eCane NewsletterDec

Message From the Dean

As 2016 comes to a close, it is a time to reflect on our collective achievements and our outlook for the coming year. We would like to thank each of you in the CoE family for your incredible work, dedication and commitment. We take great pride in Cane Engineering and in the many students and faculty helping to shape your world - in ways we experience every day and in ways we cannot even yet imagine.

As we prepare to celebrate our 70th anniversary in 2017, we are excited about all of the successes still to come.

Warmest Holiday Wishes,

Jean-Pierre Bardet
Dean and Professor

Spotlight News

Collaborating with Johnson & Johnson to Support Innovation and Creativity

The College of Engineering has announced the creation of a 3-D Printing Collaborative Laboratory in collaboration with Johnson & Johnson Services Inc. The space will allow the realization of cooperative educational and research opportunities for students, as well as faculty researchers in multiple disciplines.>>

New Center for Green Aviation

The College of Engineering has established a new Center for Green Aviation, funded in part with a grant from the Emil Buehler Perpetual Trust. This center will allow the College to further develop green, zero-direct-emission electric aircraft — with particular focus on increasing their range and payload capacity.>>
Research and Faculty
Predicting Hurricane Damage Before It Happens
Dr. Mei-Ling Shyu, an associate chair and professor in the College of Engineering’s Electrical & Computer Engineering Department, is a member of the Computer Science Component of the Florida Public Hurricane Loss Model (FPHLM), a large-scale hurricane catastrophe model. >> 
Curing Type 1 Diabetes
Dr. Alice Tomei, assistant professor in the College of Engineering’s Department of Biomedical Engineering and director of the Islet Immunoengineering Lab at the University of Miami Diabetes Research Institute, and her team are developing a novel strategy to increase the applicability of islet transplantation in curing Type 1 diabetes (T1D). >> 
Students and Alumni
Alumnus Profile: Scott Joseph '10

I’m a senior software engineer at Google in New York, and I’m happily approaching five years here. For the past nine months, I’ve worked on ads products, creating systems that link publishers with advertisers to create advertising deals. >>

Mission: NASA’s Robotic Mining Competition 
After a two-year absence, the College of Engineering will be participating in NASA’s Robotic Mining Competition. This competition simulates an off-world, in situ resource mining mission. >>
Upcoming Events
Winter Break
Dec. 15, 2016-Jan. 16, 2017
Spring 2017 classes resume on Tuesday, January 17, 2017. >>
Distinguished Seminar Series — Dr. Maryellen Giger
Jan. 17, 2016

"Deciphering Breast Cancer With Quantitative Radiomics and Imaging Genomics" with Dr. Maryellen L. Giger, an A.N. Pritzker professor and vice chair of radiology for basic science research at the University of Chicago. >>


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