Month: February 2016

Dr. Cato Laurencin elected to Chinese Academy of Engineering

Dr. Cato T. Laurencin, chief executive officer of CICATS, has been elected a foreign member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE). Dr. Laurencin is the first foreign member from the United States to be elected in the field of biomaterials and one of the youngest foreign members to be elected in its history. We congratulate Dr. Laurencin on this distinguished recognition.

The full award announcement is available on UConn Today.


CICATS Celebrates Excellence in Research

CIG-event-photoCICATS held its first annual “Celebration of Excellence in Research” in the Academic Lobby at UConn Health, celebrating the work and success of its 17 Core Interest Groups (CIGs). The celebration provided an opportunity for faculty and community based organizations to network for collaborative research projects, and also included brief research project overview lectures by CIG researchers and poster displays.

The story in full is available on  UConn Today.