COLLEGE NEWS HIGHLIGHTS February 2016
Teaching Drones to Stay on Target

Teaching Drones to Stay on Target

Lost without a GPS signal? Imagine how drones feel. New research by Professor Amit Sanyal explores how drones can operate in a GPS-denied environment and under real life weather conditions.


Fake a Knee — Students Develop One-of-a-Kind Device for Joint Repair Research

Professor Michelle Blum called upon Ryan Olson ’14, G’16 and Gabriel Smolnycki ’17 to build a device that mimics the complex motions of a human knee.


Electrical Pricing Research Wins Best Paper Award

Manek Biswas G ’13 and Professor Chilukuri K. Mohan developed algorithms that allow customers to balance their energy usage using smart meters.


Engineering On Trial

Students in Intro to Environmental Engineering had their day in court as part of an exercise in learning about groundwater and contaminant transport.


Tami Newcombe ’88, Biomedical and Electrical Engineering

From a┬áSyracuse University┬ástudent and athlete to a vice president of a national technology company,┬áCisco’s Tami Newcombe shares advice for a fulfilling career in tech.

Student Named TranLIVE Student of the Year

Alex Johnson G ’16 was recognized for his ongoing water chemistry research comparing stormwater runoff from a green roof to that from a traditional roof.

Esch Awarded Lush Prize for Work in Animal-Free Testing

Professor Mandy Esch’s team was recognized for their "Body-on-a-Chip" system, which can determine the success of new pharmaceuticals without the use of animals.


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