Monthly Archives: October 2016

Fall 2016 Important Dates

Fall 2016 November 7-18 – Spring 2017 Priority Registration November 22 – Spring 2017 Open Registration November 23-27 – Thanksgiving Break (No Classes) December 5 – Last Day of Class December 6 – Reading Day December 7-13 – Final Exams December 17 – Fall 2016 Graduation Commencement

Faculty in New Programs on Two Continents

During the summer and fall, faculty in the College’s Civil Engineering Program have applied their scholarship and teaching to benefit students and their educational institutions in Africa and Asia. Dr. Mbaki Onyango was awarded a Fellowship from the Carnegie African Diaspora Program which  supports educational projects at African higher education institutions.  Through her work with Masinde Muliro University of Agriculture and Technology in her native Tanzania, Dr. Onyango was

Faculty Profile: Dr. Bradley Harris, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil and Chemical Engineering

Dr. Bradley Harris joined the CECS faculty in 2015 . With experience in the corporate sector with the firms, Eastman Chemical and Kimberly-Clark Corporation, he applied his knowledge and skills to product research and development prior to completion of his Ph.D. from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Starting Spring 2016, Dr. Harris welcomed his role as teacher, mentor, and researcher. He also serves as the Chemical Hygiene Officer for the College,

Recent Student Accolades

In recent weeks several CECS students were selected for academic scholarships of regional and national note.  Electrical Engineering majors Alexander Lee, David Pitts, and Sarah Roberts were selected by the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) as Power and Energy Scholars for 2016.  Chosen from over  500 applicants, the three students were recognized for both their academic ability, extracurricular activities, and commitment to advancing the power and energy

Faculty Committed to Scholarship and Service

In addition to their outstanding teaching efforts, the CECS faculty are committed to excellence in both scholarship and service to their community and their disciplines.  In recent weeks, three of the College’s faculty were recognized for their efforts in those key areas. Drs. Ronald Cox, Neslihan Alp, and Hon Qin each received awards based on their distinguished  scholarship and service. Dr. Ron Cox, Burkett Miller Chairholder in the Department