Category: "Engineering"

City of Hope and Toyota Receive Harvey Mudd Clinic Milestone Awards

Milestone awards, Harvey Mudd College Clinic Program

Two 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. Honorees City of Hope and Toyota are sponsors of the Clinic Program, an internationally recognized hallmark of Harvey Mudd College that engages juniors and seniors in […]

Krauss Promoted to Full Professor

Gordon Krauss

Promotions and tenure appointments for Harvey Mudd College faculty are a highlight of the May board of trustees meeting. In addition to promotions previously announced, the board unanimously approved Gordon Krauss to be promoted to full professor. Krauss, the Fletcher Jones Professor of Engineering Design, studies design research—with a focus on team feedback, peer evaluation […]

Harvey Mudd Trustees Approve Spring 2021 Faculty Promotions

Harvey Mudd College Shanahan building

Promotions and tenure appointments for Harvey Mudd College faculty were approved by the board of trustees at its May meeting. Upon discussion and the recommendation of the Academic Affairs Committee, the board unanimously approved the following appointments. Dagan Karp, a mathematics faculty member since 2008, received promotion to full professor. His research focus is algebraic […]

Harvey Mudd Seniors Perform Piano Recitals

Drinkward Recital Hall

Kathryn Chan ’21, Matthew LeMay ’21 and Kewei Zhou ’21 performed solo piano works recorded at home as part of their senior year studies for Harvey Mudd College. The trio are students in Scripps College music professor Gayle Blankenburg’s Piano Studio Recital class. Blankenburg says, “I’m particularly proud of these three. They are all playing […]

Harvey Mudd Alumni Association Announces 2021 Outstanding Alumni

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As part of its annual awards, the Harvey Mudd College Alumni Association Board of Governors (AABOG) has announced the recipients of the 2021 Outstanding Alumni Award, which recognizes impact on Harvey Mudd College as well as service to society. The board of governors selected seven Outstanding Alumni. Given from alumni to alumni, the award recognizes […]

HMC Engineers Win Prize for Paper on Supply Chain Optimization

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Harvey Mudd College engineering students won second place at the 2021 Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE) Western Regional Conference for the technical paper they wrote about supply chain optimization. Conducted virtually Feb. 27–28, the conference featured networking and workshops in addition to the Technical Paper Competition that garnered the HMC team $300 along […]

Faculty Promotions and Tenure Approved

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Promotions and tenure appointments for Harvey Mudd College faculty were approved by the board of trustees and will become effective July 1, 2021. Upon discussion and the recommendation of the Academic Affairs Committee, the board unanimously approved the following appointments. Ambereen Dadabhoy received tenure and promotion to associate professor. Dadabhoy researches the representation of race […]

Fluidmaster Clinic: Electronic Toilet Valve to Improve Water Efficiency

Pipe connections connect garden hose to the simple fill valve test setup.

Glenn Hudson ‘07 landed at Fluidmaster a few years after graduating from Harvey Mudd College, in part because he knew the company from the first Clinic project they sponsored in 2005. Fluidmaster’s original Clinic project was a great success, and the company decided to hire Joe Laubach ’05, who had been a Clinic team leader. […]

Sleep Apnea Treatments

AMFThe AMF Clinic team is using the Cadwell ApneaTrak TST home sleep study (PSG) system, shown with attached monitors. The data collected will be used to develop and validate an algorithm for predicting sleep stage using the IMU.

Working remotely added some complications for an Alfred E. Mann Foundation (AMF) Engineering Clinic team data collection for a sleep study, which will collect data using external sensors from volunteers over two to three nights. The goal of the project is to develop more effective treatments for sleep apnea. Study participants wear an external AMF IMU […]

Klawe and Colf ’95 Honored by STEAM:Coders

Maria Klawe and Vicky Colf, STEAMCoders awardees 2020

Harvey Mudd College President Maria Klawe and alumna Vicky Colf ’95 are being honored by STEAM:Coders for their leadership and service during a virtual event Oct. 22. STEAM:Coders is a nonprofit organization dedicated to inspiring underrepresented and underserved students and families through the fundamentals of science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM). Their virtual event, […]