School of Engineering Events
- Graduate Programs in Software Information Session March 12, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM...
The week offers different ways for prospective students to learn more about the university’s graduate programs.
STEPS Camp for Girls will hold a celebration from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, March 1, in the James. B. Woulfe Alumni Hall on St. Thomas’ St. Paul campus in honor of its achievements.
Tekne Awards are given annually by the Minnesota High Tech Association in honor of companies, innovations and people for technological breakthroughs that improve the lives and futures of people living in Minnesota and around the world. STEPS, which is short for Science, Technology and Engineering Preview Summer Camp for Girls, won in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education division.
St. Thomas has unveiled plans for a new south campus building to meet the needs of the university’s facilities operations and the School of Engineering. Construction is planned to begin March 31 on the 28,000-square-foot building on the parking lot north of McCarthy Gymnasium, and will be completed by September.
Over the past 13 years, sixth graders from throughout Minnesota have built more than 3,000 airplanes at the School of Engineering’s STEPS camp.
Graduate Programs in Software faculty member Dr. Bradley Rubin uses his corporate background to inform his cross-departmental research on big data.
The event will include the premiere of the documentary “Field to Fork.”
Ryan Augustin, a junior majoring in biochemistry, was awarded a prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, an award that honors outstanding students who plan to pursue careers in mathematics, the natural sciences and engineering. Juniors Elizabeth Annoni and Mark Painter were named honorable mentions.
There is a great need for social entrepreneurship with the goal of developing economical and robust systems that provide fresh water and electricity. The engineering challenges are significant but surmountable. It simply takes will and funding.
The annual Minnesota Tekne Awards honor those who play a significant role in discovering new technologies that educate, improve lifestyles and impact the lives and futures of people living in Minnesota and all over the world.
U.S. News & World Report magazine has given favorable rankings to undergraduate engineering and business programs at St. Thomas.
School of Engineering professor Dr. Jim Ellingson and junior Noel Naughton spent the summer grinding 25 pounds of peanuts in a project that aims to help small farmers in developing nations produce food more efficiently.
Dr. Camille George of St. Thomas’ School of Engineering is helping to revolutionize the way breadfruit is incorporated into the livelihoods of people in developing nations. Last month she travelled to Kauai, Hawaii, to install a breadfruit-drying device she co-designed with adjunct engineering professor Bob Bach for the National Tropical Botanical Gardens.
With apps, smart phones, and point of purchase sales, mobile technology is quickly becoming one of the hottest topics in business today.
St. Thomas junior Matthew Schmidtbauer is an electrical engineering student with aspirations of someday working for a high-performance electric car manufacturing company. The subjects of his pastime, however, are not motors or revolutions per minute, but tens of thousands of honeybees that he cares for each summer.
Senior Ryan Delaney, junior Nate Webster and sophomore Mitch Hoffmann have been working as a team on the “TurtleBot” since early June.