Posts Tagged ‘ Engineering ’

The Scarlet Interviews — Tim Wei, Dean of Engineering

Nov 15th, 2012 | By | Category: 2012, Campus News, Issue, Nov. 15, Scarlet Interviews

Tim Wei has been dean of UNL’s College of Engineering since June 2011. Previously he was a professor and led the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Nuclear Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y. He remains an active researcher with an interest in coupling fundamental fluid dynamics experiments with critical technologies of socio-technological importance. [...]



Engineering students study at NASA’s Microgravity U

Apr 3rd, 2011 | By | Category: Campus News, March 31

A team of UNL engineering students will travel to Houston’s Johnson Space Center to conduct research for NASA that will have them floating on board reduced gravity missions, March 31 through April 9. The team was chosen in December to participate in NASA’s 2011 Microgravity University. According to NASA, the program engages selected college and [...]



Engineering dean finalists announced

Apr 1st, 2011 | By | Category: Campus News, Feb. 24

Five candidates are finalists for the dean of the College of Engineering. Selected by a search committee, the candidates are visiting campus through March 9. Each candidate will participate in a public presentation on City Campus. Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to attend the presentations. The candidates are James Alleman from Iowa State University; [...]



K9 passion leads Glenn to golden opportunity

Oct 21st, 2010 | By | Category: Campus News, Oct. 21

Golden tickets don’t always come hidden in candy bar wrapping. While it worked for Charlie, many people find their golden ticket to happiness in a variety of places. Kathy Glenn, assistant to the dean of the College of Engineering, discovered her golden ticket in a slightly livelier form. “Anyone who has golden retrievers or knows [...]



$4M bolsters math, science education

Oct 21st, 2010 | By | Category: Oct. 21, Research

The National Science Foundation has awarded UNL two grants totaling more than $4 million to support improved mathematics and science education in Nebraska schools that need it most. The grants are through NSF’s Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship program, which aims to encourage talented science, technology, engineering and mathematics majors and professionals to become K-12 mathematics [...]



Engineering Week 2010

Apr 29th, 2010 | By | Category: April 29, 2010, Campus News

The College of Engineering celebrated a century of solutions at its E-Week Open House April 23 in Othmer Hall. Engineering Week activities were held from April 19 to 23. The College of Engineering officially formed in 1909 and began the tradition of welcoming the public to its open house in 1912. With programs in Lincoln [...]



Suh donates $2.6M to Athletics, Engineering

Apr 22nd, 2010 | By | Category: April 22, 2010, Campus News

The 2009 Associated Press Player of the Year and winner of the Lombardi, Outland, Bednarik and Nagurski football awards — UNL graduate Ndamukong Suh — announced April 17 he will donate $2 million for use in the Nebraska Athletics for Strength and Conditioning Program and an additional $600,000 to the College of Engineering to endow [...]



Engineering doubles teams at Micrograv U

Sep 16th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, September 10, 2009

Two teams from the College of Engineering conducted experiments at NASA’s Microgravity University in the spring. Both projects involved students in a series of parabolic reduced-gravity flights that depart from Ellington Field in Houston, Texas, and reach 35,000 feet above the Earth’s surface.



Energy-smart building

Mar 5th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, March 5, 2009

Engineering, architecture programs work to build zero-net energy home UNL students and faculty are building a house of the future. More than 100 students and faculty studying in UNL’s architectural engineering and construction, and architecture programs are hammering out a 2,000-square-foot house in Omaha that is designed to provide more energy than it uses. Called [...]