The 152nd University Commencement will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, May 17. Undergraduate and graduate engineering students will be recognized at separate recognition ceremonies.
Undergraduate students develop low-cost medical device
Abigail Cohen is part of a student-led team that founded Sparo Labs, which stems from a project to develop a low-cost spirometer. She was recently named a Pipeline Entrepreneurial Fellow.
Twitter, Square co-founder Jack Dorsey visits Engineering
Dorsey was a guest speaker in Computer Science & Engineering 507 – Technology Entrepreneurship and presented a special lecture for Engineering and Business students.
Shelly Sakiyama-Elbert (center), professor and associate chair of biomedical engineering, has been an emerging leader in the fast-growing department and has become widely known for her groundbreaking work in tissue engineering techniques.
$2.25 million grant to study brain mechanics
"We are concerned about everyone who hits his or her head,” Professor Philip Bayly says. “It’s not only a factor for NFL players, but anyone who’s had a traumatic brain injury is at greater risk for Alzheimer’s disease and potentially other neurological disorders.”
“Why am I learning this?”
“Aerosol science … is a secondary discipline that builds on basic math, physics, chemistry and engineering fundamentals,” says Chris Hogan (left), now a professor at the University of Minnesota.
New Department Chair of Computer Science & Engineering
Roch Guérin, PhD, will begin as chair of the Computer Science & Engineering department at Washington University in St. Louis July 1.