Forecast for Snow

Carlos Oroza will be researching better methods to analyze mountain snowpack and how it affects the water supply.

COE in 2022 Student Innovation @ the U Report

Click here to read about our engineering students and their startups featured in this year's Student Innovation @ the U.

COE Outstanding Graduating Student Leader Award

Biomedical engineering graduate student, Travis Seamons, is this year’s recipient of the Outstanding Graduating Student Leader Award.

Building a Better Battery

Tao Gao has demonstrated a new kind of high-voltage flow battery that can store more energy at a lower price.

Gale Receives Medal for Science and Technology

Mechanical engineering chair Bruce Gale has received this year's Governor's Medal for Science and Technology.

ChemE Students Win National Energy Prize

Two chemical engineering graduate students won one of the top awards in the national EnergyTech University Prize competition.

Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award Recipient

Click here to read a Q&A about Katrina Le, this year's recipient of COE's Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award.

A Terrible Thing to Waste

Michael Simpson will help develop a method to recycle nuclear waste for advanced nuclear reactors into reusable fuel.

The Miracle of Mucins

Jessica Kramer has discovered why viruses like Covid-19 are not as easily transmissible by touching surfaces and objects.

Bartlett to Receive Distinguished Faculty Service Award

CVEEN associate professor Steven Bartlett will be awarded the Distinguished Faculty Service Award from The Bennion Center.

U’s ME Bachelor’s Degree One of Most Affordable in U.S.

The U's bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering is one of the most affordable in the country, according to

Eddings Elected AIChE Fellow

Chemical Engineering Chair Eric Eddings was elected a Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.

UROP Recognizes Two Engineering Students

The Office of Undergraduate Research recognized the research of two COE students for Black History Month.

Former ME Chair and Professor Emeritus, David Hoeppner, Passes

Former University of Utah ME chair and faculty member, David Hoeppner, passed away Feb. 18.

U of U/INL Announce Research Partnership

The University of Utah and Idaho National Laboratory have signed a formal research agreement between both institutions. (Video)

Patients Speak Again with Help of Neural Prostheses

Florian Solzbacher is working with Duke University to develop wireless electrode arrays for the use of speech neural prostheses.

Gale Receives Fulbright Specialist Award

ME chair and professor, Bruce Gale, has received the Fulbright Specialist Program award to aid faculty and students in India.

Zang Named AAAS Fellow

Ling Zang was elected to the rank of Fellow to the Council of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

World’s Thinnest Camera

Rajesh Menon has developed algorithms that produce sharper digital images from a camera that does not require a lens.

Research Internship for High School Students

The College of Engineering is launching a new summer research internship in which high school students will work with faculty.

Professor Emeritus Gary Lindstrom Passes

Gary E. Lindstrom, a cherished member of the University of Utah’s School of Computing faculty for 30 years, passed away Jan. 10.

Producing Cancer Medicine

Tara Mastren is working with INL to develop a new technique for producing radioisotopes more cheaply for use as a cancer medicine.

New NAI Fellows for 2021

Gerald Stringfellow and Bruce Gale were elected as Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors.

Ferocious Fungus

Steven Naleway leads a team that has been researching why a particular deadly tree fungus is so hard to kill.

Solzbacher Named IEEE Fellow

Electrical and computer engineering Chair Florian Solzbacher was elected Fellow to IEEE.