Upcoming Events

Jun 03 2015

Wednesday, June 3, 2015  |   5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015 from 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM

Learn more about the evening master's programs in Engineering, Tech Management, and Regulatory Science at an upcoming information session.


Engineering Serendipity

March 10, 2015

A chance encounter with UST Engineering professor Dr. John Abraham changed the life of student Lauren Vallez.

Engineering Design Team Selected for Clinton Global Initiatives Program

March 1, 2015

A team of three University of St. Thomas School of Engineering students has been selected to attend a meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative University March 6-8 at the University of Miami.

The Beauty in Trying

February 4, 2015

Assistant professor, Dr. Katherine Acton, discusses her journey in engineering and the quest to understand complex physical systems.

Engineering Team Competes in International Drone Competition

December 15, 2014

Four School of Engineering students were among the 18 teams of young engineers-in-training that competed for the right to call themselves world champion drone builders...

Marching to the Light of Their Own Drums

November 26, 2014

UST's Joey Nesbitt ’12 (Mechanical Engineering) and Jeff Sevaldson ’11 (Entrepreneurship and Communication) share their story of success.

Dr. Fred Zimmerman Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from Minnesota Business Magazine

September 23, 2014

Dr. Fred Zimmerman, professor emeritus of engineering at the University of St. Thomas, received a Lifetime Achievement Award on Tuesday, Sept. 23, at the Minnesota Business magazine’s Minnesota Manufacturing Awards program in Minneapolis. 

Improving Agriculture with Technology

August 25, 2014

The University of St. Thomas School of Engineering has formed the Center for Optimized Autonomy and Control (C4OA&C)...where students can build operational systems, deploy them on focused use cases and engage responsibly with community efforts (both locally and globally) to create technology solutions for the common good.

AnnMarie Thomas Invited to White House Maker Faire

July 1, 2014

Dr. AnnMarie Thomas joined the St. Thomas faculty in 2006; she directs the School of Engineering’s Playful Learning Lab, co-directs the St. Thomas Center for Engineering Education, and teaches courses on machine design, engineering graphics, the design of both toys and products for an aging population, and a seminar on brain-machine interfaces. “The strength of St. Thomas is that we celebrate the design, create and ‘make’ part of engineering,” said Thomas, who also is the founding executive director of the Maker Education Initiative, where she worked to establish the national Maker Corps program.

Seven Things to Know About Hadoop by Michael Kassner

June 12, 2014

Learn how Hadoop began, why it is important, what is Schema on read, what is Hive, types of data Hadoop analyzes, real-world examples, and opinions about whether it is obsolete or morphing.

St. Thomas Receives $1.5 Million From Xcel Energy’s Renewable Development Fund to Build Microgrid Research and Testing Center

March 17, 2014

The University of St. Thomas School of Engineering has received a $1.5 million grant from the Xcel Energy Renewable Development Fund to build a Microgrid Research and Testing Center. In addition to serving as a research and educational resource, an additional goal of the center is to support and encourage companies that develop renewable and alternative sources of electric power.

School of Engineering’s STEPS Camp Lands Prestigious Tekne Award

March 17, 2014

This year St. Thomas’ School of Engineering’s STEPS camp celebrated the enrollment of its 3,000 camper since it first hosted the free science and engineering camp for girls 14 years ago. It also celebrated another milestone: its first Tekne Award.