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UC engineering professor honored for achievements in electronics, photonics

October 7, 2022

Andrew Steckl, professor of electrical engineering at the University of Cincinnati, was awarded the Electronics and Photonics Award from the Electrochemical Society (ECS). Steckl pioneered the field of rare-earth electroluminescent materials incorporated in semiconductors, creating bright beautiful colors used in digital flat screens. His research also includes biosensors for medical applications.


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.


UC announces new head of Department of Computer Science

August 4, 2022

The University of Cincinnati’s College of Engineering and Applied Science named Justin Zhan as professor and head of the newly established Department of Computer Science, effective August 15, 2022. Zhan comes to UC from the University of Arkansas, where he was Arkansas Research Alliance scholar and professor of data science. His research interests include data science, big data, artificial intelligence, blockchain technologies, biomedical informatics, information assurance, and social computing.


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 alum's research could predict pandemic hotspots

July 28, 2022

When Faray Majid was a mechanical engineering graduate student at the University of Cincinnati, he worked on a research project that identified future COVID-19 hotspots. As a recent graduate, he counts that work as one of his top accomplishments and he hopes it will be useful for predicting the spread in any future pandemics.


New international program tackles artificial intelligence skills shortage

July 20, 2022

The University of Cincinnati College of Engineering and Applied Science and Coventry University in the UK have partnered to offer an international master's program in artificial intelligence to help address a global skills shortage in AI. Students will be able to complete different parts of the program at both UC and at Coventry University.


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.


UC co-op medalist thrives in NASA internships

May 10, 2022

University of Cincinnati student Anna Lanzillotta dreamed of working as an engineer in the aerospace and aviation industry. Now, Lanzillotta is graduating with an electrical engineering degree, experience working at NASA for four cooperative education jobs, and a full-time job in the aerospace industry. Lanzillotta was selected for the 2022 Herman Schneider Medal, which is awarded annually to a graduating senior in UC’s College of Engineering and Applied Science for distinction as an exemplary co-op student who has taken full advantage of the unique opportunities of cooperative education.