December 20, 2021
Sounds of robotic arms and conveyor belts whizzing and whirling filled the room as four Kennesaw State University mechatronics engineering students recently worked with an industry partner on designing a better beverage bottling process.
December 16, 2021
At Kennesaw State University, graduation doesn’t mark the end of a journey. Rather, it signifies the launch of an entirely new adventure. It’s a time during which thousands of Owls transition from inquisitive learners to innovative doers, from students to the next generation of business leaders, teachers, engineers, artists and healthcare workers. A time in which far-flung families descend upon Kennesaw State to laud the achievements of their loved ones. In celebration of those turning the page to a new chapter, KSU honored more than 2,500 students in its Fall 2021 Commencement ceremonies this week.
December 13, 2021
Alisa Machiwalla's interest in mechanical engineering was sparked at a young age by watching her father fix things around the house. “He’s super handy and I wanted to be like him,” Machiwalla said.
November 17, 2021
As students and alumni celebrate the Atlanta Braves’ first World Series championship since 1995, some in the Kennesaw State University community got to see the dream season unfold up close.
November 02, 2021
The familiar yell of “fire in the hole” rang out on Kennesaw State University’s Marietta Campus during the annual Pumpkin Launch on Monday afternoon. Approximately 270 first-year mechanical engineering students showed off weeks of hard work as they lined up 16-foot-tall slingshots, catapults and trebuchets, capable of launching pumpkins across the Neusoft Technologies Field.
October 06, 2021
The need for talented engineers in Georgia and across the country has grown exponentially, and a recent gift to Kennesaw State University’s Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology (SPCEET) will support programs across several departments. Leaders from SPCEET and Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. came together yesterday to celebrate the partnership and its future impact on KSU students, during an event on the University’s Marietta campus.
October 04, 2021
Lori Lowder readily admits the road to STEM isn’t always straight. Some students don’t fully realize their passion for the field until they begin their undergraduate studies, where many of them encounter mentors who help shape their futures and guide them on the path toward success. Such was the case for Lowder, a professor of mechanical engineering in the Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology, who originally wanted to pursue a medical career until learning the social impact of engineers.
September 30, 2021
Kennesaw State University’s Electric Vehicle Team won big at its latest competition, setting a track record and bringing home first place in the autonomous division, and second place in the driven competition. The team, part of the Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology (SPCEET), traveled to Purdue University to compete in the evGrand Prix, an annual, electric go-kart racing event.
September 13, 2021
Kennesaw State University has earned national recognition for its undergraduate instruction and first-year student initiatives in the U.S. News & World Report 2022 Best Colleges rankings, released today.
September 13, 2021
Yusun Chang is no stranger to success. First arriving at Kennesaw State University in 2009 as an adjunct professor, he has garnered countless accolades for his research and teaching capabilities. Despite the recognition, he contends that no award can replace the satisfaction he receives in seeing his students graduate from his laboratory and find fruitful research careers of their own.