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Trailblazing engineering professor honored with alumni award

January 30, 2023

Professor Awatef Hamed is a trailblazer. She came of age during a time when few women were going to college to study engineering. In 1968, she left her home in Egypt and came to the University of Cincinnati as the only female graduate student in the aerospace engineering program. She went on to get her master’s and doctoral degrees from UC and then was hired as a faculty member, where she was the only female faculty member for two decades. In 2001, she became the first woman to head a college aerospace engineering department.


Engineering alumnus presented with lifetime achievement award

January 24, 2023

Michael Valentine’s career as an innovator and entrepreneur has spanned more than four decades, and has included the creation of an industry-changing radar detector and two successful companies, Cincinnati Microwave, and his current business, Valentine Research. Through the years, Mike and his wife, Peg — both UC alumni — have become prodigious philanthropists at the University of Cincinnati and within the region, giving of their time and treasure to many causes close to their hearts.


Alumnus honored for impact on construction, real estate fields

January 17, 2023

Chris Dobrozsi was presented the Engineering Technology Award of Distinction from the University of Cincinnati College of Engineering and Applied Science. He graduated from UC with an architectural engineering technology degree in 1989. He is now executive vice president of development at Neyer Properties and a city council member in Montgomery, Ohio, where he has made an indelible impact on the construction and real estate industries.


UC engineering dean celebrated with Women Who Mean Business Award

December 8, 2022

The Cincinnati Business Courier has honored University of Cincinnati’s Whitney Gaskins with the Women Who Mean Business Award. The program highlights the accomplishments of women in Greater Cincinnati who have made a significant impact in the business community in the past year. She is assistant dean of Inclusive Excellence and Community Engagement and a faculty member at the College of Engineering and Applied Science.


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 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.


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.