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2017 News from the College of Engineering & Science

Biology students earn an extra credit point while raising 600 canned goods to feed the hungry in our community this year.

Father Albright was honored for his more than 60 years of teaching at Detroit Mercy by colleagues and students following his last Comparative Anatomy lecture on April 21.

Undergraduate students at Detroit Mercy can take advantage of small class sizes, working closely with faculty on research projects and presenting their research findings at national conferences.

Detroit Mercy students saw their hard work evolve from a simple idea to life-changing results when they presented their capstone projects to veterans at the VA Medical Center. Detroit Mercy Engineering and Nursing students, along with Lawrence Technological University students, collaborated with veterans to create projects to help the veterans in their every-day lives.

University of Detroit Mercy students saw their hard work evolve from a simple idea to life-changing results when they presented their capstone projects to veterans at the VA Medical Center on April 21.

Dr. Rachelle Belanger, associate professor of biology, was invited to present her research, “Atrazine exposure impacts chemoreception in crayfish” at Bowling Green State University on April 19.

The College of Engineering & Science was well represented at Detroit Mercy’s annual Celebration of Scholarly Achievement poster session today.

ReBUILDetroit welcomes Leah Aggison, Ph.D. to the University of Detroit Mercy team as the Student Success Coach last month.

Freshmen ReBUILDetroit scholars and their Detroit Mercy classmates attended the Michigan Branch of the American Society for Microbiology conference in Lansing earlier this month.

In a recently published article, Detroit Mercy faculty highlight the grand challenges of engineering in the 21st Century.

College of Engineering & Science faculty presented their findings on first-year, course based chemistry research experience at the American Chemical Society national conference in San Francisco earlier this month.

Nearly 300 students, faculty, staff and alumni attended the 85th Annual Slide Rule Dinner at the DTE Energy headquarters on April 8.

More than 150 high school students from Ladywood, Cass Tech, Melvindale and Huron Valley participated in the College of Engineering & Science’s first annual STEM X Day today.

Chemistry & Biochemistry professors hosted a symposium, "Environmental Chemistry: Undergraduate & Graduate Classroom, Laboratory & Local Community Learning Experiences," at the 253rd national meeting of the American Chemical Society in San Francisco, Calif., April 2-6.

Assistant Professor of Biology Steven Chang and University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry Assistant Dean for Student Services & Enrollment Management Juliette Daniels and presented at the American College Personnel Association Annual Session in Columbus, Ohio.

Congratulations to Chemistry undergraduates on presenting their research poster at the American Chemical Society conference in San Francisco earlier this week.

The Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) workforce continues to lack diversity of women and underrepresented groups. You can make a difference!

Members of Detroit Mercy’s Society of Women Engineers (SWE) spent their lunch hour with students at Gesu Elementary School designing and building contraptions to protect raw eggs from a high fall last week.

The 14 student recipients of the Sutaruk Foundation scholarship shared their appreciation to Foundation members, Tom and Olga Meyer, last week.

The College of Engineering & Science recognized more than 175 students who achieved a cumulative grade point averages (GPA) above 3.75 at the annual Honors Convocation on Sunday.

More than 500 Titans of the Class of 2021, family and friends met with professors and current students at Accepted Students Day this past weekend.

For the first time since 2011, the University of Detroit Mercy fencing program is competing at the NCAA Fencing National Championship with sophomore Algird Szumlas (Glendora, Calif.) set to go against the top collegiate foilists in the nation Thursday and Friday, March 23-24.

Timothy Korson, P.E. in civil engineering was recently hired by Gosling Czubak Engineering Services, Inc.

Danielle Maxwell, sophomore in Chemistry, strengthened her faith while working on Nazareth Farm in West Virginia during the Alternative Spring Break earlier this month.

Students Olivia Koh and Asia Rawls are looking to build on the success of last year's charity fashion show at Detroit Mercy by hosting an even bigger event this year, titled CCC The Movement.

What's it like to an engineering student at Detroit Mercy? Ride aboard the simple robot for circuits 1 class and find out.

The ReBUILDetroit program and student student success cordinator, Kathleen Walker, are featured in the article, How can we get more black women in STEM fields?, in BLAC Magazine.

The College of Engineering & Science was well represented with top winners in the 2017 Detroit Mercy Elevator Pitch competition.

Twenty companies participated in the annual Spring Career Fair in the Engineering High Bay today.

Mark Haidar '08 master's of electrical and computer engineering addressed the United Nations in New York on March 11.

Detroit’s science café, Brewing Chemistry, celebrated its 100th consecutive month of programing thanks in part to Chemistry & Biochemistry storeroom manager, Meghann Murray.

The Detroit Mercy team developing the mobility app, “GoodTurn,” connecting non-profit organizations with volunteers who can haul materials and resources is testing a prototype in advance of its release this Spring.

Arren Simpson, Biology major and ReBUILDetroit scholar at Detroit Mercy, is featured in the undergraduate research journal, Fine Focus.

Relicious Eboh, a ReBUILDetroit scholar, reflects on her recent experience presenting at the MedEq Research Conference in Detroit last month.

The College of Engineering & Science is busy reinventing and developing the classroom experience.

College students and faculty featured in Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities article, Living the Mission at University of Detroit Mercy.

The student chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineering (ASCE) at Detroit Mercy spent the weekend pouring their concrete canoe.

Environmental engineering alumnus, Bowen Chen ’16 master of environmental engineering, will be pursuing a graduate degree with a focus on water and wastewater treatment at Johns Hopkins University thanks to his Detroit Mercy experience.

Patrick Pawlowski ’13 mechanical engineering credits his undergraduate engineering experience for his early career success.

Engineering students welcome and thank Ford Motor Company for the their continued support of the Center for Automotive Systems Engineering Education.

This year’s winning chili at the Homecoming Tailgate & Alumni Chili Cook-off belongs to the College of Engineering & Science.

More than 120 alumni, family and friends celebrate the graduation of the Master of Science in Product Development (MPD) and Master of Science in Engineering Management (MEM) students during at Ford Alumni Night this evening.

Theodore D. Dziurman '62 civil engineering passed away on February 14, 2017.

Kendra Evans, associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry, accepts appointment on the American Chemical Society (ACS) General Chemistry Examination Committee.

University of Detroit Mercy standout junior men's track and field runner and electrical engineer Ben Kendell was named the Horizon League's Runner of the Week on February 14.

Alumnus Michael Okoroafor, master in chemistry, was the youngest of four siblings growing up in eastern Nigeria.

Dr. Nihad Dukhan, professor of mechanical engineering, leaves a lasting mark on Istanbul Technical University (ITU) in Istanbul, Turkey with his artistic Arabic calligraphy.

The Detroit Mercy Chemistry Club team competed in Michigan’s 10th annual Battle of the Chemistry Clubs in East Lansing last weekend.

Engineering students at University of Detroit Mercy will benefit from one of the largest gifts ever given to the University by an alumnus.

Attorney Jennifer Dukarski ’96 mechanical engineering has been elected a shareholder at Butzel Long.

This year's recipient of the Spirit Award from the College of Engineering & Science is Charles E. Lucas, M.D. '59, Professor of Surgery, Wayne State University Medical School, College of Engineering & Science.

Students in Dr. Utpal Dutta’s Project Management and Costing (CIVE 4850) heard from an expert guest speaker in project management last week.

Engineering students are the beneficiaries of an $80,000 grant from the Sutaruk Foundation.

Engineering students are the beneficiaries of an $80,000 grant from the Sutaruk Foundation.

Besides being recognized as top “10 Under 10” alumnus of the School of Denistry, Basam Shamo ’09 Biochemistry was also nominated by his patiences for three years in a row for the Metro Parent Magazine Mom Approved Doctor.

Thirteen Detroit Cristo Rey High School seniors are taking courses through a dual enrollment program this semester.

Rami Nazarian ’13 Biology alumnus said he had a great deal of help getting to where he is and that’s why he plans to give back.

ReBUILDetroit student success coordinator, Kathleen Walker, receives Detroit Mercy’s 2016 "Commitment to Excellence Award" for her dedication to student success.

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