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Bennett Ward, Ph.D., inducted into elite body of U.S. inventors

Bennett C. Ward, Ph.D., has invented the technologies behind a world of products including surgical devices, inkjet printers, at-home pregnancy tests and air fresheners

alumni, chem, clse, egr

Catching up with VCU Engineering’s first graduates: The Class of 2000

Meet Shahab Siddiqui, Ph.D., a member of VCU Engineering's first graduating class. "Some of my family members joked back then that 'VCU opened an engineering school for you,' as I was a new immigrant to the U.S. and looking for electrical engineering programs in Virginia," he recalled.

alumni, elec, egr

Catching up with VCU Engineering’s first graduates: The Class of 2000

In these two interviews, class of 2000 alumni Mia Sanchez de Lozada, D.D.S., and Robbie Staples, PE, reflect on the earliest years of VCU Engineering

alumni, biomed, ece, egr

Catching up with VCU Engineering’s first graduates: The Class of 2000

We caught up with members of VCU Engineering's very first graduating class to find out what they remember about the earliest days of the college. Meet Robert Snodgrass, PE, Class of 2000.

alumni, egr, mech

Alumni Profiles: Isaac Rodriguez, Ph.D. (M.S.’10; Ph.D.’13)

VCU Engineering’s pioneering work in tissue engineering drew Isaac Rodriguez, Ph.D., to the college for his master’s and Ph.D. He has developed a product that leverages Manuka honey to promote wound healing and, in 2015, co-founded the medical device company SweetBio. We recently caught up with him for a chat.

alumni, biomed, bme, egr

From VCU Engineering to the Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Miguel Toro, Ph.D., came from Colombia to earn his doctorate in mechanical and nuclear engineering at the VCU College of Engineering. His adviser was associate professor Jessika Rojas, Ph.D.

alumni, mech

VCU College of Engineering receives $1 million grant from Bank of America

Bank of America today announced it is making a $1 million anchor grant to Virginia Commonwealth University’s (VCU) College of Engineering. The grant will support ongoing programs that expand access for students to pursue a technology education, engage thousands of K-12 students in engineering outreach experiences and increase teacher participation in professional development sessions.

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Diversity organizations honor VCU Engineering alum for outstanding teaching

Ryan Green, Ph.D. (Ph.D.’19), who completed his doctorate in electrical and computer engineering at VCU in 2019, has been recognized for excellence in teaching at Mississippi State University (MSU).

alumni, elec

In memoriam: Dorothy Pauley, namesake, along with her husband, Stan, of VCU Health Pauley Heart Center

Philanthropist and alum Dorothy Pauley, a long-time member of the Medical College of Virginia Foundation board and a strong supporter of the Richmond arts community, has died. She was 91.

foundation, egr

In memoriam: Thomas Farrell, Dominion Energy CEO and former VCU board member

VCU President Michael Rao, Ph.D., offered words of remembrance following the death of Dominion Energy CEO Thomas F. Farrell II. The 66-year-old Farrell died April 2 after battling cancer, his passing coming one day after he stepped down as executive board chairman at Dominion.

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