Stories From Jul 2021

Jul 30, 2021  |  Faculty and Staff

Chancellor’s Innovation Fund catalyzes six promising projects

This year’s Chancellor's Innovation Fund projects could reshape medicine, immunotherapies, consumer packaging, stealth jets and solar-energy cells.

Jul 29, 2021  |  Faculty and Staff

Computer science faculty members to lead institute focused on artificial intelligence and the future of education

A new NSF-funded institute will focus on creating AI tools to help people learn.

Jul 29, 2021  |  Alumni

Student finds family and high-flying fulfillment in BAE

Enrique Pena Martinez explored the use of unoccupied aerial systems (UAS) technology to help improve agriculture data collection and planning.

Jul 28, 2021  |  Faculty and Staff

The Dickey Group goes digital with virtual lab tour

Michael Dickey, Camille and Henry Dreyfus Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, used a DELTA Express Grant to create an immersive virtual tour of his lab to help students and scholars navigate the space.

Jul 27, 2021  |  Faculty and Staff

Why can’t we be friends? Cementing the relationship between architects and engineers

An architecture course and civil engineering course taught together as an interdisciplinary project provide lessons of structure, durability and cooperation between disciplines.

Jul 27, 2021  |  Research

Researchers demonstrate technique for recycling nanowires in electronics

The work is a step toward more sustainable electronics.

Jul 19, 2021  |  Alumni

Meet the newest startups heading to the Andrews Launch Accelerator

Four of the five selected startups have ties to the College of Engineering.

Jul 13, 2021  |  Students

Witherspoon Graduate Fellowship assists BME student in expanding research

Aryssa Simpson, a second-year graduate student in biomedical engineering, plans to use the fellowship support to apply for conferences where she hopes to present her research.

Jul 12, 2021  |  Alumni

Four with ties to College appointed to Board of Trustees

Student Body President McKenzy Heavlin, who is majoring in electrical engineering, was also appointed to a one-year term.

Jul 9, 2021  |  Alumni

Engineering Miller Fellow restoring work-life balance with Home Office Solutions

Billy Dickinson, MAE '21, was awarded a Miller Fellowship to support his start-up Home Office Solutions, which aims to provide better work-from-home spaces.