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Congratulations goes to Dr. Bhabani Misra, Associate Dean at the University of St. Thomas School of Engineering and recipient of the MHTA 2017 Tekne Lifetime Achievement Award.
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Dr. Anne Marie Thomas is not your typical engineering professor. Founder and director of the Playful Learning Lab, Dr. Thomas is famous for Squishy Circuits and much more.  

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Natasha Wright '12 was named one of "30 Under 30 in Energy" by Forbes Magazine in 2016.

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Get to know Ahmed Eshmawy, a St. Thomas '17 grad and mechanical engineering major,  who will return as a student in the M.S. in Manufacturing Engineering program this fall.

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Learn about the St. Thomas Engineering experience from four ROTC cadets.

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Senior Design Clinic industry partnerships provide invaluable networking opportunities for St. Thomas students.

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The University of St. Thomas’ School of Engineering will begin offering a civil engineering major in fall 2017.

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U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum hosted a town hall on climate change at St. Thomas on Feb. 23. She was joined by St. Thomas engineering professor John Abraham and University of Minnesota professor Mark Seeley.

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Learn the history of the fall and rise of the St. Thomas School of Engineering.

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University of St. Thomas School of Engineering December 2016 graduates built an autonomous snow plow that competed in the International Autonomous Snow Plow Competition held at the St. Paul Winter Carnival this past weekend.

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Engineering student, Tony Kuplic played in only eight games for the St. Thomas soccer team and didn't even take a shot. That he's scored five goals in four postseason games has stunned everyone, including Kuplic.

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The creation of a menu reader for the blind, called elate., brought electrical engineering major Aaron Redepenning and entrepreneurship and finance major Katie Hasslinger a shared $10,000 Fowler Business Concept Challenge scholarship.
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Dr. AnnMarie Thomas invited to the The White House on June 17th to kick-off the National Week of Making.
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The University of St. Thomas School of Engineering will begin work this summer on a facility that will be used for teaching as well as researching and testing components used for alternative-energy microgrids.

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Dr. John Abraham wins Friend of the Planet Award from National Center for Science Education.

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1.3 billion years ago two black holes collided and created ripples in the fabric of space and time. Dr. Greg Ogin ‘04, a St. Thomas engineer alumnus, helped in proving this.
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The School of Engineering has received a $168,000 grant from the Kern Family Foundation to promote entrepreneurial thinking in the undergraduate engineering experience.
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Kelly Engebretson '99 M.A./St. Thomas Engineer Magazine 2016
Undergraduate Lauren Vallez's long list of research projects and travel destinations began the moment she met a St. Thomas Engineering professor.
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PK-12 STEM Teachers can Take Free Engineering-Education Courses Thanks to $100,000 From Google. Google is sponsoring full tuition for the full-credit courses taught this spring and summer by the university’s engineering and education professors.

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As enrollment in graduate programs in data science and big data booms, Dr. Brad Rubin has been charged with leading efforts in recruiting and visibility of the University of St. Thomas Center of Excellence for Big Data.

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Professors and engineers from 14 states, Italy and the Netherlands will gather at the University of St. Thomas Thursday, Oct. 6,-Saturday, Oct. 8, for “A Culture of Ethics: Engineering for Human Dignity and the Common Good,” a conference on how engineers can integrate their technical work with their religious beliefs, cultural heritage and social responsibilities.

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If you’re thinking of a career in technology, you’re in the right place. Techjobs are growing faster in Minnesota than any other state.

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Breadfruit -- an abundant and highly nutritious food source -- may become a superfood of the future. Learn how breadfruit advocates like engineering professor Dr. Camille George are helping to feed thousands in Haiti.

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The University of St. Thomas School of Engineering is excited to announce a new course series on New Product Development offered this fall 2015.
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UST won the 2015 Eureka! Award through the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal in the category of Education for the innovative Squishy Circuits created in the Playful Learning Labs at UST's School of Engineering.

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A passion for teaching and an engineering program that emphasizes collaboration between faculty and undergraduates drew professors Dr. Shepard and Dr. Wentz to UST's School of Engineering.

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

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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.

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

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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...

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

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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