18th International Symposium on Long Range Sound Propagation (hosted by UDC)

website: https://sites.google.com/pnlsciences.com/lrsp/home

Presentation proceedings (in collaboration with University of Mississippi: National Center for Physical Acoustics): https://ncpa.olemiss.edu/long-range-sound-propagation-lrsp/

Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustic (sponsored by Acoustical Society of America): TBA (submissions are ongoing)

Student Intern at ARL

Carlos Velazquez presented a poster at the Army Research Laboratory (ARL) Student Summer Internship program supported by the Educational Partnership Agreement between UDC and ARL.

Lecture: 3D Printing In Military Medicine: Transforming The Care Of Our Service Members

Biomedical Engineering Guest Lecture Series

On Tuesday, October 6th from 12:30 – 1:30, Dr. Peter Liacouras, Ph.D. will give a presentation via Webex on the 3D Medical Applications Center at Walter Reed National Medical Center. https://www.udc.edu/seas/mechanical-engineering/biomedical-engineering/bme-speaker-2020-10-6/ ‎

$1.9m NIH NIA Grant Awarded On Advancing Aging Research & Education

NIH National Institute on AgingThe purpose of our new NIH National Institute on Aging Medical, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, NIA MSTEM, project (Advancing Diversity in Aging Research through Undergraduate Education at the University of the District of Columbia) is to address the needs of a rapidly growing aging population by engaging, training, and equipping a diverse body of students at the University of the District of Columbia (UDC) to be able to conduct research and solve issues tied to aging. On the NIH NIA MSTEM project, Dr. Lara Thompson is the Principal Investigator and Dr. Nian Zhang and Dr. Max Denis are Senior/Key Personnel.

Mechanical Engineering Program Ranks #1 in Affordable Schools

University of the District of Columbia has been identified as having one of the most affordable bachelor’s in mechanical engineering degree programs in our recent ranking. The ranking considered average cost of attendance and student-to-faculty ratio.

Our editors noted that this is one of the best values for a bachelor’s in mechanical engineering degree.

The ranking and a high resolution badge can be found here:


Affordable Schools’ mission is to help students make smart, higher education choices.

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All the best,

Laura Kilmartin, Online Relations