Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Technology Department News

Educators found Women Engineers are Pioneers group at Alfred State Fri, Jul 15th, 2016

Dr. Bond and Dr. Sprau CoulterAs assistant professors and co-founders of a group to encourage female student interest in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), Dr. Danielle Bond and Dr. Tabitha Sprau Coulter are igniting the imaginations of young women by showing students how rewarding and interesting engineering can be.


Sweating out the details of an Alfred State invention Tue, Jul 12th, 2016

l-r: Nathan DeMario, Dr. John Owejan, and Dr. Matthew LawrenceDr. Jon Owejan, assistant professor of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Technology, and Nathan DeMario, a senior majoring in mechanical engineering technology, have invented an advanced cooling system that doesn’t require a chemistry degree to understand how it works; it uses water instead of refrigerants to carry heat out of buildings.


BUV team ties for first in annual competition Fri, May 6th, 2016

Basic Utility Vehicle Team in front of their vehicle, holding trophiesFor the third time, the Alfred State Basic Utility Vehicle (BUV) Team came out on top in a national competition. 


Hands-on development of assistive technology Wed, Apr 20th, 2016

John Williams, Brian Schneider, Robert Romano, and Brian Kazalski at the CREATE conference in AlbanyStudents at Alfred State expect to apply their knowledge to real-world problems. And for two engineering students recently featured in Albany, there was the added benefit of knowing that their invention will help New Yorkers with disabilities.


Basic Utility Vehicle Team finishes second in BUV Design Competition Fri, May 8th, 2015

BUV Team members and mechanical engineering technology students Brendan Sheridan, of Staten Island, left, and David Parker, of WhitesboroThe Alfred State Basic Utility Vehicle (BUV) Team recently took second place in the annual BUV Design Competition held April 25 in Batavia, OH.


Mechanical engineering technology students utilizing their talents in three impressive projects Mon, May 4th, 2015

Baja team with vehicleWhether they are increasing energy efficiency or looking to showcase their skills in an international engineering competition, mechanical engineering technology (MET) students have been working hard during the spring semester on some amazing projects.


High school students flock to Alfred State for National Engineers Week event Mon, Mar 2nd, 2015

Nearly 150 high school students from five area school districts visited Alfred State Friday to discover the exciting worlds of engineering and technology as part of National Engineers Week.Nearly 150 high school students from five area school districts visited Alfred State Friday to discover the exciting worlds of engineering and technology as part of National Engineers Week.


ASC Wins “Customer’s Choice Award” for Best-designed BUV Wed, May 4th, 2011

Students with 2011 BUVFive baccalaureate-level mechanical engineering seniors at Alfred State College, under the guidance of their project advisers, competed in the 11th annual BUV (basic utility vehicle) competition recently in Indianapolis.


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