COLLEGE NEWS HIGHLIGHTS October 2015

Engineering Cities to Survive Extreme Weather

Professor David Chandler and the Urban Resilience to Extreme Weather-Related Events Sustainability Research Network have been awarded a $12 million NSF grant to analyze information pertinent to sustainability and impacts of extreme climate events.


Better Cancer Treatment Through Nanotechnology

Professor Shikha Nangia is collaborating with Assistant Professor Juntao Luo of Upstate Medical University to develop a way to deliver cancer-fighting drugs more effectively using nanoparticles through an NIH grant.


Pilot Program to Spur Syracuse-Upstate Medical Research Collaborations

Syracuse University and Upstate Medical University have announced a new pilot grant program to promote collaborative research activity between the two institutions that focuses on pressing biomedical and health care needs.


Local High School Students Immersed in Science Research at SU

A grant provided by Tom McCausland ’64 and the Siemens Foundation provided a 10-week summer research experience for local high school students at the College for Engineering and Computer Science.


Varshney Honored by University Of Illinois

Syracuse University Distinguished Professor Pramod K. Varshney has received the University of Illinois Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Distinguished Alumni Award.

Steinberg Receives Postdoctoral Achievement Award

The National Institute of Statistical Sciences presented Professor Laura J. Steinberg with the award to honor her distinguished career, leadership, and vision in environmental science and statistics.

Steven Herman ’12, Civil Engineering

A proud SU alumnus, Steve Herman works for Parsons Corporation specializing in the inspection, design, analysis, and rehabilitation of bridges in and around New York City.


Dean’s Panel & Reception: STEMming the Gap in Higher Education

Date:

Friday, October, 23rd

Time/Location:

Dean’s Panel: 2:00 p.m.: LSB 001 Auditorium

Reception: 3:00 p.m.: LSB Milton Atrium

Livestream Link

Dean’s Homecoming Breakfast

Date:

Saturday, October 24th

Time:

9:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Location:

369 Link Hall, Sandra & Avi Nash G’77 Classroom for Collaboration

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