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Electrical engineering student encourages young women in STEM

March 21, 2023

For four years, University of Cincinnati doctoral student Brooke Campbell has been a graduate assistant in the UC Undergraduates Pursuing Research in Science and Engineering (UPRISE) program. After working for five years in the tech industry, she returned to school to pursue a graduate degree. Her research work focuses on using a process called electrospinning to create nanofibers loaded with medicine for targeted drug delivery. She was named Graduate Student Engineer of the Month by UC’s College of Engineering and Applied Science.

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Biomedical engineer driven to create a better life for her sister

March 29, 2023

Dominique Tanner, a biomedical engineering doctoral candidate at the University of Cincinnati, finds motivation from her sister. Diagnosed with epilepsy at just a few months old, her sister has experienced seizures all her life. Tanner became determined to learn about the condition and dedicated herself to a career in helping her sister and others like her. She is the second black woman to receive a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering at UC and was named Graduate Student Engineer of the Month by the College of Engineering and Applied Science.

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Aerospace engineer shares how co-op helped her discover her path

March 28, 2023

The “College Matters. Alma Matters.” Podcast interviewed University of Cincinnati aerospace engineering Ph.D. candidate Lynn Pickering earlier this month. In the episode she discusses her undergraduate experience at UC, the importance of co-op and her research of fuzzy logic.

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Engineering graduate student works to change the future of aviation

August 21, 2023

Jorge Betancourt, an aerospace engineering doctoral student at the University of Cincinnati, is researching rotating detonation combustors that are slated to impact the future of aviation and rocketry. Thus far during his time at UC, Betancourt has had the opportunity to create assignments that challenge and help students understand material as a teaching assistant and was named Graduate Student Engineer of the Month by the College of Engineering and Applied Science.

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UC student inspired by his father to become an engineer

September 5, 2023

Varad Maitra grew up in a small town in India where he watched his father work as an engineer. Seeing large machinery like tractors and trucks being built began his passion for manufacturing, higher education and the belief in hard work. Now a doctoral student at the University of Cincinnati, Maitra demonstrates this hard work in the classroom, the lab and with fellow students. He was named Graduate Student Engineer of the Month by UC's College of Engineering and Applied Science.

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UC dean awarded for engineering change

August 1, 2023

The University of Cincinnati's Whitney Gaskins, Ph.D., has been awarded the Engineering Change Individual Award sponsored by The Peer Group. This award, built on the premise of Dr. Yvette E. Peterson's Engineering Change podcast, recognizes an individual who focuses on equity, diversity and inclusion and how it relates to STEM fields.

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UC engineering student aims to introduce robots into daily life

August 29, 2023

Yufeng Sun, University of Cincinnati aerospace engineering doctoral student, returned to academia for a transformative experience. Prior to beginning his doctoral studies, he worked for more than 10 years at Autodesk, a Computer Aided Design (CAD) software company. While at UC, he has mentored undergraduate students, served as a teaching assistant in several courses and provided visiting high school students with an introduction to aerospace engineering research. Through these interactions with students and witnessing their success, he developed a great passion for mentoring and was recently named Graduate Student Engineer of the Month from UC’s College of Engineering and Applied Science.

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UC engineering professor awarded $2M NIH grant

November 6, 2023

Leyla Esfandiari, an associate professor of biomedical engineering at the University of Cincinnati, has received $2 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) to fund her research on small extracellular vesicles (exosomes) and the role they play in nerve regeneration as treatment for nerve injuries or other neurodegenerative diseases.

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UC engineering student researching game controller behaviors

September 25, 2023

University of Cincinnati engineering student Brian Swanson wanted to stay close to home when he began pursuing his doctoral degree. With Bearcat alumni in his family and the university's renowned College of Engineering and Applied Science, UC was the right choice. Swanson is a member of the Intelligent Sensing and Controls Laboratory, a teaching assistant within the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and was recently named Graduate Student of the Month by the College.