Category: Engineering

school of engineering alumni included in note

Nicole Lavoie ’12 (ENG) and Jordan Smith ’12 (ENG)

Nicole Lavoie ’12 (ENG) and Jordan Smith ’12 (ENG) were married on June 4, 2017 in Bolton, Conn. surrounded by friends, family, and many fellow UConn alumni from 2007-2014.

Aimée Allaire ’98 (CLAS)

Aimée Allaire ’98 (CLAS) has recently surpassed the halfway mark of an intensive study on the importance of motherhood in the modern world. Her work has been indirectly sponsored by various Connecticut companies, including UTCPower and currently Bauer, Inc. in Bristol. She lives in Mystic with her husband, Keith Brainard ’98 (ENG) and their four children.

Roland Boucher ’54 (ENG)

Roland Boucher ’54 (ENG) is still an active private pilot (bought his first plane in ’52 as a sophomore) and a volunteer instructor at a local Engineering charter high school. One of his hobbies is the study of ancient civilizations and he recently published an article on the use of the pendulum in the creation of a number of measurement standards of the ancient world.

William Rice ’94 (ENG)

William Rice ’94 (ENG) has been appointed Assistant Executive Director for Schools and Curriculum at Area Cooperative Educational Services (ACES), a regional educational service center in New Haven, Conn. Before joining ACES, Mr. Rice was the Director of Mathematics for the Hartford Public Schools. He is certified in both Mathematics and Chemistry.

Shane Kelly ’14 (ENG)

Shane Kelly ’14 (ENG), who is currently working on his Ph.D in Physics at UC Riverside, was selected as an one of the inaugural recipients of the UC-National Lab In-Residence Graduate Fellowship in which he’ll have the unique opportunity to conduct research and receive training at the Los Alamos National Laboratory in a project titled ‘Strongly Coupled Atomtronics’.

Paul Agrimis ’79 (ENG)

Paul Agrimis ’79 (ENG) was awarded the Distinguished Practitioner Award by the Oregon Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects.

Ron Ciak ’11 (CLAS, ENG) and Collyn Seeger ’08 (CLAS), ’09 MS

Ron Ciak ’11 (CLAS, ENG) and Collyn Seeger ’08 (CLAS), ’09 MS were married on Sunday, October 16, 2016 in Groton, Conn. at the Branford House on the UConn Avery Point Campus.

Len Simoni ’65 (ENG)

Len Simoni ’65 (ENG) received his MS degree in Mathematics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) in 1970.
Simoni retired from Westinghouse Electric Company in 2014 and previously worked for Combustion Engineering and United Technologies. Simoni is currently performing consulting engineering services.

Martin James Lewis ’79 (ENG)

Martin James Lewis ’79 (ENG) died in Costa Mesa, Calif. on June 2, 2016. Lewis lived in South Windsor, Conn. with his wife Karen where they raised their 3 daughters, prior to his death.

Chris dePascale, PE ’96 (ENG)

Chris dePascale, PE ’96 (ENG) was recently promoted to Associate Vice President of Dewberry, a privately held professional service firm. dePascale is a senior civil engineer with nearly 20 years experience.