Category: "Engineering"

Harvey Mudd Presents 2022 Milestone Awards

HMC Milestone awards 2022

Five organizations are being honored by Harvey Mudd College for participating in its Clinic Program and for investing in students and the future of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Microsoft, Amazon Lab126, Doosan Bobcat, Georg Fischer Signet and Millennium Space Systems are sponsors of the Clinic Program, an internationally recognized hallmark of Harvey Mudd College […]

Dato Lab Produces Novel Water-Repellent Graphene

Albert Dato

An unexpected discovery by engineering professor Albert Dato and students in his Energy and Nanomaterials Lab holds exciting potential for creating robust water-repellent coatings using gas-phase-synthesized graphene (GSG) and other nanomaterials. The research by Dato, Weston Miller ’21 and Makenna Parkinson ’23 was published in ACS Materials Letters and Chemical & Engineering News. Last summer, […]

2022 Harvey Mudd College Leadership Awards

HMC Leadership Awards

For the past decade, Harvey Mudd College has recognized outstanding examples of leadership during its annual Leadership Awards event, coordinated by the Division of Student Affairs. For the 2022 presentations, community members gathered via Zoom webinar for the ceremony to celebrate students, faculty and staff for their contributions on campus and beyond. A selection committee […]

Harvey Mudd Physics Major Awarded Prestigious Goldwater Scholarship

Albany Blackburn ’23

Albany Blackburn ’23, a Harvey Mudd College physics major, is the recipient of a Barry Goldwater Scholarship, the most prestigious national award for undergraduate STEM researchers. The award for undergraduate U.S. sophomores and juniors covers the cost of tuition, fees, books, and room and board up to $7,500 per year. This year, 417 scholarships were […]

Harvey Mudd College Watson Fellow to Study Empathy

Kaitlyn Paulsen '22

Not only is empathy one of her own core values, Kaitlyn Paulsen ’22 believes that empathy unites everyone. As a recipient of a 2022 Watson Fellowship, she looks forward to developing deeper empathy while investigating “Caring over Curing: Endurance through Challenging Health Experiences” during travel to Australia, France, Japan, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. […]

Harvey Mudd Engineers Help Company and Earn First Place for Technical Paper

Riggs team 2022

With the help of Harvey Mudd College engineering students, a Southern California contract packaging company is becoming more competitive, efficient  and profitable. A detailed, comprehensive work plan, developed by the students with guidance from their professor Kash Gokli, Oliver C. Field Professor of Manufacturing Practice and Engineering Economics, won first place ($300) in the technical […]

Harvey Mudd Trustees Approve Spring 2022 Faculty Promotions and Tenure

Faculty promotions spring 2022

Promotions and tenure appointments for Harvey Mudd College faculty were approved by the board of trustees and will become effective July 1, 2022. Upon discussion and the recommendation of the Academic Affairs Committee, the board unanimously approved the following appointments. Salvador Plascencia earned tenure and promotion to associate professor. He is the author of the […]

Spencer Publishes MEM Switch Contact Research

Matt Spencer

Microelectromechanical (MEM) switches are tiny devices—imagine the diameter of a single strand of hair or smaller—that are crucial parts of cell phones and radios. A study of the changes in conductivity of specific types of MEM switch contacts is the subject of a paper co-authored by engineering professor Matthew Spencer and his students Ethan Falicov ’21 and Jessica […]

Krauss to Participate in U.S.-Africa Education Partnership

Gordon Krauss

An avid interest in learning more about and sharing cultural perspectives is leading Harvey Mudd College engineering professor Gordon Krauss to Africa. There, he’ll engage in bidirectional collaboration relating to teaching engineering design, sustainability and entrepreneurship as part of the U.S.- Africa Education Partnership developed by the Rice 360 Institute for Global Health. During 2022, […]

Hive Staff Seek to Inspire

The Hive event

Creative thinkers will find inspiration at The Claremont Colleges. Not only can they now enjoy the new makerspace at Harvey Mudd College in the Scott A. McGregor Computer Science Center, they have the Rick and Susan Sontag Center for Collaborative Creativity (the Hive/ Pomona College campus), where their creative development is fostered through exploration, collaboration […]