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Engineering February 26, 2024
It's Not Rocket Science

Sam Duncan realized his passion was aerospace engineering when he watched SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket launch in 2018. 

Since then, the senior mechanical engineering student who is a member of the men’s cross country team has found a way to pursue the science behind air travel as he has accepted a full-time role with UDRI while working toward a master’s in engineering. 

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Engineering February 22, 2024
Lifting Others Up

Bobby ’78 and Catherine Jennings ’77 Stewart know the meaning of “work hard, play hard” as they enjoy retirement after collectively working nearly 80 years. Now they’ve established an endowed scholarship to give hard, too.

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Engineering February 21, 2024
Sophomore Electrical Engineering Student Works with NASA through Ohio Space Grant Consortium

Sophomore electrical engineering student Grace McKenna started working with NASA in the Here to Observe (H2O) program in September 2023. The program gives undergraduate students the opportunity to observe and interact with NASA Planetary Science Division teams, with the goal of inspiring historically marginalized groups to be a part of the STEM workforce.

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Engineering February 13, 2024
Electro-Optics and Photonics Professor Travels to China to Share Research

Department of Electro-Optics and Photonics professor Dr. Partha Banerjee visited Tsinghua University in Beijing, China to present an invited lecture on his recent research. Banerjee, who is Director of the Holography and Metamaterials Lab, specializes in digital and dynamic holography, metamaterials, photorefractives and acousto-optics.

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Engineering February 12, 2024
Associate Professor Receives Kern Entrepreneurial Engineering Network Rising Star Award

Last week, associate professor Dr. Sidaard Gunasekaran from the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering traveled to the Kern Entrepreneurial Engineering Network (KEEN) National Conference in Austin, Texas to accept the organization’s 2023 National Rising Star Award.

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Engineering February 08, 2024
Jenna’s Journey: Ethos Experience Brings Clean Water to Rural Communities in Exchange for Cultural Appreciation

Jenna Ladd, a senior mechanical engineering student, embarked on a life-changing journey during an Ethos breakout in May 2023.

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Engineering February 05, 2024
Senior engineering student inherits beloved Red Scare pilot costume
Whether he is sporting blue body paint or the beloved Red Scare pilot costume, senior electrical engineering student Ryan Peaco can be easily spotted at the front of the student section cheering  the Flyers to victory at University of Dayton basketball games.
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Engineering January 30, 2024
Engineers meet and greet with local employers committed to diversity

On September 15th, the Diversity in Engineering Center partnered with SWE, NSBE, SHPE and SASE to host a meet and greet with employers who are committed to diversity.

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Engineering January 26, 2024
Mechanical Engineering Technology Student Recognized as Honda Co-op of the Term Award Winner
Ashley Anderson, a sophomore mechanical engineering technology student from Gahanna, Ohio, was recently recognized as Honda’s Co-op of the Term award winner.
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Engineering January 22, 2024
Senior engineering student recognized as Carolina Panthers Fan of the Year

Imagine being a lifelong fan of an NFL team. Your mom and sister enter you into a contest, realizing there’s thousands of other entries — and then you find out you won. That’s what happened for senior electrical engineering student Cameron Pierson, this year’s Carolina Panthers Fan of the Year.

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