Engineering & Applied Science Research

We transform society through disruptive discoveries at the College of Engineering and Applied Science. Students and faculty create bold, new solutions that impact everyday lives — think innovative manufacturing technology, life-saving devices, health-tracking sensors, and preparing for the next pandemic. Our research touches every aspect of life, all in an effort to take our community to the next level. Next lives here.


Research pushes the boundaries of all our scientific and technical areas of endeavor. Our research accomplishments come from our dedicated faculty who never stop seeking new knowledge, and our students who are the future of engineering.

Gautam Pillay Associate Dean of Research


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Please contact us for more information about research opportunities for students; proposal development support, partnership, sponsorship, collaboration development; or environment, health, and safety questions.

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Gautam Pillay

Associate Dean of Research

513-556-4163

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Andrea Grisell

Health and Safety Professional

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Katy Markley

Research Program Manager

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Mary Nauman

Research Development Specialist

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Laura F Pinelo

Health and Safety Director

513-556-2611

Research News

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The University of Cincinnati has a student-run formula electric...

April 11, 2024

The University of Cincinnati has a longstanding presence in the Formula Society of Automotive Engineers (FSAE) competition. For several decades, UC students have built Formula and BAJA style cars to race and compete against schools nationwide at various competitions. However, with the emergence and growth in popularity of electric cars, one student set out to make UC's very first electric vehicle team. Bearcat Electric Vehicle (BEV) was founded by UC alumnus Sagar Tawari, during his time as a student. In the 2019-2020 academic year, Tiwari recruited members and created the university's first all-electric formula racing team.

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Finding home away from home

April 10, 2024

Navigating life at university is difficult for any college student, but those common challenges are magnified for international students, who also contend with language barriers and cultural differences along the way. Two pairs of international student siblings at the University of Cincinnati—Hamza and Anas Khairy as well as Khwahish and Kartavya Singh—decided to pursue their degrees side by side.

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USA Today: Cincinnati’s Flying Pig Marathon named best in nation

April 5, 2024

Cincinnati's Flying Pig Marathon ranks No. 1 in USA Today’s 10Best list of top-rated marathon, beating out 20 other marathons across the country. The list highlights the race’s fun pig theme, its scenic 26.2-mile route along the Ohio River through diverse neighborhoods across Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky, and a post-race party with pizza and beer.

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