U. of Utah, Air Force establish engineering education partnership

The University of Utah College of Engineering and the U.S. Air Force announced a new education partnership that will create valuable learning opportunities for students and research projects that can advance technologies from wireless communications and cybersecurity to robotics and composite materials.

A signing ceremony celebrating the agreement was held Nov. 18 at 10 a.m. in the Catmull Gallery of the Warnock Engineering Building on the University of Utah campus.

The university’s Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps honor guard presented the colors at the start of the ceremony, and representatives from Hill Air Force Base were in attendance, including Ogden Air Logistics Complex Commander Brig. Gen. Richard Gibbs and Director of Engineering and Technical Management Thomas A. Lockhart Jr. Also attending were University of Utah Vice President for Research Erin Rothwell and U College of Engineering Dean Richard B. Brown.

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