Topic: "Engineering"

NSF Grant Enables Engineers and Biologists to Study Migratory Populations

September 8, 2014

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The natural, periodic migration patterns of humans, animals, insects and even bacteria provide us with information essential in making decisions that affect our environment, health, finances and safety. Seeking to better understand these movements, Harvey Mudd Associate Professor of Engineering Chris Clark has teamed with biologist Chris Lowe of California State University, Long Beach and […]

Beck ’90 Named Interim CMS Track & Field Coach

August 27, 2014

Kelly Beck '90

The appointment of Kelly Beck ’90 as interim track and field coach is one of several changes to the coaching staff of Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athletics. According to CMS Athletics, Director of Athletics Mike Sutton ’76 announced on Aug. 26 that Beck, the long-time assistant coach for Claremont-Mudd-Scripps track and field and cross country, was named as […]

Runner Tony Gnecco ’89 Named to CMS Hall of Fame

August 11, 2014

Tony Gnecco '89

With a trademark smile, rose-tinted spectacles and a shock of curly red hair, Tony Gnecco ’89—the “Red Rocket”—was known among track and field teammates for two rare talents: quiet, steady leadership and the ability to run like the wind. Claremont-McKenna-Scripps (CMS) Athletics will recognize those talents this fall when they induct the Southern California Intercollegiate […]

Cardenas Receives ASEE Best Paper Award

July 3, 2014

Mary Cardenas, engineering

Mary Cardenas, LaFetra Associate Professor of Environmental Engineering, received a Best Paper award from the Division of Experimentation and Laboratory-Oriented Studies at the ASEE Annual Conference, held June 15-18. Cardenas presented the paper “An Implementation of Electronic Laboratory Notebooks (ELN) Using a Learning Management System Platform in an Undergraduate Experimental Engineering Course” during a special […]

Harvey Mudd Introduces New Faculty

July 2, 2014

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They are tasked with a tall order: Help ensure that a steady stream of passionate problem solvers is available to address the world’s most pressing issues. Five new tenure-track faculty members, whose appointments are effective July 1, have agreed to bring their expertise to Harvey Mudd College and embrace this challenge. Jim Boerkoel joins the […]

Harvey Mudd Graduates Landmark Class

May 20, 2014

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For the first time in its history, Harvey Mudd College awarded more engineering degrees to women than to men at its annual commencement, May 18. Fifty-six percent of students who graduated this spring in engineering were female, and 44 percent were male. The College conferred bachelor of science degrees upon 173 students—88 men and 85 […]

NSF Research Fellowships Awarded to Students, Alumni

April 4, 2014

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Four Harvey Mudd College seniors—Sam Gutekunst, Miranda Parker, Sheena Patel and Jeremy Usatine—are recipients of this year’s National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, which recognize outstanding students pursuing advanced degrees in the STEM disciplines. Seven recent Harvey Mudd graduates also received the prestigious fellowships. One current senior and 10 alumni received honorable mentions. The fellowship […]

Community Engagement Partners Mudders, Youngsters

April 1, 2014

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In an ongoing effort to find tomorrow’s scientists today, Harvey Mudd College is invested in community engagement programs aimed at generating interest in STEM studies, especially among underrepresented populations. Two such programs, coordinated by student organizations the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) and Science Bus, take place Saturday, April 5. The Harvey Mudd chapter of […]

Moody Lecture Explores the Mathematics Behind Biologically Inspired Design

March 24, 2014

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Many natural systems have evolved to perform certain tasks—climbing, sensing, swimming—as perfectly as possible within the limits set by the laws of physics. This observation can be used both to guide engineering design and to gain insights into the form and function of biological systems. Massachusetts Institute of Technology Professor Anette (Peko) Hosoi explores these themes […]

Robots Invade Harvey Mudd at FIRST Robotics Scrimmage

February 11, 2014

Interest was so great among high schools competing in the FIRST Robotics Scrimmage hosted by the FIRST Mentors Club of Harvey Mudd College this year that a second day was added to accommodate additional teams that had registered for the event. Twenty-nine high school teams squared off for the scrimmage Feb. 15 and 16 inside […]

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