CEA News

Howard University Appoints John M. M. Anderson, Ph.D., as CEA Dean

Wed, May, 13 2020

Howard University announces John M. M. Anderson, Ph.D. as dean of the College of Engineering and Architecture (CEA), effective immediately. Anderson most recently served as interim dean of the College of Engineering after holding various positions of increasing responsibility within the College since joining the University in 2002 as an associate professor of electrical and computer engineering.Read More >>

Coronavirus: Ongoing Campus Updates

Fri, March, 13 2020

The University will continue to keep the community up to date about the status of the virus' spread, prevention measures, as well as changes to normal campus operations.Read More >>

Meet the CEA Forbes Under 30 Scholars

Fri, October, 18 2019

Six of our students have been selected as Forbes Under 30 Scholars for the 2019 Forbes Under 30 Summit. A summit with a social reach of 2.3B that attracts celebrities, business leaders, mentors and visionaries, and the world’s best selection of young entrepreneurs is no ordinary event. Read More >>

Architecture

Howard Architecture Partners on Smart Habitat Research Funded by $15M NASA Grant

Tue, May, 12 2020

The Howard University Department of Architecture faculty and students are part of a seven-university team funded by a $15 million NASA grant. The grant establishes the Habitats Optimized for Missions of Exploration (HOME) Space Technology Research Institute for Deep Space Habitat Design, one of two space technology research institutes selected by NASA in 2019. Read More >>

Professor and Chair Hazel R. Edwards Invited to Serve on Docomomo US Awards Jury

Mon, May, 4 2020

Architecture Professor and Department Chair Hazel Ruth Edwards, Ph.D., has been invited to serve on the Docomomo US 2020 Modernism in America Awards jury. Docomomo US was founded in the United States in 1995, to “share its members’ knowledge of and enthusiasm for modern architecture and design”.Read More >>

Professor Bradford Grant Receives ACSA 2020 Course Development Prize

Mon, April, 6 2020

Architecture Professor Bradford Grant is one of five recipients of the 2020 Course Development Prize in Architecture, Climate Change and Society for his course proposal titled Public Issues, Climate Justice, and Architecture. The Association for the Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) and Columbia University’s Temple Hoyne Buell Center for the Study of American Architecture (Buell Center) invited course proposals from universities around the globe to compete for the prize.Read More >>

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Chemical Engineering

Assistant Professor Tao Wei Receives NSF Early Career Development Award

Thu, January, 23 2020

Chemical Engineering Assistant Professor Tao Wei recently received the prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award for his research on multiscale simulations of metal oxide nanoparticle-protein electron transfer. Read More >>

Meet Bison STEM Scholar Jordan Smith

Tue, October, 1 2019

Chemical Engineering Sophomore Jordan Smith is passionate about climate change research and finding renewable energy solutions. Born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio, Smith made the move to Washington, D.C. after he was selected as a Howard University Bison STEM Scholar.Read More >>

Thomas Brings Home a Win from 2018 Annual AIChE Meeting

Mon, December, 10 2018

Chemical Engineering Junior Jamaka Thomas won second place in the Food, Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology category at the 2018 Annual AIChE Meeting for her research submission titled: “Enrichment of Oat Protein by Means of Gravity and Electrostatic Forces.” Thomas co-authored her submission with Chemical Engineering Graduate Student Dinara Konakbayeva.Read More >>

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Civil and Environmental Engineering

Assistant Professor Jeseth Delgado Vela Collaborates on Wastewater Testing for Coronavirus Levels

Wed, June, 3 2020

Civil and Environmental Engineering Assistant Professor Jeseth Delgado Vela is part of a team of researchers from North Carolina State University, Rice University and the University of Southern California who are collaborating on nationwide efforts to monitor SARS-CoV-2 viral particles in wastewater. SARS-CoV-2 is the virus responsible for causing COVID-19.Read More >>

Seniors Place Second in 2019 ACI Concrete Construction Competition

Wed, March, 11 2020

Civil and Environmental Engineering Seniors Travis Flowers, Grace Glenn, Darien Mercado, Binaya Paudel, Sigmund Skinner, Camille Wallace, and Alfred Wallfall placed second in the 2019 ACI Concrete Construction Competition, an international competition sponsored by the American Concrete Institute (ACI). Read More >>

HUWEA Officially Chartered by WEF

Fri, February, 28 2020

Members of the Howard University Water Environment Association (HUWEA) were recognized by the Water Environment Federation (WEF) for HUWEA being officially chartered by WEF. Read More >>

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Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Alumna Sylvia Wilson Thomas Inducted into the AIMBE College of Fellows

Fri, June, 12 2020

Electrical Engineering Alumna Sylvia Wilson Thomas (Ph.D. ‘99) was recently inducted into the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) College of Fellows Class of 2020. The AIMBE College of Fellows has inducted 2,000 fellows since it was founded in 1991. According to the AIMBE website, “fellows are nominated each year by their peers and represent the top 2% of the medical and biological engineering community. They are considered the life-blood of AIMBE and work towards realizing AIMBE’s vision to provide medical and biological engineering innovation for the benefit of humanity.”Read More >>

Howard Team Participates in AMIE Design Challenge

Fri, April, 10 2020

Computer Science Junior Joseph Fletcher, Seniors Kendal Hall and Tyler Ramsey, and Ph.D. student Abdulhamid Adebayo participated in the Advancing Minorities’ Interest in Engineering (AMIE) Design Challenge at the Black Engineer of the Year Awards (BEYA) 2020 STEM Conference. Read More >>

Associate Professor Danda Rawat to Lead Cybersecurity Partnership on $3M NNSA Grant

Tue, March, 3 2020

Howard University is the recipient of a three-year, $3 million grant from the Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration, alongside two partnering minority-serving institutions, for The Partnership for Proactive Cybersecurity Training, a cybersecurity research project based on human biological system-enabled machine learning models. Read More >>

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Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Lead Free Online Summer Immersion Program

Wed, June, 10 2020

College of Engineering and Architecture Director of Innovation and Mechanical Engineering Associate Professor Grant Warner, Ph.D., along with Mechanical Engineering Professor Gbadebo Moses Owolabi, Ph.D., and Assistant Professor Hyung Bae, Ph.D., will be leading the AMP3 Summer Immersion Program at Howard University. Read More >>

Oluwade Receives Tau Beta Pi Fellowship Award

Tue, May, 19 2020

Abimbola Oluwade, a 2020 mechanical engineering graduate, has been awarded a graduate fellowship from Tau Beta Pi, the engineering honor society. Oluwade will receive a cash stipend of $10,000 to pursue graduate studies in mechanical engineering. Oluwade plans to obtain his Ph.D. in mechanical engineering with a concentration in fluid mechanics and thermal processes. Tau Beta Pi Fellowships are awarded on the basis of high scholarship, campus leadership and service, and promise of future contributions to the engineering profession.Read More >>

Student Speaker Melissa Douglas Receives 2020 BEYA Student Leadership Award

Fri, May, 15 2020

Mechanical engineering graduate Melissa Douglas will serve as the student speaker for the 2020 College of Engineering and Architecture (CEA) Awards and Recognition Ceremony. This spring, Douglas received a 2020 BEYA Student Leadership Award for her outstanding leadership as president of both the DC Alpha Chapter of Tau Beta Pi, the national engineering honor society, and the Howard University chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Read More >>

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News

Alumna Sylvia Wilson Thomas Inducted into the AIMBE College of Fellows

Fri, June, 12 2020

Electrical Engineering Alumna Sylvia Wilson Thomas (Ph.D. ‘99) was recently inducted into the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) College of Fellows Class of 2020. The AIMBE College of Fellows has inducted 2,000 fellows since it was founded in 1991. According to the AIMBE website, “fellows are nominated each year by their peers and represent the top 2% of the medical and biological engineering community. They are considered the life-blood of AIMBE and work towards realizing AIMBE’s vision to provide medical and biological engineering innovation for the benefit of humanity.”Read More >>

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Lead Free Online Summer Immersion Program

Wed, June, 10 2020

College of Engineering and Architecture Director of Innovation and Mechanical Engineering Associate Professor Grant Warner, Ph.D., along with Mechanical Engineering Professor Gbadebo Moses Owolabi, Ph.D., and Assistant Professor Hyung Bae, Ph.D., will be leading the AMP3 Summer Immersion Program at Howard University. Read More >>

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