Category Archive: People

Jun 24

Former Civil Engineering Grad Student Receives Award From AWWA

Zwerneman_Collins AWWA Award

Pictured L-R: Andrew DeGraca, Chair of the AWWA Technical & Educational Council, M. Robin Collins, Professor and Chair of the Department of Civil Engineering, John Zwerneman, former Civil Engineering graduate student and award winner, and Jeff Nason, Chair of the AWWA Academic Achievement Award Committee. John Zwerneman, former Civil Engineering graduate student, was recently awarded …

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Jun 14

QACafe BBQ photo


Computer Science Dept. Chair, Radim Bartos, poses for a photo at the QACafe BBQ this May. Seven out of eleven QA Cafe employees are UNH alumni, including the company founder Joe McEachern.

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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Apr 06

Budapest Study Abroad Program – Weekend Trips

The best part of studying in Budapest is that there is plenty of time to travel to all the great surrounding countries on the weekends! So far I have traveled to Austria, Italy and Croatia! Vienna, Austria 18-21 February, 2011 I took a bus to Vienna, Austria with seven friends who are also studying at …

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Sep 27

Don Norman's Talk on BoS2009

Have you ever thought about what the most important rule of designing products for customers is? By treating them how they are, and not how we want them to be. This is just one of the arguments that the author of the book “The Design of Future Things” Don Norman presented in his talk at …

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May 11

Marcelo Gleiser Talk at UNH, May 2010

On May 10th 2010 Marcelo Gleiser gave a very inspiring talk at the University of New Hampshire. The lecture’s title was: A Tear at the Edge of Creation, which is also the title of professor Gleiser’s new book. The lecture was part of the CEPS Frontiers Lecture Series. Marcelo Gleiser is a distinguished physicist and …

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Mar 18

Marko Popovic Lecture at UNH

On the 25th of February Dr Marko Popovic gave a talk at UNH in the series of Graduate Seminar lectures of the ECE department (ECE900). The title of the lecture was: “Many Endeavors a Few Successes; an Ordinary Story of the 21st Century ‘Renaissance’ = Multidisciplinary Researcher”. This lecture was geared towards graduate students who …

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Nov 23

Dennis O'Brien's Lecture at UNH

Last week Dennis O’Brien the Chief Electronics Engineer of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) gave a very interesting talk in the CEPS Frontiers lecture series. LLNL is one of the premier applied physics laboratories in the world. Together with Los Alamos, it is in charge of managing the US nuclear stockpile. It also runs a …

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Oct 14

A Visit to MIT AgeLab

Last week my colleague Zeljko Medenica and I visited AgeLab of the Massachussetts Institute of Technology. The visit was organized by the New England Chapter of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (NEC-HFES). This laboratory is investigating the role of technology in the human aging process. One of the big issues that older people face …

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May 14

2009 IEEE International Conference on Technologies for Homeland Security – HST 2009

On Monday, May 11, I was honored to present my work at a very prestigious IEEE conference on Homeland Security technologies, held in Waltham, MA. During the technical session on the interoperability and field deployable communications, I gave a presentation on the design and development of a software defined Project 25 data base station. Here …

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