2017 – 2018
  • Welcome to the ECBE Department!
    Interested in engineering but prefer a liberal arts environment? Union's ECBE department can give you both! We offer three ABET-accredited degrees: Electrical Engineering (EE), Computer Engineering (CpE), and Biomedical Engineering (BME). Small class sizes, close faculty-student interaction, and extensive extracurricular opportunities provide a rigorous and comprehensive education to prepare you for a successful career in…
  • Two BME students awarded Minerva Fellowships
    Congratulations to Luke McCaffrey '18 and Nick Williams '18 for receiving Minerva Fellowships! Minerva Fellows spend nine months working with an NGO (non-governmental organization) in a developing country.  Luke will work with the Environmentalist Foundation of India in Chennai, India while Nick will work with Engeye in Ddegeya, Uganda.
  • CpE student makes presentation at the 2018 CREATE Symposium
    Kyle Stengel '18 presented his senior capstone project at the 2018 CREATE Symposium in Albany, NY. Working with Prof. James Hedrick, Kyle developed an automated plant heating system for the Schenectady ARC. The CREATE (Cultivating Resources for Employment with Assistive TEchnology) Symposium is organized by the New York State Industries for the Disabled (NYSID). CREATE…
  • BME student awarded prestigious Truman Scholarship
    Congratulations to Emmanuela Oppong '19 for receiving a prestigious Harry S. Truman Scholarship! Ella is among 59 students from 52 institutions across the U.S. who were chosen for this highly competitive award based on leadership, public service, and academic achievement. Recipients receive a $30,000 scholarship toward graduate school and opportunities for career development in public…
  • Biomedical Engineering Clinical Immersion Program
    Six BME seniors participated in the inaugural Union College Biomedical Engineering Summer Clinical Immersion Program. Through a partnership with Albany Medical College, the students spent six weeks rotating through clinical areas including cardiology, nephrology, pulmonary and critical care, gastroenterology, the OR and the emergency department. The goal of the program is for students to identify…
  • Student presentations at IEEE Power and Energy Conference
    Two Union students presented research posters at the 2017 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting in Chicago, IL (July 16-20). Sirus Negahban '19 presented a poster titled "Design of a power systems dynamics education module using a drum kit" and won second prize in the student poster contest. Pranav Shrestha '19 presented a poster titled…
  • BME students publish research paper
    BME students Nicole Conley '19 and Sam Choi '17 published a research paper with Prof. Buma titled "Multispectral photoacoustic microscopy of lipids using a pulsed supercontinuum laser" in the peer-reviewed journal Biomedical Optics Express. Photoacoustic microscopy is a biomedical imaging technique using pulsed laser excitation and ultrasonic detection. Nicole and Sam worked with Prof. Buma to…

  • 2017 CREATE Symposium
    Doug Rosa '17 was featured on NBC 13 for presenting his senior capstone project at the CREATE Symposium in Albany, NY. Doug developed a set of temperature regulated grow beds for the Schenectady ARC Greenhouse.
  • CpE student receives Watson Fellowship
    Congratulations to Riley Konsella '17 for receiving a prestigious Thomas J. Watson Fellowship! Riley will travel the world next year for his project entitled "Stuck in Traffic: Steering Offbeat Transportation Solutions through Human Pushback".
  • BME alumnus recognized for work in Uganda
    Matthew Wolford ’16 was recently featured in the West Onondaga County Journal for his work as a Minerva Fellow in Uganda. Read more here.

  • CpE students receive IBM Global Summer Internships
    Congratulations to Matthew Goff '17 and Yucan Liu '17 for receiving IBM-Union Global Summer Internships! Matthew will spend the 2016 summer in India while Yucan will work in China.
  • Robotics Crew places second at competition
    Congratulations to the Union Robotics Crew for placing second in the Micromouse IEEE robotics Competition at Brown University!
  • EE student receives Watson Fellowship
    Congratulations to Htoo Wai Htet '16 for receiving a prestigious Thomas J. Watson Fellowship! He will travel the world next year for his project entitled "Unreachable Technologies: Making Technological Empowerment Affordable".
  • 2016 CREATE Symposium
    Diana Temple ’16 and Qianyue ‘Nancy’ Guo ’16 attended the CREATE Symposium on Tuesday April 12, 2016 with their faculty advisor James Hedrick.  This symposium showcases projects created by engineering students which help and benefit individuals with disabilities in the work place.
  • BME alumna receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
    Congratulations to bioengineering alumna Megan Mancuso '15 who won an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. Congratulations also to bioengineering alumna Amy Loya '14 who received Honorable Mention. The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950 “to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; to secure…
  • BME student receives Fulbright Research award
    Bioengineering major Theodor Di Pauli von Treuheim ’16 wins Fulbright Research award.  He will travel to the University of Ulm in Germany to conduct his research. The following is an abstract describing Theo’s research project: The pelvis has an irregular geometry, which makes fracture fixation difficult during surgery. At Union College we have identified a…
  • EE student receives Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) award
    Congratulations to Stephen Hoeprich '16 for receiving the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) ROTC Award of Merit! The SAME ROTC award is given annually to outstanding junior and senior engineering student in the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC). Read the full story here.


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