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Frank Davis ’82 near the building named in his honor.

Alumni Story

Frank Davis ’82, Electrical Engineering

A successful corporate leader, Davis is committed to addressing the lack of diversity among business owners.

Alumni Story

Jennifer Bower Dawson ’03, Mechanical Engineering

As her company deploys some of the first completely driverless vehicles to traverse American roadways, Jennifer Bower Dawson '03 is watching out for the public's safety.

Rebecca Rosenberg


2019 BizPitch Winner Designs Product to Help Visually Impaired ‘Simply See’

Rebecca Rosenberg '20 transformed her struggle with vision problems into an innovative assistive technology

Students researching vaping


Student-Faculty Research Finds First Evidence of Carbon Monoxide in E-cigarettes

The student-initiated study adds a new dimension to the debate surrounding the safety of the devices.

Shehryar Asif with his backpack.


A Bright Idea: Bucknell Student, Professor Make Homework Safer for Refugee Students

When Shehryar Asif '21 and Professor Amal Kabalan learned that refugee students in Lebanon weren’t able to safely complete their schoolwork after dark, they delivered a simple but innovative solution.

Portrait of Emily Bayuk on campus


Bucknell Student’s Book Series Lights the Way for Young Women in Engineering

Emily Bayuk '21 wants to help more young girls discover the wonder she finds in electrical engineering.

Academic East exterior


Bucknell Opens Academic East, a Student-centered Hub for Innovation and Exploration

Academic East, a 78,000-square-foot innovation center for the College of Engineering and Department of Education at Bucknell, opens in August 2019.

Professor Erin Jablonski

Faculty Story

Erin Jablonski, Chemical Engineering

As Professor Erin Jablonski, chemical engineering, pursued her education and career in a male-dominated field, she has paid careful attention to factors that could undermine student success in grades K-12.

Senior Design Light Mask 2019


Inside Innovation: Senior Design Team Engineers App with Johnson & Johnson

Yili Wang

Student Story

Yili Wang ’21, Applied Mathematical Sciences and Computer Science

Yili Wang '21 sees connections between the passions for music and mathematics that she's pursuing at Bucknell.

Caroline Fakharzadeh ’20 in lab


Bucknell Chemical Engineering Majors Win Big at National Conference

A delegation of 32 Bucknell students headed to Pittsburgh for the American Institute of Chemical Engineering National Student Conference. You might say they swept the competition.

Exterior of Dana Engineering


Cool Classes: Manufacturing Processes

Most college mechanical engineering programs teach students to sketch products using computer-aided design software. Not every program asks students to then cast those products in molten metal, roiling at more than 2,000 degrees Celsius, but that's exactly what Bucknell mechanical engineering major Brishti Mandal '20 found herself doing on a Monday afternoon last semester.

Student using a microscope in Maker-E


Hands-on Experiences Help Electrical & Computer Engineering Majors Find the Art in Engineering

It was on an October afternoon in her junior year when Hayley Reiner '20 first experienced the art in engineering.

Exterior of Dana Engineering


Cool Classes: Materials Science

To make great stuff, sometimes you have to break stuff. UNIV 264, a course in materials science taught by Professor Tim Raymond, chemical engineering, takes this maxim to the extreme.

Portrait of student Connor Grigg

Student Story

Connor Grigg ’20, Mechanical Engineering

Along with seeking a mechanical engineering degree, Connor Grigg '20 had a personal goal in mind when he came to Bucknell. He wanted to become a stronger leader.


Summer Research Explores the Human Side of Computing

Summer of Discovery Gives Students Head Start in Sciences

Portrait of student Jewel Cook

Student Story

Jewel Cook ’20, Chemical Engineering

Jewel Cook '20 cites her strong relationships with her chemical engineering professors as one of the best parts of her Bucknell experience.

Bucknell’s First-gen Seniors Share Stories of Perseverance and Accomplishment

Portrait of student Serena Tramm

Student Story

Serena Tramm ’20, Mechanical Engineering

Serena Tramm '20, mechanical engineering, takes full advantage of leadership opportunities in her areas of interest at Bucknell.