News at Mercer University School of Engineering

August 14, 2017
Mercer University Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Dr. Anthony Choi and 23 students are partnering with NASA to launch a high-altitude balloon from Sunset, South Carolina, on Aug. 21 to capture footage from near space of the first total solar eclipse in the continental U.S. in 38 years.
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April 21, 2017
Mercer University President William D. Underwood announced at the spring Board of Trustees meeting in Atlanta this week the appointment of two new Distinguished University Professors, Dr. Adam Kiefer in the College of Liberal Arts and Dr. Ha Van Vo in the School of Engineering.
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April 20, 2017
Mercer University junior Zechariah Rice, a 2016 Goldwater Scholar, was recently selected for the German Academic Exchange Service’s (DAAD) Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE) summer program.
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April 5, 2017
For the first time in the University’s history, Mercer has two recipients in a single year of the nation’s most prestigious scholarship for undergraduates in science, mathematics and engineering.
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March 22, 2017
Mercer University’s School of Engineering Honors Program will host its second Go Baby Go event on March 25, noon-3:30 p.m. on University Center Intramural Court No. 3, to modify battery-powered toy cars for children with limited mobility.
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March 22, 2017
Mercer University and Mercer Health Sciences Center are sponsors of the fourth annual Atlanta Science Festival, which culminates in the Exploration Expo, held March 25, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., in Centennial Olympic Park.
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March 16, 2017
Mercer University students Aaron Scherf and Brandon Hancock will compete in Harvard University’s Social Enterprise Conference (SECON) pitch competition March 25 in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
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December 15, 2016
The Southern Conference named its All-SoCon Faculty and Staff Team on Thursday, with Emily French and Dr. Laura Lackey serving as Mercer University's representatives to be recognized by the league.
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November 30, 2016
Mercer University’s School of Engineering Honors Program will host a Go Baby Go event on Dec. 3, noon-3:30 p.m. in Engineering Building Room 203, to modify battery-powered toy cars for children with limited mobility.
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November 18, 2016
Dr. Carroll Blake Gambrell Jr., founding dean of Mercer University’s School of Engineering, died Thursday at the age of 91.
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September 14, 2016
Mercer University School of Engineering student Jonathan Alfred was recently selected as one of 210 Tau Beta Pi Scholars nationwide.
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August 4, 2016
Mercer University student Gabriel Ramirez has been selected to serve the Peace Corps as a health volunteer in Ethiopia beginning in January.
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July 19, 2016
The Department of Technical Communication in the Mercer University School of Engineering worked with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) during the recent spring semester to conduct user experience (UX) testing on the recently redesigned DHS.gov website.
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May 10, 2016
Mercer University junior Kayleigh Castonguay has been awarded a Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). Additionally, fellow junior Kyle Ulversoy was a finalist for the scholarship.
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May 3, 2016
Mercer On Mission, the University’s unique blend of study abroad and service learning, is set to deploy 181 students and 20 faculty members to 11 sites in South America, Asia and Africa during the months of May through August, its largest contingent ever.
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May 2, 2016
Mercer University School of Engineering and Macon’s Museum of Arts and Sciences (MAS) have recently begun a partnership to provide new arts-infused science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STE+AM) programming for Central Georgia students from pre-K through fifth grade.
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April 27, 2016
Nearly 2,000 students will graduate in five Mercer University commencements during May in Macon, Atlanta and Savannah. The University will confer bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees, as well as honorary degrees to State Rep. Larry J. (Butch) Parrish and musician Gregg Allman.
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April 19, 2016
Mercer University School of Engineering student Erin Mullinax recently won first place in the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) SoutheastCon 2016 student paper competition.
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April 1, 2016
Mercer University sophomore Zechariah Rice has earned one of the nation’s most prestigious and competitive research scholarships for undergraduate students, the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, which was awarded to only 252 students for the 2016-2017 academic year.
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March 24, 2016
Mercer University will hold its sixth annual Breakthroughs in Engagement, Arts and Research (BEAR) Day and 15th annual Engineering Expo April 7-8 to showcase outstanding student research and special projects from the College of Liberal Arts, Stetson School of Business and Economics, Townsend School of Music and School of Engineering.
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December 10, 2015
Dr. George Hayhoe, professor of technical communication in Mercer University School of Engineering, has been named a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).
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August 19, 2015
Mercer University School of Engineering faculty Dr. George Hayhoe and Dr. Helen Grady chaired this year's Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) International Professional Communication (ProComm) Conference, which was held in Limerick, Ireland, July 12-15.
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August 4, 2015
Mercer University faculty Dr. Ha Vo and Dr. Craig McMahan recently attended a celebration of the 20th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and the U.S. as invited guests of Vietnamese Ambassador Pham Quang Vinh.
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July 31, 2015
This summer, Mercer University School of Engineering, in partnership with the Office of International Programs, launched a unique 10-week research experience for nearly 100 Brazilian students representing the Brazil Scientific Mobility Program (BSMP) in addition to local undergraduate students.
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July 6, 2015
Dr. Susan Codone, associate professor of technical communication in Mercer University's School of Engineering and director of Mercer's Center for Teaching and Learning, has been recommended to join the Fulbright Specialist Roster.
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May 15, 2015
Dr. Richard O. Mines Jr., professor of environmental engineering in Mercer University School of Engineering, will be named a Fellow of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE).
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