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Engineering April 29, 2024
Ethos Alumna Comes Back to Share Story with Current Students

Dr. Chris Vehar Jutte ‘02, now a contractor with NASA, recently came back to her alma mater this spring to discuss engineering as a vocation for the common good. During her discussion with current students, she shared her own vocational journey, which included being part of a group of students who started what is now the Ethos Center. 

Engineering April 25, 2024
UD Researchers Find Unique Results in Testing Turbulence Strength During Total Solar Eclipse
Researchers observed unexpected atmospheric effects in a set of measurements that are difficult to make, given a small portion of the U.S. with total solar eclipse, lack of currently available instruments and an appropriately equipped testing site.
Engineering April 18, 2024
UD chosen to lead state efforts to increase 5G broadband workforce and training in Western Ohio area
The University of Dayton was chosen to lead the state of Ohio’s Office of Workforce Transformation 5G Broadband grant for the West node, representing 12 counties in Ohio.
Engineering April 18, 2024
Undergraduate Research Key to Finding Future Career Interests

For many undergraduate students in the School of Engineering, research is an integral part of their time as Flyers. Two students currently conducting research with associate professor Dr. Brad Ratliff in his Applied Sensing Lab have found a future career interest in research thanks to the experience. 

Engineering April 18, 2024
New Space Research Master's Exchange Program with U.K. University
University of Dayton School of Engineering master’s students now have the opportunity to conduct space research thanks to a new exchange program with the University of Leicester, U.K. (UL).
Engineering April 18, 2024
Transforming the Future of UD Engineers

As the engineering industry rapidly evolves, there is a constant flow of new ideas into the School of Engineering to ensure students are prepared to make an impact in the workforce. The Dean’s Cabinet, a working group of faculty and staff leading initiatives aligned with the School’s strategic vision, are working hard to make those ideas a reality.

Engineering April 18, 2024
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Professor Recognized as American Society of Biomechanics Fellow

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Professor Kim Bigelow was awarded the status of Fellow in the American Society of Biomechanics (ASB). She will be recognized at the annual ASB conference in August.

Engineering April 18, 2024
From Advisor to Lab Manager: Committed to Student Success
Through two positions and ten years, lab manager Penny Timmer has always been committed to supporting students.
Engineering April 18, 2024
Senior Mechanical Engineering Student Returns to Guatemala as Student Leader for Ethos Center International Breakout

Senior mechanical engineering student Christian Fowlkes chose to get involved with the Ethos Center after attending an informational event for the program his junior year. He traveled to Alotenango, Guatemala in March 2023 to complete his first international breakout. His experience was life-changing, and he knew he wanted to go back and help to continue the project they started. 

Engineering April 18, 2024
Recent Master’s Graduate Continues Research At UD as Research Engineer
Ben Robertson doesn’t work for an usual employer of UD graduates — but still certainly a rewarding one. After graduating with his master’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Dayton in 2023, he accepted a position as a research engineer with UD.