Connecticut Academy of Science & Engineering to Host 41st Annual Meeting and Dinner, May 24, 2016

Keynote Address: Jo Handelsman, PhD, Associate Director for Science In The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy

What: 41st Annual Meeting of Connecticut Academy of Science & Engineering
Where: University of New Haven, Beckerman Recreation Center
When: Tuesday, May 24, 2016, 6:00 − 9:30 p.m.

Student Award Presentations: Students will display their projects during the 6:00-7:00 p.m. reception and will receive awards during dinner (includes winners of this year’s Connecticut Science & Engineering Fair, Connecticut Junior Science and Humanities Symposium, and Connecticut Invention Convention). Read more.

Gerber Medals: The H. Joseph Gerber Medal of Excellence, established by the Academy and presented in partnership with the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, will be awarded to the three top student winners. Read More.

New Academy Members: Newly elected members of the Academy will be introduced. Read more.

Special CASE Award: CASE will award Honorary Membership to Eloise Farmer, retired biology teacher, Torrington High School and Editor of Science Matters newsletter. Read more.

Academy Distinguished Service Award: CASE will present an award for Distinguished Service to its member Edward C. Monahan. Read more.

Connecticut Medal of Technology: The 2016 Connecticut Medal of Technology will be presented to Cato T. Laurencin, University Professor, University of Connecticut; Chief Executive Officer, Connecticut Institute for Clinical and Translational Science; Director, Institute for Regenerative Engineering; Endowed Chair Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery, UConn Health; Tenured Professor, School of Engineering. Read more.

Keynote Speech: Jo Handelsman, Associate Director for Science, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. Read more.


The Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering was chartered by the General Assembly in 1976 to provide expert guidance on science and technology to the people and to the state of Connecticut, and to promote the application of science and technology to human welfare and economic well being. For more information about the Academy, please see