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Mar 19, 2019

Alum John O’Quinn is the featured speaker at the Dean’s Colloquia on Engineering, Science & Public Policy

Alum John C. O’Quinn (B.S. ’96) is the featured speaker at this year’s Dean’s Colloquia on Engineering, Science & Public Policy. A yearly event hosted by Dean Louis Martin-Vega, the colloquia will be held on Monday, March 25th at the […]

Mar 7, 2019  |  Research

Engineering a Tougher Fiber

Members of Dr. Michael Dickey’s research group and their colleagues have developed a fiber that combines the elasticity of rubber with the strength of a metal, resulting in a tougher material that could be incorporated into soft robotics, packaging materials, […]

Mar 5, 2019  |  Students

Grad Student Zach Campbell – Fulbright Finalist

Graduate student Zachary Campbell was selected to receive a Fulbright Scholarship that funds a fully-paid nine-month research stay at the Institut de Chimie de la Matière Condensée de Bordeaux (ICMCB) in France. Within the Abolhasani group, Zach’s research includes catalyst […]

Mar 5, 2019  |  Faculty

Profs Cooper, Spontak and Westmoreland Selected to Receive Faculty Awards

Professors Matt Cooper, Rich Spontak and Phil Westmoreland have received awards based on their high levels of achievement as faculty members… Professor Cooper was named an Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor. The award recognizes his long-term, distinguished service in undergraduate teaching. […]

Feb 25, 2019  |  Awards and Honors

Alum Frank Culberson Selected to Receive a Watauga Medal

Alumnus S. Frank Culberson will receive one of three Watauga Medals the university will award in March. Given annually since 1975, the Medal recognizes extraordinary service and commitment to the university and is the university’s highest nonacademic honor. A native […]

Feb 12, 2019  |  Awards and Honors

The 2019 Schoenborn Symposium Was Outstanding

The 2019 Schoenborn Graduate Research Symposium was an outstanding success! The Symposium is divided into two sections. During the first section, senior-level PhD candidates make formal presentations about their research and the associated results. During the second section, mid-level PhD […]