After having a epiphany about computer coding on a train, then-University of Virginia computer science engineering Ph.D. candidate Kevin Scott shifted his career onto a path that eventually led to becoming the chief technology officer at Microsoft.
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Elizabeth Thiel Mather
January 12, 2017
U.S. News’ latest national ranking of the UVA School of Engineering’s student-centered online master’s degree program reveals that it has jumped 39 places, to No. 15, since 2014.
September 12, 2016
The yearlong series is devoted to promoting dialogue about diversity at UVA and in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
August 08, 2016
The students helped build an automated cybersecruity system – dubbed Xandra – that successfully fended off hours of constant cyber attacks during a first-of-its-kind national competition – even finding a security problem organizers had overlooked.
February 22, 2016
Cohoon, a professor of science, technology and society in the University of Virginia’s School of Engineering and Applied Science, dedicated her career to removing barriers and encouraging women to join the field of computing.
February 19, 2016
Mechanical engineer Patrick Hopkins’ research could advance the Navy’s plan to convert its fleet to ships that rely on electricity for propulsion and defense.
February 18, 2016
First-year students in UVA’s School of Engineering and Applied Science get their first taste of what being an engineer really means through a project-based introductory course.
December 11, 2015
A team led by Eric Loth, chair of UVA’s Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, recently won a $3.6 million federal grant to advance its concept.
December 02, 2015
Pamela Norris – a top researcher, mentor and teacher – is “perhaps the most distinguished faculty member in the history of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.”
November 02, 2015
The next generation of thermostats could help reduce energy consumptionby combining their technology with some timely human coaching, UVA researchers report.