University of Connecticut

The University of Connecticut, (UConn) was established in 1881 under its former name Storrs Agricultural School. UConn was officially established in 1939. Today, UConn has ten schools and campuses on the main campus in Storrs, Connecticut and separate schools of law and social work in Hartford as well as schools of medicine and dental in Farmington. UConn has a student body of more than 29,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional degree students. The university is consistently rated in the top 30 of public universities within the United States.

Address
850 Bolton Road, Unit 1085, Storrs, CT 06269-1085
E-mail
michael.kirk@uconn.edu
Website
http://www.uconn.edu
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_Connecticut
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Energy & Green Tech

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Energy & Green Tech

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Engineering

Engineers produce water-saving crop irrigation sensor

A team of University of Connecticut researchers engineered a soil moisture sensor that is more cost effective than anything currently available and responds to the global need to regulate water consumption in agriculture.

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