Topic: "Engineering"

Sedat Serdengecti: Versatile Scholar Impacted Engineering, Physics and Computer Science

January 7, 2015

Sedat Serdengecti

Harvey Mudd College engineering Professor Emeritus Sedat Serdengecti died Nov. 30, 2014, following a heart attack. He was 87. Professor Serdengecti joined Harvey Mudd in 1961 as an assistant professor of physics then moved to the Department of Engineering in 1963 as one of its first faculty members. “Sedat was the person responsible for the […]

Harvey Mudd Granted Supercomputing Currency

December 17, 2014

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Harvey Mudd College researchers have been awarded a large allocation of supercomputing resources to investigate properties of metallic alloys. The Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE) is the most powerful and robust collection of integrated advanced digital resources and supercomputing services in the world. Composed of 12 high-performance supercomputers and storage systems, it is […]

Harvey Mudd Establishes New Professorship in Sustainable Environmental Design

October 21, 2014

Tanja Srebotnjak

Harvey Mudd College has hired Tanja Srebotnjak for the inaugural Hixon Professorship of Sustainable Environmental Design. Srebotnjak, a statistician with an interest in protecting the natural environment and in improving people’s health and well-being, will help the College expand student and faculty experiences in sustainability and will promote cutting-edge environmental science and design within the […]

Mudder Reaching New Heights With Astronaut Scholarship

September 26, 2014

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Engineering student Sherman Lam ’16 has become the 22nd Harvey Mudd College student to be named an Astronaut Scholar by the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation, which provides scholarships for college students pursuing science and technology careers. Lam is one of 32 recipients of the prestigious $10,000 award for the 2014–2015 academic year. To be eligible for […]

Harvey Mudd Ranked No. 1 Engineering Program in U.S.

September 11, 2014

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Harvey Mudd College was named No. 1 among the nation’s undergraduate engineering programs in U.S. News & World Report’s 2015 Best Colleges rankings, released Sept. 9, 2014. Harvey Mudd shares the top spot for undergraduate engineering with Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. Harvey Mudd’s broad yet deep engineering program received special recognition in the “Best in […]

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 […]

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