School Of Engineering

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    Air Force Alum’s Adventures on the North Pole

    Matthew Bennett ’15 departed New York City for the North Pole after being stationed at Eielson Air Force base following graduation from the AFROTC program. 

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    Alumna Leads Lake Mead National Recreation Area

    Lizette Richardson ’84 is the first female to serve as the superintendent of Lake Mead National Recreation Area, a 1.5 million-acre area that spans Nevada and Arizona.

  3. Robert Lowe '86 (left) with Christian Cabral '19.

    Multinational Engineering Firm Yields Success for College Alumni

    In conjunction with the Manhattan College Mentor Program, internships and post-graduate jobs, AECOM has been a popular career destination for engineers working in the construction industry.

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    Summer Engineering Awareness Program Returns to Campus

    The widely acclaimed program for high school students runs during June and July.

  5. Professors from the College scout research and study abroad opportunities with Bethlehem University.

    College Faculty Find Inspiration in Bethlehem

    Faculty from the Schools of Business, Engineering and Liberal Arts spent Jan. 1-9 forging research and other academic partnerships with students and faculty at Bethlehem University, Palestine, and meeting prominent leaders and NGOs in Bethlehem, Hebron, and Jerusalem, including the Catholic Relief Services (CRS).

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    Graduate Student Launches Next Career Phase with NASA

    Cesar Tapia ’08, ’17 (M.S.) leveraged his engineering background and on-campus ITS job to earn a NASA internship.

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    College to Introduce Master’s Program in Construction Management in Spring 2017

    The School of Engineering adds to its substantial catalog of postgraduate courses.

  8. Gennaro Maffia, Olivia Mason, Anne Gaffney

    College Engineers to Join Industry and Government Leaders in Process Intensification Institute

    The College is one of the recipients of a $70 million grant plus matching funds from the Department of Energy for in-kind project support.

  9. Castelonia '17 creates a 3D-printed prosthetic designed by Havenlabs.

    Mechanical Engineering Major Launches Startup to Design 3D-Printed Prosthetics for Veterans

    Manhattan College senior River Castelonia ’17 co-founded Havenlabs in January 2016, a nonprofit focused on helping military veterans.

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    Engineering Undergraduates Invited to Present at MIT Technology Conference

    A paper co-written by Kevin Lynch ’17 and Joseph Majeski ’16 is the result of the Jasper Summer Research Scholars program.

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    Clean Water, Clean Living: College’s Students and Faculty Advocate for Sustainability in Ghana

    Two things Manhattan College is well known for – social action and its engineering program – came together this summer to help solve water issues around the world.

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    Mechanical Engineering Students Help to Design Rare Mouthpiece with 3-D Printer

    In collaboration with mechanical engineering professors, four students successfully replicated an Adolphe Sax mouthpiece for a saxophone.

  13. Manhattan College Summer Engineering Program

    College Offers One of Top Summer Camps for Students of Color, According to The Root

    Manhattan College's Summer Engineering Awareness Program continues to receive accolades.

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    Engineering Student Works to Improve Water Quality in Van Cortlandt Park

    John Abbatangelo '16 and civil and environmental engineering professors are partnering with The Friends of Van Cortlandt Park to contribute to the Wetland Stewardship for a Healthier Bronx project.

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    ACE Mentor Program Comes Full Circle with Year-End Celebration

    Since its founding by Charles H. Thornton ’61, the ACE Mentor Program has helped hundreds of high school students learn about STEM fields.

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    Chemical Engineering Student Discovers the Power of the Force

    Phillip Stack ’16M, a graduate chemical engineering student at Manhattan College, discovered that Star Wars can be a whole lot more than a classic Sci-Fi Hollywood franchise. It can be used to teach the complex laws of thermodynamics.

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    Chief U.S. Air Force Scientist Presents on Engineering Panel

    After receiving dozens of business proposals, the Business School selected eight finalists to present their ideas Shark Tank style — in front of a panel of professors, peers, and business professionals — and compete for a grand prize of $250 in each category: business and social.

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    EPA Grant Facilitates Engineering Students' Research of Sustainable Concrete

    Led by Goli Nossoni, Ph.D., Manhattan College students are working toward developing a more sustainable infrastructure.

  19. Olivia Mason, Eugene Heerschap

    Chemical Engineering Graduate Students Assist Congress, National Laboratory to Reduce Country’s Carbon Footprint

    Manhattan College students are using College labs and equipment to help solve a nationwide issue.

  20. Walter P. Saukin, Ph.D., receives award

    Walter P. Saukin, Ph.D., Honored for Work with Summer Engineering Program

    Longtime engineering professor directs popular and comprehensive program for high school students.

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    The Sky’s the Limit for Manhattan Students Interning for Dream Jobs in New York City

    Four College students share their experiences working in journalism, education, fashion, and technology.

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    Manhattan College Students Reflect on College Experiences in Washington, D.C.

    Manhattan College senior Dylan Gray was a featured panelist at New American Colleges & Universities panel.

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    Engineering Alum Blends Mechanics and Tradition for Arthur Avenue’s Best Espresso

    Mechanical engineer utilizes his education and love for coffee to continue the success of his family’s 35-year-old business in the Bronx.

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    College’s STAR Center Helps to Develop STEM Education for High School Teachers

    With an increased focus on expanding STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education to the classroom, more than a dozen high school teachers gathered on Sept. 19 to further develop their engineering skills at Manhattan College.

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    Transforming Lives and Transcending Borders with Water Solutions

    Gennaro Maffia, Ph.D., professor of Chemical Engineering, presented highlights from sustainability projects he’s conducted all over the world with the help of his students at Manhattan College’s World Water Issues and Solutions event.

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    Manhattan Engineer Powers the Future with Renewables at California Electric Company

    Jim Avery ’80 is reducing San Diego Gas & Electric’s greenhouse emissions by adding wind and solar power, as well as other sustainable energy sources, to its portfolio.

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    College Receives NSF Grant to Support Summer Forum on Environmental Resource Recovery

    Manhattan College, along with the Water Environment Federation and the Water Environment Research Foundation, will host the forum from Aug. 9-11.

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    Nearly 90% of May 2014 Graduates Have Secured Jobs or Enrolled in Grad School, Survey Suggests

    Results of a Manhattan College career survey indicate students’ progress in securing a full-time job and/or enrolling in a graduate or professional school within nine months of graduation.

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    Countdown to Commencement: Tales of a Graduating Senior

    John Tudisco ’15 chronicles his final days leading up to Commencement.

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    NSF Funded STAR Center Benefits Local High School Students

    The dozen Manhattan College students affiliated with its newly minted Engineering Scholars Training and Retention (STAR) Center translated some pretty complex physics topics into teenage-speak last week with lemons, eggs and other household items for a group at Riverside High School in Yonkers. 

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    Engineering Students Vie for Bragging Rights at Battle of the Brains

    Nearly 200 students competed in the first-ever engineering competition, which included a series of four engineering challenges.

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    Alumnus Leading One of the Nation’s Largest Energy Companies

    John McAvoy ’80 serves as chairman and CEO of Con Edison, the culmination of a 34-year career with the energy giant.

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    Manhattan College Engineering Student Interns for New NY Bridge Project with Sights on the Future

    Ishmael Mejia ’16 describes his current internship with the New NY Bridge and relays plans for after graduation in 2016.

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    National Science Foundation Awards Manhattan College Grant to Fund Engineering Scholarships

    College receives nearly $600,000 to fund education of future engineers.

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    Friendship: The Key to Academic Success?

    Mechanical engineering students Cathleen Giordano ’17 and Antonio Rosa ’15, supplemental instructors in Manhattan College’s Center for Academic Success, recently presented this discovery and more to the College Reading and Learning Association at Fitchburg State University in Massachusetts.

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    Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor to Receive IEEE Leadership Award

    George Giakos, Ph.D., to receive the 2014 IEEE-USA Professional Achievement for Individuals Award in May.

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    Engineering Professor Creates Technology to Replicate Rare Pieces of Antique Instruments

    Sina Shahbazmohamadi, Ph.D., in collaboration with the University of Connecticut, is revolutionizing the history of music with the replication of rare antique instrument parts using a 3-D printer.

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    Learning Across Borders and Disciplines: Engineering Students Deliver Safe Drinking Water to Refugees in Mexico City

    During a collaborative course with Universidad La Salle in Mexico City, 12 engineering students engaged in service projects that helped further their understanding across cultures and curriculums.

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    Ruben Carbonell ’69 Elected to the National Academy of Engineering

    The College honored Carbonell on Monday, Nov. 24 with a plaque unveiling ceremony.

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    Engineering Interns Return Home to Improve Infrastructure

    Henry Read ’15 and Joe Muccin ’15 developed mapping systems for a safe and sustainable future.

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    Manhattan College to Offer Six New Mechanical Engineering Certificates

    College integrates new STEM graduate certificates within Mechanical Engineering program.

  42. Manhattan College Students in Haiti

    Engineers Help Bring Clean Water to Lasallian Community in Haiti

    Using their expertise on water filtration systems, two students and their professor visited a Lasallian school and Brothers community to advise on infrastructure.

  43. Josephine Zurica

    Young Alum Combines Service with Sustainability to Make Mark in Green Building Design

    Just 11 years out of college, Josephine Zurica ’03 was named the new principal of Dagher Engineering.

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    Manhattan's Chapter of Engineers Without Borders Begin to Build Bridge in Cameroon

    Three students and their professional mentor traveled to the village of Mbirbua on the first of five trips to build a bridge for the community.

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    Mentor Program Gives Students Exclusive Look at World Trade Center

    Milo Riverso ’81 and 13 alumni mentors from STV Group, Inc., took Manhattan students behind-the-scenes at the World Trade Center.

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    Aviation Expert Managed Development Changes at New York and New Jersey’s Busiest Airports

    William Fife ’67 received the American Society of Civil Engineers’ 2014 Metropolitan Section Civil Engineer of the Year Award for his years of service.

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    The Allure of the Field Trip Endures at Manhattan College

    Manhattan's course catalog offers endless opportunities for students to engage in non-traditional learning through hands-on experiences outside of the classroom.

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    Manhattan College Cultivating Next Generation of Science, Technology, Engineering, Math Students and Educators

    A new center for educators backed by the National Science Foundation, combined with Manhattan’s tried and true programs for high school students, keep the College at the forefront of STEM education.

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    Manhattan College Receives Second National Science Foundation Grant

    College obtains funding to support and promote engineering education for middle and high school teachers.

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    Extracurricular Excursions

    Manhattan's 60+ student clubs, organizations and honor societies take Jaspers from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange to the top of the George Washington Bridge.

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    Interdisciplinary Student Research Deciphers Mechanical Properties of Trees

    Mechanical engineering student Simon Mysliwiec ’14,’15M is working with professor biology professor Lance Evans and mechanical engineering professor Zahra Shahbazi during the summer to determine the mechanical properties of 30 different tree species.

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    College Launches Interdisciplinary Ethics Minor

    The minor will address practical and theoretical issues to inform students about ethical challenges.

  53. Dominick Servedio

    Engineering and Construction Trailblazer To Speak at College’s Spring Commencement

    Dominick Servedio, executive chairman of STV Group, will also receive honorary doctorate degree during May 17 ceremony.

  54. Jiddu Tapia

    Electrical Engineer Expands Renewable Energy Through Wind Farm Development

    Jiddu Tapia ’03 is the CEO of Salka LLC, a renewable energy company that develops, constructs and arranges financing for wind farms and solar power plants.

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    Engineering Alum Seeks to Bring Aid, Education to All in the Philippines

    With the support of his Jasper family thousands of miles away, Enrique Sola ’09, ’11 is providing the needy of his native country with food, clean water and the greatest gift of all — an education.

  56. Campus Community Steps Up to Aid Lasallian Partners in Philippines

    Manhattan College is sending donations, water filters and prayers to the Philippines following Typhoon Haiyan.

  57. New York City’s Top Engineers Discuss Solutions for a Brighter Future

    Manhattan College’s Civil and Environmental Engineering department hosted a half-day seminar on NYC-area infrastructures.

  58. Manhattan College Names 18 Recipients of James Patterson Scholarships

    College selects 18 students as the 2013-2014 recipients of scholarships established by best-selling author James Patterson ’69.

  59. Manhattan College Alumnus Recognized by the National Academy of Engineering

    William A. Thornton ’60 was elected to the National Academy of Engineering, and the College will honor him on Oct. 30 with a plaque unveiling ceremony.

  60. Manhattan College To Host Annual Engineering Awareness Day on Nov. 11

    The free event for high school juniors and seniors begins at 9 a.m. and includes a panel presentation, tours of laboratories, and a luncheon.

  61. College’s Summer Engineering Awareness Program Educates Future Engineers and Scientists

    Summer program encourages high school students to pursue majors in engineering and science by introducing them to a variety of disciplines before college.

  62. College Funds 10 Research Grants

    Manhattan College launches Jasper Summer Research Scholars program and awards grants to 10 undergraduates conducting research with faculty members throughout the summer.

  63. Christopher Bednarz ’13 Honored With Gunn Medal

    Bronx resident receives highest undergraduate student honor.

  64. Dean of Manhattan College’s School of Engineering Accepted as Fellow of Environmental and Water Resources Institute

    The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) will recognize Tim Ward as a Fellow at the World Environmental & Water Resources Congress.

  65. Top NYPD Technology Official Delivers Lecture to Students and Alumni

    College’s Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers learn about Deputy Chief Ruben Beltran’s sophisticated crime-fighting methods

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    Aspiring Engineers Learn the Basics of Green Energy

    The Energy Dynamics of Green Buildings course is preparing mechanical engineering students with the tools and knowledge necessary to break into a career in green energy design.

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    Student Interns Get Their Foot in the Door at Top Companies

    Our New York City location provides Manhattan College students with the unique opportunity to intern at world class organizations while still in school. Here are some success stories from recent student interns.

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    Internship Leads to Job Offer for Chemical Engineering Student

    Following her internship at L’Oréal USA Sara Jones ’13 was offered a job which she'll start after graduation.

  69. Andrea Giorgi Bocker

    Engineering Alumna Heads Construction on World's Busiest Bridge

    As caretaker of the iconic George Washington Bridge, Andrea Giorgi Bocker ’80 serves as a role model to women entering the civil engineering field.

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    Studying Sustainability

    Manhattan College offers a vast assortment of courses across all of its disciplines in arts, business, education and health, engineering, and science that pertain to the environment, sustainability, environmental policy and justice. The following is a peek at a few of these courses, majors and minors.