Category: "Engineering"

HMC Students are Building an Airplane

November 15, 2018

Student and faculty team and airplane pieces

Harvey Mudd College students are preparing for takeoff—with a plane they built in the basement of the Parsons Engineering Building. David Harris, an engineering professor, has assembled a team of more than 50 students to assemble a Vans RV-7A Aircraft. Harris, the Harvey S. Mudd Professor of Engineering Design, initiated the project during the 2017–2018 […]

HMC Students at Health Hackathon

November 14, 2018

Sophia Cheng wears the West Wave monitor

Patients and clinicians treating rare diseases face myriad challenges. By definition, the rarity of a disease can mean that research on the condition, established protocol for diagnosis and treatment, and treatment itself are also rare. “Rare diseases” was the theme of the third annual Mount Sinai Health Hackathon in New York City, where four Harvey […]

Engineering Students Place Third in Global Competition

October 19, 2018

Peter Leung, Bohan Gao, Ramita Kondepudi, Anjaneya Malpani

Having won top honors at the regional APICS and Deloitte Consulting-sponsored Case Competition in February, Harvey Mudd College students Bohan Gao ’19, Anjaneya Malpani ’18, Ramita Kondepudi ’18 and Peter Leung ’19 (Pitzer) traveled to Chicago last month for the final round, held during the annual APICS conference. APICS is a supply chain management and […]

NSF Grant Funds Bioelectronics Incubator

October 5, 2018

Laura Palucki Blake

Laura Palucki Blake, assistant vice president for institutional research and effectiveness at Harvey Mudd College, will serve as program evaluator on an ambitious research traineeship grant to start a graduate-level bioelectronics program at Rice University. Funded by a $3 million National Science Foundation (NSF) grant, Rice’s bioelectronics incubator will train students to develop technologies at […]

Harvey Mudd Ranked No. 1 for Undergrad Engineering

September 10, 2018

Shanahan Center Harvey Mudd College

Harvey Mudd College’s undergraduate engineering program is ranked No. 1 in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges 2019, tied with Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. Harvey Mudd’s ranking is among colleges that offer a bachelor’s or master’s as the top degree in engineering. The College has tied for first place four out of the past five years. […]

Remer Honored by ICEAA

June 26, 2018

Don Remer

Earlier this month, the International Cost Estimating and Analysis Association presented Donald Remer, Harvey Mudd College professor of engineering emeritus, with the association’s Educator of the Year award. The award is given to individuals who have made outstanding contributions to education and training over the past year through teaching, writing, editing and/or publishing educational materials […]

Intelligent Shipwreck Search in Malta

June 13, 2018

Malta

For the third and final year of a National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded project, Harvey Mudd College students Makoto Nara, Russell Bingham, Samantha Ting and Nandeeka Nayak have traveled to Malta with engineering professor Christopher Clark and literature professor Ambereen Dadabhoy. This work, a collaboration with research teams led by Professor Zoe Wood from Cal Poly, […]

Huynh Wins Watson Fellowship

May 10, 2018

Lam Huynh

One of this year’s prestigious Thomas J. Watson Fellowships has been awarded to Harvey Mudd College senior Lam Huynh. The engineering major will study the healing properties of dance in his project, “Vietnamese Diaspora: Counterspace Through Dance,” which focuses on the culture of Vietnam War refugees’ descendants. This year’s class of Watson Fellows represents eight […]

Three-day Showcase of Student Projects Begins April 30

April 19, 2018

Rsearch posters at Harvey Mudd College

In celebration of experiential learning, an integral part of the Harvey Mudd College experience, the entire College community celebrates students’ original projects in design or research each spring. This celebration of student achievement includes Presentation Days (April 30 and May 2), showcasing senior thesis research and class projects, and Projects Day, May 1, a showcase […]

Lape Awarded Distinguished Teaching Professorship at Princeton

April 18, 2018

Nancy Lape, engineering professor, Harvey Mudd College

Nancy Lape, associate professor of engineering at Harvey Mudd College, has been awarded the William R. Kenan, Jr. Visiting Professorship for Distinguished Teaching at Princeton University. The award is given to individuals “who have set standards for exceptional scholarship and distinguished teaching.” Selected for demonstrated excellence in teaching and for her capacity to bring new […]