College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology

WEWS visits Kent State University to learn about drones. The sky is the limit when it comes to the uses for drones. From surveying natural disasters to inspecting rooftops, delivering packages, or simply flying for fun, the drone industry is growing at a rapid pace. To prepare the next generation of professionals, the Kent State University College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology...

Virginia Albanese (far left) of FedEx Custom Critical presents a giant check to Kent State President Beverly Warren. Also pictured are Interim Dean Robert Sines, Vice President Stephen Sokany and Flash. Kent State University’s College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology will receive a $1.5 million gift from FedEx over three years. The gift will support the university’s flight program, which will celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2017 and has outgrown current facilities at the Kent State University Airport. “I am proud to...

Virginia Albanese (far left) of FedEx Custom Critical presents a giant check to Kent State President Beverly Warren. Also pictured are Interim Dean Robert Sines, Vice President Stephen Sokany and Flash. FedEx Express donation has jumpstarted fundraising for the new Aeronautics building at the Kent State Airport. Kent State University’s College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology will receive a $1.5 million gift from FedEx over three years. The gift will support the university’s flight program, which will celebrate its 50th...

College of Aeronautics and Engineering

The Kent State University Aeronautics Fair, a family-friendly event on Sept. 10, will feature vintage aircraft, military vehicles, speakers and pilots, as well as airplane and hot air balloon rides. The Aeronautics Department in Kent State University’s College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology will host its 20th Aeronautics Fair on Saturday, Sept. 10. The Kent State University Aeronautics Fair takes place 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Andrew W. Paton Field at the Kent State University Airport, located at 4020 Kent Road in Stow. ...

Michael Fisch (center), assistant professor in Kent State’s College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology, works with students in an X-ray lab in the Science Research Building. Scholar of the Month Michael Fisch Assistant Professor College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology 1999-present With faculty like Michael Fisch, Ph.D., on hand, it is no wonder that Kent State University identified materials science as an area of research focus. Nor is it hard to see why Fisch, an assistant professor in the...

Michael Fisch (center), assistant professor in Kent State’s College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology, works with students in an X-ray lab in the Science Research Building.   The following experts from Kent State University are available to media covering the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Their areas of expertise and topics they can discuss are provided, as well as links to additional information and contact information. Areas of expertise include religion and politics, U.S. relations to Europe,...

Joshua Ishihara created a glove to help communicate with the ASL community. At first glance, it looks like an ordinary black glove with a white palm. But if you take a closer look, you will see it is equipped with sensors and a speaker. The glove is in the early stages of helping those who use American Sign Language (ASL) to communicate with those who do not. In his senior year at Kent State University, in the College of...

Yanhai Du (center), Kent State assistant professor in the College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology, teaches students about fuel cell technology. The basic concept of a fuel cell is simple – it converts chemical energy into electricity. To hear Kent State University Assistant Professor Yanhai Du, Ph.D., in the College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology tell it, however, the impact of modern and emerging fuel cell technology is anything but basic. Fuel cells have the...

Yanhai Du (center), Kent State assistant professor in the College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology, teaches students about fuel cell technology. Nikki, the Top Hawk Cessna aircraft, will be revealed on Feb. 23 at 12:30 p.m. at the Kent State University Airport to the media, alumni and friends of Kent State University’s Aeronautics Program. Kent State was named a 2016 Top Hawk university, one of only four universities nationwide to receive the honor. Each school was awarded a Cessna Sky...

Yanhai Du (center), Kent State assistant professor in the College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology, teaches students about fuel cell technology. Aeronautics Program to receive a Cessna aircraft and an internship opportunity for a Kent State student  Kent State University’s Aeronautics Program in the College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology is one of four universities nationwide to be selected as a partner school for Cessna’s 2016 Top Hawk program. The program...