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Graduate student in chemical engineering wins second place at NOBCChE's annual collaborate meeting

7/16/24 2:45 PM

Kwaghtaver Samuel Desongu earned second place at the National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers’ collaborative spring conference poster competition April 18-19 in Hampton, Virginia.

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#GINNing Podcast: No One Engineers Like Gaston

7/12/24 12:00 AM

She can't discuss her work — at least not some of it. But Sarah Gaston certainly has plenty to say about how she's perfecting the skills to do it. 

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#GINNing Podcast: Up-Levelin' with Evelyn

7/5/24 12:00 PM

Cupola Engineering Ambassadors. American Society of Civil Engineers. 100+ Women Strong. Society of Women Engineers. Undergraduate research. Chick-fil-A. Evelyn Chavez does it all.

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Associate professor in chemical engineering wins KIChE President Young Investigator Award

7/2/24 8:00 AM

Tae-Sik Oh's research takes a deep dive into energy storage and the filtration of small particles in the air

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Incoming freshman get a taste of Auburn life at Summer Engineering Enrichment camp

7/1/24 12:00 PM

The Center for Inclusive Engineering Excellence recently wrapped up its 26th Summer Engineering Enrichment experience, where incoming freshmen are given a taste of life on the Plains through a three-week on-campus experience.

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#GINNing Podcast: Of Resins and Residences

6/28/24 8:00 AM

Lucila Carias, a bioresin-backing GRA in the Department of Chemical Engineering from the plastic-producing province of El Salvador, is researching ways to 3D print — yep — houses. 

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#GINNing Podcast: DBF's BFF

6/21/24 8:00 AM

Meagan Blosser, outgoing president of Auburn University's Top-20 Design, Build, Fly team, doesn't care how you pronounce her name, because this new Auburn aerospace engineering alumna definitely knows how to... go with the flow.

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#GINNing Podcast: Real Deal Jada Neal

6/14/24 8:00 AM

Which upcoming bioprocesses engineering senior is grabbing undergraduate research by the horns in order to harness the power of pectin for skincare applications? Which student leader overachiever is ready to make a believer out of Unilever? Yep, it's Jada Neal. She's the real deal.

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Auburn expands support for advanced manufacturing

6/11/24 9:00 AM

The Samuel Ginn College of Engineering will create an Analytical, Innovation and Manufacturing Laboratory to specifically foster workforce development, interdisciplinary collaboration and industry-relevant research and innovation aimed broadly at advanced manufacturing.

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Four engineering alumni receive Auburn Alumni Association's Lifetime Achievement Award

6/10/24 2:45 PM

The Auburn Alumni Association honored its 2024 class of Lifetime Achievement Award and Young Alumni Achievement Award recipients at a special ceremony on June 8. The Lifetime Achievement Awards honor distinguished members of the Auburn Family for extraordinary accomplishments in their personal and professional lives, as well as dedication to the university. Noteworthy recent graduates in the midst of their careers are recognized with the Young Alumni Achievement Award.

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#GINNing Podcast: Lettuce Now Praise Famous Men

5/31/24 8:00 AM

Enjoy this conversation with biosystems engineering doctoral student Wellington Arthur on long-term nutrient utilization and evaluation of pathogenic bacteria in a pilot-scale wastewater treatment system for hydroponic irrigation — and lettuce.

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David named associate dean for research

5/29/24 7:45 AM

Allan David has been named associate dean for research for Auburn University’s Samuel Ginn College of Engineering, according to an announcement by Dean Mario Eden.

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#GINNing Podcast: Materials Girl

5/17/24 8:00 AM

Marisa Kelley just graduated with a degree in materials engineering. She knows who Madonna is — and who Tom Petty is. In other words, she's basically a genius. (You're welcome, Florida.)

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#GINNing Podcast: The Great Grelli

5/10/24 7:45 AM

With yet another internship locked up at Lockheed Martin, Jersey born aerospace aficionado Ava Grelli is going places — and Boeing places. So, buckle up and get your ears on because this rocket retriever overachiever is racing toward space at a breakneck pace. 

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Auburn Alumni Engineering Council inducts Class of 2029

4/23/24 7:45 AM

The Auburn Alumni Engineering Council inducted seven new members during its annual spring meeting April 19 in the Brown-Kopel Center.

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Chemical engineering graduate student wins American Heart Association Award to promote diversity in science

4/22/24 3:20 PM

The fellowship embarks Ayuba Akinpelu’s research into how pressure influences the onset and progression of cardiovascular diseases, focusing on smooth muscle cells.

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McClain named director of Auburn’s Center for Inclusive Engineering Excellence

4/18/24 9:00 AM

Tamara McClain has been named the new director of Auburn University’s Center for Inclusive Engineering Excellence (CI2E).

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Next Level program welcomes 20 faculty into inaugural fellows class

4/15/24 10:00 AM

Twenty Auburn Engineering faculty were welcomed into the inaugural class of Next Level faculty fellows.

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Auburn University unveils sixth portrait of astronaut and alumna hero

4/12/24 7:45 AM

Auburn University’s Samuel Ginn College of Engineering unveiled a portrait Wednesday at the Auburn University Research and Innovation Campus in Huntsville of the university’s sixth NASA astronaut, Jan Davis.

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Assistant professor in electrical and computer engineering appointed journal associate editor, publishes textbook

4/11/24 10:15 AM

Bosen Lian is now associate editor at two IEEE scholarly journals and has published first textbook, "Integral and Inverse Reinforcement Learning for Optimal Control Systems and Games."

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Mechanical engineering doctoral student wins EDF Climate Corps fellowship

4/9/24 3:00 PM

Mechanical engineering doctoral student Onyedika Mbelu has been tapped for the Environmental Defense Fund’s (EDF) Climate Corps Fellowship.

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Auburn Engineering faculty named to 2024 promotion, tenure list

4/8/24 1:00 PM

Auburn University Provost Vini Nathan recently announced the names of faculty awarded promotion, tenure or both for 2024, including 19 faculty in the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering.

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#GINNing Podcast: On the March

4/5/24 10:00 AM

Meet biosystems engineering sophomore Bella Nonales, a dean's list dynamo with a chance of making history as the drummiest major in the history of the Auburn University Marching Band. Not bad for someone who just celebrated her 5th birthday. Listen to Nonale discuss her Auburn aspirations — and Metallica — on the latest episode of the award-winning #GINNing Podcast.

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Auburn chemical engineering students make statement at AIChE Southern Regional Conference

4/1/24 7:00 AM

Not only did Auburn's Chem-E car capture the regional championship, but Auburn's Chem-E jeopardy team took second place and two students won individual poster presentation awards in the March 15-16 conference

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#GINNing Podcast: Meet Maddie

3/29/24 8:00 AM

On the latest episode of the award-winning #GINNing Podcast, meet biosystems engineering sophomore Maddie Spoor, an Auburn Engineering double legacy who's getting the earliest jump possible on undergraduate research in order to blaze her own trail.

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Wireless Engineering Research and Education Center finds solutions to everyday communications problems

3/18/24 3:15 PM

Established in 2001 and housed within the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, the center draws upon the expertise of more than 20 faculty members.

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College Board leaning on the expertise of Computer Science and Software Engineering faculty member

3/18/24 8:15 AM

Daniela Marghitu has been appointed to the College Board’s Advanced Placement (AP) Computer Science A Development Committee.

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#GINNing Podcast: Pirouettes to Polymers

3/15/24 8:00 AM

Cassandra Porter. Cassie Porter. Cass Porter. She goes by many names. And she has even more pursuits. She's a former professional ballerina. A current fossil hunter. And a day-jobbing assistant professor of chemical engineering. Curious? Well then join us as we pass through the walls of mystery surrounding this membrane manipulating maestro. 

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#GINNing Podcast: Release the Hackin'

3/8/24 12:00 PM

When it comes to hacking, Emily Kimbrell ain't slacking. Listen to this former aspiring cinematographer turned white hat wunderkind (and undergraduate software engineering research fellow) discuss how Auburn is routing her career — and the largest hackathon in Alabama.

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Senior in bioprocess engineering is college's only Matthews Scholar Program fellow for 2023-24

3/4/24 10:00 AM

Jada Neal, an Auburn University Undergraduate Research fellow, is using biopolymers to find skin care solutions.

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Biosystems engineering alumna's supply chain savvy highlighted in PepsiCo STEM campaign

2/29/24 4:00 PM

Snack giant Frito-Lay recently highlighted 2013 biosystems engineering graduate Katelyn Rheinlander's meteoric career with the PepsiCo subsidiary in a social media campaign tied to its parent company's "She Is PepsiCo" initiative supporting women in manufacturing.

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State of Alabama Engineering Hall of Fame inducts Class of 2024

2/26/24 12:45 PM

The State of Alabama Engineering Hall of Fame inducted nine individuals — including four Auburn University alumni — and one corporation during a ceremony Saturday at The Westin Huntsville.

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#GINNing Podcast: Let It Cook

2/23/24 10:00 AM

From polymers to public administration, Olivia Cook is inspiring the nation. The 2014 polymer and fiber engineering graduate (with graduate degrees from Auburn in public policy and public administration) discusses how she's using lessons learned at Auburn to help change the world on the 250th episode of the best podcast in all of higher education.

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BSE doctoral student's presentation on bio-resin application for 3D-printing houses places first at ASABE

2/19/24 4:15 PM

Auburn's Department of Biosystems Engineering shows no signs of changing its award-winning ways for the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE). The most recent example? Doctoral student Manish Sakhakarmy, whose oral presentation on the pyrolysis of Douglas firs, eucalyptus and poplar trees for novolac resin production recently placed first in the oral / poster competition at the ASABE Annual International Meeting in Omaha, Nebraska.  

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Auburn center’s FHE reputation underscored with multiple winning additively manufactured electronics proposals

2/19/24 10:30 AM

If you're trying to gauge Auburn's preeminence in harsh environment electronics resiliency development and flexible hybrid electronics (FHE) research, look no further than the latest project call of the NextFlex National Manufacturing Institute.

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Materials engineering doctoral student extends department’s NanoArt dynasty with MXenes

2/15/24 4:00 PM

There exists in the scientific community a small but growing contingent of materials engineers who regularly render their research into works of art. And it's official — Yeonjin Baek is one of the best.

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Engineer Together Day brings collaborative opportunities for college community

2/8/24 12:00 PM

Students, faculty and staff are invited to participate in Engineer Together Day on Feb. 15 in the Brown-Kopel Center Grand Hall.

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Mechanical engineering doctoral student wins award for cellulose nanopaper research

1/18/24 12:00 PM

Mechanical engineering doctoral student Azeez Adekunle Adebayo recently received the Graduate Research Scholars Program (GRSP) award through the Alabama Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (ALEPSCoR).

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Chemical engineering start-up nominated for prestigious Ignite Award

1/16/24 12:20 PM

VivoSphere, a biomedical engineering start-up founded by chemical engineering researchers Elizabeth Lipke and Yuan Tian, has been selected as one of the most promising new ventures in the bio-diagnostics industry.

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Assistant professor in CSSE appointed as associate editor at top-tier artificial intelligence journal

1/12/24 11:45 AM

Pan He will play a vital role in the editorial decisions at IEEE's Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems

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Civil Engineering professors utilize $1.3M grant to improve pedestrian safety in local communities

1/8/24 2:00 PM

Rod Turochy, associate director for Outreach for the Auburn University Transportation Research Institute and James Madison Hunnicutt professor in traffic engineering, and Larry Rilett, AUTRI Director, work with several housing authorities in the Black Belt region. Many of these neighborhoods have low automobile ownership rates, meaning more pedestrian traffic is on sidewalks and streets.

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Associate professor in CSSE part of $1.8 million NIH study to pioneer platform for the analysis of single-cell data

1/2/24 10:00 AM

Tin Nguyen's collaborative study will enable software to analyze extremely large-scale data and infer cellular development for multiple sets of cells and cell types.

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2023 in review: Top Auburn Engineering stories of the year

12/29/23 7:59 AM

Auburn engineers accomplished great things in 2023, including exciting research projects and collaborations, welcoming a new dean, climbing the national rankings and more.

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2023 in review: Top #GINNing podcasts of the year

12/27/23 9:51 AM

Here's the Top 5 most downloaded #GINNing Podcast episodes of 2023. 

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#GINNing Podcast: Savannah Anderson's Adventures at Auburn

12/23/23 10:00 AM

Auburn Engineering is helping animatronics aficionado Savanna Anderson fulfill her Disney dreams. (Thank you, Asa Kalama.)

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2023 in review: Top Auburn Engineering videos of the year

12/22/23 9:10 AM

Auburn Engineering counts down the top five most-engaging videos of 2023 across all of our social media platforms.

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#GINNing Podcast: Stand up and holler for Lollar

12/8/23 12:00 PM

A chemical engineering honors student with an appetite for undergraduate research? You can bet your bottom dollar you'll be hearing about Camylle Lollar. 

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Chemical engineering student team wins international AIChE Chem-E car championship

12/7/23 8:00 AM

Auburn’s 25-student Chem-E Car Team built an automated lead-acid battery-powered car, capable of stopping within a meter of its desired target.

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#GINNing Podcast: Biosystems standout to serve as engineering graduation marshal

12/1/23 8:15 AM

Natalie Hodge, a graduating senior in biosystems engineering, has been selected to lead the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering in Auburn University’s fall commencement ceremonies Saturday, Dec. 9.

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Assistant professor in chemical engineering believes biomechanical systems can be replicated from tiny spider

11/30/23 8:45 AM

Symone Alexander earns NSF grant to further examine "ultrafast gripping and release mechanisms in slingshot spider legs."

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#GINNing Podcast: Roads paved with Silva

11/17/23 8:00 AM

Listen to Brazilian-born civil engineering doctoral student Liz Pereira Valenca Silva discuss how her passion for pavement led her pursue a Ph.D. through Auburn's world-renowned National Center for Asphalt Technology on the latest episode of the award-winning #GINNing Podcast. 

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Professor in computer science and software engineering uses data science, machine learning to combat cancer subtype misdiagnoses

11/9/23 10:40 AM

Associate professor Tin Nguyen awarded three-year, $1.2 million grant from National Institute of Health to find an ideal means of diagnosing cancer subtypes via data analysis

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Engineer Together design competition opens Nov. 9

11/9/23 8:30 AM

The third annual Engineer Together design competition, hosted by the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering’s Inclusion and Diversity Committee, opens on Thursday, Nov. 9. The competition seeks entries that visually depict the meaning of Engineer Together.

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Networking dinner opens opportunity to connect students with CI2E and 100+ Women Strong

11/7/23 8:25 AM

The event was attended by more than 60 students from CI2E and 100+ Women Strong and exposed students to a wide variety of engineering career paths.

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#GINNing Podcast: Lights, Engineering, Action

11/4/23 12:00 PM

Double majoring in electrical and computer engineering and theatre design and technology, senior Katie Wolfe is on the prowl for greatness. All of which is to say the latest episode of the award-winning #GINNing Podcast gives a whole new meaning to engineering spotlights.

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MADE at AU connects prospective female engineers with college's many programs

10/31/23 2:20 PM

MADE is open to juniors and seniors in high school who are in the college search process and interested in learning about Auburn’s engineering program.

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Doctoral student in electrical and computer engineering takes third place, wins $2,500 at SEC Student Pitch Competition

10/27/23 8:25 AM

Parvin Fathi-Hafshejani, who won the Tiger Cage Student Business Idea contest in the spring, continues success with Dropllel, a rapid diagnostic device that uses an electronic biosensor to detect pathogens.

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Doctoral student in electrical and computer engineering competes at SEC Student Pitch Competition

10/23/23 10:00 AM

Parvin Fathi-Hafshejani, who is pursuing a PhD in electrical and computer engineering, is one of 14 students competing at the SEC Student Pitch Competition in Athens, Georgia.

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#GINNing Podcast: The Rebel

10/20/23 10:00 AM

This is the story of an engineering rebel who embraced Auburn sight unseen, fell in love with Aubie, broke Ole Miss' generational curse on her family, and tackled the greatest challenges for green infrastructure.

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#GINNing Podcast: Duff Tough

10/13/23 8:00 AM

Air Force staff sergeant Silvia Duff has built bunkers in Eastern Africa and written policy for emergency response plans and joint force agreements with America's NATO allies. In 2018, she was recognized as Civil Engineer U.S. Airman of the Year. But the Colombian-born civil engineering senior's true call of duty may be helping veterans win battles off the battlefield.

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Alabama Launchpad Cycle 3 finale to have Auburn Engineering flavor

10/11/23 2:45 PM

Will Bryan, who is working toward a PhD in mechanical engineering, and Zakariya Veasy, a senior in computer science and software engineering, will compete in the Dec. 7 event.

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Startup with chemical engineering roots awarded $1 million NSF grant to provide MRI clinicians with safer contrast agent

10/10/23 10:00 AM

Nanoxort, LLC, a biomedical startup, offers an MRI contrast agent that's safer and more reliable than traditional gadolinium

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Professor in computer science and software engineering develops novel method to prevent cyber attacks on low earth orbit satellites

10/9/23 9:05 AM

Tao Shu's NSF-funded project will randomly scatter pieces of code from one satellite to another, creating a logistical nightmare for would-be hackers

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Associate professor in CSSE leads collaborative project aimed at meeting needs of Native American, Latina and Black women in computing

10/2/23 3:00 PM

Jakita Thomas was awarded a $204,324 National Science Foundation Early-Concept Grant for Exploratory Research (EAGER)

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#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. 

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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).  

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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.

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#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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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#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.

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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

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#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. 

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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.

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#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.

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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.

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#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.

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#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.

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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.

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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

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#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.

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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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

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#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.

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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.

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#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.

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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.

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#GINNing Podcast: Gemini Vegetarian

6/2/23 12:00 PM

Undergraduate research. Under the sea solutions.

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#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.

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#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.

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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.  

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#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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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#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.

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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

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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

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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.

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#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.

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#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.

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#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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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."

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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.

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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

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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.

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#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.

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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

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#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.

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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.

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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.  

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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."

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#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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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#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.

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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.

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#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.

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#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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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#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.

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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

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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.

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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. 

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#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.

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#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.

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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#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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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Chemical engineering professor 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.

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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.

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#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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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,

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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#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.

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#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.

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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.

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#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.

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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.

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#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.

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#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.

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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

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#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.

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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.

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#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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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#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.

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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.

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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

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#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. 

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#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.

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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.

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#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. 

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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.

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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.

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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."

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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.

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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.

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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.

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#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.

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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.

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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.

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#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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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#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.

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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.

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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.

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'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.

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$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.

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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.

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#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.

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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#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.

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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.

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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.

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#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.

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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.

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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.

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#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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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#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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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#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.

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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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.”

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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.

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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.

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#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.

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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.

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#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.

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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.

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#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.

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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.

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#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.