FAMU-FSU College of Engineering News http://eng.fsu.edu/ The lastest news from the Florida A&M University-Florida State University College of Engineering in Tallahassee, Florida. en-us 2017-06-01 Larbalestier accepts nomination to join the National Materials and Manufacturing Board 2017-06-01 http://eng.famu.fsu.edu/shared/news/article.html?s=larbalestier-accepts-nomination-to-join-nmmb David C. Larbalestier, Ph.D., Francis Eppes Professor of Mechanical Engineering, FAMU-FSU College of Engineering, has been nominated for service on the National Academies' National Materials and Manufacturing Board (NMMB). Larbalestier is also Director of the Applied Superconductivity Center, and chief materials scientist in the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory. Students in FAMU-FSU College of Engineering win statewide ‘Hackathon’ competition 2017-06-01 http://eng.famu.fsu.edu/shared/news/article.html?s=students-win-statewide-hackathon-competition Florida State University students Tucker Russ and Maxwell Brecher are really on a roll with their innovative business Safebriight. Commercial applications of Chad Zeng’s high performance auxetic foam recognized for stimulating economic growth 2017-05-18 http://eng.famu.fsu.edu/shared/news/article.html?s=chad-zeng-high-performance-auxetic-foam FAMU-FSU College of Engineering Associate Professor Changchun "Chad" Zeng’s research into a new high performance auxetic foam is resulting in improved health and wellness. A new report from the university research advocacy group The Science Coalition has identified Zeng’s commercialized research among 102 federally funded research projects that initiated economic growth. Lou Cattafesta to direct the Florida Center for Advanced Aero-Propulsion 2017-05-15 http://eng.famu.fsu.edu/shared/news/article.html?s=lou-cattafesta-new-fcaap-director Since Farrukh Alvi, the founding director of FCAAP, stepped down a few months ago to become the Associate Dean for Research at the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering, we are happy to announce the formal selection of a new director for FCAAP. Engineering student wins prestigious Udall Scholarship 2017-05-02 http://eng.famu.fsu.edu/shared/news/article.html?s=david-perez-udall-scholarship A Florida State University environmental engineering major has been selected as a recipient of a prestigious 2017 Udall Scholarship. Engineering student entrepreneur poised to take technology to the marketplace 2017-04-20 http://eng.famu.fsu.edu/shared/news/article.html?s=engineering-student-entrepreneur-poised "Better technology for a brighter future." This idea is what launched Tucker Russ's entrepreneurial senior design project - Safebriight - into first place at the Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship InNOLEvation™ Challenge. College hires leader in Applied Superconductivity 2017-04-20 http://eng.famu.fsu.edu/shared/news/article.html?s=college-hires-leader-in-applied-superconductivity Florida State University is adding another eminent scientist to its ranks by hiring an accomplished expert in the field of applied superconductivity. FAMU-FSU College of Engineering Dean Eyes the Top Tier Prize 2017-04-18 http://eng.famu.fsu.edu/shared/news/article.html?s=top-tier-prize J. Murray Gibson was appointed dean of the joint Florida A&M-Florida State University College of Engineering last summer. After focusing his initial efforts on revamping the college's internal structure, Gibson is now reaching out to both parent institutions and the community to move the college into the top tier of schools nationwide. High-Performance Materials Institute to play major role in deep space exploration 2017-04-14 http://eng.famu.fsu.edu/shared/news/article.html?s=hpmi-deep-space-exploration Florida State University's High-Performance Materials Institute and the Florida A&M University–Florida State University College of Engineering are joining a major multiuniversity project funded by NASA that will focus on developing technologies crucial to human exploration in deep space. Graduating mechanical engineering students commercialize their senior design project 2017-04-14 http://eng.famu.fsu.edu/shared/news/article.html?s=students-commercialize-their-senior-design-project Four of the seven InNOLEvation Challenge finalists were engineering teams. One of those four, PowerTrak, finished third with an award of $5K.