ENGINEERING NEWS AND EVENTS
The annual Dean’s Awards recognize students graduating within the current academic year for academic achievement and/or the meaningful contributions and service provided to the College of Engineering during their time at Villanova.
Led by Assistant Professor Kelly Good, PhD, PE, Associate Professor Virginia Smith, PhD, and Professor Rob Traver, PhD, PE, the group met with residents and visited project sites in pursuit of developing a solar-powered well pump system to expand residents’ water access and designing safer latrines for students at a local school.
The College of Engineering’s Center for Humanitarian Engineering and International Development is widely recognized for its international service-learning programs. Now, thanks to the ongoing support of the Northrop Grumman Foundation, the center has established its first domestic initiative with partners from the Four Corners region of the Navajo Nation.
Mark your calendars for October 16-17, 2024, and join us at Villanova University to be part of this dynamic exchange of knowledge and ideas. Stay tuned for further details, including registration information, as we look forward to your participation in this pivotal event.
Smart grid is a term applied to an emerging generation of the electricity grid in which a cyber-infrastructure of computers, networks, sensors and controls is overlaid on the electromechanical infrastructure of the traditional grid. This talk will describe this “internet of energy,” beginning with a brief introduction to how electric energy is currently produced and distributed.
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the College of Engoineering will host the Spring 2024 IEEE Joint Region 1 and 2 Student Activities Conference (SAC) at Villanova University.