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2009 News


University of Rochester's Engineering School Named for Edmund A. Hajim

May 15, 2009

"The University of Rochester announced that its engineering school will, effective July 1, be officially named the Edmund A. Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.


Undergrad student Nick Brown awarded Fullbright Scholarship

May 14, 2009

We would like to announce that Mechanical Engineering, class of 2009 senior, Nicolas Brown was named the recipient of a 2009 Fulbright Scholarship to Germany. His Fulbright project in Germany will involve enrollment in the 16-month interdisciplinary Postgraduate Program in Renewable Energy (PPRE) at the Carl von Ossietzky Universitaet Oldenburg, an institution with a strong dedication to the social responsibility of science. The Fulbright award­the second given to a SEAS Mechanical Engineering student in three years­will cover expenses for 10 months of Nick’s time in Germany. He is particularly excited about the prospect of doing research on wind power in Germany and bringing his knowledge and experiences back to the U.S. Please join me in congratulating our newest Fulbright Scholar, Nicholas Brown!


Prof. James Li and PhD Student Jinglang Shui in the News

March 11, 2009

The creation of long platinum nanowires at the University of Rochester could soon lead to the development of commercially viable fuel cells.