Backed by Money and Mentors, Undergrads Embark on Research Adventures
Harrison Award recipients receive as much as $4,000 apiece to pursue their research interests, along with a faculty mentor – a process that has gone on every year since 2001. Four awardees are UVA Engineers.
Engineering Improvements to Patient Care
Over the summer, BME Clinical Scholars are immersed in the clinical environment at UVA Health. What they learn there is spun off into design cases to explore in the classroom in the fall.
Meet UVA Engineering's 2020 Outstanding Student Award Winners
These Excellent Graduates are from Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Engineering Systems & Environment.
These graduating fourth-year students earned UVA Engineering's highest student honor by demonstrating outstanding academic performance, leadership and service.
University Awards Rapid Response Research Grants to Combat COVID-19
Jundong Li, an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering with joint appointments in computer science and data science, has been awarded a COVID-19 Rapid Response Grant from UVA Global Infectious Diseases Institute.
Materials Science Students Showcase Research at American Vacuum Society International Symposium
Flagship Conference Plays to UVA Engineering’s Strengths in Thin Films, Nano-Science, 2-D Materials and Ferroelectrics
Students and faculty continued a long-standing engagement with the American Vacuum Society by chairing sessions, presenting papers and earning top honors.
Raymond Santucci Earns NACE International’s 2020 A.B. Campbell Award for Outstanding Paper
Award Recognizes Development of an Anti-Corrosion Coating for Aerospace Aluminum Alloys
Research informs consideration of magnesium-based coatings as a safe and reliable alternative to existing coating technologies.
Physical Review Materials Editors Recommend Paper Authored by Bi-Cheng Zhou
Computational Modeling Advances Design of Magnesium Alloys Free of Rare Earth Elements
Research group employed computational modeling to understand a magnesium-tin alloy’s precipitation sequence.
UVA Board of Visitors Approves Naming Materials Science Building as Jesser Hall
Decision Honors Outstanding Contributions of Past Chair and Professor Emeritus William A. Jesser
Greg Olsen, distinguished alumnus (MSE ’71) and successful entrepreneur, dedicated his historic $25 million gift to his former Ph.D. adviser.
Kyusang Lee Innovates Process to Fabricate Materials for Free-Standing Semiconductor Film
Platform Enhances Functional Properties and Affordability of Materials for Next-Gen Devices
Nature and Nature Nanotechnology publish papers extending Lee's seminal research in epitaxy.
Fighting Traffic in the Time of COVID-19
Associate professor Peter D. Norton of the Department of Engineering and Society discussed how the pandemic is changing our perception of urban outdoor spaces with historical context.