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Engineering April 24, 2024
Flyer Pitch prizes go to better disease detection, Black health, fatherless girls

The University of Dayton’s Flyer Pitch awarded top prizes from among 100 applicants to a new rapid test to detect disease among farm animals and crops; a social enterprise to promote better health for Black Americans; and a nonprofit dedicated to helping fatherless teen girls. 

Sustainability April 23, 2024
HSI Green Office Program off to a sustainable start with pilot phase
Five UD offices participated in the Green Office Program, filling out self-assessments participating in dialogue.
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
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
7 Questions with Dr. Sharon Bommer
We asked Dr. Sharon Bommer, associate professor in the Department of Engineering Management, Systems and Technology, about her background and research.
Engineering April 18, 2024
Senior Mechanical Engineering Students Design UAV System for Capstone Project
At the start of the spring semester, senior mechanical engineering students John Faetanini, Ben Parlett, Sam Gepperth and Grant Newland were tasked with designing a UAV system for The Corps, a contract engineering firm, as their senior design project. 
Campus and Community April 15, 2024
Business Ethics & Environmental Sustainability: Air Force Museum
UD students take advantage of great opportunities to increase learning at region's Air Force Museum.
Engineering April 12, 2024
Entrepreneur Ready to Mass-Produce Eye Movement Recording System Thanks to Engineering Senior Design Teams

Ron Waldorf joined forces with an officer with the Los Angeles Police Department to create the DAX Evidence Recorder, which records eye movements of an impaired driver. Looking to reduce costs and prepare the DAX product for mass production, Waldorf connected with the Innovation Center in the School of Engineering to become a sponsor of a senior design project.