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Sleepless in Chicago – reverse engineering global warming

Swedish-born researcher Linnéa Andersson holds the video camera while Anna Herring, a Ph.D. candidate in environmental engineering at Oregon State University, stands in front of a foil-wrapped machine infused with tubes.

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.

OSU's growing expertise in unmanned aerial vehicles

UAV research and academic offerings grow to match industry interest.

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

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New degrees place OSU at forefront of robotics research and education

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Aug 26, 2014
New master's and doctoral degrees in robotics will make OSU one of the national leaders in this growing field of study.… Read full story.

Walmart and The Walmart Foundation award OSU grant to help boost U.S. manufacturing

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Aug 14, 2014
OSU has received one of the first seven grants from the Walmart U.S. Manufacturing Innovation Fund created by Walmart and The Walmart Foundation to help accelerate manufacturing in the U.S.… Read full story.
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Scientists discover the miracle of how geckos move, cling to ceilings

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Aug 12, 2014
Researchers have created a model that can explain how geckos perform some of their remarkable feats, like running on a ceiling.… Read full story.
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ChickTech encourages girls to enter technology fields

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Aug 8, 2014
An OSU workshop on Aug. 23-24 called ChickTech is designed to encourage high school girls to enter computer and technical fields.… Read full story.
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Advantage Accelerator “graduates” moving toward successful new businesses, jobs

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Jul 24, 2014
The first four companies working with the OSU Advantage Accelerator have completed the program and are moving toward commercial success.… Read full story.

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From the Ingenium Blog

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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Let’s the race begin

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Jul 15, 2014

This summer the Oregon State’s Solar Vehicle Team will once again be competing in the American Solar Challenge (ASC) and Formula Sun Grand Prix (FSGP). The FSGP (July 17 – 19) is a three-day track race against universities from around the country and serves as the qualifier for the biannual ASC (July 21 – 28), [...]

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