At the end of February, the Ritchie School of Engineering & Computer Science hosted the annual Engineering Week. 2018 DU graduate Daniel Farrell gave a presentation at the end of the week titled “Bringing an Entrepreneurial Mindset to Industry.” Farrell’s story of success is a bit more unconventional–but his methods to landing his dream job can be utilized by anyone by incorporating “grit, hustle, and initiative.”
The American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) recently recognized the Ritchie School of Engineering & Computer Science for being a top school in their Diversity Recognition Program with the Bronze Award.
When you’ve watched a movie or television show in the past, say Breaking Bad or Iron Man, have you ever wondered how scientifically correct it is? Ann Merchant, the deputy executive director for communications at the National Academy of Science (NAS), visited DU to talk about just that.
Electrical and computer engineering professor Mohammad Mahoor and PhD student Behzad Hasani introduce us to AffectNet, a facial expression recognition database. Their paper on AffectNet won the 2019 IEEE Transactions in Affective Computing Award for most influential paper.
This fall Dr. Peter Laz’s course Design Thinking in the Community tasked Engineering students with becoming problem solvers. Merging design thinking, human centered design, and engineering design concepts with community service and outreach, his students created programs and projects that solve real-world problems.