#GINNing Podcast: Acosta's Exo-llent Adventure

9/29/23 3:00 PM

From Puerto Rico to the Plains, Yadrianna Acosta-Sojo is preventing injuries and taking names. 


ME professor earns prestigious award for heat transfer research

9/25/23 9:00 AM

Mehmet Arik, associate professor of mechanical engineering, recently received the 2022 Hartnett-Irvine Award from the International Centre for Heat and Mass Transfer (ICHMT).  


Auburn Engineering the only academic institution among Green Cross Award semifinalists

9/25/23 8:20 AM

College recognized for advocating transformational research that doesn't push the boundaries of safety.


#GINNing Podcast: Air Apparent

9/22/23 10:00 AM

All that stuff about engineering giving you wings, helping you soar, taking your career to new heights? The path double major Caroline Culjak took kind of gives that a whole new meaning.


Director of Wireless Research and Education Center part of three NSF-funded projects

9/19/23 7:00 AM

Shiwen Mao's collaborative research uses RFID to capture posture, identify smart health applications, and create data analysis-aided learning methods for robust wireless measurements.


Auburn Alumni Engineering Council honors 9 with college’s highest awards

9/18/23 1:30 PM

Eight outstanding engineering alumni and one longtime faculty member of the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering were honored by the Auburn Alumni Engineering Council during a ceremony Friday, Sept. 15, for their distinguished professional careers.


Assistant professor in CSSE develops techniques to detect software container orchestration vulnerabilities

9/13/23 8:15 AM

Akond Rahman is principal investigator on a three-year, $553,295 National Science Foundation grant for the project, “Resilient Operations for Deployment Units Used in Container Orchestration,” aimed at targeting and strengthening software resilience.


Auburn-educated astronaut Jan Davis explores family's flight legacy in new book

9/8/23 3:00 PM

Written by 1977 Auburn mechanical engineering alumna and retired astronaut Jan Davis, “Air Born: Two Generations in Flight” details the mutually motivated careers and aerospace accomplishments of both Davis and her father, Ben Smotherman, an engineer and Air Force B-17 pilot who was shot down over Holland in 1943. 


#GINNing Podcast: 100 Percent Cotton

9/1/23 12:00 PM

Want to learn about Cotton's future impact on the environment? Listen no further, my friends. The latest episode of the award-winning #GINNing Podcast with CEE junior Celi Cotton once again draws from the well of stormwater-studying wunderkinds helping to turn Auburn into the education destination for runoff mitigation.


Chemical engineering researchers win Alabama Launchpad with device that replicates human-like tissue

8/25/23 12:25 PM

Elizabeth Lipke, professor in chemical engineering, and Yuan Tian, a post-doctoral researcher, won $25,000 for their co-founded biomedical company VivoSphere


#GINNing Podcast: Banner Man

8/25/23 10:00 AM

Learn how business school poster boy Zakariya Veasy is poised to revolutionize the credit game through Omnis, a pitch-perfect startup facilitating peer-to-peer, short-term microloans on the latest episode of the award-winning #GINNing Podcast. 


Researchers in chemical engineering part of NSF-EPSCoR grant to reimagine sustainable development of plastic materials

8/18/23 2:50 PM

Symone Alexander, Selen Cremaschi and Zhihua Jiang are part of a four-year, $4 million multi-disciplinary collaborative study with researchers from the University of Southern Mississippi.


#GINNing Podcast: Shay, Queen

8/18/23 11:00 AM

We believe in work — hard work. Which is why we believe in Pilcher — Shay Pilcher, the twice-diploma'd, Auburn mechanical engineering grad, current research engineer and founder and CEO of Archangel Defense.


Chemical engineering professors create USDA, NSF-funded research that could positively impact global food supply, environment

8/17/23 10:00 AM

Jin Wang and Peter He co-authored a pair of USDA and NSF studies that explore means to convert bio-gas into animal feed – creating a sustainable circular aquaculture industry – and remove methane from the atmosphere.


#GINNing Podcast: Yes We Gann

8/11/23 10:00 AM

Ashley Gann used her 2005 Auburn aerospace engineering degree to shatter meteorology's glass ceiling in the state of Alabama. Learn how she did it — and why she believes STEM is the key to helping other women reach their full professional potential — on the latest episode of the award-winning #GINNing Podcast.


#GINNing Podcast: Beam me up, Hailey

8/4/23 12:00 PM

Want to hear about a beaming Auburn engineering student who's vaulting her way through her academic routine with unparalleled devotion? Well, go ahead and get your ears on for this interview with sophomore gymnastics sensation Hailey John. You'll be absolutely floored.


Aerospace engineering faculty member uses bio-inspired surface textures to ensure smooth flight

7/27/23 12:40 PM

Study is part of a three-year, $600,000 Defense Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research grant.


Five Auburn University alumni revolutionizing tax preparation industry with tax pro software

7/14/23 3:00 PM

Graduates received $150,000 as part of Google’s Black and Latino Founders Fund awards


#GINNing Podcast: Ross Boss

7/7/23 12:00 PM

There's a new chair over in Ross Hall. And we're not talking La-Z-Boy.  Listen to Selen Cremaschi, the B. Redd and Susan W. Redd Eminent Scholar Chair Professor, discuss her new role in Auburn University’s Department of Chemical Engineering on the latest episode of the award-winning #GINNing Podcast below, or on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, iHeartRadio or wherever you listen to your favorite podcasts by searching #GINNing.


Vehicle Systems, Dynamics, and Design Laboratory team wins Vertical Flight Society international competition

7/7/23 9:15 AM

Three graduate students in Imon Chakraborty's laboratory designed, built and flew the winning vertical takeoff and landing aircraft.


Selen Cremaschi named as the next chair of the Department of Chemical Engineering

6/28/23 10:20 AM

Selen Cremaschi, the B. Redd and Susan W. Redd Eminent Scholar Chair Professor, has been named as chair of Auburn University’s Department of Chemical Engineering. 


ISE assistant professor earns NSF CAREER Award for AM fatigue life prediction through deep learning

6/23/23 4:42 PM

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is turning to assistant industrial and systems engineering professor Peter Liu in the form of a $500,000 CAREER Award meant to generate new insight into defect formation relevant to fatigue performance of parts manufactured through laser powder-bed fusion (LPBF) and uncover the synergistic impacts of multi-scale factors on fatigue fractures.


Asteroid between Jupiter and Mars named after aerospace engineering graduate student

6/23/23 2:00 PM

Yaeji Kim was among six Auburn students honored at the recent Asteroids, Comets, Meteors Conference in Flagstaff, Arizona


#GINNing Podcast: The Sociology of Hydrology

6/23/23 8:00 AM

Water, water everywhere and not a drop to drink? Perish the thought, says Jose Vasconcelos, associate professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, one of 32 researchers selected by the Jewish National Fund-USA to travel to Israel for its 2023 Summer Faculty Fellowship Program.


Professor in ECE part of $1.8 million study to explore security solutions for semiconductor supply chains

6/14/23 11:00 AM

Ujjwal Guin, assistant professor in electrical and computer engineering, said tracking of thousands of electronic devices becomes crucial for enabling supply chain integrity, managing data processing, and communications.


#GINNing Podcast: White Sands Saunders

6/9/23 8:00 AM

From the whiskey woods of Tennessee to the White Sands of New Mexico, this just-graduated aerospace engineering ace is definitely on the right trajectory.


Materials engineering grad student earns prestigious sustainability fellowship

6/6/23 12:00 PM

The U.S. government wants to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050, plus a carbon pollution-free power sector by 2035 via investing in renewable energy technologies such as solar and wind microgrid systems. Yaqub Adediji is going to help them do it.


#GINNing Podcast: Gemini Vegetarian

6/2/23 12:00 PM

Undergraduate research. Under the sea solutions.


#GINNing Podcast: Brine of the Times

5/26/23 12:00 PM

A lot of people just whine about brine. But not assistant environmental engineering professor and wastewater recycling wunderkind Nick Zou.


#GINNing Podcast: Big Dam Deal

5/19/23 12:00 PM

Anna Lancaster, a junior in biosystems engineering doing undergraduate research under associate civil engineering professor Jack Montgomery, recently beat out three PhD students for first place in the United States Society on Dams' Kim de Rubertis Scholarship competition.


Electrical engineering junior named chief of staff for Students of Southern Company

5/16/23 12:00 PM

Jesús Ruelas Barragan, a junior studying electrical engineering, was recently named chief of staff for the Students of Southern Company, an employee resource within Southern Company. In that position he oversees five other executive board members within Students of Southern Company and more than 70 co-op students and interns. He also cooridnates community service, social and site tour events.  


#GINNing Podcast: Since she was 13

5/5/23 3:00 PM

Katie Leonard, Auburn's latest NSF Graduate Research Fellowship recipient, graduates in May with a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering, something that's been in the works since was 13.


Graduate School honors 13 students, four faculty/staff from Auburn Engineering

5/5/23 8:00 AM

Students, faculty and staff recognized at the annual Auburn University Graduate School awards ceremony, Friday, April 28, in the Melton Student Center Ballroom.


Assistant professor in ECE wins NSF Early Faculty Development CAREER Award

5/3/23 1:00 PM

Yin Sun's project, "Semantic and Goal-oriented Status Updating for Real-time Inference, Monitoring, and Decision-Making," finds measures for operators to receive fresh and important, accurate data simultaneously


Southern Company's Goosby named executive-in-residence at McCrary Institute

5/2/23 7:30 AM

Auburn Engineering alumnus aims to provide leadership for the development of a collaboration center that aligns to the mission of the McCrary Institute to support the security of critical infrastructure – specifically the electricity sector.


Two Auburn Engineering alumnae honored at Black Alumni Weekend

4/28/23 1:30 PM

Antoria Guerrier, ’00 electrical engineering, and Regenia Sanders, ’95 mechanical engineering, were honored as part of Auburn University’s Black Alumni Weekend.


Two Auburn Engineering students receive National Science Foundation Fellowships

4/21/23 1:55 PM

Two Auburn Engineering undergraduates - Katie Leonard and Peter Abraham - were among four Auburn University recipients of the National Science Foundation's Graduate Research Fellowship.


CPAC gives used 3D printing filament new life through recycling program

4/21/23 12:50 PM

Through ReMake, the Center for Polymers and Advanced Composites is collecting 3D printing waste and recycling it into filament that can be redistributed to labs across campus.


#GINNing Podcast: The Wiz Kid

4/21/23 10:00 AM

What do Tim Cook, '82 industrial, and Emily Kalifa, '25 industrial, have in common? Find out on the latest episode of the award-winning #GINNing Podcast below, or on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, iHeartRadio or wherever you listen to your favorite podcasts by searching #GINNing.


Professor in ECE named IEEE Region 3 Outstanding Engineer

4/19/23 8:50 AM

Fa Foster Dai is one of 427,000 IEEE members worldwide to earn "Outstanding Engineer" status


Researchers earn multi-year VLRCOE grant to study coaxial rotor phenomena

4/17/23 7:35 AM

Assistant professors in aerospace engineering, Vrishank Raghav and Ehsan Taheri, and graduate student Lokesh Silwal, received multi-year funding from the Vertical Lift Research Center of Excellence for their proposal


Auburn University appoints Mario Eden as its new dean of the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering

4/14/23 2:00 PM

Following a national search, Mario Eden, the Joe T. and Billie Carole McMillan Professor and chair of Auburn University’s Department of Chemical Engineering, has been named as the 14th dean of the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering, according to an announcement by Interim Provost Vini Nathan.


#GINNing Podcast: Robot Rock

4/14/23 12:00 PM

When it comes to expanding our understanding of computer science's relationship to music theory — and, heck, maybe even vice versa — nothing matches the Persian powered pedagogy of CSSE doctoral student Fatemah Jamshidi.


#GINNing Podcast: The Cupola from Colombia

4/7/23 8:00 AM

Listen to civil engineering senior Sebastian Vallecilla reflect on his Auburn journey and his engineering future on the latest episode of the award-winning #GINNing Podcast. Listen below, or on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, iHeartRadio or wherever you listen to your favorite podcasts by searching #GINNing.


#GINNing Podcast: Since she was 13

4/5/23 3:00 PM

Katie Leonard, Auburn's latest NSF Graduate Research Fellowship recipient, graduates in May with a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering, something that's been in the works since was 13.


Student in CSSE awarded invitation to graduate cohort for women

4/3/23 5:00 PM

Nilanjana Raychawdhary will attend the Computing Research Association Widening Participating Graduate Cohort for Women April 20-22 in San Francisco.


Engineering Student Services honored with two Provost Advising Awards

3/31/23 4:00 PM

The Samuel Ginn College of Engineering's Office of Engineering Student Services was honored with two advising awards – Outstanding Student Support Representative and Outstanding Advising Program - at the annual Provost Advising Awards ceremony.


Design for Humanity Challenge poses “people-centric” engineering design prompt

3/27/23 9:15 AM

The Design for Humanity Challenge, held in conjunction with Engineer Together Day last week, asked participants to design a solution with a people-first mindset that considered diverse needs and a wide variety of possible users.


Engineering alumna to deliver spring commencement address

3/21/23 2:55 PM

Southern Company Senior Vice President Paula Marino will address the Auburn University spring 2023 graduates, the university announced today. The Auburn alums will deliver remarks to nearly 5,000 graduates and their families during commencement ceremonies on Friday, May 5, and Saturday, May 6, in Neville Arena.


Junior 1 of 3 selected nationally for 2023 Women in Motorsports initiative

3/21/23 2:00 PM

Raegen Moody will intern for two months at the Ganassi Racing headquarters in Indianapolis


Graduate student in ISE wins regional Three Minute Thesis competition

3/20/23 3:20 PM

Shivaprasad Nageswaran, who won Auburn University's Three Minute Thesis competition in November, captured the regional competition with his presentation, "Investigating Seat Belt Safety in Rollover Accidents."


Biosystems senior wins Engineer Together design competition

3/16/23 8:15 AM

The Engineer Together annual design competition winners were announced Wednesday as part of Engineer Together Day.


Artificial intelligence expert in CSSE weighs in on the rise of chatbots

3/15/23 8:15 AM

Santu Karmaker discusses quirks, concerns regarding increasingly evolving smart tool


Assistant professor in aerospace happy to play role in DART's smashing success

3/13/23 8:00 AM

Masatoshi Hirabayashi, co-author on three recently-published DART-related reports, helped quantify DART's effect of kinetic deflection.


#GINNing Podcast: Day Dreamin'

3/10/23 12:00 PM

You probably know her from Auburn Engineering's hit Instagram series "Brown-Kopel Locals." But she does a lot more than tote a tiny mic.


CSSE faculty, students develop children's computer, music skills in harmonious mix

3/8/23 3:25 PM

Taught by CSSE faculty and students, 20 elementary school children use what they learn and program robots how to play musical tunes on xylophones


#GINNing Podcast: Word on the Preet

3/3/23 10:00 AM

Making Children's Hospital patients happy and building rockets — that's what Preet Shah does. Listen to the engineering senior discuss his aerospace aspirations and servant-hearted successes on the latest episode of the award-winning #GINNing Podcast below, or on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, iHeartRadio or wherever you listen to your favorite podcasts by searching #GINNing.


ME professor earns NSF CAREER award to research innovative material response modification

3/2/23 12:00 PM

Through a highly competitive program under its Division of Materials Research, the National Science Foundation (NSF) recently awarded Siyuan Dai, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, $720,000 for a CAREER project aimed at developing innovative methods for material response modification benefitting a variety of applications from computer science to biomedicine.


Upcoming Engineer Together Day to highlight college's DEI efforts

3/2/23 9:00 AM

The Samuel Ginn College of Engineering’s Inclusion and Diversity Committee will host Engineer Together Day on Wednesday, March 15 in the Brown-Kopel Center.  


Graduate student in CSSE selected to attend CRA-WP women's conference

3/2/23 8:00 AM

Prashamsa Pandey has the opportunity to learn, and share her research ideas on introducing computer science to children with like-minded women April 20-22 in San Francisco.


4 engineers awarded Auburn Alumni Association's highest honor

2/26/23 12:35 PM

Five Auburn University graduates — including four Auburn engineers — who are all highly accomplished in their fields, received the highest honor given by the Auburn Alumni Association at Auburn’s 2023 Lifetime Achievement Awards dinner on Feb. 25. The association also honored its Young Alumni Achievement Award recipient.


CEE professor leads NSF project aimed at renewable energy education

2/24/23 11:00 AM

A collaborative $139,375 National Science Foundation (NSF) project led by Lauren Beckingham, W. Allen and Martha Reed Endowed Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Karen McNeal, Molette Endowed Professor of geosciences in the College of Sciences and Mathematics, and Tuskegee University mechanical engineering professor John Solomon, aims to grow a much-needed workforce for renewable energy industries.


Graduate student in aerospace given AIAA's Zarem Award for Distiguished Achievement in Aeronautics

2/13/23 10:00 AM

Rudy Al Ahmar was presented with the Zarem Medallion at the AIAA SciTech '23 Forum on Jan. 24.


Graduate student in aerospace engineering wins 2023 Breakwell Award

2/10/23 1:20 PM

Keziban Saloglu earned the most prestigious student prize in astrophysics with her paper, "Existence of Infinitely Many Optimal Equal Delta V Trajectories in Two-Body Dynamics."


#GINNing Podcast: Getting to know Miss Auburn

2/10/23 12:00 PM

Get to know chemical engineering junior and newly elected Miss Auburn Kate Preston on the latest episode of the award-winning #GINNing Podcast.


Research team from CSSE, COSAM and agriculture win USDA Coleridge Challenge

2/8/23 12:20 PM

After winning the first and second rounds of the Coleridge Initiative Food for Thought Challenge, a team of Auburn faculty members and students from the colleges of engineering, agriculture, and sciences and mathematics, completed the sweep in December.


Chemical engineering junior named Miss Auburn

2/8/23 11:35 AM

Chemical engineering junior Kate Preston was named the new Miss Auburn, in an announcement made from the Student Government Association (SGA) Elections Council.


Nine Auburn Engineering students among Tiger Cage Business Idea semifinalists

2/7/23 3:40 PM

Sixteen teams will compete in the Feb. 24 Tiger Cage semifinals


#GINNing Podcast: The Path of Khan

2/3/23 12:00 PM

Her name is Arabic for "happiness." And, boy, has Afrah Khan found herself at Auburn.


Professor in CSSE earns two NSF grants to research software security weaknesses

1/31/23 7:33 AM

Akond Rahman is principal investigator on two National Science Foundation awarded projects.


#GINNing Podcast: The radar on the radar

1/26/23 12:00 AM

Why is Allyson McKinney the bee's knees? Because her company's technology can find the bee's knees. From like 15 meters away. Traditional radar? Traditional radar can barely identify a full grown human being from that distance. So it's no wonder that the SoloPulse founder and CEO was named to Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list for manufacturing and industry. Talk about creatin' a buzz.


#GINNing Podcast: Come On, Haneen

1/20/23 10:00 AM

Haneen Ali is all about improving healthcare delivery processes with systems engineering. And football. Learn how the Jordanian dual appointment dynamo is using her pigskin passion to boost the research reputation of both the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering and Auburn's College of Liberal Arts on the latest episode of the best podcast in all of higher education.


Biosystems Engineering researchers lead $2M project to produce hydrogen from blended feedstock

1/20/23 12:00 AM

Auburn University researchers are leading a $2 million Department of Energy grant that aims to produce hydrogen from blended feedstock, such as legacy waste coal, forest residues and municipal solid waste.


Aerospace researchers awarded for visual analysis at international conference

1/18/23 7:22 AM

Students Lokesh Silwal, Daniel Stubbs, and Abbishek Gururaj, and postdoctoral fellow Vikas Bhargav coupled their scientific findings with creative visual skills at the Australasian Fluid Mechanics Society conference Dec. 4-7 in Sydney, Australia.


Aerospace professors play key role in designing, testing prototype aircraft

1/17/23 10:00 AM

Imon Chakraborty and Ehsan Teheri will develop and test one-fifth scale model of vertical takeoff and landing aircraft concept before full-scale development for U.S. Air Force Agility Prime Small Business Technology Transfer Research program


#GINNing Podcast: Lockheed Lydia

1/13/23 3:00 PM

Lydia means "native of Lydia." But mechanical and electrical engineering senior Lydia Mitchell isn't from ancient Greece. She's from Gordo. And she's the latest guest on the award-winning #GINNing Podcast — for very good reason.


Recruiting trip to national laboratory leaves lasting impression on students

1/13/23 8:00 AM

Nine students, six from engineering and three from COSAM, toured the Los Alamos National Laboratory on a recruiting trip Dec. 11-14


Second Engineer Together design competition launches Jan. 17

1/11/23 10:25 AM

The second annual Engineer Together design competition, hosted by the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering’s Inclusion and Diversity Committee, opens on Tuesday, Jan. 17.


Recent mechanical engineering PhD grad is rising star in additive manufacturing

1/9/23 12:00 AM

In the five years since it was established through a public-private partnership with NASA, the National Center for Additive Manufacturing Excellence (NCAME) has brought in tens of millions in grants from government organizations and private companies.  But in terms of the center's growing acclaim, for the moment, all director Nima Shamsaei wants to talk about is the success of his students. 


#GINNing Podcast: From Dust to Thrust

1/6/23 12:00 PM

Pooriya Nezhadfar is his name. Process structure property relationships is his game. Find out just why GE Aerospace named the latest kudos-collecting luminary to emerge from NCAME as its lead additive manufacturing specialist before he even earned his PhD. From dust to thrust, this guy's a must.


#GINNing Podcast: Chip off the ol' Motherboard

12/30/22 12:00 AM

If the story of recent computer science and software engineering graduates Donna Jackson and Jamie Whitehead tells us anything, it's that the world needs more mothers. And motherboards.


2022 in review: Top Auburn Engineering stories of the year

12/29/22 7:59 AM

Auburn engineers accomplished great things in 2022, including exciting research projects and collaborations, the kick off of the college's 150th anniversary, the expansion of Auburn Engineering's footprint in the state and more.


2022 in review: Top #GINNing podcasts of the year

12/27/22 8:51 AM

Here's the Top 5 most downloaded #GINNing Podcast episodes of 2022. 


2022 in review: Top Auburn Engineering videos of the year

12/22/22 9:10 AM

Auburn Engineering counts down the top five most watched videos of 2022 across all of our social media platforms.


Chemical engineering professor receives ADECA funding for MRI agent research

12/15/22 8:15 AM

Auburn University received $184,773 from the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs to conduct research to develop an MRI agent that is optimized for the imaging of cardiovascular disease.


#GINNing Podcast: The junior Junior

12/9/22 2:00 PM

Listen to 18-year-old civil engineering wunderkind Morgan Burk discuss her past, present and future on the latest episode of the award-winning #GINNing Podcast.


College takes home 14 Education Digital Marketing Awards

12/8/22 4:00 PM

Auburn Engineering recently won 14 national communications and marketing awards at the 10th Annual Education Digital Marketing Awards for its work promoting the mission of the college.


What role does AI play in holiday shopping? CSSE professors weigh in

12/1/22 2:10 PM

Hari Narayanan, chair of computer science and software engineering, and Gerry Dozier, assistant professor, share their thoughts on the role AI plays in holiday shopping, its pitfalls and strengths


Three chemical engineering faculty win LAUNCH funding support

11/30/22 12:05 PM

Three chemical engineering faculty - Xinyu Zhang, Zhihua Jiang and Burak Aksoy - were awarded a share of more than $100,000 from the LAUNCH Fund for Research and Innovation, a program established by the Auburn University Research and Economic Development Advisory Board.


Chemical engineering professor Jin Wang wins Auburn’s highest award for research

11/28/22 9:40 AM

Jin Wang, the Walt and Virginia Woltosz Professor of chemical engineering, was named the 2022 recipient of the Creative Research and Scholarship Award. Auburn’s highest research honor for faculty recognizes those faculty members who have distinguished themselves through research, scholarly works and creative contributions.


Researchers in electrical and computer engineering earn IEEE Best Paper Award

11/18/22 11:00 AM

Researchers in electrical and computer engineering at Auburn University have shown that data — sometimes sensitive information — is not lost when static random access memory is powered off. Instead, data written to SRAM chips is permanently stored and can be partially retrieved.


#GINNing Podcast: Heart to heart with Harvell

11/17/22 10:01 PM

Diversity, equity, inclusion, working to perhaps one day repair his own heart with tissue grown from his own heart? It's all in a day's work for chemical engineering grad student Justin Harvell.


Auburn and Boeing: Training and Inspiring Future Engineers

11/14/22 2:10 PM

The Samuel Ginn College of Engineering and Boeing have enjoyed a longstanding partnership in support of Auburn University students. Beyond funding scholarships and supporting underrepresented students and student organizations, Boeing is now providing opportunities for dozens of Auburn Engineering undergraduate students to obtain hands-on, real-world design experience on groundbreaking aerospace projects.


Auburn University Board of Trustees approves Applied Research Institute

11/11/22 11:15 AM

The Auburn University Board of Trustees approved a proposal Friday to form an Applied Research Institute that will represent an aggregation and culmination of various defense, aerospace, national security and biotech efforts at Auburn University. The proposed institute will serve as a hub to coordinate, organize and market these many efforts to Auburn's external constituents.


ISE graduate student wins university's Three Minute Thesis competition

11/9/22 3:00 PM

Graduate students in industrial and systems engineering and chemical engineering give college first and second place in the annual competition


Aerospace engineering assistant professor, student earn Best Paper Award for urban air mobility research

11/8/22 10:15 AM

Imon Chakraborty and Aashutosh Mishra investigated passenger loads, flight speeds, motor power, battery design, and other technical intricacies of urban air mobility aircraft in their award-winning paper


Senior in CSSE wins annual Halloween Business Idea Pitch Competition

11/2/22 9:00 AM

Zakariya Veasy created OMNIS, a crowdsourced social media platform that provides an alternative to high-interest payday loans


ISE student wins 10th Graduate Engineering Research Showcase

10/21/22 2:45 PM

A record 177 students — representing all departments within the college — participated in poster presentations, allowing them the opportunity to exchange ideas among peers and compete for cash prizes.


Newest Auburn history book highlights women in engineering

10/20/22 9:00 AM

Art Slotkin, ’68 aerospace engineering, has written 11 books, nine of which detail aspects of Auburn University’s history. His newest book, “Across Three Centuries”, profiles the history of women—specifically those in engineering—at Auburn.


Chemical engineering graduate student awarded NSF INTERN supplement

10/12/22 1:00 PM

Chemical engineering graduate student Antara Mazumder has been awarded an INTERN supplement from the National Science Foundation to further her research on solar fuel devices at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in Berkeley, California.


Health and safety manager receives NSC Diversity in Safety Scholarship

10/12/22 8:00 AM

Emmanuel Winful, Auburn Engineering health and safety manager since 2019, is among the first recipients of the National Safety Council’s Diversity in Safety Scholarship.


Program created to develop research writing skills among engineering students

10/5/22 9:35 AM

Russell Mailen, assistant professor in aerospace engineering, is principal investigator on National Science Foundation Innovations in Graduate Education award,


Center for Inclusive Engineering Excellence hosts visitation day for high school students

10/4/22 11:00 AM

The Center for Inclusive Engineering Excellence invites high school juniors and seniors to attend the 2022 High School Visitation Day on Monday, October 10th from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.


College's 10th annual Graduate Engineering Research Showcase Oct. 20

10/3/22 9:00 AM

More than 200 graduate students are expected to showcase and present their research findings before peers and judges, competing for cash prizes


Researchers use machine learning to assist state food pantries with inventory

9/30/22 10:30 AM

Yin Sun, associate professor in electrical and computer engineering, is part of a multi-disciplinary team across two universities working to help statewide food distribution centers


Professor earns multiple awards from prestigious IEEE conferences

9/27/22 8:00 AM

Shiwen Mao, Director of the Wireless Engineering Research and Education Center, won Best Paper and Best Demo awards from IEEE conferences this summer


Auburn Alumni Engineering Council honors 7 with college’s highest awards

9/26/22 6:00 PM

Six outstanding engineering alumni and one longtime employee of the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering were honored by the Auburn Alumni Engineering Council during a ceremony Friday, Sept. 23, for their distinguished professional careers. These alumni include four who were recognized as Distinguished Auburn Engineers, two as Outstanding Young Auburn Engineers and the college’s former assistant to the dean for her Superior Service.


#GINNing Podcast: Living in a materials world

9/23/22 10:00 AM

Materials engineering maven and pageant circuit veteran Reagan Handley is bringing as much poise to prosthetics and orthotics as she did to the runway. Her school? Auburn University. Her talent? Being smart.


#GINNing Podcast: From the Loveliest Village to the Saloj Village

9/16/22 10:00 AM

From the Loveliest Village to the Saloj Village, Ellie Hungerford is changing the world. Listen to the industrial and systems engineering junior recount her life-changing work with Engineers Without Borders on the latest episode of the award-winning #GINNing Podcast below, or on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, iHeartRadio or wherever you listen to your favorite podcasts by searching #GINNing.


Professor proud to be a 'pioneer in developing planetary defense strategies'

9/14/22 12:00 PM

Masatoshi Hirabayashi, assistant professor in aerospace engineering, will study the dynamic motion of an asteroid after an intentional collision with a space craft on Sept. 26.


#GINNing Podcast: Shattered Glass

9/9/22 12:00 PM

Go ahead and add rocking the latest episode of the award-winning #GINNing Podcast to Melissa Herkt's long list of accomplishments. Listen to the 1977 civil engineering grad discuss her glass ceiling-shattering career in the engineering and construction industry below, or on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, iHeartRadio or wherever you listen to your favorite podcasts by searching #GINNing.


CSSE professor one of 30 to earn fellowship in Drexel's ELATES program

8/26/22 7:40 AM

Cheryl Seals, Charles W. Barkley Endowed Professor in computer science and software engineering, is part of a program designed to promote women in STEM-related careers.


#GINNing Podcast: Going Nuclear

8/20/22 12:00 AM

Isabelle Cochran's minor focuses on a major issue: nuclear power. Learn how this software engineering senior plans to apply her education to the energy issues of tomorrow on the latest episode of the award-winning #GINNing Podcast below or on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, iHeartRadio or wherever you listen to your favorite podcasts by searching #GINNing.


#GINNing Podcast: Silicon Valley meets Loveliest Village

8/5/22 9:00 AM

Meet Silicon Valley native, danceline dynamo and incomparable industrial and systems engineering sophomore Paige Rosckes on the latest episode of the award-winning #GINNing Podcast.


Aerospace engineering students earn Vertical Flight Society scholarships

8/1/22 8:00 AM

Lokesh Silwal and Abbishek Gururaj were awarded $3,000 and $2,000, respectively, by the Redstone Chapter of the Vertical Flight Society


#GINNing Podcast: Lean On Me

7/15/22 12:00 PM

Learn how Auburn convert Victoria Ballard, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, became a mean lean manufacturing machine on the latest episode of the award-winning #GINNing Podcast below, or on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, iHeartRadio or wherever you listen to your favorite podcasts by searching #GINNing.


Graduate student in aerospace engineering selected for prestigious fellowship

7/13/22 8:00 AM

Yaeji Kim will learn essential skills for dealing with big data in astronomy-related fields and apply this toward creating surface color maps of asteroids at the LSSTC Data Science Fellowship Program at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, Sept. 18-23.


#GINNing Podcast: Diving deep with a CEE swimming sensation

7/8/22 12:00 PM

Learn how junior Auburn swimming sensation Meghan Lee slices through the waters of civil and environmental engineering on the latest episode of the award-winning #GINNing Podcast below, or on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, iHeartRadio or wherever you listen to your favorite podcasts by searching #GINNing.


Three Auburn engineers named to Auburn Alumni Association’s 20 Under 40

7/1/22 10:00 AM

The three Auburn Engineering graduates were named to the Auburn Alumni Association’s 20 Under 40 Class of 2022: Emily Traylor, '10 wireless software; Ashley Gann, '05 aerospace; and Brandon Young, '10 electrical.


Engineering faculty awarded Research Support Program grants

6/30/22 11:00 AM

Two engineering faculty are among nine faculty from across Auburn to receive Research Support Program funding from the university.


Minority Introduction to Engineering summer program kicks off

6/30/22 12:00 AM

First launched over four decades ago, Auburn’s Minority Introduction to Engineering program, or MITE, will be reinstituted the first week of July 2022.


Professor in ECE earns $175k NSF grant to optimize device performance

6/29/22 9:00 AM

Sadi Mehdi proposes the use of magnetic random-access memory will speed and increase processing power of cell phones and GPUs, which are often slowed by the increasing presence of deep learning programs


Doctoral candidate in aerospace engineering earns AIAA honors

6/21/22 7:50 AM

Gaurav Sharma, Woltosz Fellow in aerospace engineering, earned the award from the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics' Greater Huntsville Section.


Academic Excellence Program gets new name, additional funding for student success in celebrating 25 years

6/14/22 8:00 AM

Auburn Engineering had much to celebrate when its Academic Excellence Program turned 25. Alumni and corporations donated more than $3 million, creating more scholarships, expanding programming and establishing a new giving society.


Assistant civil and environmental engineering professor earns DOE Early Career Award

6/13/22 12:00 PM

Last week, Lauren Beckingham went from Early Career Award winner to Early Career Awards winner. The assistant professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering received her latest Early Career honor from the Department of Energy (DOE), which awarded $749,999 toward her research into subsurface hydrogen storage — a promising means of large-scale, long-term energy storage that could boost renewable energy and reduce atmospheric CO2 emissions. 


Center for Inclusive Engineering Excellence students awarded fellowships

6/6/22 10:55 AM

Four Auburn CIEE members received the GEM Fellowship, an award designed to promote graduate opportunities for minority students.


#GINNing Podcast: Living Lipke

6/3/22 11:00 AM

Microenvironmental regulation of tumor progression and metastasis is an important area of focus in current cancer research.But don't take our word for it — talk to Elizabeth Lipke, the Mary and John H. Sanders Associate Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering, who's focusing on it more than anyone in the world.


David named acting associate dean for research

6/1/22 11:45 AM

Allan David has been named as the Auburn University Samuel Ginn College of Engineering’s acting associate dean for research.


Student in CSSE earns EPSCoR graduate research scholar award

6/1/22 8:10 AM

Hai Phan, a fourth-year graduate student, is praised for his research on facial recognition


#GINNing Podcast: Parvin's Power Density

5/27/22 10:00 AM

Electrical engineering doctoral student Parvin Fathi-Hafshejani discusses her research on advanced laser-based techniques for micro and nano-additive manufacturing, surface texturing, micro/nanoscale patterning, synthesis material, direct writing and biodevices on the latest episode of the award-winning #GINNing Podcast. 


#GINNing Podcast: Lauding a Lipke Lab Lad

5/20/22 12:00 PM

Listen to chemical engineering junior Peter Abraham, Auburn's latest Barry M. Goldwater Scholar, discuss life and the Lipke Lab.


Auburn Engineering unveils the Center for Inclusive Engineering Excellence

5/19/22 3:00 PM

Auburn Engineering wrapped up its year-long 25th anniversary campaign celebration of the Engineering Academic Excellence Program (AEP) with a gala reception and dinner held at the Hotel at Auburn University on Saturday and unveiled the program's new name - The Center for Inclusive Engineering Excellence.


#GINNing Podcast: Eric Clapton's Favorite Engineer

5/13/22 12:00 AM

Enjoy the award-winning #GINNing's conversation with two-time Tim Cook Scholar Layla Araiinejad, who's looking to parlay her Auburn industrial and systems engineering degree into a courtroom career dedicated to protecting intellectual property. 


Two civil doctoral students receive best paper awards at Geosyntec contest

5/6/22 10:00 AM

Two civil engineering doctoral students, Sheng Dong and Pengfei Yan, won best paper awards in a student paper contest hosted by Geosyntec on April 8.


Auburn faculty to participate in two-week fellowship program in Israel

5/5/22 8:15 AM

Two Auburn Engineering professors, Maria Auad and Mark Barnett, are preparing to take part in an academic exchange exploring Israel’s history, politics, culture and economy as part of the Jewish National Fund-USA’s 2022 Summer May-Faculty Fellowship Program.


Professor in wireless engineering exploring means to optimize AR/VR device speeds

5/4/22 8:15 AM

Shiwen Mao was awarded $993,319 by the NSF RINGS program for his study, "Learning based Resilient Immersive Media-Compression, Delivery, and Interaction."


Chemical engineering student named a Barry M. Goldwater Scholar

5/3/22 5:54 PM

Auburn junior Peter Abraham is a Barry M. Goldwater Scholar, an honor bestowed on only 496 students nationwide. The scholarship is widely considered the most prestigious award in the United States for undergraduates in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.


Like father, like son: Khans simultaneously earn master’s degrees at Auburn University

5/3/22 2:15 PM

Muhammad Ajmal Khan, and his son, Abdul Rehman will participate in spring commencement on May 7, with Muhammad receiving a Master of Building Construction from the College of Architecture, Design and Construction and Abdul receiving a master’s degree in industrial and systems engineering.


5 Auburn Engineering student-athletes named to 2021 Winter SEC Honor Roll

5/3/22 8:41 AM

Five Auburn Engineering student-athletes were named to the Southeastern Conference's 2021 Winter Academic Honor Roll.


#GINNing Podcast: The Marvelous Miss Mirkoohi

4/30/22 12:00 PM

The latest episode of the award-winning #GINNing Podcast features the latest addition to the National Center for Additive Manufacturing Excellence (NCAME), Elham Mirkoohi. Learn about AI and machine learning's new role in process-structure-property relationships and convergence manufacturing below, or on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, iHeartRadio or wherever you listen to your favorite podcasts by searching #GINNing.


Mechanical junior wins top prize in inaugural design contest

4/29/22 11:05 AM

Tony Pereira, a junior in mechanical engineering, and YiFan Zhang, a junior in electrical engineering, earned the top two prizes in the inaugural design competition hosted by the college's Inclusion and Diversity Committee.


Aerospace engineering student among top researchers at regional conference

4/28/22 9:00 AM

Rudy Al Ahmar was awarded third place for his presentation at the 73rd American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Southeastern Regional Student Conference held on April 4-5 in Atlanta.


#GINNing Podcast: The Great Godfreys

4/24/22 12:00 PM

Ready for the best day of your life? Well, former Auburn basketball player and 1986 Auburn industrial engineering graduate Gary Godfrey certainly is.


Engineering graduate students, faculty recognized at annual Graduate Awards

4/21/22 2:18 PM

Ten Auburn Engineering students and two faculty members were among dozens of award recipients at the 2022 Graduate Awards Brunch, hosted by the Auburn University Graduate School and the Graduate Student Council.


Interdisciplinary heart tissue research earns $1.5 million NSF award

4/20/22 4:00 PM

Chemical engineering professors Elizabeth Lipke and Selen Cremaschi are leading a $1.5 million National Science Foundation project to apply engineering and development biology knowledge and toolsets to advance heart cell production.


NCAME partners in $4M NSF project on rapid qualification for AM safety-critical components

4/20/22 2:30 PM

The National Science Foundation's (NSF) continued confidence in Auburn's National Center for Additive Manufacturing Excellence now includes a $4 million award for research on rapid qualification for additively manufactured (AM) safety-critical components used in the aviation, space and medical industries.


Two mechanical engineering professors named ASME Fellows

4/20/22 1:40 PM

Mechanical engineering professors Robert Jackson and Jay Khodadadi were recently named fellows of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), a prestigious title awarded to an ASME member with 10 or more years of active practice and corporate membership who has demonstrated outstanding engineering achievements. 


University program designed to improve STEM education in rural Alabama schools

4/14/22 7:00 AM

Auburn was awarded $589,889 for the university's first National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Teachers project, designed to engage teachers and students from rural and underserved areas of Alabama in cutting-edge STEM technology.


Auburn Alumni Engineering Council inducts Class of 2027

4/12/22 7:00 AM

The Auburn Alumni Engineering Council inducted seven new members to the group during its annual spring meeting April 8 in the Brown-Kopel Center.


#GINNing Podcast: Mechanical freshman answers softball questions

4/8/22 2:00 PM

We lob softball questions to freshman mechanical engineering super slugger Bri Ellis on the latest episode of the award-winning #GINNing Podcast. Listen below, or on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, iHeartRadio or wherever you listen to your favorite podcasts by searching #GINNing.


College recognizes scholarship, leadership at annual spring awards ceremony

4/8/22 1:56 PM

The Samuel Ginn College of Engineering gathered together to celebrate outstanding students, faculty, staff and alumni at the annual spring awards ceremony.


AI research leads CSSE assistant professor to NSF CAREER Award

3/30/22 10:15 AM

Anh Nguyen awarded $460,736 to explore new means of improving artificial intelligence and open state's first K-6 AI club.


'A fantastic day' in Huntsville: Engineering showcase brings hundreds to Space and Rocket Center

3/30/22 8:00 AM

The Samuel Ginn College of Engineering successfully completed its mission Tuesday at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville. More than 150 graduate students and faculty from all departments traveled to the Rocket City for the Graduate Engineering Research Showcase, presenting their posters in Davidson Center for Space Exploration to members of the Huntsville community and Auburn Engineering alumni.


$2 million investment will create artificial intelligence initiative at Auburn

3/29/22 10:00 AM

The initiative – which plans to achieve proposed milestones by 2024 – sets Auburn University apart as the artificial intelligence center for education and innovation.


Aerospace engineering study encourages face mask redesign in the future

3/28/22 10:00 AM

While basic surgical face masks offer a first line of defense to both the wearer and the people around them, they are not foolproof as flow leakage occurs around the mask and their effectiveness under realistic coughing conditions is not known.


#GINNing Podcast: On beating hearts and beating diabetes

3/25/22 10:00 AM

Mohammadjafar Hashemi's tissue engineering research is helping to further medicine’s understanding of diabetes' often deadly impact on human heart function.


NCAME awarded $4M for additive manufacturing high-temperature material characterization

3/24/22 10:45 AM

Things continue to heat up at the National Center for Additive Manufacturing Excellence (NCAME).  Thanks to multiple recent contracts from Lockheed Martin and NASA totaling more than $4 million, the center is expanding the scope of its world-renowned additive manufacturing (AM) material characterization research to include developing AM process parameters as well as high-temperature thermal and mechanical characterizations on materials necessary for next-generation harsh environment applications. 


STEM Preview Day offers prospective students a taste of Auburn experience

3/24/22 8:10 AM

The Engineering Academic Excellence Program (AEP) is preparing to welcome a cohort of admitted high school seniors to campus on Monday, March 28, for STEM Preview Day.


College takes home nine Educational Advertising Awards

3/23/22 1:35 PM

The Auburn University Samuel Ginn College of Engineering Office of Communications and Marketing has won nine awards for marketing excellence in the 37th annual Educational Advertising Awards competition.


Researchers earn NASA grant to reinvent electronics manufacturing in space

3/22/22 7:00 AM

Masoud Mahjouri-Samani, Nima Shamsaei, and Stephen Mills are investigating means to manufacture functional devices in space via dry printing technology.


#GINNing Podcast: Miss America hopeful shoots for the stars

3/18/22 12:00 PM

Industrial and systems engineering junior Jordan Carraway, Miss Hoover 2022, discusses her out-of-this-world aspirations on the latest episode the award-winning #GINNing Podcast.


Auburn Engineering faculty named to 2022 promotion, tenure list

3/17/22 2:00 PM

Numerous Auburn Engineering faculty were included on the provost's list of those who were awarded promotion, tenure or both for 2022.


Army invests $4.3 million in Auburn University additive manufacturing research

3/4/22 2:00 PM

The U.S. Army has asked Auburn University to help build the future of American combat readiness. Through a recent $4.3 million Army grant, the National Center for Additive Manufacturing Excellence (NCAME) at Auburn University will soon initiate a two-year project focused on materials, parts and process qualification, all of which are necessary for furthering the adoption and implementation of additive manufacturing in Army operations.


#GINNing Podcast: Run, run Rudolph

2/25/22 10:00 AM

Listen to industrial and systems engineering freshman Tylan Rudolph explain his platform — on education, on politics, on life — on the latest episode of the award-winning #GINNing Podcast.


Student passionate about inspiring women to pursue education in computer science

2/22/22 10:25 AM

Sanjana Ruhani Tammim was selected to attend the prestigious Computing Research Association Grad Cohort for Women.


College of Engineering’s Inclusion and Diversity Committee launches design contest

2/17/22 12:55 PM

The Samuel Ginn College of Engineering's Inclusion and Diversity Committee is launching a design competition to complement its Engineer Together initiative in an effort to increase awareness of inclusion and diversity initiatives within the college.


#GINNing Podcast: Bartels from the Brook

2/15/22 10:05 AM

From wakeboards to cosmic possums, Hannah Bartels is totally awesome. Find out why this biosystems-loving Brookie leans into every engineering challenge that comes her way.


Industrial and systems alumnus says communication key to career success

2/15/22 8:15 AM

Chris Scott, who manages networks across Latin America for at AT&T, earned a degree in industrial and systems engineering in 2016.


Four engineering teams reach Tiger Cage student business pitch semifinals

2/14/22 12:05 PM

Engineering students have won six of the first seven Tiger Cage Student Business Pitch Competitions.


Chemical engineering professor becomes Auburn’s first senior member of National Academy of Inventors

2/14/22 8:00 AM

Jin Wang, the Walt and Virginia Woltosz Professor in in the Department of Chemical Engineering, is the first Auburn faculty member to be named a senior member of the National Academy of Inventors.


Industrial engineering students excel in simulation competition

2/3/22 2:28 PM

Three industrial and systems engineering graduate students were recently recognized for outstanding projects in the biannual Simio Student Competition.


Software engineering alumnus to co-narrate National Geographic special on Africatown

2/3/22 11:00 AM

Auburn Engineering alumnus is a sixth-generation descendant


Aerospace students challenged to resolve space trajectory issue

2/2/22 8:55 AM

Can satellites built from asteroids surround the sun? Graduate students in aerospace engineering believe so


ICAMS creates unique Auburn-themed eagle sculptures through advanced machinery

1/27/22 3:45 PM

An eagle head sculpture was created in the center’s five-axis mill machine and is so impressive that Dean Chris Roberts of the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering requested 25 be created for the college’s Strategic Advisory Team.


ISE assistant professor leads NSF grant to transform the distributed additive manufacturing industry

1/26/22 3:50 PM

Jia (Peter) Liu, an assistant professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, will lead a multi-disciplinary team of scientists on a nearly $500,000 National Science Foundation grant to transform the distributed additive manufacturing industry.


Chemical engineering doctoral candidate named AHA Predoctoral Fellow

1/20/22 2:12 PM

Mohammadjafar Hashemi, doctoral candidate in chemical engineering, earned the American Heart Association's predoctoral fellowship to pursue his research on the impact of diabetes on human heart function.


#GINNing Podcast: Sligh and the Family Auburn

1/14/22 12:00 PM

Auburn chemical engineering freshman Sarah Kate Sligh has cerebral palsy. And a national swimming record. And a YouTube channel. And a spot on Auburn's wheelchair tennis team. And a bid from Delta Gamma. And the honor of being the latest guest on the best podcast in all of higher education. And better grades than her mom.


Aerospace professors successfully partner with U.S. Air Force Agility Prime Program

1/12/22 7:05 AM

Professors Imon Chakraborty, Roy Hartfield and Ehsan Taheri designed and implemented propulsion and flight control systems for a 40-foot-long airship


Assistant professor in aerospace engineering earns prestigious NSF CAREER Award

1/11/22 9:55 AM

Vrishank Raghav, who directs the university's Applied Fluids Research Group, is the Department of Aerospace Engineering's first recipient of the award.


Auburn autonomous racing team to compete at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

1/5/22 11:00 AM

Nineteen universities from around the world, including Auburn, will compete as nine race teams in the second installment of the Indy Autonomous Challenge (IAC ) Friday, Jan. 7, at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Held in conjunction with the 2022 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the event will be the first high-speed, head-to-head autonomous racecar competition in history.


#GINNing Podcast: McDaniel the Maker

1/3/22 8:00 AM

Chemical engineering sophomore Anya McDaniel muses over the magic happening inside Auburn Engineering's new makerspace.


2021 in review: Top Auburn Engineering stories of the year

12/30/21 7:59 AM

Auburn engineers accomplished great things in 2021, including exciting research projects and collaborations, inspiring the next generation through philanthropy and maintaining the college's top 30 public ranking.


2021 in review: Top #GINNing podcasts of the year

12/28/21 7:51 AM

Here's the Top 5 most downloaded #GINNing Podcast episodes of 2021. 


2021 in review: Top Auburn Engineering videos of the year

12/22/21 10:10 AM

Auburn Engineering counts down the top five most watched videos of 2021 across all of our social media platforms.


CEE professor wins 2021 Creative Research and Scholarship Award

12/17/21 12:00 AM

He still remembers it. It was exciting. Dongye “Don” Zhao was a graduate research assistant at Lehigh University. He got an email from a researcher interested in a paper he’d written a year earlier—his first published in a journal—on trace contaminant sorption through polymeric ligand exchange. “We had developed a new absorbent material that could selectively remove toxic chemicals such as arsenic and selenate from water,” said Zhao, the Auburn Alumni Engineering Council Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering. “I was told they would be citing my paper, which made me feel that we were doing something useful. A great encouragement. That was my first citation.”


Bioplastics research has large potential economic impact for state of Alabama

12/15/21 8:46 AM

Chemical engineering researchers are utilizing an Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs grant to evaluate technology to turn organic agricultural waste into bioplastics.


Wireless communications innovator named fellow of National Academy of Inventors

12/10/21 11:12 AM

Fa Foster Dai, the Godbold Endowed Chair Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.


#GINNing Podcast: Lohr Eagle

12/10/21 9:00 AM

Helen Lohr is her name, doing more is her game: Naval ROTC, equestrian and mechanical engineering — and those are just the highlights.


Auburn biosystems engineering project receives $700k in ADECA funding

12/7/21 9:27 AM

An Auburn biosystems engineering project will look into converting forest biomass and plastic waste into transportation fuels with award funding from the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs.


#GINNing Podcast: Work — Hardin Work

12/3/21 12:00 PM

Mechanical engineering senior Theresa Hardin tries hard in everything — tries and succeeds. Robotic mining. Undergrad research. Building the future of prosthetics. Sorority life. Fund raising. Patent holding.


Apple CEO accepts IISE Captains of Industry Award

11/29/21 2:06 PM

Apple CEO Tim Cook accepted the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers’ (IISE) Captains of Industry Award on Saturday, Nov. 27, at Auburn University in a private ceremony before the annual Iron Bowl.


#GINNing Podcast: Bend it like Biosystems

11/28/21 12:00 PM

Alyssa Malonson has a leg up on the competition in more ways than one. Because, hey, if the whole professional soccer thing doesn't work out, this senior SEC Academic Honor Roller can always whip out her license to change the world, or as some call it, an Auburn biosystems engineering degree.


Auburn University researchers part of interdisciplinary team seeking to make strides in future manufacturing, including homes constructed via 3D printing

11/22/21 1:45 PM

Auburn University faculty are part of an interdisciplinary research team that received a multimillion-dollar grant from the National Science Foundation to develop composite materials from waste resources for additive manufacturing to create more affordable and environmentally friendly housing or building components.


#GINNing Podcast: The Kenneth Kelly Experience

11/19/21 4:11 PM

For Kenneth Kelly, '90 electrical engineering, giving is a part of living. Find out why the chairman and CEO of First Independence Bank — and the first African American to chair the Auburn Alumni Engineering Council — is so passionate about committing his time, energy and resources to his alma mater.


College hosting Engineering Spirit Week

11/4/21 3:43 PM

The Samuel Ginn College of Engineering kicks off a week of student-centered events with Spirit Week, Nov. 8-12.


#GINNing Podcast: Polymer Poster Party

10/29/21 2:00 PM

Let's go ahead and call Vinita Shinde the poster child of Auburn Engineering polymer research. The chemical engineering graduate student recently helped Beckingham Polymer Research Group bring home back-to-back poster awards from the American Chemical Society (ACS) for her poster, “Self-healing of thermoplastic polymer composites via environmentally friendly solvent-filled microcapsules.”


Hydrology professor receives $800K NSF grant to research urban stormwater management

10/29/21 9:00 AM

Thanks to intense and spatially heterogeneous rain events, fast-pace urbanization and complex drainage infrastructure, stormwater management in urban communities is growing more complicated by the year. Jose Vasconcelos thinks his investigations into Adverse Multiphase Flow Interactions (AMFI), a poorly understood phenomena caused by the entrapment of air within stormwater systems during periods of extreme rain, can help change that trend.


Auburn Engineering introduces Engineer Together inclusion and diversity initiative

10/26/21 8:00 AM

Launching today, Engineer Together is a college-wide initiative to spread awareness of the efforts the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering is undertaking to promote an inclusive and supportive learning and working environment for all students, faculty and staff.


#GINNing Podcast: ISE master's student twice trades Brazil for Auburn

10/25/21 12:00 AM

Find out why award-winning industrial and systems engineering graduate student Julia Bitencourt has twice traded the benefits of Brazil for the assets of Auburn on the latest episode of the award-winning #GINNing Podcast. 


Virtual alumni employer panel to navigate company culture

10/21/21 12:04 PM

The Auburn Engineering Office of Career Development and Corporate Relations is hosting a virtual employer panel titled "Assessing Company Culture" on Oct. 26.


Research showcase provides avenue for graduate students to share ideas

10/20/21 9:00 AM

More than 130 graduate students will exchange ideas, hypotheses and fresh concepts between one another and faculty judges at the annual Graduate Engineering Research Showcase (GERS) on Thursday, Oct. 28.


#GINNing Podcast: Time-blocking ISE sophomore seizes her Auburn day with a smile

10/8/21 12:00 PM

SeAnna Graddy may be the happiest person on a campus known for happy people. And the busiest.


USDA grants Auburn engineers $500K for timber, steel structure research

10/6/21 12:00 AM

Four Auburn Engineering professors from three different disciplines will research the best way to design a sustainable, economically feasible building structure using timber and steel thanks to nearly $500K in federal and industry funds, including $237,000 from the USDA Forest Service Wood Innovations Grant program.


#GINNing Podcast: ISE senior discusses quality time spent with Apple CEO

10/1/21 12:00 PM

The Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers recently honored Apple CEO Tim Cook, a 1982 Auburn industrial engineering graduate, with the opportunity of chatting with incredibly industrious industrial and systems engineering senior Annie Dorsey.


Civil engineering PhD students receive FAA awards, make history

9/28/21 1:00 PM

Fernando Cordero and Mitch Fisher, Auburn civil engineering graduate students studying under Jeffrey LaMondia, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, have been selected for the 2021 Graduate Research Award Program sponsored by the Federal Aviation Administration.


Auburn Alumni Engineering Council honors 10 with college’s highest awards

9/27/21 12:30 PM

Nine outstanding engineering alumni and one longtime employee of the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering were honored during a ceremony Friday, Sept. 24, by the Auburn Alumni Engineering Council for their distinguished professional careers. These alumni include six who were recognized as Distinguished Auburn Engineers, three as Outstanding Young Auburn Engineers and the college’s former assistant dean of student services for his Superior Service.


Auburn Engineering’s Academic Excellence Program kicks off 25th Anniversary Year

9/24/21 8:15 PM

The Engineering Academic Excellence Program (AEP) officially kicked off its 25th anniversary year with a celebration held on the Gavin Garden outside the Brown-Kopel Center on Friday. In front of an audience of nearly 300 alumni, students and supporters, Christopher B. Roberts, dean of the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering, alongside Kenneth Kelly, chair of the Auburn Alumni Engineering Council, welcomed guests to the celebration and set the stage for an evening of reflection and excitement for the year ahead.


#GINNing Podcast: The Team Captain of Chemical

9/17/21 12:00 AM

This overachieving junior in chemical engineering, is captain of the Auburn University student chapter of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers' Chemical Car Team and captain of the Jeopardy Team Who is Barbara Allen? 


NOAA awards Auburn team $1.5M to research resilient transportation infrastructure

9/16/21 12:00 AM

As part of its highly competitive Effects of Sea Level Rise (ESLR) program, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has selected an interdisciplinary team of Auburn University researchers to lead a $1.539M project to address increasingly critical needs necessary for resilient infrastructure.


Two chemical engineering students receive best poster awards for work in polymer advancement

9/14/21 1:54 PM

Chemical engineering graduate students Vinita Shinde and Luca Kim were recently recognized with best poster awards for their work in polymer advancement.


Auburn to expand Industry 4.0 research, education, training and innovation capabilities with $7.2M DoD award

9/13/21 9:32 AM

The Interdisciplinary Center for Advanced Manufacturing Systems at Auburn University was awarded $7.2 million from the Department of Defense Office of Industrial Policy's Industrial Base Analysis and Sustainment Program to encourage small and medium-sized manufacturers to adopt advanced technologies associated with Industry 4.0 or smart manufacturing.


Auburn autonomous racing team makes history at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

9/7/21 3:00 PM

Last month, Auburn Engineering’s world-renowned autonomous vehicle research program literally lapped the competition — and made history in the process.


'War Eagle' laser incorporates Auburn fight song into metal 3-D printing

9/3/21 9:00 AM

Auburn engineers' knack for incorporating the school's fight song into their research seems never to yield.


Auburn-led research team develops biochemical breakthrough for renewable fatty acid ester production

8/30/21 2:00 PM

On-going, Auburn-led research into biofuel and biochemical production just got a lot more eyes on it. Supported by a $2 million U.S. Department of Energy award issued in 2018, as well as funding from the USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture, insights from the project led by PI Yi Wang, associate professor in Auburn's Department of Biosystems Engineering, was recently highlighted by the journal Nature Communications — for obvious reasons.


#GINNing Podcast: The busy bee from Bessemer

8/29/21 12:00 AM

If you've ever thought that whole thing about Auburn providing the best student-centered engineering experience in America was just a slogan, then take a look at industrial and systems engineering senior Jailin Sanders.


State of Alabama Engineering Hall of Fame inducts Class of 2021

8/18/21 3:00 PM

The State of Alabama Engineering Hall of Fame inducted nine individuals, including four Auburn University alumni, during a ceremony Saturday at The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center.


Professor awarded NSF grant to study experiences of Black women in computing

8/18/21 7:00 AM

Jakita Thomas, associate professor in computer science and software engineering, earns $160,235 grant and fellowship at Constellations Center for Equity in Computing


Mechanical and materials programs receive NSF funding for undergraduate transfer students

8/17/21 10:34 AM

With the help of a recent National Science Foundation award, undergraduate mechanical and materials transfer students will receive targeted academic support to aid in their transition to Auburn.


Opportunities are boundless for Auburn Camp War Eagle counselor, Army ROTC cadet

8/11/21 11:33 AM

Industrial and systems engineering sophomore SeAnna Graddy has immersed herself in campus life since arriving on the Plains. As a Camp War Eagle counselor and a member of Army ROTC, her opportunities are boundless.


Trailblazing alumna Lee encourages Auburn graduates to make their lives into great stories at summer commencement

8/9/21 7:43 AM

Auburn alumna Nelda Lee, a pioneering woman in the aerospace engineering field, encouraged graduates to make their lives into great stories of achievement, happiness and fulfillment.


Biosystems engineering senior receives ePortfolio award

8/1/21 12:00 AM

When Naomi Pitts, senior in Biosystems Engineering, was a freshman, she thought completing an ePortfolio was just a trivial class assignment. Now, that same portfolio has won her a Certificate of Excellence from the Office of University Writing and a nomination to be featured in the 2021 International Meeting of the Association for Authentic, Experiential and Evidence-Based Learning (AAEEBL), an international professional development organization for ePortoflio practitioners and researchers.


#GINNing Podcast: Civil and Environmental GRA talks AU's reputation as Stormwater Management U.

7/29/21 4:00 PM

Through access to the one-of-a-kind resources of Auburn Engineering's Construction Stormwater Studio, GRA Jaime Schussler is taking the stormwater management world by storm, and making it rain in more ways than one.


Faculty team aims to reduce greenhouse gas with hydrogen energy research

7/29/21 10:43 AM

An interdisciplinary faculty team is researching hydrogen energy production that could reduce greenhouse gas emissions and waste plastics problems with a


Olympic athlete pursuing Master of Engineering Management

7/27/21 1:55 PM

Incoming Auburn University Industrial & Systems Engineering graduate student Adriel Sanes is currently fulfilling a lifelong dream by competing as a swimmer in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.


#GINNing Podcast: Skate Expectations

7/27/21 12:00 AM

Learn how a senior design project helped Auburn mechanical engineering students live out the Auburn Creed in a very real — and wheel — way.


Summer Olympic swimming competition to have Ginn College flavor

7/14/21 9:33 AM

Ginn College will be represented in Summer Olympics swimming events by a graduate student and 2019 alumnus


#GINNING Podcast: Aerospace junior receives astronaut scholar award

7/13/21 11:33 AM

Aerospace engineering junior Maggie Nelson was recently selected for the Astronaut Scholar Award, presented by the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation.


Bessemer native embraces Auburn Family, garners more than an education from the Plains

7/13/21 8:34 AM

Industrial and systems engineering senior Jailin Sanders found his Auburn Family through involvement in student organizations including the National Society of Black Engineers, the Engineering Academic Excellence Program and the Black Student Union.


Aerospace doctoral student reaches for the stars with NASA FINESST award

7/12/21 1:43 PM

Aerospace engineering doctoral student Ryota Nakano is one of the latest recipients of the prominent FINESST research award from NASA.


#GINNing Podcast: Assistant ECE professor talks White House report citation

7/9/21 12:00 PM

Assistant electrical and computer engineering professor Ujjwal Guinn is picking up good citations.


#GINNing Podcast: Celebrating the SwiftSku success story

7/4/21 12:00 AM

Mechanical engineering senior Mit Patel grew up in the c-store industry. Now, thanks to harnessing big data and machine learning, he's revolutionizing it.


5 Auburn engineers named to 2021 Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll

6/25/21 12:15 PM

Five Auburn Engineering students are included among the 96 Auburn student-athletes named to the Southeastern Conference's 2021 Spring Academic Honor Roll.


#GINNing Podcast: Country music and computer science

6/17/21 4:30 PM

What do Kid Rock, "American Idol" and Auburn Engineering all have in common? Find out on the latest episode of the award-winning #GINNing Podcast. 


Mechanical engineering mainstay talks 'dumb luck' and dedication on #GINNing

6/11/21 8:00 AM

From vomiting in zero gravity to calling out former students for indecent exposure to teaching remotely while stuck for months in India, Sushil Bhavnani's Auburn career is the stuff of legend.


Graduate students, faculty honored at spring graduate school awards

6/4/21 1:33 PM

The Auburn University Graduate School recently honored 15 engineering students and faculty at the annual graduate student spring awards virtual ceremony.


Engineering students named Department of Defense SMART Scholars

6/4/21 9:53 AM

Two Auburn aerospace engineering students have been named Department of Defense SMART Scholars, earning financial support and guaranteed employment after graduation.


#GINNing Podcast: Chemical engineering senior talks Hoover Institution partnership

5/28/21 12:00 AM

Got a job opening? Emily Schramek wants to fill it. The Auburn senior has the skills to pay the bills, which is exactly why she chose chemical engineering in the first place.


Electrical and computer engineering professor wins IEEE Communications Society’s best paper award

5/27/21 8:43 AM

Electrical and computer engineering professor Shiwen Mao, along with several collaborators, won the IEEE Communications Society's 2021 Outstanding Paper Award.


#GINNing Podcast: Assistant chemical engineering professor spins web of research wonders

5/20/21 12:00 PM

New chemical engineering assistant professor Symone Alexander spins a web of research wonders in this conversation on extreme organismic biophysics and ultra-fast motion in nature. 


Auburn Alumni Engineering Council inducts Class of 2026

5/11/21 3:00 PM

The Auburn Alumni Engineering Council inducted seven new members to the group during its annual spring meeting May 7, which was held remotely due to COVID-19.


#EngineeringGoals: Former soccer standout talks grad school journey on #GINNing Podcast

4/23/21 12:00 AM

Let's just say that 2019 mechanical engineering graduate and current industrial and systems engineering master's student Taylor Troutman knows how to use her head.


Auburn Engineering honors student and faculty achievement

4/22/21 10:19 AM

The Samuel Ginn College of Engineering recognized outstanding students and faculty in an awards ceremony held Wednesday.


Chemical Engineering senior named Barry M. Goldwater Scholar

4/19/21 4:20 PM

Chemical engineering senior Shelby Wales was named a Barry M. Goldwater Scholar, widely considered the most prestigious award in the United States for undergraduates in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.


3 Auburn Engineering grads named NSF Graduate Research Fellows

3/30/21 12:23 PM

2019 Auburn Engineering graduates Bryana Harris, Elizabeth M. Prior and Tyler Toner were recently named National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellows. The prestigious program support outstanding graduate students in STEM fields.


Kenneth Kelly to address Auburn University graduates at spring graduation

3/30/21 9:00 AM

Prominent banking executive and philanthropist Kenneth Kelly will address Auburn’s spring 2021 graduates at 5:30 p.m. Friday, April 30, in Jordan-Hare Stadium, kicking off the university’s commencement weekend. Kelly, a 1990 Auburn graduate with a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering who also holds an MBA from the University of Alabama, is chairman and CEO of First Independence Bank of Detroit, the seventh-largest African American-controlled bank in the country, and chairman of MAC Leasing, a Michigan-based and minority-owned equipment lease financier. He currently serves on the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation’s Advisory Committee on Community Banking, sits on the American Bankers Association Board of Directors and recently completed a three-year term on the Federal Reserve Bank’s Seventh District Community Depository Institution Advisory Council.


Industrial and systems engineering seniors win technical paper competition

3/16/21 9:32 AM

A student-team of three industrial and systems engineering seniors was recently announced as the winner of the Southeast Regional Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers’ (IISE) Technical Paper Competition.


NSF grant to allow professors to study how nanomaterials disperse in liquids

3/15/21 2:47 PM

Two Auburn Engineering professors are using a National Science Foundation grant to gain a fundamental understanding of how nanomaterials called MXenes disperse in liquids.


First Black Miss Auburn reflects on Auburn experience

2/26/21 11:02 AM

Vania Bynum, '94 computer engineering, reflects on the "amazing experience" of making history as the first Black Miss Auburn in 1993, 57 years after the establishment of the program.


Pair of esteemed professors react to receiving Barkley Endowed Professorships

2/26/21 10:10 AM

Cheryl Seals, an associate professor in the Department of Computer Science in the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering, has been selected as a 2020 recipient of the Charles W. Barkley Endowed Professorship.


Chair of Auburn Alumni Engineering Council reflects on historic first year

2/22/21 2:00 PM

For Kenneth Kelly, ’90 electrical engineering, giving back of his time, talent and treasure is something he considers a duty and an honor. Kelly, who serves as the first African American to chair the Auburn Alumni Engineering Council in its 55-year history, has supported Auburn in a myriad of ways since his graduation more than 30 years ago, but he considers his time with the council as something extra special.


Mechanical engineering junior discusses Grand Challenges on #GINNing

2/21/21 12:00 AM

Mechanical engineering junior Brittany Ransom has landed more student organization leadership positions than you can count. But the president of the Auburn chapter of the National Academy of Engineering’s Grand Challenges Scholars Program isn't just padding her portfolio for the kudos. She's doing it to put herself in position to attack the problems of urban infrastructure and, as she puts it, reinvent the world.


Aerospace professor to study physics of infectious disease spread with NSF award

2/19/21 8:33 AM

Assistant aerospace engineering professor Vrishank Raghav will study the physics involved in droplet dispersal during coughing, sneezing or speech to understand how infectious diseases spread.


Professor named INFORMS Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Ambassador

2/17/21 4:10 PM

Alice Smith aims to widen the diversity of people who are included in the peer-reviewing and editing process of scholarly journals as a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Ambassador for INFORMS.


Electrical engineering grad shares the secrets to ExxonMobil success

2/16/21 3:55 PM

Dewayne Sanders, '90 electrical engineering, is continuing his 30-year engineering career with ExxonMobil and says his Auburn education was a solid foundation for the career he was able to build. 


Chemical engineering alum shares passion for diversity in engineering

2/12/21 1:04 PM

Metrick Houser, '93 chemical engineering, shares his passion for increasing diversity in the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering.


10 Auburn engineers named to 2020 Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll

2/10/21 11:41 AM

Ten Auburn Engineering student-athletes earned a selection to the 2020 Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll, the conference office announced Tuesday.


#GINNing Podcast: How Anna Layne West was won

2/5/21 4:00 PM

A young Alabama fan considering journalism comes to Auburn on a whim, takes one look at the engineering campus, and is forever changed. 


Auburn Engineering professors awarded editorships at top journals

2/4/21 4:10 PM

Auburn Engineering faculty Bo Liu and Wei-Shinn (Jeff) Ku were recently appointed associate editors of prominent engineering journals published by the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society and IEEE Computer Society, enhancing the visibility of the Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering.


Chemical engineering alumna lends lasting career advice

2/3/21 9:15 AM

Shirley Boulware, '91 chemical engineering, has enjoyed a successful career in the pulp and paper industry. Her advice to fellow Black Auburn Engineers: "be proud of who you are."


#GINNing Podcast: Auburn ASCE student chapter celebrates centennial

2/1/21 4:00 PM

Romance. Civil Engineering. Boll Weevils. Alliteration. This episode of the best podcast in higher education has it all.


Software engineering junior follows in parents' engineering footsteps

2/1/21 10:37 AM

The love for Auburn University runs deep in the Foster Family, three of whom chose to pursue Auburn Engineering degrees with a fourth pursuing a degree in pharmacy just across campus.


Auburn researchers win big at major additive manufacturing conference

1/26/21 12:00 AM

The Samuel Ginn College of Engineering’s thought-leading expertise in additive manufacturing (AM) was on full display at the recent ASTM International Conference on Additive Manufacturing (ICAM), the largest virtual event ever hosted by the ASTM International Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence.


#GINNing Podcast: How an Auburn Biosystems Engineer became a YouTube sensation

1/22/21 12:00 PM

How Jessica "Dixie" Mills' long hike through Auburn's Department of Biosystems Engineering took her to the summit of YouTube success.


Auburn Engineering faculty member named among America’s most inspiring Black scientists

1/21/21 3:25 PM

Computer science and software engineering faculty member Jakita Thomas, a noted researcher and leader in promoting equity and inclusion in computer science, was recently included in Cell Mentor’s list of 1,000 inspiring Black scientists in America.


Upcoming employer panel to discuss breaking down buzzwords

1/19/21 3:15 PM

The Office of Career Development and Corporate Relations kicks off its 2021 Employer Panel Series with a virtual discussion titled "Breaking Down Buzzwords" on Thurs., Jan. 21 at 4:30 p.m.


Industrial and systems engineering graduate students place second in national contest

1/8/21 3:07 PM

Industrial and systems engineering doctoral students Allison Brown and Mohsen Nikfar competed against teams from other top engineering schools in a national 3D design competition, earning the runner-up position for their design, Space Shuttle Launch.


#GINNing Podcast: Feel the Bern

12/20/20 12:00 AM

Bernie Moussad just graduated from Auburn University with a 4.0 GPA in computer engineering. If you think that sounds hard, try living with the name "Bernie" for the last four years.


Auburn researchers awarded IEEE Jack Neubauer Memorial Award

12/15/20 4:23 PM

Auburn researchers Shiwen Mao, Xuyu Wang, Lingjun Gao and Santosh Pandey were awarded the 2020 Jack Neubauer Memorial Award for producing the best paper published in the past five years for the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society.


Be the Creed: Dwynell Piner

12/14/20 1:00 PM

Dwynell "Dee" Piner has been an uplifting presence in the Shelby Center since its doors opened in 2007. A high visibility cleaner, Piner is one of three members on the day shift in the Shelby Center and the crew is responsible for providing a safe, clean and healthy environment for all students, faculty, staff and visitors, no small task during a pandemic. ⁠


Aerospace researcher to study surface samples returned from asteroid Ryugu

12/8/20 10:30 AM

A small space capsule containing surface samples taken from asteroid Ryugu has returned to Earth and researchers including Auburn's Masatoshi Hirabayashi, assistant professor of aerospace engineering, are eager to examine its contents.


Auburn purchases new technology to advance quantum research

12/3/20 9:11 AM

Auburn University's Broun Hall is now home to a Quantum Design Physical Property Measurement System that will allow faculty and students to advance research in materials for quantum information science.


Auburn chemical engineering professor receives Breeden Professorship

12/2/20 4:03 PM

Virginia Davis, who most recently held the Alumni Professorship in the Department of Chemical Engineering, has been named the Dr. Daniel F. and Josephine Breeden Professor. A college-wide honor, the Breeden Professorship is reserved for faculty who demonstrate exceptional commitment to their students, research and service.


Auburn professor delivers two international keynote conference addresses

12/1/20 7:55 AM

Industrial and systems engineering professor Alice Smith recently delivered keynote addresses at two international conferences: 2020 CEIINS Congress and the Australasian Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence.


#GINNing Podcast: Aerospace senior reflects on Ginn college career

11/30/20 12:00 AM

Senior Livy Green sat down with the #GINNing gang to reflect on her past and predict her future as one of the soon-to-be newest products of the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering's Department of Aerospace Engineering. 


Auburn professor authors book on Age of Information concept

11/18/20 4:31 PM

Yin Sun, an electrical and computer engineering assistant professor, collaborated with a research group from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to produce the book, "Age of Information: A New Metric for Information Freshness."


Auburn Engineering faculty member receives NIH award to shed light on 'dark' protein families

11/18/20 3:02 PM

Assistant professor Debswapna Bhattacharya's $1.86 million Maximizing Investigators' Research Award from the National Institutes of Health is the second major award he has received this year, following a $550,000 National Science Foundation CAREER Award.


Finish in Five competition fosters strong presentation skills

11/9/20 8:25 AM

The Council of Engineering Graduate Students recently hosted the 2020 Finish in Five grand finale. Billur Kazaz, graduate student in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, was awarded the top prize.


Auburn Engineering faculty members named Godbold Chairs

11/4/20 4:09 PM

Fa Foster Dai and Adit Singh, electrical and computer engineering professors, have been named Bryghte D. and Patricia M. Godbold Chairs. The distinguished title is awarded to faculty members who show a commitment to student instruction and a dedication to quality research. 


Aerospace engineering assistant professor reports asteroid surface sampling a success

11/4/20 2:45 PM

Aerospace engineering assistant professor Masatoshi Hirabayashi reports a recent NASA mission to collect surface material from Asteroid Bennu, a carbonaceous asteroid more than 321 million kilometers from Earth, was successful.


Industrial and systems professor featured in industry publication spotlight

11/2/20 9:15 AM

Alice Smith, the Joe W. Forehand/Accenture Distinguished Professor of industrial and systems engineering, was recently highlighted by the College-Industry Council on Material Handling Education.


#GINNing Podcast: Mechanical engineering grad talks the Auburn Dream

10/30/20 12:00 AM

From Lagos, Nigeria to Auburn, Alabama to Charlotte, North Carolina, John Udochi is living the dream.  Listen to him discuss his incredible engineering journey on the latest episode of #GINNing. 


Industrial and systems engineering senior earns Frank Vandegrift Award

10/29/20 10:25 AM

Parth Ranchhod, an industrial and systems engineering senior, has received the 2020 Frank Vandegrift Co-Op Student of the Year Award.


Civil and Environmental professor receives $1.3 million grant from DoD

10/28/20 12:00 AM

Natalie Cápiro, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, has been awarded a $1.3 million grant by the Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (SERDP) for her project “Development of Predictive Tools for Assessment of Natural Attenuation Capacity and Treatment Transition at Chlorinated Solvent Sites.” 


#GINNing Podcast: The Legend of Nelda

10/23/20 10:00 AM

Judging by the latest episode of #GINNing, Nelda Lee, '69 aerospace engineering, was most definitely in the right room.


#GINNing Podcast: Unpacking 'Ethical Hacking'

10/16/20 12:00 AM

Ethical hacking acolyte Vicki McLendon, a sophomore in computer science and software engineering, details her plans to live out the plot of 1992's "Sneakers" on the latest episode of #GINNing. 


AU awarded $1.21 million by Department of Energy to develop nuclear energy technology

10/15/20 12:00 AM

The U.S. Department of Energy recently awarded Auburn University a combined $1.21 million to develop advanced manufacturing technology for next-generation reactor designs and expand the university’s existing nuclear research infrastructure. The two awards are among the DOE’s $65 million research investment to domestic universities and national laboratories for 93 advanced nuclear technology projects across 28 states.


Gov. names chemical professor, two engineering alums to AL STEM Council

10/7/20 4:27 PM

Gov. Kay Ivey recently announced the establishment of the Alabama STEM Council and named three individuals with Auburn Engineering ties as council members.


Themes of self-advocacy, problem solving round out inclusion panel series

10/5/20 9:05 AM

Panelists from ExxonMobil, Southwire and NASA’s Marshall Space and Flight Center will advise students on how to handle the uncomfortable situations that sometimes arise in the workplace during a virtual panel on Wednesday, Oct. 7.


#GINNing Podcast: Attitude determines altitude for aerospace sophomore

10/1/20 4:30 PM

Dremere Woods is a Be the Creed honoree, a WayUp Top 100 list member and a two-time technical intern with GE Aviation. And he's only a sophomore.


Chemical sophomore to serve as Miss Auburn University for second term

10/1/20 4:10 PM

Collins McMurray, chemical engineering sophomore, will serve a second term as Miss Auburn University due to the postponement of the 2020 pageant year by the Miss America Organization as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.


Auburn civil engineering researchers awarded best paper for third consecutive year

9/30/20 10:49 AM

A team of Auburn University civil engineering researchers were recently awarded first place in the 2020 Southern District Institute of Transportation Engineers (SDITE) Best Member Technical Paper competition for their paper, “Impact of Electric and Hybrid Vehicles on Highway Trust Fund in Alabama,” which is now published in the Transportation Research Record.


Auburn Engineering faculty member appointed to two editorial roles at journals

9/29/20 4:04 PM

Auburn Engineering’s Masoud Mahjouri-Samani was recently appointed as senior editor of the Journal of Laser Applications (JLA) and associate editor of the International Journal of Extreme Manufacturing (IJEM).


Panel to discuss bias in hiring practices in upcoming seminar

9/28/20 2:56 PM

A virtual panel discussion to be held on Wednesday, Sept. 30 aims to address the notion of implicit bias in workplace hiring practices.


Auburn Alumni Engineering Council honors nine with college’s highest awards

9/28/20 9:00 AM

Eight outstanding alumni and one longtime employee of the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering were honored during a virtual ceremony Friday, Sept. 25, by the Auburn Alumni Engineering Council for their distinguished professional careers. These alumni include five who were recognized as Distinguished Auburn Engineers, three as Outstanding Young Auburn Engineers and the college’s former director of communications and marketing for his Superior Service.


Panel series to kick off with discussion on inclusivity in workplace

9/21/20 3:15 PM

The first installment of a three-part panel series focusing on diversity and inclusion in the workplace will take place Wednesday, September 23.


#GINNing Podcast: '10 Wireless Software Engineering grad talks Auburn legacy

9/20/20 12:00 PM

Emily Traylor, ’10 wireless software engineering, is a third generation Auburn Engineer. But she didn't choose Auburn to maintain family tradition. She chose Auburn because of its pioneering Wireless Engineering program, the first of its kind in the nation.


AEP helps engineering students find their college home at Auburn

9/18/20 8:25 AM

Three students share their experience joining the Engineering Academic Excellence Program after transferring to Auburn from community college.


Civil and Environmental engineering senior receives prestigious Chi Epsilon scholarship

9/18/20 12:00 AM

Civil and environmental engineering senior Allison Licavoli was recently awarded the 2020 John A. Focht National Chi Epsilon Scholarship. Chi Epsilon, the civil engineering honor society, awards just 11 national and nine district scholarships annually.


Auburn aerospace engineering student named a Top 100 Intern by WayUp

9/15/20 11:15 AM

Dremere Woods, sophomore in aerospace engineering, was recently named to WayUp’s Intern 100 list for 2020.


Auburn Engineering professor named a 2020 Woman of Impact

9/10/20 9:57 AM

Alice Smith, the Joe W. Forehand/Accenture Distinguished Professor, has been named a Woman of Impact by Yellowhammer Multimedia. Smith, a professor of industrial and systems engineering, is the first Auburn University faculty member to receive the distinction.


#GINNing Podcast: The strength of 100+ Women Strong

9/6/20 12:00 PM

You can see it in the latest membership stats and hear it in the latest episode of #GINNing: The chemistry between Sam and Diane is palpable. No, we're not talking Sam Malone and Diane Chambers. We're talking the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering and Diane Sherrard, program administrator for the college's pioneering 100+ Women Strong program, which is gaining strength by the semester. 


Faculty exploring advanced biosensors with State of Alabama grant funding

9/3/20 4:30 PM

Auburn University faculty members from the Departments of Chemical Engineering and Forestry and Wildlife Sciences are exploring the use of nanocellulose in the development of such low cost, rapid, point of care/use biosensors with an award from the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA).


Student Research Spotlight - Ayokunle Fadamiro

9/2/20 2:02 PM

Ayokunle Fadamiro won second place in the category, University-Wide Graduate Student Winners in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, during the 2020 Auburn Research: Virtual Student Symposium.


Auburn Engineering hires first student initiatives administrator

8/28/20 12:00 PM

Jenny Sconyers, a former student services coordinator for the Office of Student Services in the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering — and Auburn University’s newest Employee of the Year — has been hired as student initiatives administrator, a brand-new position within the college.


Center for Bioenergy and Bioproducts director makes his #GINNing debut

8/23/20 12:00 PM

What's Sushil Adhikari, alumni professor of biosystems engineering, and the director of the cutting edge Center for Bioenergy and Bioproducts, passionate about? Well, I'll tell you: Biomass pyrolysis, hydrothermal liquefaction, torrefaction, biodiesel production and biomass gasification... if you know what I mean.


Assistant professors to 3D print reactive rocks with innovative NSF award

8/19/20 2:45 PM

Assistant professors Lauren Beckingham and Bryan Beckingham are collaborating on a project to 3D print reactive rocks to study geochemical reactions.


Auburn researcher awarded $2.6 million NIH grant for cancer immunotherapy research

8/18/20 12:00 PM

Pengyu Chen, assistant professor of materials engineering, was recently awarded a $2.6 million RO1 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop a biosensor designed to guide a novel immunotherapy for better treating cancer, specifically leukemia.


FAA invests $3 million in Auburn University additive manufacturing research

8/17/20 3:00 PM

Thanks to a recent $3 million grant from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the National Center for Additive Manufacturing Excellence (NCAME) at Auburn University will soon initiate a two-year project focused on improving commercial air travel through the use of 3D-printed (or additively manufactured) metal components. 


Civil and Environmental professor talks water worries on #GINNing Podcast

8/16/20 12:00 AM

Frances O'Donnell, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, discusses the wet and wild world of ecohydrology on the latest episode of #GINNing. 


Engineering student services coordinator named Auburn University's Employee of the Year

8/14/20 4:00 PM

Jenny Sconyers, a student services coordinator in the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering's Office of Student Services, is one of Auburn University's newest Employees of the Year.


Professor delivers keynote address to IEEE Midwest Industry Conference

8/7/20 4:30 PM

Alice Smith, the Joe W. Forehand/Accenture Professor of industrial and systems engineering, discussed designing engineering systems inspired by nature in the keynote address of the 2020 Midwest Industry Conference hosted by IEEE. The keynote address focused on the challenges in engineering system design and harnessing the power of natural systems.


AEP, COSAM celebrate close of first virtual STEM Summer Bridge Program

8/6/20 12:15 PM

The Samuel Ginn College of Engineering and the College of Sciences and Mathematics recently celebrated the close of the first virtual STEM Summer Bridge Program for incoming engineering, science and math freshmen.


Oldfather, New Doctor: Auburn's newest biomechanics Ph.D sits down with #GINNing

8/2/20 12:00 PM

Taylor Oldfather, the newest Ph.D product out of Auburn's Biomechanical Engineering Lab, sat down to discuss her engineering journey and the biomechanics of ballet on the latest episode of the #GINNing Podcast. 


Aerospace engineering students, alumnus honored by aeronautics institute

7/27/20 11:40 AM

Two students from the Auburn University Department of Aerospace Engineering and an alumnus of the department have been recognized by the Huntsville Section of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA).


Alexander reigns as first female to lead War Eagle Girls and Plainsmen

7/24/20 3:08 PM

Ari Alexander, a 2020 industrial and systems engineering alumna, marked her senior year at Auburn as the first female president of the War Eagle Girls and Plainsmen, the official hosts and hostesses of Auburn University.


Flexible hybrid electronics explained on #GINNing Podcast

7/19/20 7:00 PM

Rigid technologies are quickly going the way of the buffalo thanks to the research and vision of Auburn experts like Pradeep Lall.


11 Auburn Engineering student-athletes earn First-Year SEC Academic Honors

7/16/20 4:03 PM

Eleven Auburn Engineering students were among the 131 Auburn University student-athletes named to the 2019-20 First-Year Southeastern Conference Academic Honor Roll.


Sharing donor relations success stories on #GINNing

7/13/20 12:00 AM

Learn how communications specialist Lauren Winton has put a new spin on donor relations success stories.


Interdisciplinary team to explore stress response with major NSF award

7/8/20 8:53 AM

A team of Auburn University faculty from departments across three disciplines will use a nearly $2 million National Science Foundation award to look at how environmental stressors initiate and prime stress responses, and when those responses influence an animal’s ability to pass genes to next generations.