Category Archive: Education

Jul 19

KEEPERS – Inspired to Become Engineers at a very young age

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After a morning workshop about electricity, KEEPERS campers continued to have fun while learning about some of the applications of electrical and computer engineering in the UNH-ECE driving simulator lab. Today, Oskar Palinko and I hosted a group of about 25 KEEPERS campers. To ensure that every KEEPERS camper had an opportunity to learn about and interact …

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Jan 28

Exchange program experience

Hawaii panorama

I am Ivan Razumenić, an Electrical Engineering senior exchange student from Serbia. After the eventful first semester at UNH and ECE department, and halfway through the exchange program, I would like to share my experience and hopefully motivate some of you for study abroad programs. I will briefly talk about academic, student life, and cultural aspects …

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Oct 19

My Freshman Year Internship at Explosive Ordnance Disposal

Example of EOD personnel with a jammer system

Hi, my name is Emily Car, I am a senior Electrical Engineering major at UNH, and in my short career I have held 3 different jobs in the Engineering field. I have gotten very fortunate to work from one engineering aspect to another. In this entry I am going to write about my first internship. …

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Oct 19

2011 NEC HFES Student Conference

This past Friday I traveled to Boston for the 2011 Student Conference organized by the New-England Chapter of Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. It was hosted at the Microsoft NERD Center in Cambridge, with a beautiful view of the Charles River Basin, shown in the figure above. Project54 had seven UNH graduate and undergraduate students in attendance: Zeliko Medednica, Shawn …

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Jul 28

Helping out with KEEPERS camp 2011

For the second summer in a row, Devin and I helped with the UNH Keepers Camp. Students ranging from second to fifth grade spend half a day with us exploring electrical engineering. To start off the day, we helped them experiment with different metals and liquids to see which made better batteries. They were really …

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May 09

Budapest Study Abroad Program – BUTE

The Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BUTE) was founded in 1782 by Emperor Joseph II making it the oldest Institute of Technology of University rank and structure in the world. The campus is lovely and extremely interesting. Some of my classes are in older buildings which still use chalk boards and wooden tables, while …

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Mar 21

Global UGRAD Program – My UNH Experience

It’s been 7 months today since I arrived at UNH.  I’m from Honduras, and came here as part of the Global UGRAD Program. I got accepted at the UNH ECE Department for the Computer Engineering program. Universities in the U.S. are very different from those in other countries, so it took some time to get used to so …

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Feb 15

Budapest Study Abroad Program – the First Week

The first week in Budapest really flew by. I traveled with four other UNH students all studying electrical engineering as well. We got lost a few times before getting the hang of using the trains, trams, and busses to get around the city. This was important to figure out with all the errands we had …

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Aug 05

UNH KEEPERS Camp

Recently, Devin, Carol, and I helped with the UNH KEEPERS Camp “Biomedical Engineering” Day. The children were able to have tours of Professor Wayne Smith’s lab, build simple parallel and series circuits, and create their own “Operation”-style board games. The picture below is of me and a student displaying his “Operation” game. It was great …

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Aug 05

Keepers Summer Camp at Project54

Project54 assisted with two sections of KEEPERS summer camp. It turned out to be a great way for the second to fifth grade students to explore electrical and computer engineering. Mark gave tours to groups of the students of a Project54 lab and a police cruiser. While he did that, Erika, Devin and I helped the …

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