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University to lead new Engineering Research Center

“Professor Robert Pilawa explains the effects of temperature implications on electrical power systems architecture.”

By Caeli Cleary

August 26, 2015

The University is leading a new Engineering Research Center that is being further developed with an $18.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation. The center, called Power Optimization for Electro-Thermal Systems, or P.O.E.T.S., is being established to increase the power in smaller electri...

In Dad’s footsteps

Sophomore Will Sander (right) and his father, Mark Sander, both have been members of the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity.

By Isabella Jackson

November 11, 2014

When Mark Sander comes to campus for Dads Weekend, he will be returning to familiar territory. Mark, alumnus from the class of 1980, was a member of the fraternity Phi Kappa Psi (Phi Psi) while he was enrolled at the University. Now, his youngest son, Will, sophomore in Media, has also joined Phi Psi. Thi...