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Pitt names James Martin II new Dean of Swanson School of Engineering

PITTSBURGH—James R. Martin II, the Bob Benmosche Professor and Chair of the Glenn Department of Civil Engineering at Clemson University, has been named dean of the University of Pittsburgh’s Swanson S... read more

Wanda Austin, engineer and businesswoman, named USC interim president

Teets Industry Award, University of Pittsburgh Swanson School of Engineering Distinguished Alumni Award, and the USC Distinguished Alumni Award. Austin is committed to inspiring the next generation to ... read more

Stretchy sensor keeps watch during brain aneurysm care

(Credit: Woon-Hong Yeo/Georgia Tech) Cerebral aneurysms occur in up to five percent of the population, with each aneurysm carrying a one percent risk per year of rupturing, notes Youngjae Chun, an ass... read more

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As more storms roll in, how will power companies keep the lights on?

a research associate at the University of Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering and Center for Energy. Last year, Hurricane Harvey brought flooding and outages to Houston. And Hurricane Maria des... read more


Integrated sensor could monitor brain aneurysm treatment

Cerebral aneurysms occur in up to five percent of the population, with each aneurysm carrying a one percent risk per year of rupturing, noted Youngjae Chun, an associate professor in the Swanson Schoo... read more

Jeffrey J. Hudale Recognized as a VIP Member by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

Born on September 28, 1971 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Jeffrey obtained a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh, Swanson School of Engineering in 1996. Previously he served in s... read more

Fishy chemicals in farmed salmon

Credit: Swanson School of Engineering/Carla Ng Persistent organic pollutants—or POPs—skulk around the environment threatening human health through direct contact, inhalation, and most commonly, eating ... read more

'Tic-tac-toe'-themed MRI technology easy win for neurological disease researchers

Tamer Ibrahim, associate professor of bioengineering in Pitt's Swanson School of Engineering, runs the Radiofrequency (RF) Research Facility and conducts experimental and human studies with this devic... read more

Harvard chemist George Whitesides named 2018 Covestro Distinguished Lecturer at Pitt

Little, PhD, the William Kepler Whiteford Professor and Chair of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering at the Swanson School. "His innovations have helped to bridge so many disciplines and impacted the c... read more

St. Peter resident graduates from the University of Pittsburgh, Swanson School of Engineering

Swanson School of Engineering on Dec. 13, 2014. She graduated Summa Cum Laude in Chemical Engineering with minors in Chemistry and Petroleum Engineering. She has accepted a position as a Process Engin... read more

Campus Notes - East Haven College Students

The following local residents were among the 1,127 students who received their degrees in May as part of the Class of 2018 Hien Ngo of New Haven CT (06513), Magna Cum Laude with a B.S. in Biology Josh... read more

Pitt grad, engineering firm set up funds to help promote women, diversity at university

Donations from Ruthann L. Omer, the first female municipal engineer in Allegheny County, and the engineering firm she used to head will establish two funds at University of Pittsburgh's Swanson School ... read more



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