ECE Team Wins Top DOE Prize

A team led by Masood Parvania has taken the grand prize in the Hydropower Operations Optimization Competition.


Kramer Receives Award from AAAS

Jessica Kramer has received the Marion Milligan Mason Award from the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).


COE Receives Major Gift, New Name

The John and Marcia Price Family Foundation has committed $50 million to the College of Engineering. (Video and photos)


A man with a blue short crouching next to a black solar panel. University of Utah associate professor Mike Scarpulla

Rethinking Photovoltaic Research

Mike Scarpulla has learned that our conventional method of tracking solar cell record efficiencies may be flawed.


University of Utah chemical engineering associate professor Kerry Kelly. A woman wiht brown hair and dark jacket.

Kelly Wins Women in Science Award

Kerry E. Kelly is one of five national winners of the 2022 Women In Science Incentive Prize.


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Solzbacher Named NAI Fellow

Congratulations to Florian Solzbacher, who was named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.


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Utah Bionic Leg in Science Robotics

The Utah Bionic Leg is on the cover of the newest issue of Science Robotics. Click here to read a new paper about the prosthetic.


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Engineering Day 2022

Click here to see a photo gallery from our annual "Engineering Day" event, which brings high school students from Utah and around the country.


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U. of U./Air Force Partnership

The University of Utah and the U.S. Air Force announced a new education partnership at a signing ceremony Nov. 18


Jarom Chamberlain in lab coat and lab glasses reaching into glass display as Professor Michael Simpson in gray flannel looks on

Simpson receives $1.5M to develop process for recycling spent nuclear fuel

Michael Simpson has received funding to develop a method of recycling spent fuel from existing commercial nuclear power plants using molten salt.


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School of Computing Gets New Name and Gift

The Kahlert Foundation has donated $15 million to the University of Utah's School of Computing.


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U Engineers Help with New AirView Map

Salt Lake County has launched a new air-quality map online with the help of an air pollution network built by U engineers.


IIAC Receives Green Business Award

The Intermountain Industrial Assessment Center was awarded a 2022 Green Business Award from Utah Business Magazine and Rocky Mountain Power.


HydroFlex Team Garners Second Prize

The ECE team developing the HydroFlex technology has received yet another top prize in the Hydropower Operations Optimization Prize.


Liu Awarded APS Prize

Feng Liu has received the Davisson-Germer Prize in Atomic or Surface Physics from the American Physical Society.


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Romero Named EDI Director

Pedro Romero has been named the college’s new Director for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion.


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Hydrogen from Waste Biomass

Kevin Whitty has received two $2 million grants to research methods to convert waste biomass to hydrogen.


Impact on the Economy

Utah's engineering and computer science workforce is growing at a tremendous rate, according to a new Gardner Policy Institute study.


U-EPIC Energy Center

The University of Utah has launched the new Utah Energy & Power Innovation Center (U-EPIC), an interdisciplinary research center.


Bionic-Powered Partnership

The University of Utah has forged a new partnership with Ottobock to license the technology behind the Utah Bionic Leg.


Jacobsen Tower Dedication

On Sept. 30, the College of Engineering dedicated a new section of the Rio Tinto Kennecott Building to Stephen and Lynda Jacobsen.


ME Student Wins ASME Robot Design Competition

ME Ph.D. student Minh Tran won the 2022 ASME Student Mechanism and Robot Design Competition.


Vermont Powder Machine

Vermont Researchers Use POWDER for Unique Testing

University of Vermont researchers visited Utah recently to use POWDER for testing new radar device.


ME Undergrad Kian Ben-Jacob Receives AIAA Professional Society Service and Leadership Scholarship

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Utah Section has awarded their 2022 Professional Society Service and Leadership Scholarship to Kian Ben-Jacob, an undergrad in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the U.