A dream unfulfilled
Bioplastics have a long history, but they remain a suite of technologies that have had difficulty realizing their potential
Professor Sean Ferguson uses his research on the fate of bioplastics to shed light on the intersection of social forces and technology, an encounter that leads some technologies...
UVA Engineering Welcomes New Faculty, Innovation in 2016-2017
The University of Virginia School of Engineering and Applied Science welcomes five new teaching faculty and 16 new tenured and tenure-track faculty in 2016-2017, most for joint...
Excellence Through Diversity
Nationally Recognized Racial Justice Expert Addresses Higher Education Diversity Challenges
America’s colleges and universities are uniquely positioned to transform themselves into pockets of racial democracy and justice because they are institutions of knowledge and...
Connecting With Outer Space
UVA Engineering Professor’s New Book Explains Our Fascination with “Other Earths”
Lisa Messeri, Assistant Professor of Science, Technology, and Society in the University of Virginia’s School of Engineering and Applied Science, has a few theories about why...
Beaming Smiles, Bright Futures
UVA Engineering Celebrates 2016 Graduates
On Sunday, May 22, 2016, UVA Engineering celebrated 821 students who earned engineering degrees, including 628 undergraduate students, 136 master’s degree students, and 57...
UVA Engineering Team Reaches National Finals for Male Contraceptive Invention
A UVA Engineering alumnus, Kevin Eisenfrats, has advanced to the national finals in a “Shark Tank”-style competition for his team’s invention of a non-surgical contraceptive for...
From Engineering to Policy
UVA Engineering Professor Helps Draft U.S. Foreign Policy on Urban Food Security
Garrick Louis, a University of Virginia associate professor of systems engineering, civil & environmental engineering, and engineering and society, is a 2015-16 Jefferson...
Faculty Research Retreat
Hot on the Trail of the Next Big Idea
The faculty of the UVA School of Engineering and Applied Science are working together to identify the best big ideas to pursue next.
Engineering & Society Chair Wins Unprecedented Two Sally Hacker Prizes
Professor W. Bernard Carlson, chair of the University of Virginia Department of Engineering and Society, has earned a Sally Hacker Prize and a William and Joyce Middleton...
From Idea to Innovation
It is not surprising that interest in entrepreneurship among engineering students has grown dramatically in the past few years, says Professor W. Bernard Carlson, chair of the...