• Systems Engineering Grad Student Is U.S. Intercollegiate Polo Player of the Year

    Systems engineering master’s student Lea Jih-Vieira helped UVA ride to a national championship in polo in addition to being named the nation’s top female collegiate player.

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  • ‘Digital Twins’ Give Olympic Swimmers a Boost

    In Scientific American, systems engineering and computer science alumni explain how a swimmer’s digital twin can take performance to record-breaking levels.

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  • Before the ‘Rockets’ Red Glare’ of July 4, Celebrate UVA’s Spaceport Launch

    UVA Rocketry’s Sabre 1 soared over 8,000 feet into a cloudy New Mexico sky in the team’s first foray in the world’s largest intercollegiate rocket design and engineering competition.

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  • Komen Supports UVA Engineering Researchers Targeting ‘Triple Negative' Breast Cancer

    Catalina Alvarez Yela, who was awarded a $100,000 research grant by Komen, and faculty mentor Kevin Janes are among those at UVA leading the fight against breast cancer.

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  • The Class of the Classroom: Biomedical Engineering Professor Wins Accolades for Teaching and Service

    Brian P. Helmke won the 2024 UVA Alumni Association's Distinguished Professor Award.

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  • From Lab to Real Life: Innovative Approaches to Precision Medicine

    Silvia Salinas Blemker received the Goel Award for Translational Research for her body of work in biomedical engineering. 

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  • Astronaut Scholarship Keeps Justin Vinh in Research Orbit

    A scholarship award will enable this biomedical engineering major to pursue plans to combine a medical degree with a career in cancer research.

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  • 20 Years After ‘Hyper-X,’ UVA Team Makes NASA Hypersonic Breakthrough

    UVA Engineering researchers have successfully shown for the first time that optical sensors can control a hypersonic jet engine.

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  • For These Third-Graders, Chemical Engineering Is Now Elementary

    UVA Engineering students stemmed the way for a group of third-graders to have some hands-on lessons in chemical engineering.

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  • Grown From UVA, Babylon Micro-Farms is Thriving, Including as a Model for Aspiring Engineers

    A UVA Engineering alumnus co-founded a hydroponic farming start-up. Initially focused on aiding refugees, it now provides businesses with on-site growing facilities.

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  • UVA Engineering Seeks Applicants for Talent Pipeline

    UVA Engineering is recruiting talent for its Rising Scholars program.

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  • UVA and the Toyota Research Institute Aim To Give Your Car the Power To Reason

    UVA computer scientist Yen-Ling Kuo is developing artificial intelligence to make your car a trusted partner and coach.

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