Posts Tagged ‘ David Allen ’

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 […]

Alumni receive facility dedication honors

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

Chancellor Harvey Perlman, College of Engineering Dean David Allen and NU Foundation President Clary Castner will honor two UNL engineering alumni in dedication ceremonies for new facility areas at 4 p.m., Nov. 5 in Othmer Hall. “The Kenneth Jones Welcome Center and the Robert W. Brightfelt Distinguished Alumni Wall of Honor represent the longtime commitment […]

India’s education leaders visit UNL engineering program

Apr 9th, 2009 | By | Category: April 9, 2009, Campus News, Issue

Eight leaders from engineering colleges in Chennai, India visited UNL on March 26. The 10-day visit to the United States was funded by a grant from the World Bank. The visit also included time at University of Central Florida, New Jersey Institute of Technology, and University of Illinois at Chicago. In Lincoln, the group toured […]

Creating Opportunities

Feb 26th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, February 26, 2009, Issue

Trip forges agreements between UNL, Indian universities, industries Agreements and partnerships forged during a recent trip to India should expand opportunities for UNL faculty and students and enhance the university’s international engagement, officials said. UNL representatives led by Chancellor Harvey Perlman recently spent two-and-a-half weeks in India. They initiated or strengthened academic and research agreements […]