OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

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.

A new way to fuel cars with natural gas

OSU-Cascades professor and students team up to retool automobile engines and turn natural gas homes into vehicle fueling stations.

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

Running robots of future may learn from world’s best two-legged runners: birds

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Oct 29, 2014
The best bipedal runners in the world may be birds, and OSU researchers are studying them to make better robots.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

Oregon State University Advantage Accelerator accepting applications

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Oct 22, 2014
The Oregon State University Advantage Accelerator program will begin its next cohort in January, and is now seeking participants.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

Lomónaco to direct Hinsdale Wave Research Laboratory

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Oct 10, 2014
Pedro Lomónaco, an expert in coastal and maritime engineering, has been named the director of the O.H. Hinsdale Wave Research Laboratory.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

Grant to enhance minority participation in STEM disciplines

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Oct 9, 2014
A five-year, $3.44 million grant from the National Science Foundation will help improve STEM education at OSU and other collaborating universities.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

Rivers recover natural conditions quickly following dam removal

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Oct 8, 2014
Rivers can quickly return to their natural state, both physically and biologically, following removal of dams, a new study shows.… Read full story.

Upcoming Events

Oct
31
2014

Lessons learned from recent earthquakes

Scott A. Ashford, Kearney Professor and dean of Oregon State University’s College of Engineering, will share lessons learned from investigating recent earthquakes in Chile, New Zealand, and

Nov
03
2014

Leadership Academy Info Session

Are you a leader? Turn your experience and passion into a pathway to success! The Academy is an exciting new student experience developed and delivered with the strategic involvement and…
Nov
03
2014

Leadership Academy Info Session

Are you a leader? Turn your experience and passion into a pathway to success! The Academy is an exciting new student experience developed and delivered with the strategic involvement and…
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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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