UVA Engineering: Accelerating Discovery in UVA’s Third Century

Date & Time

October 13, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am


Alumni Hall, Ballroom
211 Emmet Street South
Charlottesville, VA

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Faculty from UVA’s School of Engineering will share how they are using technology and innovation to change the world for the better.


Benton H. Calhoun

Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests: self-powered wireless sensors, ultra-low power circuit design for semiconductors. Mr. Calhoun’s low-power chips are essential to expanding the potential for an Internet of Things, or a world in which self-powered computing devices are embedded in everyday objects and connected wirelessly via the Internet.

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Devin Harris

Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering; Director, Center for Transportation Studies; Director, Clark Scholars Program

Research Interests: structural health monitoring, crowd-sourced condition characterization of infrastructure. Mr. Harris’s research has direct real-world applications through the development of new approaches to understanding the performance of the built environment.

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John Lach

Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering; Director, Cross-Cutting Initiatives

Research Interests: wireless health, cyber-physical systems, Internet of Things, computer architecture, low power design, embedded systems. Mr. Lach’s research focuses on the innovation, development and deployment of wireless technologies in health applications.

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Pamela Norris (Moderator)

Executive Associate Dean for Research; Frederick Tracy Morse Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Research Interests: nanoscale heat transfer, interfacial thermal transport, thermal management, aerogel technologies. In addition to being a globally recognized expert in her research fields, Ms. Norris is dedicated to mentoring students and supporting women faculty in STEM disciplines.

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