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Teams presented projects that exposed them to the range of engineering disciplines, from the use of biomimicry to address water shortages to developing a colorimeter to measure the kinetics of an enzymatic reaction.
With a National Science Foundation grant, Civil Engineering’s Dr. Jonathan Hubler spent two weeks in New Zealand leveraging field-testing equipment for “Evaluation of Pre and Post Blast Liquefaction Soil and Site Parameters.”
Dr. Lauri Olivier has joined the College of Engineering as its new Director of Engineering Entrepreneurship and Assistant Professor of the Practice. Having most recently led the entrepreneurship program and Snyder Idea Lab in the College of Business Management at Lynn University in Florida, Dr. Olivier possesses more than 20 years’ experience in teaching, innovation management, business development and entrepreneurship. An engineer at heart, she holds a PhD in biomedical engineering from Duke University.
Drs. Virginia Smith and Andrea Welker in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering have been awarded nearly $120,000 in funding through the Pennsylvania Sea Grant program to evaluate the comprehensive impacts of urbanization and restoration on stream processes in the Delaware estuary.
Associate professor Jacob Elmer says the critters may hold the secret to a viable and sustainable replacement for human blood donations.