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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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UCONN-URI Navy STEM Program Awarded $3M Grant

NOVEMBER 01 2021 | The UConn-URI Navy STEM Program announced the program received funding of $3 million by the Department of Defense (DOD), under the National Defense Education Program (NDEP) in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). “This grant will empower us to continue our mission of creating a regional community of naval stakeholders from […]

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Featured Faculty Member: Dr. David Chelidze, URI

OCTOBER 31 2021 | Dr. David Chelidze, Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, was introduced to NIUVT by Co-Director Dr. Arun Shukla, and has provided valuable contributions as a part of NIUVT’s Structural Integrity, Vibration, and Control research team. “My research mainly focuses on vibration-based structural health monitoring, nonlinear system identification and model order […]

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RI Delegation Announces $724K EDA Grant for 401 Tech Bridge to Support Economic Recovery

Article originally posted by WUN   APRIL 15 2021 | U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline announced that 401 Tech Bridge has received $724,674 from the Economic Development Administration’s (EDA) Scaling Pandemic Resilience Through Innovation and Technology (SPRINT Challenge). The SPRINT Challenge was created last year by […]

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NSWC Crane Hosts NIUVT to Conduct Innovation Ecosystem Collaboration

FEBRUARY 25 2020 | Article originally published by Sarah K. Miller, NSWC Crane Corporate Communications CRANE, Ind. – Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division (NSWC Crane) hosted the National Institute for Undersea Vehicle Technology (NIUVT) to conduct innovation ecosystem collaboration. Several ecosystem partners attended, including representatives from the Office of Navy Research (ONR), other Navy laboratories, […]

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Erik Brine Makes Waves at National Institute for Undersea Vehicle Technology

February 25 2020 | Article originally published in UConn Today by Jessica McBride, Office of the Vice President for Research. As an Air Force pilot for over two decades, Erik Brine has served his country from thousands of feet in the air. Now Brine is focused on research and development activities to safeguard our national defense […]

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