UVM CEMS Spire - September 2012


UVM is one of only 18 colleges and universities in the country to receive the National Science Foundation (NSF) Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) Award. This is the first IGERT to be awarded in the state of Vermont. The UVM proposal was chosen from among 154 IGERT proposals submitted to the NSF in 2012. The grant will also help support UVM's strategic initiative to increase diversity in its graduate programs. learn more



Nathan Belz, PhD civil and environmental engineering candidate, and Brian H. Y. Lee, assistant professor, both in the School of Engineering, have won the Fred Burggraf Award from the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies for their research entitled, "Composition of Vehicle Occupancy for Journey-to-Work Trips: Evidence of Ridesharing from the 2009 National Household Travel Survey Vermont Add-on Sample." This national award recognizes excellence in transportation research by researchers 35 years of age or younger. continued


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UVM Alumnus Combines Technology Degree With The Law In Field Of Intellectual Property
Seems the possibilities are limitless when it comes to applications for a technology degree. Steve Ball, class of 2000 alumnus with a B.S. in Computer Science and minors in mathematics and philosophy, augmented his technical experience at UVM with a degree from Vermont Law School. continued

E.A.S.Y. LLC featured in BFP
An article entitled, "Innovation spawned at UVM bringing new ways of learning to the Blind" by Dan D'Ambrosio, staff writer for The Burlington Free Press (BFP), features a new endeavor called, Engineering to Assist and Support You (E.A.S.Y.), LLC... continued



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