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UConn Student John Henry Breen Attends NASEC 2021

JANUARY 31, 2022 | The 10th Annual Naval Academy Science and Engineering Conference (NASEC) was hosted in-person to discuss topics around data science. The conference provides a forum to bring together the nation’s future Navy and Marine Corps officers with their peers from other colleges and universities across the country. Attendees engage in discussion and research […]

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Two NIUVT Students Accepted Into NREIP Program

JANUARY 31, 2022 | The Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program (NREIP) places college and university students in Department of Navy (DoN) laboratories where they take part in real Naval research for ten weeks during the summer. NREIP gives academically talented college students, graduating seniors, and graduate students pursuing STEM careers the opportunity to learn about […]

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Featured Faculty Member: Dr. Lexi Hain, UConn

JANUARY 31, 2022 | Dr. Alexandra Hain, Assistant Research Professor in Structural Engineering at the University of Connecticut, expanded her knowledge of NIUVT through her involvement as a research scientist on a current NIUVT research project. “It is very impactful to work on projects that could make a lasting impact on the defense industry,” said […]

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Featured Undergraduate Student: Max Veilleux, UConn

JANUARY 31, 2022 | Max Veilleux is studying Mechanical Engineering with concentrations in Naval Science & Technology as well as Design & Manufacturing at the University of Connecticut. Veilleux is currently an undergraduate student in his senior year at UConn and will be graduating this coming May. Veilleux learned about the Navy STEM program from […]

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Featured Alumni: Matt Olander, General Dynamics Electric Boat

JANUARY 31, 2022 | Matt Olander, Vice President for Design and Engineering at General Dynamics Electric Boat, received a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Connecticut. Olander later attended Renessalaer Polytechnic Institute for his master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering. Advised by Dr. Jeffers while attending UConn, Olander found himself studying aspects of […]

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Featured Industry Partner: Dive Technologies

DECEMBER 29, 2021 | Bill Lebo, President and CEO of Dive Technologies, first learned about NIUVT in 2018 through their engagements with URI and NUWC Division Newport. “We were fortunate enough to get involved with NIUVT in the very early days of forming Dive Technologies,” said Lebo. “This initial engagement, and the numerous connections that […]

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Featured Faculty Member: Dr. Arijit Bose, URI

DECEMBER 29, 2021 | Dr. Arijit Bose, Distinguished Engineering Professor of Chemical Engineering, currently serves as the faculty leader for NIUVT’s Underwater Energy Systems research team. “It’s a great opportunity to address some very fundamental issues in science and technology with applications in a very important area,” said Dr. Bose. Dr. Bose’s NIUVT research focuses […]

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Featured Graduate Student: Joseph Sullivan, URI

DECEMBER 29, 2021 | Joseph Sullivan is currently pursuing his Ph.D in Chemical Engineering at the University of Rhode Island. Studying under Dr. Arijit Bose, Sullivan was motivated by the thought of working alongside experts in public and private sectors to solve current, hands-on, real-world problems. “My project intended to create a high power, safer […]

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Featured Alumni: Dr. Stephen Turner, NUWC

DECEMBER 29, 2021 |Dr. Stephen Turner graduated from the University of Rhode Island with a Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering. Studying under Professor Mohammad Faghri, Dr. Turner’s Ph.D research focused on experimental measurements of fluid flow and convection heat transfer for gas flow through microchannels. “While I pursued my Ph.D at URI, I also initiated an […]

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Featured Alumni: Bryan Still

NOVEMBER 30 2021 | Bryan Still, President and Chief Operating Officer for Basic Engineering Concepts and Technologies (BecTech), received his Ph.D in Industrial and Systems Engineering from the University of Rhode Island, studying under Dr. Valerie Maier-Speredelozzi. Still leans on lessons that continue to resonate with him from his time as a student. “The main […]

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