Posts Tagged ‘ College of Engineering ’

Allen resigns, plans return to faculty

May 7th, 2010 | By | Category: Employee News, May 6, 2010

David Allen, dean of the College of Engineering, announced April 29 his resignation as dean, with the intention of returning to a faculty position in the college on June 30. Allen, who has led the college since September 2002, is a tenured professor of engineering mechanics at UNL. He announced his intentions at a regularly […]

Engineers eye better helmet designs for soldiers

Feb 25th, 2010 | By | Category: Campus News, February 25, 2010, Issue

Shotgun-like blasts booming through the hallways of the College of Engineering are helping herald the next generation of head protection for American soldiers. Using a shock tube – a 10-foot-long metal beam that shoots high pressure gas to mimic the shock waves of explosions – campus researchers are collecting data to design better combat helmets. […]


Nov 4th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, November 5, 2009

A note from David Allen, Dean of the College of Engineering It is my great honor to serve this state as the dean of engineering at UNL – the only college of engineering in Nebraska. During this centennial year of our existence, while we have much to be proud of in the college today, I […]

Schneider forges 55 years on engineering faculty

Sep 3rd, 2009 | By | Category: Employee News, Issue, September 3, 2009

As the College of Engineering celebrates its first centennial in 2009, Morris Schneider has been a faculty member for more than half of those 100 years, and actually began his studies here in 1946. Schneider, a senior lecturer emeritus with industrial and management systems engineering, will be recognized for his 55 years of work at […]

Banner project | College of Engineering

Sep 2nd, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, September 3, 2009

Seamstress Char Hodgins, of Maximum Promotions in Sioux Falls, S.D., sews a large “G” onto the red background of a new 80-foot wide by 60-foot long banner that will be used during home Cornhuskers football games. The banner is funded by and game use is organized by the College of Engineering. Learn more about the […]

NUBE High Five

Aug 26th, 2009 | By | Category: August 27, 2009, Campus News, Issue

A UNL freshman earns a high five after completing one of the climbing walls at Camp Kitaki during the College of Engineering’s annual NUBE Camp. The two-day Nebraska Undergraduates Becoming Engineers camp drew approximately 170 new students, 40 current students, faculty and staff. “It’s OK to be a NUBE” Engineering a welcome that builds community […]

Engineering doubles teams at NASA’s Microgravity U

Feb 5th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, February 5, 2009, Issue

This spring, two teams from the College of Engineering will conduct experiments with NASA’s Microgravity University. Both projects will involve 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. NASA’s Microgravity University engages students from several colleges and universities in […]

Tan earns Edgerton award

Jan 29th, 2009 | By | Category: Employee News, Issue, January 29, 2009

Li Tan, assistant professor of engineering mechanics, received the College of Engineering’s first Edgerton Innovation Award. Tan was selected by a vote of professors in the college. The new award includes $2,500 for the faculty member selected, $10,000 for research and $10,000 to recruit doctoral students to assist with research projects. Tan came to UNL […]

Engineering signs agreement with UC-Irvine Extension

Nov 6th, 2008 | By | Category: Campus News, November 6, 2008

The College of Engineering has signed a course credit transfer agreement with the University of California Irvine Extension. The partnership agreement allows students who have completed the UC Irvine Extension Certificate programs in embedded systems engineering, communications systems engineering, or medical product development to transfer credits into UNL’s Master of Engineering with a concentration in […]