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Finding nano: Creative coral conservation with nanotechnology

In her recent TEDx talk, Natassja Lewinski, Ph.D., explores the benefits and potential risks of using nanotechnology in safeguarding coral reefs.

Chemistry, culture and conservation: Understanding STEM through the life cycle of an Italian fresco.

High school students from Virginia Beach to Miami Beach are being introduced to STEM through history and heritage, thanks to a program originating from the VCU Chemical and Life Science Engineering Department.

Mechanical and nuclear engineering online program is again ranked top 50% by U.S. News and World Report

This comes just as the department added two new master’s concentrations in engineering management and aerospace engineering, both which can be completed online.

Virginia Commonwealth University College of Engineering alumnus Andriy Mulyar is transforming how people think about large datasets in AI model training.

“The principle behind us is that we bring transparency and democratic access to the datasets and training data that fuels AI systems,” said Andriy Mulyar, VCU Engineering alumnus and Forbes’ 30 under 30 recipient.

VCU College of Engineering to offer six new master’s programs

The College of Engineering launches new master’s concentrations in aerospace engineering, engineering management, environmental and sustainable engineering, rehabilitation engineering, systems engineering, and tissue engineering and regenerative medicine.

VCU College of Engineering to offer six new minor programs

The College of Engineering launches new minors in artificial intelligence, aerospace engineering, nuclear engineering, software engineering, cybersecurity and data science.

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Lutron Coffee Hour

  9:30 AM  Engineering West Hall, Lobby



Coffee and Bagel Hour with Colonial Webb

  9:30 AM  Engineering West Hall, Lobby



BME Seminar with Jillian Urban, Ph.D.

  12:00 PM  Engineering Research Building, Room 1313



CLSE Seminar with Ashley Pennington, Ph.D.

  1:00 PM  Engineering West Hall, Room 401

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