College News Highlights May 2017
Engineers and construction workers build a structure in front of the sunset

Collaborative Project Investigates Public-Private Partnerships

A team of researchers investigated public-private partnerships in the U.S. with a goal of informing government representatives of the benefits, pitfalls, and opportunities. Read more.

John Riley ’61 and his wife, Diane

Gift Creates Engineering and Business Administration Program

A major gift from John Riley ’61 and his wife, Diane, establishes a program for students to earn an MBA with a bachelor’s in engineering or computer science.

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Velipasalar and her doctoral student pose with phone clipped to waist

Velipasalar and Two Alumni Granted U.S. Patent For Movement Monitoring System

The research team created an algorithm that uses a smartphone’s built in camera and accelerometer to detect when people fall.

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A drone is prepared to be dropped.

Dropping Drones Provides Valuable Research Info (VIDEO)

Students and faculty members are conducting research on the damage that can be caused by falling drones.

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Military Times Ranks Cybersecurity Program #1 for Vets

The rankings are based on academic rigor and efforts to recruit and work with veterans at colleges and universities. Read more.

Repairing Bones With 3D Printing

Assistant Professor Pranav Soman and his research team are using 3D printing to create polymer scaffolding that can replace diseased or damaged bone tissue until human cells eventually fill in. Read more.

Blum Named TACNY College Educator of the Year

Professor Michelle Blum was honored for her student-centered approach to teaching and her work helping promote underrepresented demographics in STEM fields. Read more.

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