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UHart Launches New Program in Aerospace Engineering

The University of Hartford is launching a new undergraduate program in aerospace engineering this fall to meet the demand for professionals in this growing sector. This will be the only program of its kind in Connecticut.

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University of Hartford and the Metropolitan District Commission Partner to Offer Alumnus Endowed Scholarship in Honor of James Randazzo

The scholarship was founded in 2018 and is in honor of Randazzo, an alumnus of the University who earned his Bachelor of Science in Engineering in 1983. Randazzo has been with MDC for over 34 years, most recently as the manager of water treatment and supply since 2014.

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Five Architecture Students Create Winning Designs for UHart Bus Stop Competition

In the spring 2020 semester, University of Hartford architecture students were invited to participate in an exciting design competition to create a new bus stop surround for campus. The competition was inspired by multiple requests made by students for the University to build a weather break around the existing CT Transit bus stop/shelter on Presidents Way near Bates House. Learn more about the winners, their designs, and those who contributed to making the competition possible.

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CETA First-Year Students and Seniors Participate in Virtual Fall 2020 Design Expo

CETA hosted its Virtual Fall 2020 Design Expo on Friday, Dec. 4. The event was the first opportunity for first-year students to showcase their fall semester final projects, and also featured graduating seniors’ Capstone design projects. Many projects were inspired by the COVID-19 pandemic, offering new solutions for cleaning, sanitizing, and temperature tracking.

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Safe and Sound: Using Acoustics to Improve the Safety of Autonomous Vehicles

Researchers from the University of Hartford’s College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture are working to make autonomous vehicles safer. They are using sound to improve the decision making of self-driving cars.


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CETA Faculty and Staff Produce 175 3D Printed Face Covers for Local Health Care Professionals

Nine members of the College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture (CETA) at the University of Hartford saw a problem—the shortage of PPE (Personal Protection Equipment) for health care workers working during the COVID-19 pandemic—and came together to help solve it. In less than a two-week time span, they joined forces; selected and modified a design; gathered and ordered materials; picked up 3D printers from campus; and printed, assembled, and completed for delivery, to date, 175 highly coveted face covers for local health professionals.

More News From CETA

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New Academic Building on Track for a Fall 2021 Opening. Read more.

2020 Awards for Innovations in Teaching and Learning. Read more.

Master of Architecture student Yashika Singh M'21 Wins People's Choice Award for Art Displayed on Bus Shelter in West Hartford. Read more.

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering Eoin King Launches New Podcast. Read more.

CM&B Highlights Architecture Students' Experience at Active Construction Site Earlier this Year. Read more.

Professor of Architecture Michael Crosbie has Essays Featured on CommonEdge. Read more.

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Ted Diehl Publishes Two Books. Read more.

Adjunct Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering Brian Romano Featured on Control Automation News. Read more.

Four Architecture Students Awarded by CT Green Building Council

CETA First-Year Students and Seniors Participate in Virtual Fall 2020 Design Expo

Safe and Sound: Using Acoustics to Improve the Safety of Autonomous Vehicles

Three Programs in CETA Receive Top Accreditation Results

Mechanical Engineering Student Robert Galvez '19, M'20 Chosen as ASME FED Graduate Student Scholar 2020

CETA Faculty Member and Alumni Publish Mechanical Engineering and Acoustics Research

CETA Faculty and Staff Produce 175 3D Printed Face Covers for Local Health Care Professionals

UHart’s Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) Student Chapter Recognized at Regional Professional Meeting

UHart’s Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Recognized with Multiple Awards This Spring

Two CETA Students Receive 2020 Outstanding Civil Engineering Student Awards from Connecticut Society of Civil Engineers

University Announces Recipients of Regents' Honor Awards for Graduate Students

CETA Faculty and Student Receive SGA Academic Research Grant Award

Female CETA Students Empower Young Girls at Tech Savvy Conference

UHart’s Formula Society of Automotive Engineers Team Led by Students from Different Majors

UHart Architecture Students Collaborate with Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum on Architectural Model

Nine Engineering Students Attend BMES Annual Meeting

Audio Engineering Technology Students Tour Telefunken’s HQ Through Growing Partnership

CETA Celebrates 2020 National Engineers Week

Civil Engineering Students and Faculty Take Field Trip to Connecticut Department of Transportation

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