Category: "Engineering"

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 […]

NSF Graduate Fellowships Announced

April 16, 2018

NSF logo

Two Harvey Mudd College seniors, Jessica Lupanow and Kemper Ludlow, have been granted National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships. In addition, three Harvey Mudd alumni were granted fellowships, and four seniors were awarded honorable mentions, which is considered a significant academic achievement. Ludlow, a physics major, will attend Cornell University and conduct research in experimental […]

Harvey Mudd Students Lauded for Manufacturing Innovation

March 5, 2018

Gokli and students with awards

In late 2016, Purosil LLC, a silicone hose manufacturer in Corona, California, was losing revenue and customers on their formed hose product line. In an effort to change course, the company reached out to Professor Kash Gokli and Harvey Mudd College engineering students, hoping that their knowledge of modern manufacturing practices and their innovative ideas […]

HMC Students Compete in Health Hackathon

December 12, 2017

Dominque Mena '19, Theo Hansel '19, Michelle Lanterman '18, Professor Karl Haushalter and Ronak Bhatia '19

Four Harvey Mudd College students and one stuffed animal competed in the second annual Mount Sinai Health Hackathon in October. The teddy bear was the team’s answer to the cancer-themed challenge to create a novel technology solution for a problem in healthcare. The students, accompanied by biology and chemistry professor Karl Haushalter, the team’s faculty […]

Harvey Mudd Engineer Named Astronaut Scholar

September 6, 2017

Charles Dawson '19, Harvey Mudd engineer and Astronaut Scholar

The balance between real-world applicability and long-term research goals is not always easy to achieve. But, that doesn’t deter Charles Dawson ’19, winner of the prestigious Astronaut Scholarship for the 2017–2018 academic year. “In my career, I hope to find this balance by being mindful of the bigger picture of how to bring technological developments […]

Engineering by (Re)Design

August 9, 2017

E79 students

Engineers are known for taking things apart to determine how they work and then making improvements before putting them back together. That’s exactly what the Harvey Mudd College Department of Engineering did from 2014 to 2016 with the redesign of its Introduction to Engineering Systems course, and a recent paper on the experience has garnered […]