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Need to Know: Rochester’s 169th Commencement

Thu, 16 May 2019

Find final details and logistics for this year's Commencement ceremonies.

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Students make assembly line more accessible for workers with disabilities

Wed, 15 May 2019

The graduating seniors behind THOR Designs are the first all-female engineering team to compete in a state-wide competition to bring assistive technologies to New Yorkers in the workplace.

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Human powered vehicle offers ‘so many things’ in one project

Wed, 15 May 2019

Members of the Human Powered Vehicle Challenge Team can take their senior engineering capstone project on the road, competing nationally with other student engineers to design, build, and race a new vehicle.

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‘Exotic’ form of ice both solid and liquid

Wed, 15 May 2019

Using lasers at the Laboratory for Laser Energetics, researchers have created a superionic water ice, identifying and recording the ice’s atomic structure for the first time and changing our understanding of ice giant planets like Uranus and Neptune.

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Adding a vintage feel to modern audio recordings

Wed, 15 May 2019

Warble. Wow. Flutter. A team of audio and music engineering graduates is bring back these irregular, low-fi sounds from four-track cassette recordings of the 1980s and ’90s with a digital plug-in.

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Translating Nobel-worthy science for a broad audience

Wed, 15 May 2019

For their capstone project, a senior design team has built a demonstration model for museum audiences of the Nobel Prize-winning laser technology developed by Rochester alumna Donna Strickland ’89 (PhD).

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Finding the ‘missing piece’ in social entrepreneurship

Thu, 09 May 2019

Muhammad Miqdad is graduating with a degree in chemical engineering, but his four years at Rochester are leading him to a future focused on connecting the dots between technology, business, and social good.

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Tops in the lab and on the soccer pitch

Wed, 08 May 2019

Nik Angyal ’19 had two passions in high school: chemistry and soccer. He graduates from Rochester at the top of his class in both. His next move: pursuing his doctorate and focusing on global climate change.

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Engineering an international career path

Mon, 06 May 2019

Suman Kumar '19 has attended a half dozen international development conferences, met Nobel laureates, rebuilt two schools destroyed by earthquakes in Nepal, and still managed to complete a rigorous curriculum in mechanical engineering.

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Ready to mentor ‘students like myself’

Fri, 03 May 2019

A biomedical engineering major and first-generation student, Kharimat Alatise ’19 is ready to pursue her doctorate and “be a role model to first-generation and minority students.”

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