Monthly Archives: February 2012

Ogunnaike (PhDCBE, ’81) Named to NAE

Babutunde Ogunnaike

Noted for his contributions to advances in process systems, process engineering practice and systems engineering education, Babatunde A. Ogunnaike (PhDCBE, ’81) has been elected to the prestigious National Academy of Engineering (NAE). Academy membership is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer, placing Ogunnaike among an elite group of individuals who have made outstanding contributions to engineering research, practice or education. Read more…

 

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Engineering quality patient care

Dr. Jacqueline L. Gerhart with Tocarra Kimball and her son.

Dr. Jacqueline L. Gerhart with patients Tocarra Kimball and her son A'lon.

While her heart is most definitely in the world of patient care, Dr. Jacqueline Gerhart serves as a superb example of the flexibility and potential of a biomedical engineering degree from the College of Engineering.

Like many biomedical engineers, Gerhart has been captivated by medical gadgetry since her first day on the College of Engineering campus in 2000. But just being familiar with the hardware and software of the medical world wasn’t enough for her. “I realized that being in research and development of medical instruments was fascinating, but it didn’t allow me to see how the patient used the end product,” Gerhart says. “Seeing how medical devices are used in a hospital and seeing how patients benefit from them became my passion.”

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Daniel Adamany Stays Ahead in the Information Age

These are turbulent times in the information technology (IT) business. What used to take weeks or months for a company’s information technology staff to assess, purchase and install, can often be acquired in 60 seconds with a credit card on the web.

Daniel Adamany

Increasingly, information technology services are moving to what’s known as “the cloud.” The term means different things to different people, but president and founder of IT company, Ahead, Daniel Adamany (BSME, ‘97), says basically, it’s outsourcing. (more…)

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