• 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...

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  • New Frontiers

    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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • Entrepreneurship Recognition

    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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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.

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  • Faculty Accolade

    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...

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  • Entrepreneurship

    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...

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