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New director, unique perspective

Glynn Cavin is the new director for Auburn Engineering Online and Continuing Education. As director, Cavin will oversee the long-range planning and manage the day-to-day activities of the graduate online program and continuing education office. Cavin arrives to Auburn from Troy University where he was the associate vice chancellor for TROY Online and was responsible…




Bringing the classroom to you

For students across the globe, earning an Auburn Engineering education has never been easier than right at your fingertips. Students who have earned an undergraduate degree and are ready to continue their academic journey at their own convenience should consider Auburn Engineering Online and Continuing Education. The graduate online program is ranked 15th in the…



Williams named as new nuclear program director

Rick Williams, a mechanical engineering faculty member, has been named director of Auburn University’s Nuclear Power Generation Systems program. Williams’ appointment began in January, following the retirement of former director Bill Goodwin. A Georgia Tech graduate with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in mechanical engineering, Williams earned a doctorate in mechanical engineering from Auburn. He is…



Movin’ on up

The Auburn Engineering Online and Continuing Education Program ranked 15th in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 Best Online Programs rankings. The program moved up five spots from 20th in 2017. Each online program is evaluated and ranked on criteria that include student engagement, faculty credentials and training, student services and…



Look ma, no hands!

The Auburn University Formula SAE team is going where no other racing team has gone: autonomous driving. In August, members of the Formula driverless team will travel to Hockenheim, Germany, to compete in the first Formula Student Driverless competition class. Auburn’s Formula SAE team was one of only 15 teams selected, and is the only…




Just incredible

Radio show, biochemistry class, prepare for SGA Senate meeting, lunch meeting with SGA president, thermodynamics class, lead Senate meeting, complete homework. It’s just a typical day in the life of Justin Smith. Smith, a junior in chemical engineering and newly elected SGA vice president, could use another hour, or 12, in the day. Between a…




53 Game-changers: Asha-Dee Celestine

Asha-Dee Celestine, assistant professor in aerospace engineering, likes to think three-dimensionally. With a research interest in advancing additive manufacturing and 3-D printing to create new multifunctional materials, she sees the opportunity to use these materials not only in the aerospace community, but for medical and nanotechnology applications. After receiving her bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering…




53 Game-changers: Carlos Carrero

Carlos Carrero, assistant professor in chemical engineering, has been around the world and back again. He graduated with his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the University of the Andes in Venezuela and earned his doctoral degree in natural science from the Technical University of Berlin in Germany. Following completion of his doctorate, Carrero moved to…




53 Game-changers: Frances O’Donnell

Frances O’Donnell, assistant professor in civil engineering, is considered an expert on the world’s most abundant natural resource – water. Her research centers on ecohydrology, or the relationships between vegetation and the water cycle. Her passion developed while she was earning her bachelor’s in biology from Harvard University. “The beauty of what I study is…




E-Day brings brightest minds to campus

Auburn Engineering’s annual E-Day drew more than 5,000 students, parents and friends to campus, making it the largest attendance to date for the event. E-Day serves as an open house to give seventh- through 12th-graders an opportunity to meet with current engineering students, go on interactive department tours and discover life outside the academic classroom…