#GINNing Podcast

#GINNing Podcast

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The official podcast of the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering. War Eagle!


Talk About Traffic Noise..
Nov 8 • 20 min
The brain child of industrial engineering grad Tim Arnold, Auburn’s new ‘War Eagle Road,’ the first musical road on a college campus, gives a whole new meaning to traffic noise.
There she is…
Nov 1 • 21 min
Collins McMurray, the new crowned Miss Auburn University, is a freshman in chemical engineering, kicking class and taking names.
All We Do Is Wind: A Thurow Discussion of Aerospace Engineering
Oct 25 • 19 min
Brian Thurow, chair of the Department of Aerospace Engineering, joins the best podcast in all of higher education to discuss Auburn’s efforts to put the space back into aerospace.
Algorithm and Blues
Oct 18 • 21 min
These days, you can’t go a week without seeing assistant professor of computer science and software engineering Anh Nguyen’s name in a tech blog. Time to deep learn why…
Big Development
Oct 11 • 20 min
Auburn Engineering development officer David Mattox is getting cash and taking names. Somebody break out the Guinness Book…
Capture Carbon or Dioxide Trying
Oct 4 • 22 min
C02 is the problem. Lauren Beckingham may be the solution.
Will Phillips, Reel Engineer
Sep 27 • 21 min
Senior mechanical engineering major Will Phillips just helped Auburn’s bass fishing team win yet another national championship. Science, yo.
Auburn Astronaut Jan Davis on her month in space.
Sep 20 • 23 min
How many astronauts has Auburn produced? There’s too many to count. And yet there’s only Jan Davis.
Finding Nima: A 3-D look at Auburn’s additive manufacturing rockstar
Sep 13 • 18 min
In just six years time, Nima Shamsaei, the Philpott-WestPoint Stevens Distinguished Associate Professor and director of the National Center for Additive Manufacturing Excellence, has become a name above all names in the world of 3-D printing. But to…
OK, All Right Guys: How Mike Horton is helping Auburn Football engineer a championship
Sep 6 • 20 min
The Samuel Ginn College of Engineering is riding for the brand. In other words, ain’t no thwartin’ senior offensive guard Mike Horton.
Friction Addiction
Aug 23 • 21 min
The best podcast in higher education runs like well-oiled machine, which is something Rob Jackson knows all about. Get your ears on, and your gears ready… it’s tribology time.
Celebrating student sewer solutions with Dan “DIY” Harris
Aug 15 • 20 min
Sure, we could put out bids to some sort of consulting group or contractor to help us reduce the 5 million gallons of city tap water the college uses each August just to feed the cooling towers. But why would we when we have the genius students of t…
Student Recruiting, Taylor Made
Aug 9 • 20 min
There’s no down time for Recruiting and Scholarships director Jessica Taylor. But with a job that rewarding, why would you want there to be?
Hall of Fame
Aug 2 • 24 min
You’d be hard pressed to find anyone more passionate about helping students reach their potential than Eric Hall, program coordinator for Auburn’s Academic Excellence Program sponsored by Alabama Power. Dude is so popular and positive that people ca…
The Marshal Art
Jul 26 • 22 min
If it seems like soon-to-be mechanical engineering graduate Ben Ratliff is Mr. Everything in the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering, it’s because he kind of is. Engineering Student Council president… summer graduation marshal… Freshman Leadershi…
The Jim Killian Experience
Jul 18 • 23 min
What can you say about a man like Jim Killian, who in 1984 took over a one-man shop and turned it into the best-podcast-in-higher-education producing, communications and marketing juggernaut that is today? Let’s find out…
The Fixer
Jul 11 • 23 min
Ed Lewis… common name, uncommon man. Over the course of his career, the senior advisor to the Dean of the Auburn University Samuel Ginn College of Engineering has improved the processes on everything from Combos production to record-setting fundra…
Smart Materials and Nanomedicine—that’s what Allan David DOES.
Jul 3 • 20 min
From India to Maryland to Michigan to Auburn—Allan David is on a quest. The John W. Brown Associate Professor is setting biomedical benchmarks with his smarts on smart materials and nanomaterials and all that amazing stuff. Gadolinium toxicity, you …
Hitting Mechanics: Brett Olson on engineering his way to Omaha
Jun 27 • 20 min
Thanks to his new master’s degree in mechanical engineering, Auburn baseball player Brett Olson has a sure-fire, well-paying way out from his famous father’s shadow.
Buzzwords: When it comes to asphalt, NCAT is where ITSAT.
Jun 20 • 23 min
If you were to create a word cloud corresponding to asphalt industry opinion of NCAT Assistant Director and Test Track Manager Buzz Powell, the term “Foremost Expert” would be as big and bold as it gets. Trust us—20 minutes of Dr. Buzz talking pavem…
World of War Eagle Craft: Keepin’ it realz with Cheryl Seals
Jun 7 • 22 min
Computer Science and Software Engineering professor Cheryl Seals, the pride of Homer, Louisiana, has a passion for diversity in computing, a soft-spot for World of Warcraft, and a “Living Legend” plaque on her mantle. Enough said.
Gabbin’ with Gavin
Jun 6 • 23 min
For Auburn engineering legend Charles Gavin, it’s not about the amount of the donations. It’s not about getting your name on the building you spent half your college career in. It’s about making a difference in the lives of future engineers … and …
The Walt Vault: Engineering legend Walt Woltosz talks Stephen Hawking, the space shuttle and more…
May 30 • 25 min
Simply put, Auburn University wouldn’t be what it is without 1969 aerospace engineering graduate Walt Woltosz. Neither would the space shuttle, Stephen Hawking, or, you know, the world.
The Man, the Myth, the Lego
May 24 • 25 min
Tom Devall, Director of the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering’s Auto Manufacturing Initiatives, is a mean Lean Manufacturing machine. Hear him explain why the auto industry keeps asking to come over to his house to play.
Think Big, Make Small—It’s a Micro World After All
May 16 • 21 min
What’s next for Electrical and Computer Engineering professor Michael Hamilton? Nano your business. But here’s what we DO know—for an expert in quantum computing and stuff, dude is really, really into algae…
Flippin’ awesome: Gymnastics star and new aerospace grad Sam Cerio is gettin’ rich and gettin’ hitched
May 3 • 24 min
Leg injuries so traumatic they instantly went viral might derail an average college senior. Thankfully, there’s nothing average about gymnastics star Sam Cerio. The Auburn aerospace engineer is about to trade the mat for the real world, and there’s …
Degree of Success: Katelyn Jenkins’ first steps as a mechanical engineer
May 3 • 21 min
New Auburn engineering graduate Katelyn Jenkins feels guilty if she fills up the tank anywhere other than ExxonMobil. Time to find out why…
Simply Zabest: Meet Auburn’s Biomechanics Maestro
Apr 25 • 23 min
Michael Zabala could be teaching anywhere—MIT, Stanford, Harvard. But why settle?
Risky Business: Meet the Guardian from Ghana
Apr 18 • 20 min
Learn how Emmanuel Winful is turning the world’s best engineering college into the world’s safest engineering college.
The Soul of Jackson Hole
Apr 11 • 22 min
Star student Natalie Palmquist on the road to the Rhodes, life in Turkey, and how Auburn Engineering is changing the world.
Firewalling the Future: Consequences For America’s Cyber Aggressors
Apr 4 • 28 min
Frank Cilluffo, director of Auburn University’s McCrary Institute for Cyber and Critical Infrastructure Security, discusses America’s new cybersecurity paradigm.
Cinderella Story: Auburn Engineering In The Final Four
Apr 2 • 14 min
Cole Blackstock, a senior in electrical engineering and forward on the men’s basketball team, joins the show to talk about the Tigers’ magical run to the Final Four and the rigors of balancing an engineering curriculum and championship basketball.
Space Invaders: The Road To Mars Goes Through Auburn
Mar 28 • 20 min
Mike Ogles, Auburn University director of NASA programs, joins the #GINNing podcast to discuss NASA’s long-standing partnership with Auburn and the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering.
Surviving a Tornado: Lessons Learned From The March 3 Lee County Disaster
Mar 20 • 23 min
David Roueche, Auburn University assistant professor of civil engineering, joins the inaugural episode of #Ginning to share lessons learned from the Lee County tornadoes.