Impactful Research

The University of Bridgeport’s ninth annual Faculty Research Day competition showcased a diverse array of faculty and student research throughout the Schelfhaudt Gallery in the campus’ Arnold Bernhard Arts & Humanities Center.

Technology management student a winner at Connecticut Collegiate Business Competition

A University of Bridgeport graduate student who developed a device aimed at keeping people safe and preventing other major disasters has won the Best Presentation Award at the Connecticut Collegiate Business Competition.

Joe Bango was awarded the $500 prize for Downed Standoff Powerline Sensor. The device helps emergency response and utility crews quickly locate, replace, or repair broken power lines, which have caused billions of dollars in damages and massive fires, including recent deadly conflagrations in Northern California.

NASA Connecticut Space Grant Consortium award helps first-generation college student fulfill engineering dreams

BRIDGEPORT, CT (November 27, 2018)—Genesis Paz was nine when her uncle first showed her the guts of a television. Mesmerized by its motherboard and outsized monitor, she watched carefully as he repaired the appliance. Later, he fixed a computer. She watched that, too. Each time her uncle had something to fix, Paz was by his side, asking questions.  

UB will host Faculty Research Day on March 23

Faculty Research Day, an annual celebration showcasing the expanse of research at the University of Bridgeport (UB), will be held on Friday, March 23. This year, Faculty Research Day focuses on the future of research and tomorrow’s scholars. A designated High School Research area, new to Faculty Research Day this year, will be dedicated to research by students’ from several Fairfield County high schools, including Fairchild Wheeler Interdistrict Magnet School, Stratford High School, Shelton High School, Notre Dame High School, and Bridgeport Aquaculture School.