Combining Passions to Impact the Environment

Rebecca Hutchinson’s work in computer science focuses on advancing ecological research.

National Science Foundation program entices students to burgeoning robotics program

Samantha Hemleben and Pavel Zaystev work with Professor Ross Hatton modeling jumping spider movement on an air hockey table.

Shear excitement

Construction of Johnson Hall utilizes impressive shear walls and the latest in building technology.

Water + People + Environment: Intersecting passions bring grad student to Oregon State

When he graduates in June, Viducich hopes to continue helping people in water-starved regions of the world.

Creating a better future: Our mission is to transform lives and enhance society through impactful education and research. In an inclusive and open environment, we produce graduates who are highly valued and in demand, solutions to global challenges, and partnerships that ensure responsiveness to Oregon and beyond.

Engineering News

OSU News Release

OSU joins national cybersecurity consortium

Feb 3, 2016
A $1.5 million grant to OSU, as part of a broader consortium, will help protect the nation's electric grid from cyber threats.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

Oregon State launches humanitarian engineering program

Jan 14, 2016
OSU has added one of the few academic programs in the nation in humanitarian engineering, helping students to build skills that could have an impact both locally and globally.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

Thousands of landslides in Nepal earthquake raise parallels for Pacific Northwest

Jan 11, 2016
The major earthquake last year in Nepal, similar to the one that lies in the future of the Pacific Northwest, also caused tens of thousands of landslides.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

Tooth fillings of the future may incorporate bioactive glass

Dec 22, 2015
OSU engineers are working toward a new type of tooth filling using "bioactive glass" that may help them last longer and resist decay.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

Study to examine smoldering combustion in wildfires

Dec 21, 2015
Engineers at OSU will use a new $2 million grant from the Department of Defense to study the impacts of smoldering combustion and the problems it can cause.… Read full story.

Upcoming Events


ASC Student Competition

A CCE student team will participate in the 29th Annual Associated Schools of Construction Region 6 and 7 Student Competition, held Feb. 4-7, 2016 in Reno, Nev.


Human Library: Don’t Judge a Book by Its Cover

February 9th 12:00pm-5:00pm

February 10th 10:00am-3:00pm 

Facilitated by: OSU Valley Library

Leadership Academy Pillar: INCLUSIVE

Members of the Leadership Academy are encouraged to participate.  Those who participate,


OSU Day at the Capitol

Each legislative session, OSU faculty, students, alumni and supporters invest a day to paint the State Capitol in Salem orange and black.

OSU Day provides legislators with

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From the Ingenium Blog

OSU AIAA Club Launches Another Winning Rocket

Jul 20, 2015

For the second year in a row, the Oregon State University’s branch of AIAA (American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics) took first place in the payload competition at the Intercollegiate Rocketry Engineering Competition held in Green River, Utah. The team also placed third in the overall competition in the advanced category that targets an altitude […] Read full story.

OSU Civil Engineering Students Successfully Complete Clean Water Project in Nicaragua

Feb 11, 2015

by Makenzie Budge and Caleb Lennon The Oregon State University student chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) completed its second international service project last summer. The chapter designed and built a rainwater catchment system to bring clean, potable water to the community of Little Corn Island, Nicaragua, where the community’s septic systems […] Read full story.