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Engineering dean named Leadership Ohio Fellow

March 24, 2022

Leadership Ohio, a statewide leadership development program in its 30th year, has named University of Cincinnati’s Whitney Gaskins, Ph.D., to its 2022 class of leadership fellows. Gaskins is assistant dean of Inclusive Excellence and Community Engagement and a faculty member at the College of Engineering and Applied Science.


UC College of Engineering and Applied Science earns diversity recognition

March 21, 2022

The University of Cincinnati’s College of Engineering and Applied Science has been lauded as a national leader among engineering programs for significant progress in increasing diversity, inclusion and degree attainment outcomes. The American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) has awarded the college bronze status — the highest current level — in its Diversity Recognition Program.


Computer appreciation class highlights technology’s impact on daily life

August 18, 2022

Ever wonder how everyday technology works? Your phone? Gaming systems? Search? A new University of Cincinnati course offered this fall, ‘CS-CA1001: Computer Appreciation: Thinking and Creating Like a Computer Scientist,’ is designed to give students of all majors an introduction into the field of computer science. The goal of the course is to demystify various aspects of computer science, including how computing machines are harnessed to solve problems in game playing, discover information, and control simple robots. The course will also cover the implications of computing technologies on safety, security, and ethics.


From UC to 'Amazing Race'

August 1, 2022

Alumna Cindy Chiang Halvorsen ’04 was part of the University of Cincinnati’s inaugural biomedical engineering graduating class. After her time at UC, she parlayed her engineering problem-solving skills and experience as a student leader into a successful brand marketing career. She’s now Executive Sales Coach at Google — and was the winner of the reality show, The Amazing Race. She's also launched an Asian American women leadership initiative.


UC student aims to improve computers’ understanding of language

January 13, 2022

Akshata Upadhye found a passion for research in artificial intelligence and machine learning, which led her to pursue a master’s degree in computer science at the University of Cincinnati. Upadhye has a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering from University of Pune in India. She was named Graduate Student Engineer of the Month by UC’s College of Engineering and Applied Science.


UC engineering professor named highly cited researcher

November 22, 2022

Dionysios (Dion) Dionysiou, University of Cincinnati professor of environmental engineering, was named a 2022 Highly Cited Researcher by Clarivate for the fifth consecutive year for his research work developing technologies and strategies to identify, monitor and treat water pollutants and toxins, including PFAS and cyanotoxins. He was recognized in three categories — engineering, environment/ecology and chemistry.


Nineteen faculty join College of Engineering and Applied Science in 2022

November 23, 2022

The University of Cincinnati's College of Engineering and Applied Science continues to expand with the addition of nineteen new faculty members in 2022. Two professors were announced in January. Seventeen faculty members joined CEAS at the start of the fall semester, including two new department heads: Ying Sun, head of the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, and Justin Zhan, head of the newly established Department of Computer Science.


UC names new head of mechanical and materials engineering department

June 6, 2022

John Weidner, dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Cincinnati has announced the appointment of Ying Sun as the head of the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering and Herman Schneider Professor of Mechanical Engineering. Sun comes to UC from Drexel University and she has also served as program director of the National Science Foundation Thermal Transport Processes Program since 2019. In her role at NSF, Sun promotes fundamental and transformative research in clean energy, climate change solutions and emerging technologies.