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Sustainability September 17, 2021
UD student research exploring if plastic waste can be transformed into 3-D printer products

Under the direction of Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Engineering Mechanics Denise Taylor, University of Dayton student Peter Fabe is assessing recycled plastic and considering the design of a plastics processing machine to bridge from post-consumer waste to the plastics input for 3D printing.

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Students and Campus Life September 03, 2021
Minor in Disability Studies, New CAP Courses Highlight UD Curriculum Innovations for 2021-22

A new minor and several new courses are among the University of Dayton’s latest offerings for the 2021-22 academic year to help students meet institutional learning goals and to prepare them to live and work in a diverse, global society.

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Engineering July 29, 2021
Industrial Assessment Center receives U.S. Department of Energy grant

The University of Dayton Industrial Assessment Center has been selected to receive nearly $2 million from the U.S. Department of Energy to continue free energy assessments for small- to mid-sized manufacturers in the region and to train the next generation of energy-engineering professionals.

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Engineering June 10, 2021
When passion takes flight

"The field of aerospace engineering was born out of passion," said Dr. Sid Gunasekaran, assistant professor, University of Dayton Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. "People have dedicated their lives to redefine what is impossible . . . some people see it as a legacy and a constant reminder of what humans can do if we set our hearts and minds to it."

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Engineering April 27, 2021
IT Flies aircraft simulation competition celebrates 10 years of international cooperation
The IT Flies! aircraft simulation competition is a tradition very close to the heart of the University of Dayton School of Engineering. Every year, the Merlin Flight Simulation Group and the School of Engineering host student teams from the United States and the United Kingdom on campus in the Flight Simulation Laboratory in Kettering Labs
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Engineering March 29, 2021
School of Engineering Dean's Fund for Excellence enables student domestic immersions and community partnerships

University of Dayton students, Elizabeth Musco, senior double major in engineering and dance, and Arvind Muthukumar Subramanian, graduate mechanical engineering student, are spending spring semester working with ETHOS partner, the HUB, in West Liberty, Ohio.

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Business March 18, 2021
Financial Markets: It is Not What They Are, But What You Do With Them

The financial systems’ ability to pool resources to fund projects and share risks is unparalleled and has shaped the world we live in. Dr. Maria Vivero reflects on how CAP 305/FIN 200, a new course offered by the Department of Economics and Finance combines discussions on finance, diversity and social justice.

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Libraries March 16, 2021
Live from Information Point: Library Staff on a Screen
Using Zoom, the Libraries' access services staff are able to virtually help students wherever they are.
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Engineering March 10, 2021
Training AI Model to Detect Errors at Earlier Stages in Silicon Crystal Growth

Pengfei Guo, who received his doctorate in electro-optics in 2018 under the guidance of Professor Andrew Sarangan, and Tam Nguyen, assistant professor of computer science, received a grant through Lam Research Corporation's Unlock Ideas, which is a university grant program that provides seed funding for research collaborations with professors to support feasibility testing of innovative ideas. 

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Sustainability January 11, 2021
UD’s facilities management staff helps University achieve $1 million per year in energy savings across campus

Thanks to aggressive retrocommissioning of buildings across campus and other energy initiatives, the University of Dayton’s Facilities Management team is saving about $1 million annually. Matthew Worsham, UD’s energy efficiency and renewable energy manager, credits hard work from facilities management staff, students and UD’s partners in the energy industry.

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