Topic: School of Engineering

Big Plans for Big Data

Big Plans for Big Data

New institute to tap into the power of information

Big data is seemingly everywhere these days. Sets of data so massive and complex that they require sophisticated tools to analyze, big data figures into every mouse click on...

Winter 2013

Flight of the Cicadas

Flight of the Cicadas

Professor Haibo Dong studies the flight dynamics of bugs to gain insight on robotic flyers

Professor Haibo Dong studies the flight dynamics of an ancient bug to gain insight on robotic flyers.

July 17, 2013

Required Reading

Required Reading

with Rosalyn Berne

Professor Rosalyn Berne discusses her new science fiction novel, "Waiting in the Silence."

Summer 2013

Rotunda Guitar

Rotunda Guitar

Engineers create an unusual instrument

UVA Mechatronics builds musical instruments

Winter 2011

High-Tech Building for High-Tech Research

High-Tech Building for High-Tech Research

Rice Hall is new home for computer sciences

At the beginning of the fall semester, the new engineering building, Rice Hall, welcomed both graduate and undergraduate students to its classrooms and labs. It’s the new...

Winter 2011

175 Years of Engineering

175 Years of Engineering

The Mother of Invention

Celebrating its 175th anniversary, the Engineering School has established a legacy of research that’s helped change the world for the better. The school...

Winter 2011

Built to Last

Built to Last

The Engineering School celebrates 175th anniversary

Much has changed since 1836, when America needed engineers to build machinery for factories, bridges for roads and locks for canals, and the UVA Board of Visitors created a school...

Winter 2011

Printing Awesomeness

Printing Awesomeness

Class builds replica of jet engine with a 3D printer

The jet engine was a technological wonder of the 20th century. In the 21st, college students can make one with a printer.

This spring, engineering professor David...

Fall 2011

Remembrances from War Years

Remembrances from War Years

An alumna who studied engineering shares a few memories

An alumna who studied engineering shares a few memories

April 13, 2011

Top Innovator

Top Innovator

Computer scientist honored for technology tool

Helping researchers do their research has earned one UVA scientist a spot among the leading young innovators in the world.

Kim Hazelwood, assistant professor of computer science...

Winter 2010

Saving Green

Saving Green

Rethinking energy use

During the month of August, it cost $21,769.85 just to cool Newcomb Hall. The University is making eye-opening numbers like these available on its online “Building Dashboard,” which displays energy use in Newcomb Hall.

Winter 2009

Required Reading: Deborah Johnson

Required Reading: Deborah Johnson

Deborah Johnson teaches applied ethics in the Department of Science, Technology and Society in the School of Engineering and Applied Science at UVA. She co-edited Technology and Society: Building Our Sociotechnical Future.

Summer 2009

Design. Build. Test. Repeat.

Design. Build. Test. Repeat.

Body armor design could have personal payoff

All biomedical engineering students have to choose a “real-world” problem when they enter their second year, a conundrum of design that they will try to solve by...

Summer 2009

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Highlights

Making the Scene

Making the Scene

Lear deBessonet (Col ’02) and Jon Provan (Col ’09) are proving themselves in New York theater

Pardon Our French

Pardon Our French

Founder’s Day, Paris 1919, the great party after the Great War, where they sang the “The Good Old Song” in what passed for French.