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Engineering January 20, 2023
We Made the Cover of OhioENGINEER!

Congratulations to the faculty and students from the University of Dayton School of Engineering who made the cover of OhioENGINEER's 2022 year-end "Engineering Education" issue that features Ohio engineering schools. Mechanical engineering students Jordan Wilson (left) and Bridget Gerber (right) work with Kim Bigelow, Ph.D. (center), director of the Engineering Wellness through Biomechanics Lab to adapt toys for children with disabilities. The toys are then donated to children in need via the United Rehabilitation Services of Greater Dayton. 

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Engineering December 21, 2022
UD engineering faculty, alumni, students building water system for Malawi schools

Don Chase, civil engineering lecturer, and his spouse Nancy Chase, a UD graduate, former School of Engineering cooperative education director and now an Emerson senior applications engineer, are working with ETHOS international immersion students to design and build a water storage and transmission system for schools run by the Wasambo Education Foundation to empower northern Malawian youth through education.

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Engineering December 13, 2022
Different engineering paths to UD lead to research for the common good

Elizabeth Shafer, mechanical engineering junior, and Zach Kranz, electronic and computer engineering technology junior, chose the University of Dayton School of Engineering for different reasons. However, they recently worked together through the School’s Summer Undergraduate Research Experience program and in the Wearable and Tunable Systems Lab with Dr. Alex Watson, assistant professor, Department of Engineering Management, Systems and Technology.

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Engineering December 01, 2022
Computer engineering student creates public speaking simulator with faculty mentor

Inspired by his own struggles with public speaking, University of Dayton junior Bao Truong created a virtual reality simulator to allow users to practice presentations before a computer-generated crowd.

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Engineering November 30, 2022
Engineering systems for the common good: With math, class hopes to offer solutions to homelessness

It's an equation that may seem impossible, an engineering professor using math to help find solutions for homelessness in Montgomery County, but Raúl Ordóñez believes his class can calculate some very real answers.

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Engineering November 23, 2022
“Danger Zone” named UD engineering class of 2026 song

Samuel Weaver, Matthew P. Shaffer and 200 first-year engineering students signed a petition to name “Danger Zone” as their class song and accept the song's challenge: “You never know what you can do until you get it up as high as you can go.”

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Engineering November 06, 2022
UD School of Engineering Welcomes New Dean, Department Chair and Faculty Members

The School of Engineering at the University of Dayton is proud to announce and welcome our new faculty members for the 2022-2023 academic year!

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Engineering November 03, 2022
Engineering students named 2022 AES Energy Innovation Challenge winners

Engineering graduate students Scott Eardley, Sean Kapp and Megan McNelly are the winners of the AES Corporation 2022 Energy Innovation Challenge for their Project Oasis, an indoor farming system powered by solar energy and battery storage.

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Engineering October 20, 2022
Engineering students prepared for HSI graduate fellowship program

University of Dayton School of Engineering students, Piper Fernway, systems engineering, and Allison Lenhardt, mechanical engineering, have been named 2022-2023 Hanley Sustainability Institute graduate fellows. The HSI graduate fellowship program attracts high-quality students with an interest in sustainability to work on faculty-mentored research projects and other HSI program efforts.

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Engineering October 18, 2022
ETHOS Immersion steers her from corporate America to a West Virginia farm

Having faith means trusting divine guidance when the destination is unknown. That’s what Sarah Brightfield ’22 learned when an ETHOS Immersion steered her from corporate America to a West Virginia farm where she can blend vocation with service.

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