Message From the Dean
I hope your year is off to a good start. Here at the College of Engineering, we are beginning a yearlong celebration of our 70th anniversary, while looking forward to ways we can transform the future of engineering. We also will mark this milestone with a variety of events. Be on the lookout for invitations during the coming months. 

May your year be full of good cheer, success and innovation. 


Jean-Pierre Bardet
Dean and Professor

Spotlight News
Improving U.S. Manufacturing 

The College of Engineering and other members of the Sustainable Manufacturing Innovation Alliance Inc. (SMIA) will lead the U.S. Department of Energy’s new Reducing EMbodied-energy and Decreasing Emissions (REMADE) Institute as it forges clean energy initiatives deemed critical in keeping U.S. manufacturing competitive. >>

Chinese University Honors New Partnership With Visit to University of Miami
On January 9, representatives from Henan University, one of the oldest universities in China, visited the University of Miami (UM) to celebrate the creation of the $1 million Henan University Endowed Professorship Fund in the College of Engineering (CoE) Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. >>  
Research and Faculty
Lab on a Chip: Personalized Cancer Diagnosis and Therapeutics

Dr. Onur Tigli, an associate professor at the University of Miami College of Engineering’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, is developing cancer diagnosis technology at the micron scale, which is currently funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). >>

Smart Energy for Smart Cities

Dr. Nurcin Celik, an associate professor in the College of Engineering’s Department of Industrial Engineering, has been researching “smart energy for smart cities,” which includes electric utility resource planning, grid management and control, and demand side management. >> 
Students and Alumni
Alumnus Profile: Jacqueline Maestri '85
The incredibly diverse community at the UM CoE had an impact on my career and who I am today. Working with people from different cultures and parts of the world was great preparation for the world we live and work in today. Being part of a multinational company — particularly the world’s largest healthcare company — this experience at UM was vital for my success.
Students Developing Drone to Fly Unmanned Search and Rescue Missions
The NASA Florida Space Grant Consortium will fund research by a student team in the University of Miami College of Engineering’s Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. The team will develop and build an autonomous Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) that will fly search and rescue missions. >> 
Upcoming Events
Join us for an exciting evening at the Lowe Art Museum. Network and reconnect with fellow alumni and school representatives while enjoying cocktails and hors d'oeuvres. >> 
February 19-25, 2017
A coastal cleanup day, a biomedical industry meet-up, a design competition to introduce high school students to engineering and a forum exploring how mentorship benefits future engineers – these are just some of the exciting programs planned for the University of Miami Engineering Advisory Board’s celebration of National Engineers Week 2017. >> 
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