Herff In the News

Stay informed on news coverage that highlights Herff College of Engineering's amazing faculty, staff, students and alumni.

January 2024

Center for Applied Earth Sciences and Engineering Research (CAESER) involvement in the MoSH's Science of Beer event. 
>>Memphis Flyer
Alumni, Suzy Young to lead UAH Research Institute.
>>The Redstone Rocket
Janey Smith Camp, to lead new division for the Center for Applied Earth Science and Engineering.
>>Daily Memphian
STEM Building Media Coverage
>>Commercial Appeal
>>The Business Journal
>>Daily Memphian
>>Homeschool Roster

December 2023

Saorla Miller, Biomedical Engineering student among athletes to graduate Magna Cum Laude. 
Dean Okoli's interview with The Business Journal 
>>The Business Journal
Anthony Miles, Civil Engineering student secures Mr. UofM
>>Daily Helmsman

November 2023

Herff College of Engineering's Day of Service Attracts Attention of Action News 5
>> Action News 5

October 2023

UofM Football Coach Koby Drake Balances Football and Studying For His Mechanical Engineering Degree
>> Commercial Appeal

UofM Alum Colette D. Honorable Promoted to Exelon Vice President of Public Policy and Chief External Affairs Officer
>> Excelon Corp

September 2023

Shaun Sipe, UofM Alumni, Hired at SOL Engineering Services
>> Bizjournals

6th Tennessee STEAM Festival set for October

UofM Alum & Former Osceola Mayor Sally L. Wilson Interviewed on NEA Women in Business
>> TalkBusiness
UofM Alumni Joins Tennessee Supreme Court
>> The Tennessean

March 2023

Congressman Cohen announces bioengineering grant to be directed by Dr. Gary Bowlin, Biomedical Engineering
>> Press Release, Office of Congressman Steve Cohen's

David Russomanno, IUPUI engineering dean and former Herff professor, named UofM provost
>> Commercial Appeal
>> Memphis Business Journal

February 2023

Ashley Evans, Civil Engineering alumna, was appointed Levee Safety Endowed Chair 
>>US Army Corps of Engineers

January 2023

Lt. Col. John Cole (B.S. in Engineering Technology '72) passed away at the age of 72
>> Enid News & Eagle Obituaries

Altimmune appoints Raymond Jordt (M.S. in Biomedical Engineering) chief business officer
>> Yahoo News

December 2022

Steve Woods (B.S. in Biomedical Engineering '85) passes away at the age of 59
>> Legacy

Jack M. Delong Jr. (B.S. in Civil Engineering '90) passed away at the age of 63
>> WBBJTV.com

November 2022

Kenneth Akers (M.S. in Engineering) passed away at the age of 84
>> Stewart Funeral Home site

October 2022

Herff degrees are five highest-earning bachelor's degrees offered at the University of Memphis
>> Commercial Appeal

University of Memphis Breaks Ground on STEM Facility
>> Spaces4Learning.com
>> The Daily Helmsman

Low Mississippi River levels could lead to higher inflation, paying for more groceries (featuring Dr. Lipinski, Civil Engineering/Intermodal Freight Transportation Institute, interview)
>> KATC Newschannel 3 (ABC Affiliate)

September 2022

The University of Memphis and IAMPE Sign Academic Partnership Agreement
>> American Journal of Transportation

R1 momentum: University of Memphis research funds landed in August
>> Memphis Business Journals

August 2022

Master's alum Andrew Ritchie hired as senior director of Engineering & Facilities at Genezen
>> Inside Indiana Business

Master's alum Danilo Sirias, Saginaw Valley State University professor, awarded $245K research grant for mental health improvements
>> mLive 

Will Reid, BS in Civil Engineering graduate, named chief engineer and deputy commissioner of TDOT
>>Tennessee Department of Transportation

July 2022

Herff Names New Dean
>> Daily Memphian
>> Memphis Business Journal

Ambar Prajapati (MS) Releases Disruptive Study on AMQP Integration With NORM: The Innovative mechanism brings together two transformative technologies in the IT space
>> Newswire

Elizabeth Burks (Civil '97) named Memphis District Engineering & Construction Chief
>> DredgeWire
>>Waterways Journal

CAESAR talks water conservation in Memphis

June 2022

Zach Shaw (BS) named director of maintenance for the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA)
>> AviationPros.com

May 2022

Dr. Amber Jennings was selected one of the top 10 women who lead in biosciences by the Memphis Business Journal. Dr. Jennings' lab at the UofM is working to develop therapeutics to prevent and treat bacterial and fungal infections that pose a threat to people with traumatic injuries or implants.
>> Memphis Business Journal