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New Drug Delivery System Targets Spinal Cord Injuries

Friday, January 15, 2021

Young Hye Song, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, has been awarded a grant to improve treatments for spinal cord injuries by developing a new drug delivery method using stem cells.

College of Engineering Engineering Health, Fitness & Wellness Research & Innovation Department of Biomedical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering Alumnus Named to Forbes 30 Under 30

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Spencer Foust, a mechanical engineering alumnus has been named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 list for his rise from intern to principal at a venture capital firm in less than five years.

College of Engineering Alumni Engineering Points of Pride Department of Mechanical Engineering

STEM Majors: Interested in a 1-Credit Course About Teaching Math, Science or Computer Science?

Monday, January 11, 2021

Students will experience model STEM activities and get to plan and teach their own mini lessons. This course counts toward both the STEM Education minor and certificate program.

College of Education and Health Professions Academic Affairs Education Engineering Science

Industrial Engineering Research Team Recognized With International Paper Award

Wednesday, January 06, 2021

The team — including recent doctoral graduate Cesar Ruiz, professor Ed Pohl and professor Haitao Liao — was selected for the William A. Golomski Award.

College of Engineering Graduate School Awards Engineering International Research & Innovation Department of Industrial Engineering

Hall Named Associate Dean for Research in Engineering

Tuesday, January 05, 2021

Kevin Hall will oversee the college's research and graduate missions to promote and advance scholarship, facilitate multidisciplinary research activities, and articulate and implement the research vision.

College of Engineering Appointments Engineering Research & Innovation Department of Civil Engineering

Biochemist Josh Sakon Chosen as National Academy of Inventors Fellow

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Sakon's election as a fellow was based on the chemist’s many inventions focused on treatments for osteoporosis, alopecia and bone metastasis.

College of Engineering Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Engineering Health, Fitness & Wellness Research & Innovation Science Department of Biomedical Engineering Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Engineering Students Take Home Hackathon Prizes

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Two interdisciplinary teams of engineering students took home prizes from national "hackathon" competitions during the fall of 2020.

College of Engineering Awards Engineering Department of Industrial Engineering Department of Mechanical Engineering

Di Appointed to Lead Computer Science and Computer Engineering

Monday, December 14, 2020

Professor Jia Di, who has taught at the university since 2014, has been chosen to lead the Department of Computer Science and Computer Engineering.

College of Engineering Appointments Engineering Department of Computer Science and Computer Engineering

Civil Engineering Research Facility to Be Named for Alumnus

Tuesday, December 08, 2020

A new civil engineering research center will be named for alumnus Grady E. Harvell in honor of his support of the project.

College of Engineering Division of University Advancement Alumni Engineering Giving Research & Innovation Department of Civil Engineering
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