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UC engineering professor receives diversity and inclusion award

August 18, 2021

University of Cincinnati professor Sheryl Sorby received the 2021 Clair L. Felbinger Award for Diversity and Inclusion from the ABET Board of Delegates. The award is presented by the accreditation board for extraordinary success in achieving diversity in technological segments of our society. Sorby, a professor in the Department of Engineering Education in UC’s College of Engineering and Applied Science, developed software and course workbooks to help engineering students, particularly women, grasp spatial visualization, something she struggled with herself as a student.

Virtual engineering class reimagines global collaboration

June 23, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic resulted in a forced pause to the usual international travel experiences at the University of Cincinnati. In response to a call for innovative ideas for virtual global experiences, Cedrick Kwuimy, assistant professor-educator in UC’s Department of Engineering Education, devised a program to give first-year engineering students some of the same growth opportunities they would have with a study abroad or work abroad program. UC students collaborated virtually with students at University of Cape Coast in Ghana and at Bahir Dar University in Ethiopia

Aerospace engineering student encourages women in her field

June 15, 2021

Rachel Wiggins, aerospace engineering doctoral student at the University of Cincinnati, is testing a rotating detonation engine that is smaller and more efficient than existing combustion engine technology. Outside of her research work, Wiggins launched Women in Flight, a student organization that fosters a supportive environment for women in aerospace and aviation fields. She was named Graduate Student Engineer of the Month by the College of Engineering and Applied Science.

International co-op and studies enrich computer science...

April 9, 2021

University of Cincinnati student Tosha Bapat came into the College of Engineering and Applied Science (CEAS) unsure of which major to pursue. Starting in the Freshman Engineering Program and exploring a variety of courses helped Bapat discover her passion: computer science. As she prepares to graduate, Bapat shares her story through cooperative education (co-op) jobs in both industry and research, a year spent studying and working abroad in Hong Kong and Japan, and her commitment to making a difference through student groups.

Mechanical engineering student builds skills in co-op

March 4, 2021

Avyay Putsherry, who will graduate with his bachelor’s in mechanical engineering technology from the University of Cincinnati in spring 2021, said his experience as a cooperative education (co-op) worker for two automotive companies has helped give him the confidence and technical skills to prepare him for his future. Putsherry was named Undergraduate Student Engineer of the Month by the College of Engineering and Applied Science.

First engineering education student paves the way

March 3, 2021

Jutshi Agarwal is blazing a trail as the first student enrolled in the newly minted engineering education graduate program at the University of Cincinnati. The engineering education graduate program, which offers both a master of science and a doctor of philosophy path, encompasses the research and study of how to best educate engineering students at all levels, from grade schoolers through college students and even workforce development.

UC launches engineering education graduate degrees

October 15, 2020

The University of Cincinnati’s College of Engineering and Applied Science is launching new engineering education graduate degrees, one of just a handful of such degree programs in the country.  The engineering education graduate program, which offers both a master of science and a doctor of philosophy path, encompasses the research and study of how to best educate engineering students at all levels, from grade schoolers through college students and even workforce development. 

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