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  • Great Fit

    UVA Engineering Alumna and Fitbit Software Engineer Visits Students to Offer Career Insights


    Katie Hempenius continues to be a leader, four years after graduating as an inaugural member of the Technology Leaders Program at the University of Virginia School of Engineering...

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  • Faculty Accolades

    Peirce-Cottler, Papin to be Inducted into Medical and Biological Engineering Elite


    Shayn Peirce-Cottler and Jason Papin, both biomedical engineering professors at the University of Virginia’s School of Engineering and Applied Science, are being inducted into the...

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  • CAREER Award Recipient

    National Science Foundation Honors UVA Computer Scientist for his Human-Centric Vision for Big Data


    Hongning Wang, an assistant professor of computer science, has proposed creating what he calls a human-centric system for knowledge discovery and decision optimization. This is...

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  • Bringing STEM to Life

    UVA Team Receives Governor’s Programs that Work Award


    On January 19, Gov. Terry McAuliffe presented the BLAST team (Building Leaders for Advancing Science and Technology) with a “Programs that Work” award during the Virginia...

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  • UVA Engineering Alumnus Elected to National Academy of Engineering


    The National Academy of Engineering's election of Charles P. “Chip” Blankenship, Jr., as an academy member, is among the most prestigious and important professional...

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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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  • Community Outreach

    Smart Enough for a Fifth-Grader


    For several years, UVA Associate Professor Jerry Floro has been offering “NanoDays” demonstrations to local elementary schools on a volunteer basis, feeding his passion for...

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  • Faculty Accolade

    UVA Engineering Dean Appointed to EPA Advisory Board Committee


    Craig Benson, dean of the University of Virginia School of Engineering and Applied Science, has been named to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Science Advisory Board’s...

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  • A Powerful Idea

    UVA-Led Team to Develop Offshore Wind Turbines to Withstand Extreme Weather


    In 15 years, a forest of giant wind turbines – able to protect themselves in severe weather by folding in their rotor blades like palm trees in a hurricane – could be planted off...

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  • Faculty Accolade

    Computer Science Chair Earns International Recognition for Advancing Computer Processor Design


    Kevin Skadron, Harry Douglas Forsyth Professor and chair of Computer Science at the University of Virginia School of Engineering and Applied Science, has been named a fellow of...

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