Category: News

Eversource Energy Center Celebrates First Year

The Eversource Energy Center, a unique university-energy company partnership, marked a significant milestone with its one-year anniversary celebrated October 24, 2016, at the University of Connecticut. Over 90 guests participated in the event, including the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP), Connecticut’s newly appointed Chief Cybersecurity Risk Officer, the Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority, […]

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NASA Grant Supports Satellite Data uses in Flood Modeling

When hydrologists forecast floods, they rely heavily on a combination of meteorological data, modeling tools and remote sensing observations.  The accuracy of such forecasts is often quite good over data-rich regions. But predictions are more challenging in mountainous areas characterized by complex geographic features and inadequate ground observations. Dr. Emmanouil Anagnostou, professor of Civil & […]

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Dr. Chrysochoou Receives Marie Curie Fellowship

Dr. Marisa Chrysochoou, an assistant professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering, has been awarded a prestigious Marie Curie International Incoming Fellowship (IIF) that will embed her at the National Technical University of Athens for two years, where she will share her expertise on chromium contamination and specialized experimental techniques with an interdisciplinary  team of colleagues […]

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USAID/HED Funding Renewed for Ethiopia Capacity Building Project

A multidisciplinary, multi-university project aimed at building a skilled workforce and educational capacity within Ethiopia’s universities in the area of sustainable water resource management has received over $1.35 million in additional funding from the U.S. Agency for International Development/Higher Education for Development (USAID-HED) to continue its work. Since its official inception in 2010, the project […]

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Engineering Captures Top Environmental Honors

The School of Engineering was well represented among the 2010-2012 Environmental Leadership Award recipients, finalists and honorable mentions. The awards, which are presented every two years, were presented in mid-November by the University’s Office of Environmental Policy and honor individuals and organizations whose activities that contribute to increased environmental stewardship within the UConn community. Commenting […]

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