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‘Empowered to drive innovation’

November 22, 2022

For the second year, four students from the University of Cincinnati have been named University Innovation Fellows (UIF), a program run by Stanford University’s Hasso Plattner Institute of Design.


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 dean says Honda battery plant sets up Ohio economy for...

October 11, 2022

UC College of Engineering and Applied Science Dean John Weidner says Honda's plans to build a new $3.5 billion battery manufacturing plant in southwest Ohio will provide welcome opportunities for the state's growing high-tech industry.


UC faculty, grads win prestigious international research prize

August 30, 2022

A University of Cincinnati engineering professor and five of his students will receive a prestigious international award for their work studying ways to address water pollution. The Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water will be awarded to UC College of Engineering and Applied Science distinguished research professor Dionysios Dionysiou and his student research team.


UC to develop new cancer treatments

June 7, 2022

A chemical engineering professor at the University of Cincinnati will work with a South Korean pharmaceutical company to develop new cancer treatments using the technology found in some COVID-19 vaccines UC College of Engineering and Applied Science professor Joo-Youp Lee will work with Yuhan Corp. and Ewha Womans University in South Korea to improve the delivery of treatments that use messenger RNA and lipid nanoparticles. This technology also is being used to treat infectious diseases and genetic disorders.


Engineering students showcase capstone projects at CEAS Expo

May 6, 2022

Graduating engineering undergraduates from the University of Cincinnati’s College of Engineering and Applied Science gathered for the inaugural CEAS Expo in April to showcase their senior capstone projects to more than 500 attendees, including faculty, staff, alumni and industry representatives. The event, organized by the college and CEAS Tribunal student government, was held in downtown Cincinnati at the Duke Energy Convention Center.


UC engineer named highly cited researcher for fourth consecutive...

April 12, 2022

Dionysios (Dion) Dionysiou, a University of Cincinnati professor in the Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, was named a 2021 Highly Cited Researcher by Clarivate for the fourth consecutive year for his work addressing water pollution, conservation and treatment. His research includes creating sensors to detect cyanotoxins in water sources and how to break down PFAS, the "forever chemical."


Chemical engineering student researches nanoparticle drug...

April 11, 2022

Vishnu Sriram came to the University of Cincinnati from his home country of India to pursue a master’s in chemical engineering. He decided to stay at UC for his Ph.D. to research nanoparticle gene and drug delivery that could someday lead to improved cancer treatments.


Conversion process turns pollution into cash

March 17, 2022

Engineers at the University of Cincinnati have developed a promising electrochemical system to convert emissions from chemical and power plants into useful products while addressing climate change.


Sensor detects toxins in drinking water sources

December 15, 2021

University of Cincinnati researchers have developed a sensor that detects toxins called microcystins from algal blooms that taint surface water such as rivers, lakes and streams. Early detection of these toxins can aid water treatment plants to adjust the treatment strategy to keep the dangerous substances from contaminating drinking water. The research is led by Dionysios Dionysiou, professor of environmental engineering, with his student, Vasileia Vogiazi, who recently earned her doctoral degree from UC in environmental engineering.


UC research funding grows in FY 2021

December 10, 2021

University of Cincinnati researchers collected more external research funding in Fiscal Year 2021 —$221 million — than the $207 million in FY 2020. Top federal sponsors in FY 2021 included the U.S. Department of Education, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute and the National Science Foundation. Local and state supporters include the Harold C. Schott Foundation, Talbert House, the Ohio Department of Transportation, Ohio Department of Youth Services and others.

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