the Spaceport America Cup during the summer of 2018. Advised by ME professor, Dr. Jackie Sung, the students designed and built a rocket for the competition. More details on the School of Engineering website.

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Top UConn Interns Are Engineering Students
Published: March 14, 2016

The top two UConn undergraduate interns from 2015 are both from the school of engineering, according to the Center for Career Development. Meredith Rittman, biomedical engineering (‘16) spent her summer with NASA, and Ashley Dumaine, computer science and engineering (‘16) interned with Google. Rittman was named the top intern of the year and Dumaine the […]

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Student Entrepreneurs Visit Legislators
Published: March 14, 2013

Student Entrepreneurs Visit Legislators On March 5th, Professor of Practice Dr. Hadi Bozorgmanesh (B.S. Mechanical Engineering, ’70) and 10 students enrolled in the two-semester Experiential Technology Entrepreneurship I and II class spent the day meeting with local representatives, touring the legislative houses, and observing committee hearings on a variety of subjects. Read more about the […]

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