College of Engineering News

 

2018

 

  • College of Engineering Establishes New Research Center

    College of Engineering Establishes New Research Center

    Villanova University College of Engineering has established the Center for Cellular Engineering (NovaCell), with the mission of leading efforts to improve cell and gene therapy products and the bioprocesses used to make them. The center is launching less than a year after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an historic action making the first gene therapy available in the United States, ushering in a new approach to the treatment of cancer and other serious and life-threatening diseases. read more

  • U.S. Navy Supports Faculty Research for Networks of Autonomous Vehicles

    U.S. Navy Supports Faculty Research for Networks of Autonomous Vehicles

    Drs. Hashem Ashrafuion and Sergey Nersesov have been awarded a three-year, $336,043 grant from the Office of Naval Research for “Robust Control of Networks of Heterogeneous Nonholonomic Vehicles in Uncertain Environments.” Their work will benefit coordinated shipboard landings, collaborative missions involving surface and underwater marine and air vehicles, and formation flying for ensembles of heterogeneous unmanned air vehicles. read more