Monthly archives: June, 2019

Mina Narayanan poses on the campus of Auburn University.

Gates Cambridge Scholarship finalist

An Auburn University senior and a recent graduate were named finalists for the prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship.

Charles McCrary poses in his office.

Regions names McCrary as new chairman

Charles McCrary was named the new chairman of the board of Regions Financial Corp. and Regions Bank.

Auburn Hacks tiger logo.

Major League hackers

More than 200 students from around the country convened at Auburn University in February to take part in AuburnHacks, the university’s first student-led technology competition.

Nirmit Patel poses on the campus of Auburn University.

Digital bounty hunter

Nirmit Patel won’t call himself a bounty hunter. That’s too cheesy, he said. But he will accept his role in helping make Facebook safer – through bounty hunting, of course.

Jason Cuneo poses on the campus of Auburn University.

New technological leader

Jason Cuneo, a Huntsville-based cybersecurity specialist, has joined Auburn University’s Samuel Ginn College of Engineering as chief technologist of the Auburn Cyber Research Center.

Emmanuel Winful poses inside the Gavin Engineering Research Lab.

A culture of safety

Growing up in a mining town in the West African nation of Ghana, Emmanuel Winful would often hear of miners returning from their pursuit of precious metals with injuries and even unexplained illnesses.

Sam Cerio performing during a gymnastics meet.

SEC Co-Scholar Athlete of the Year

Recent aerospace engineering graduate Sam Cerio was named the Southeastern Conference Co-Scholar Athlete of the Year for gymnastics.

Leading manufacturing innovation

America Makes, a national leader in additive manufacturing innovation, awarded ASTM International’s Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence $1.2 million.

Additive manufacturing’s new destination

Nearly 250 additive manufacturing professionals from Canada to Singapore descended on Auburn in March for the ASTM International Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence’s first-ever workshop .

From the Dean

At the end of each semester, I have the distinct honor of addressing and shaking hands with each of our amazing graduates during the engineering commencement ceremony. This spring’s event was no exception. During the ceremony, two particular graduates caught my attention with their awe-inspiring stories. Sam Cerio, our superstar gymnast who earned SEC Co-Scholar…