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CEC advisors recognized for innovative changes

The CEC advising office has been streamlining the advising process for undergraduate students. Their hard work has been recognized by the university with five awards that honor three outstanding advisors as well as the innovative processes of the office.

Sutton among the greatest scientists the field of applied mechanics has ever seen

This is Michael Sutton’s lifetime achievement award. His Major League Baseball Hall of Fame induction. His Heisman Trophy; maybe even his Nobel Prize. When Sutton receives the 2022 Timoshenko Medal on Nov. 2, he will officially be recognized as one of the greatest scientists the field of applied mechanics has ever seen.

Breakthrough Star: Jorge Crichigno

Associate professor of integrated information technology Jorge Chrichigno builds a virtual “playground” for IT education.

Fluor support creates diverse pipeline for engineering, business

Brenden Chavis, an informatics Ph.D. student in the College of Engineering and Computing, is able to pay for his own education thanks to programs funded by Fluor Corp.

Civil engineering team laying foundation for earthen block construction

For the past 10 years, Fabio Matta, an associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, has been engineering earthen building blocks made from local soil. Up close, the blocks don’t look like anything special, but their simplicity is the appeal — the blocks don’t require firing in energy-intensive kiln furnaces and can stand up to the worst Mother Nature can throw at them.

Preparing for 100% renewable energy with new grid and inverter systems

As complete renewable energy is expected in the future, Electrical Engineering Distinguished Professor Adel Nasiri and his research team are developing efficient and low-cost architecture utilizing solar panels and voltage grids.

Preparing for the next generation of wireless networks

Assistant Professor Sanjib Sur recently received a five-year, National Science Foundation CAREER Award for his research on developing sensing and imaging applications for real world devices on future and advanced wireless networks.

Improving space travel through nuclear propulsion and power

How can the U.S. maintain an edge in space exploration? Mechanical Engineering Chair and Professor Travis Knight is working on research that uses mixed carbide fuels for nuclear thermal propulsion for increasing efficiency and decrease costs, rather than electric or chemical processes.

Electrical engineering Ph.D. student receives prestigious DoD fellowship

Jared Cronin was recently awarded a highly competitive fellowship from the Department of Defense that will help assist his continued research and development of U.S. Navy power and energy systems.

Mechanical engineering graduate student earns DOD-SMART Fellowship

Jason Smith's fellowship will not only help support his research into digital twins but also allow him to utilize his knowledge and experiences by working with the U.S. Navy after completing his graduate studies.

Is your EV battery safe?

As the number of electric vehicles continue to increase worldwide, CEC researchers have discovered the possibility of fires or explosions when operating or storing batteries in cold temperatures.

CEC professor combines modeling, data and AI to identify structural damage

Mechanical Engineering Associate Professor Sourav Banerjee is working with the U.S. Navy on research utilizing digital models of structures and AI to better detect defects and prevent catastrophic failure.

CEC students receive honors from UofSC Office of International Student Services

Chemical engineering graduate student Kidochukwu Atube and recent biomedical engineering graduate Tristan Marchena were recently recognized for their academic and research excellence.

SAGE SmartState Center brings solutions to power problems

Research at the College of Engineering and Computing and collaborations with statewide power and electric organizations is helping find new solutions using old technologies and storing energy from renewables.

All in the Gamecock family

When computer engineering major Dimitri Amiridis crosses the stage at commencement this spring, the South Carolina Honors College graduate will become the third member of his family with a degree from the University of South Carolina. The only member of his immediate family not to hold a degree from his new alma mater? Dimitri’s father, university President-elect Michael Amiridis.

Cyber training event engages technology educators and researchers

The CEC along with the New York State Education and Research Network and the Engagement and Performance Operations Center hosted a two-day, online workshop for IT educators and professionals.

CEC Ph.D. student serves on master modeler prize-winning team

Chemical engineering Ph.D. student Kevin Enyekwe teamed with a fellow doctoral student from the Darla Moore School of Business to sweep the awards at a recent competition focused on solving a business problem for a nonprofit or community-based organization.

CEC professors publish journal cover articles for chemical and biomedical engineering topics

Professors Chang Liu and Sanaz Sadati recently had their research findings published as cover articles in two prominent journals.

CEC alum establishes fund to immediately provide department needs

Jeff Mulliken is a three-time CEC graduate. He has established a fund to not only help cover expenses in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, but to also motivate fellow alumni to increase the fund for providing tangible needs and solutions.

Top leadership award winner puts education to use serving others

Mechanical engineering major Gabriel Nossar Carrilho is using what he’s learned at the University of South Carolina to serve the campus community, the Latinx community and even people in his native South America in need of clean water. For his efforts, Carrilho has been awarded the university’s top leadership award — the 2022 Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award.

CEC student organizations host inaugural Diversity Gala

Students had the opportunity to connect and network with engineering professionals and listen to keynote speakers discuss STEM-related experiences at the inaugural Diversity Gala.

Department of Chemical Engineering Outstanding Seniors

UofSC will host the annual Awards Day ceremony to honor student excellence. Recipients from the Department of Chemical Engineering reflect on their time at the CEC and being honored as an Outstanding Senior.

Biomedical Engineering Program Outstanding Seniors

UofSC will host the annual Awards Day ceremony to honor student excellence. Recipients from the Biomedical Engineering Program reflect on their time at the CEC and being honored as an Outstanding Senior.

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Outstanding Seniors

UofSC will host the annual Awards Day ceremony to honor student excellence. Recipients from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering reflect on their time at the CEC and being honored as an Outstanding Senior.

Department of Electrical Engineering Outstanding Seniors

UofSC will host the annual Awards Day ceremony to honor student excellence. Recipients from the Department of Electrical Engineering reflect on their time at the CEC and being honored as an Outstanding Senior.

Computing Outstanding Seniors

UofSC will host the annual Awards Day ceremony to honor student excellence. Recipients in computing programs reflect on their time at the CEC and being honored as an Outstanding Senior.

 

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