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Engineering Events

10-Year Engineering Reunion

In May 2014 we celebrated the 10th reunion of our first engineering graduating class from 2004. Pictured here are 11 of the 19 graduates along with faculty members.

5th Year Reunion, Class of 2009. Pictured here are 7 of the 20 graduates along with faculty members.

Engineering Forums

All forums are located in Ford Hall room 240 and are held from 12:00pm - 1:00pm, food will be served at these events, students are invited to bring their own beverage.

Academic Year 2014 - 2015

Faculty in the News

Researchers decry limits on drones, Boston Globe. Professor Paul Voss (August 2014)

College Speakes up against tight drone regulations. Professor Paul Voss TV interview on Fox Business segment Countdown to the Closing Bell. (August 2014)

Hot off the press, Professor Susannah Howe feature in IEEE Pulse article "Faculty Internships for Capstone Design Instructors". (June 16, 2014)

Campus School Sixth-Graders Test New Engineering Software, project "Through My Window" created by Professor Glenn Ellis. (June 4, 2014)

Professor Susan Voss received an R15 AREA grant from NIH for her project: "Development of a normative database for wide-band acoustic immittance measures" July 2014 - June 2017. (June 3, 2014)

Hot off the press, Professor Andrew Guswa publish paper: Guswa, Andrew J.,K.A. Brauman, C. Brown, P. Hamel, B.L. Keeler, and S.S. Sayre, 2014. Ecosystem services: Challenges and opportunities for hydrologic modeling to support decision making,Water Resources Research, 50, doi:10.1002/2014WR015497 (June 2, 2014)

Student Reflections on Capstone Design: Experiences with Industry-Sponsored Projects. Professor Susannah Howe, a guest editor of International Journal of Engineering Education (IJEE) Vol. 30-1. (April 16, 2014)

The Crucial Role of the Hydrologist. Professor Andrew Guswa talks about the role of the hydrologist in ensuring reliable and safe water. (Mar. 10, 2014)

The Panama Canal: An Engineer's Voyage. On 10 January 2014, Professor Andrew Guswa had the opportunity to travel through the Panama Canal from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean with nin alumnae from Smith College (Jan. 10, 2014)

Invited IEEE Spectrum editorial by Professor Paul Voss: Small Drones deserve sensible regulation.(Nov. 28, 2013)

Professor Susannah Howe recipient Sherrerd Prizes for Distinguished Teaching. Prize Presentation Thursday, October 24, 4:30pm Campus Center Carroll Room. More information (Oct. 24, 2013)

Professor Paul Voss talks about his novel approach to the study of airborne toxins and the collection of meteorological data. (Aug 26, 2013)

Professor Sarah Moore recently joined the engineering faculty after finishing her Ph.D. at Stanford University. At Stanford, she worked on a bioengineered peptide that enables imaging of medulloblastoma tumors. (Aug. 12, 2013)

Students in the News

Congratulations to Maya Kutz '15 for her award "Leadership in Environmental Sustainability", In recognition of an individual (or organization) that represents the ideals of sustainable leadership through advocacy, programming or community events. Award presented on Tuesday, April 15 at the Campus Center.

Congratulations to Society of Women Engineers for "Outstanding Community Service". In recognition of the development and implementation of a community service program, Introduce A Girl to Engineers Day. Award presented on Tuesday, April 15 at the Campus Center.

Congratulations to our Engineering Scholar Athletes. Lauren Hilton '14, Adrienne Horne '14, Xinyi Liu '14, Emily Lane '15, Lauren Weston '15, Yumeng Cao '16, Bethany Claps '16, Anna Partridge '16, Isabella Casini '17, Elsie Odhiambo '17, Jingyi Sun '17. (April 10, 2014)

Lawren Gamble '14 summer research at the University of Alabama with Dr. Amy Lang, through a NSF REU program. Surface Patterning (Video). (Feb. 17, 2014)

"Smith Engineers Team with Campus School for Teaching, Practicing Sustainability" Engineers for a Sustainable World created blueprints for their proposed designs of the Campus School raised gardens and irrigation systems. (Oct. 31, 2013)

"Catering Cuts Carbon Footprint with Cargo Cycle" Smith engineering students designed pedal-powered delivery carts for the catering department. (Sept. 13, 2013)