People in the news

This week's news from faculty and students.
Nott Memorial
Logo

People in the news


Ashraf Ghaly, the Carl B. Jansen Professor of Engineering, recently wrapped up the Byron Nichols Fellowship. As a fellow, Ghaly developed a new interdisciplinary course, “Environmental Forensics,” to discuss environmental mishaps and disasters from emissions, pollution, contamination and waste disposal. The course integrates material from environmental science, ethics, engineering, law, policy and economics. 

A paper by Ann Anderson, the Agnes S. MacDonald Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Mary Carroll, professor of chemistry, and Brad Bruno, professor of mechanical engineering), was published in the American Chemical Society journal, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. The piece focuses on Union's patented method for preparing aerogels for applications in fenestration. Jennifer Ventrella '16 and Benjamin Silberman '15 are also co-authors of this paper. 

SUNY Press recently published a book by Andrew Burkett, assistant professor of English. “Romantic Mediations: Media Theory and British Romanticism” investigates the connections among British romantic writers, their texts and the history of major forms of technical media from the 19th century to the present.

Submit your news to gowanc@union.edu