College of Engineering and Science News

Keep updated on the latest that is happening in the College of Engineering and Science!

Upcoming Events

Earth Day at Macoskey Center- April 20th 

Recent Faculty and Student Accomplishments

Congratulations to Dr. Louis Christensen who competed in this year's 'Dancing with the SRU Stars'

SRU's Trout in the Classroom program is making waves at Hillview Elementary School

Dr. Sajad Hamidi named Professor of the Year by the American Society of Civil Engineers, Pittsburgh Section

Dr. Shah Limon publishes one research paper entitled "Modulating rheological characteristics of bio-ink with component weight and shear rate for enhanced bioprinted scaffold fidelity" in Bioprinting and a second research paper entitled "Advancing scaffold porosity through a machine learning framework in extrusion based 3D bioprinting" in Frontiers in Materials

Dr. luri Santos receives grant from West Viginia University Research Corporation.

Dr. DeNicola and Nathan Glass (Biology graduate) publish article in Fundamental and Applied Limnology.

Dr. Lengyel and Dr. Maltman co-author article about new bacterial species

Dr. Christopher Maltman, Stephanie Skeba (Biology graduate), and Morgan Snyder (Biology graduate) publish a paper about metallophore

Dr. Wayne Forbes co-authors a paper with Dr. Jason Hilton entitled "Migration from face-to-face to online teaching: a reflection on changes made in instructional design and delivery of courses taught by instructors at a mid-sized public university" that was published in the International Journal of Teaching and Case Studies

Dr. Shah Limon publishes a research paper entitled “Factorial Design of Experiment Method to Characterize Bioprinting Process Parameters to Obtain the Targeted Scaffold Porosity” in 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing

Dr. Shah Limon publishes a research paper entitled "Remaining Useful Life Prediction Using the Similarity-based Integrations of Multi-Sensors Data” in Quality Engineering Journal

Dr. Partick Burkhart publishes a research paper entitled "Holocene Evolution of Parabolic Dunes, White River Badlands, South Dakota, USA, Revealed by High-Resolution Mapping" in Quaternary Research journal

SRU earns validation for cybersecurity program from the National Secruity Agency

SRU among PASSHE universities to receive Keystone LSAMP Alliance grant

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection hosted its quarterly All Hands Meeting at Slippery Rock University, Sept. 13, as more than 250 DEP members were on campus, including Rich Negrín, secretary of the DEP. Negrin used the occasion to meet with officials from SRU: Michael Zieg, interim provost, and Nicole Dafoe, dean of the College of Engineering and Science. 

This week, SRU signed six new articulation agreements with Butler County Community College! We now have transer agreements in place for engineering, biological science, and cybersecurity. 

Congratulations to the Computer Science Department for their reaccreditation from ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology)!

Congratulations to the following winners of a Green Fund Grant:

Dr. Dean DeNicola whose project entails the construction of two 40ft X 40ft X 8ft deer enclosures at the Macoskey Center to provide new education activties for students and the public concerning the effects of overgrazing on the health and sustainability of forests in PA

Dr. Christopher Gioia whose project entails restoring and improving an existing biodiesel processing unit to produce biodiesel from waste cooking oil that can be used in university vehicles

Samantha Laurence whose project entails creating a 300ft accessible boardwalk at the Macoskey Center

Congratulations to Dr. Christopher Gioia, Dr. Shah Limon, Dr. Raed Seetan, Dr. Jheng-Wun Su, and Dr. Jun Zhang for becoming ACUE (Association of College and University Educators) Credentialed Educators!

SRU students recognized for Up to Us case competition

SRU Mechanical Engineering Students Win Society of Manufacturing Engineers Digital Manufacturing Challenge 

Wounded Veteran Earning Computer Science Degree at SRU

SRU names Mohammad Kazemi director of SRU’s School of Engineering  

SRU names Nicole Dafoe as dean of the College of Engineering and Science