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Jul 24, 2024

PhD Spotlight: Ankit Mittal, PhD’24, Electrical Engineering

Ankit Mittal, PhD’24, electrical engineering, focused his research on developing solutions for robust ultra-low power radio connectivity. Among many other accomplishments, he authored or contributed to 12 journal papers and 10 conference papers.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Jul 24, 2024

PhD Spotlight: Daniel Braconnier, PhD’23, Mechanical Engineering

Daniel Braconnier, PhD’23, mechanical engineering, led a project developing long-lasting superhydrophobic coatings, resulting in a paper published by the Royal Society of Chemistry. He also developed patent-pending thermally conductive polymer composites.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Jul 24, 2024

Co-ops Set Foundation for Successful Patent Attorney Career

With a desire to work independently and a lasting appreciation for chemical engineering developed through three co-ops, Robert Goldberg, E’59, built a successful career as a patent attorney representing chemical engineering companies.

Chemical Engineering

Jul 24, 2024

PhD Spotlight: Burcu Ozek, PhD’24, Industrial Engineering

Burcu Ozek, PhD’24, industrial engineering, focused research on developing objective pain assessment methods through machine learning, aiming to accurately quantify uncertainty and preexisting pain conditions. She co-authored six peer-reviewed journal articles, with four as lead author.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Jul 24, 2024

PhD Spotlight: Shicheng Yang, PhD’24, Chemical Engineering

Shicheng Yang, PhD’24, chemical engineering, focused research on innovative drug delivery systems, including polymeric implants and lipid nanoparticles, for cancer treatment. He was named an inventor on “Processes for Nanoformulation of Molecular Inhibitors and Chemotherapeutics.”

Chemical Engineering

Jul 24, 2024

PhD Spotlight: R. Bailey Bond, PhD’24, Civil and Environmental Engineering

R. Bailey Bond, PhD’24, civil and environmental engineering, developed a novel predictive model for headed shear stud strength in concrete-filled steel composite decks. He also created data enhanced methods of modeling structural resilience against seismic hazards.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Jul 24, 2024

PhD Spotlight: Julian Gutierrez, PhD’24, Computer Engineering

Julian Gutierrez, PhD’24, computer engineering, focused research on the development of a new class of high-performance algorithms used in Global Navigation Satellite Systems. After graduating, he joined as a computer research engineer at the Safety Critical Avionics Systems Branch at NASA Langley Research Center.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Jul 24, 2024

PhD Spotlight: Haoqing Li, PhD’24, Electrical Engineering

Haoqing Li, PhD’24, electrical engineering, focused research on robust signal processing and statistical machine learning, with applications in satellite-based positioning systems and satellite-based image remote sensing. His technical contributions were published in more than two dozen peer-reviewed publications.

Electrical & Computer Engineering