College of Engineering News and Events

 

2019 College News

 

  • Robert G. Traver Receives 2019 EWRI Lifetime Achievement Award

    Robert G. Traver Receives 2019 EWRI Lifetime Achievement Award

    Villanova’s Dr. Robert Traver, the Edward A. Daylor Chair in Civil Engineering and director of the Villanova Center for Resilient Water Systems, continues to advance his already distinguished career with the 2019 Environmental and Water Resources Institute Lifetime Achievement Award. This award is presented to a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers for demonstrating a life-long level of commitment to environmental or water resources engineering through public service, research or education. read more

  • Villanova’s Dr. Al Ortega Appointed Associate Director of the Center for Energy-Smart Electronic Systems

    Villanova’s Dr. Al Ortega Appointed Associate Director of the Center for Energy-Smart Electronic Systems

    Dr. Alfonso Ortega, the James R. Birle Professor of Energy Technology, Department of Mechanical Engineering, has been appointed to the new position of associate director of the multi-university National Science Foundation Industry/University Cooperative Research Center for Energy-Smart Electronic Systems (ES2). In this role, he will assist the Center’s three university sites with strategic planning and aligning the overall ES2 vision with industry partners. read more

  • New CubeSat Club: Exploring Space Science and Engineering

    New CubeSat Club: Exploring Space Science and Engineering

    Dr. Alan Johnston, associate teaching professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, is the faculty advisor for the new Villanova student organization known as CubeSat Club. A CubeSat is a nanosatellite that sends telemetry information—measurements communicated at remote points by automated processes—over radio signals received on earth by a ground station. They can help students learn about orbital mechanics, conditions in space and energy production via solar cells. read more