STEM

How the Younger Generation Can Improve STEM Skills From Home

COVID-19, and the series of lockdowns that followed, has brought a wide array of challenges to students, workers, and employers alike. Thanks to the efforts of teachers and school administrators around the world, institutional education was able to continue through remote learning-- a solution that, as necessary as it may have been given the circumstances, was not without its flaws. Despite the best efforts of everyone involved, many students were left feeling like more of their education was left up...

UNH-IOL Announces Industry Sponsors for STEM High School Summer Internship

High Tech Bound Paid Computer Science Summer Internship

DURHAM, N.H. July 12, 2018— The University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory (UNH-IOL) has received generous donations from industry partners Dell EMC , Verizon , Alexander Technology Group , Cisco , HPE , Liberty Mutual , QA Cafe , and Senet to support the expansion of HighTech Bound, its high school summer internship program.

HighTech Bound is a unique opportunity for high school juniors entering their senior year to gain...

Get to know the 2021 High Tech Bound Interns

We are excited to share the big news, we have officially hired 8 interns for the upcoming year of our HighTech Bound Program. Their first day is Monday, July 12th.

Anisha

Anisha Gurram is a rising senior from Northview High School in Georgia. Due to her father's experience in programming, Anisha was immersed into the world of computers from a young age and with his assistance, she learned the Java...

UNH Students Hack for Change at Hack New Hampshire

As the world marked a truly extraordinary year in a pandemic, the UNH InterOperability Lab (UNH-IOL) and the Peter T. Paul Entrepreneurship Center (ECenter) rallied to bring a little normalcy to UNH life with their annual hackathon. The innovative 24-hour event was changed to be entirely virtual and ended up with a higher number of student participants than ever before.

A total of eight teams participated March 27-28 to work together to solve the problem of misinformation in our...

Final Thoughts About My Summer at the UNH-IOL

Throughout this six week internship, I have learned a lot in such little time while at the IOL and I have enjoyed every moment. Some of my favorite times were rebuilding a computer, learning new code, as well as working with the other IP interns Tim, Grayson, Jasiah, and the rest of the IP team. In addition, the site visits were an eye-opening experience and very informative for my understanding of Computer Science.

During the first week at the...

Collaborating with Industry to Create Secure IoT Solutions

Recently I had the opportunity to work on a Secure Internet of Things (IoT) demo with two collaborating companies, GlobalSign , a WebTrust-certified certificate authority and Infineon , a semiconductor manufacturer. The demo comprised of a Raspberry Pi single board computer, an Infineon Iridium TPM Board, and an LED light strip which was controlled through a secure website with certificates and provisioning through GlobalSign. Specifically, I was tasked with upgrading the demo to current hardware and technologies....

Tech Camps and the IOL helped me choose UNH

Recently I had the pleasure of interviewing Griffin Leclerc, a new employee at the UNH-IOL, to learn about what led him on his journey to working at the lab and where he hopes to be in the years to come.

I did not know it yet, but the first time I met Griffin Leclerc in the summer of 2013, was not going to be the last. Griffin was a rising sophomore at Trinity High School who chose to spend...

My Time as a High School Summer Intern at the IOL

Nearing the final week of my internship I can say that I am amazed by the quality of my experience at the IOL. Not only have I been able to visit a number of companies ranging from larger corporations like Liberty Mutual and Verizon to smaller startups like QA Café, but I was able to use the knowledge learned in high school and put it to use in a real world application. On top of putting my skills to use,...

High School Internship: Then and Now

High School Internship: Then and Now with Patrick MacArthur, a 2007 High School Intern

Recently I had the opportunity to interview an outstanding UNH student and UNH-IOL employee, Patrick MacArthur, to learn about how he started out as a High School Intern and where his journey has taken him over the years. I hope you enjoy reading about his experience as much as I did writing about it!

The year of 2007 marked the second year of the UNH-IOL’s...