The COE Update

Faculty, staff participation in Hanover Research study

College of Engineering has partnered with Hanover Research to conduct a qualitative study aimed at understanding faculty and staff experiences related to inclusive excellence within the college. Hanover’s team will contact selected faculty and staff beginning today, inviting them to participate. Continue reading…

In the News, Sept. 5, 2023.
In the News, Sept. 5, 2023.

Highlights from the Nebraska Engineering community who have received recent media recognition:



If you know of someone who has been featured in the media, contact Karl Vogel – – so it can be included in future editions.

Achievements, Sept. 5, 2023.
Achievements, Sept. 5, 2023.

In this recurring feature, we recognize recent accomplishments, awards and honors earned by College of Engineering faculty, staff and students. Future editions of Achievements will appear in the COE Update on the third Monday of each month:


  • Sohrab Asgarpoor, associate dean for undergraduate programs, was honored as a 2023 Section Outstanding Campus representative at the ASEE Annual Meeting June 25-28 in Baltimore, Maryland. Graduate students Tolu Opanuga (Biological and Agricultural Engineering Division) and Anu Singh (New Engineering Educator Division) earned best paper honors along with advisor Heidi Diefes-Dux (professor of engineering education research).


If you know of faculty, staff or students awarded major grants or awards, been published in prestigious journals, were recognized at conferences or other events, or any other newsworthy achievements, contact Karl Vogel –

Calendar, Sept. 5, 2023.
Calendar, Sept. 5, 2023.

Events of interest for College of Engineering faculty and staff:

9/8: Master of Engineering Management (MEM) Information Session, virtual, noon-1 p.m.

9/18: ECEC: Learning by Design (City Campus), 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m., ERC D110.

9/18: Women in Engineering: Virtual Information Session – Academic Programs in Omaha, 7-8 p.m., via Zoom.

9/20: ECEC: Learning by Design (Scott Campus), noon-1:15 p.m., PKI 250.

9/20: University Career + Internship Fair: Day 2 (Architecture, Engineering & Construction), noon-4 p.m., Nebraska Union.

9/21: COE Graduate Programs Information Session, virtual, noon-1 p.m.

9/21: University Career + Internship Fair: Day 3 (Computing, Software, Dana Analytics), noon-4 p.m., Nebraska Union.

Originally published September 5, 2023 - Submit an Item