David Crawford School of Engineering

Fluids Lab Gets a Makeover Thanks to Generous Alumni

By Stephen Fitzhugh, PhD, P.E., Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering and Director, David Crawford School of Engineering The engineering Fluids Lab and an adjacent manufacturing-related laboratory space in the basement of Tomkins Hall are receiving a much-needed facelift thanks to the generosity of NU Trustee and Civil Engineering alumnus Paul …

Safer Skies: Real Time Hypoxia Monitoring for Pilots

By Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Brian Bradke, PhD Norwich engineering student Kevin Taylor ’17 spent the summer working on a new system for improving safety and efficacy of fighter pilots. The challenge: to devise a system for monitoring blood oxygenation in fighter pilots. But, he had to do it without interfacing with the aircraft …

Wheel Pad: A Great Idea, and a Beautiful Alliance

By Professor of Civil Engineering Edwin Schmeckpeper, P.E., Chair, Civil & Environmental Engineering and Construction Management Take a great idea, add a few Norwich engineering professors and eager architecture and engineering students, and what do you get? Wheel Pad, an ecofriendly 200-square foot accessible bedroom and bathroom designed to be …