OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

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"To be a public servant is important." — Kevin Perletti

Construction launch recognizes donors’ visionary investment

Johnson Hall will be a place where faculty, students, and industry professionals can come together to teach, learn, and conduct leading-edge interdisciplinary research.

Sleepless in Chicago – reverse engineering global warming

Anna Herring and Linnéa Andersson often pull all-nighters at the Advanced Photon Source.

Computer science student beats odds, hopes to expand computer usability

Charles Hill is committed not just to his research and a desire to teach, but also in his personal life.

Finding solutions that matter: Our mission is to make people’s lives better, whether it’s by building earthquake-proof bridges, providing safe drinking water, or using thin film technology to create more efficient solar cells. We create opportunities for our students to make a difference even before they graduate, and help foster industry relationships that bring our discoveries to the rest of the world. Making an impact beyond the classroom drives us to address some of the most critical issues we face in Oregon and beyond.

Engineering News

OSU News Release

Matched “hybrid” systems may hold key to wider use of renewable energy

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Nov 26, 2014
Alternative energy systems might be more cost effective if they can be matched with one another to provide a more steady and dependable flow of electricity, a new report suggests.… Read full story.
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Expert to discuss startup business issues, patents

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Nov 26, 2014
The director of the Silicon Valley United States Patent and Trademark Office will explore startup business issues on Wednesday, Dec. 3, in Corvallis, in an open public discussion.… Read full story.
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New technology may speed up, build awareness of landslide risks

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Nov 19, 2014
A new way to use lidar technology could revolutionize the understanding of landslides around the world, and reveal them in some areas to be far more pervasive than ever before understood.… Read full story.
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New advance in cryopreservation could change management of world blood supplies

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Nov 17, 2014
OSU engineers have identified a way to speed up the processing of frozen blood, which may have significant impacts on management of the world blood supply.… Read full story.
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OSU partnership forms new center for software development

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Nov 6, 2014
Two organizations at Oregon State University have joined forces to create a new center offering expanded services in product testing, software development and hosting.… Read full story.

Upcoming Events

Dec
10
2014

Educator Speaking Salon: Evidence Based Practices in Undergraduate Education

Join us on Wednesday, Dec. 10th from 3:00-5:00 pm Milam 215, when we will discuss the National Academies’ consensus report on Discipline-based Education Research (NRC 2012) and the President’s Council of Advisors

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From the Ingenium Blog

Robotic humans, phase one

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Sep 2, 2014

Mechanical engineer endeavors to improve hand surgeries Sutures have been the primary way to connect muscles, tendons, or any biological tissue for 30,000 years. This fundamental method of sewing together living body parts has served humankind well, but Ravi Balasubramanian sees room for improvement. Through a new research project called REHand (for Re-Engineering the Hand) […]

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Oregon State University launches humanitarian engineering program

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Aug 15, 2014

Increasingly, we’ve found that engineering students at Oregon State University (OSU) are seeking ways to make a lasting impact on our world. In response to this demand, a diverse group of faculty is working together to launch a humanitarian engineering (HE) program: We define HE as the co-development of science- or engineering-based solutions to improve […]

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