A science fair on steroids

Oregon State graduate students showcase research in Portland.

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.

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Engineering News

OSU News Release

OSU robotics program ranked best in West, fourth in nation

May 19, 2016
The graduate robotics program in the OSU College of Engineering has been ranked as the best in the western United States and fourth in the nation, according to Grad School Hub.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

Engineers create a better way to boil water – with industrial, electronics applications

May 4, 2016
Engineers at Oregon State University have found a new way to induce and control boiling bubble formation, that may allow everything from industrial-sized boilers to advanced electronics to work better and last longer.… Read full story.

New type of cement could offer environmental protection, lower cost

Apr 28, 2016
If widely adopted, a new approach to making cement could significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions, water consumption, help address global warming, produce a more durable concrete, and save industry time and significant costs.… Read full story.

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From the Ingenium Blog

Brian Wood Awarded Overseas Fellowship

Apr 29, 2016

By Steve Frandzel Brian Wood, professor of environmental engineering has been awarded a fellowship by the London Mathematical Society (LMS), the United Kingdom’s leading learned society for mathematics. As part of the fellowship, Wood will reside in Oxford and deliver a series of six lectures at prestigious universities including Oxford University, Cambridge University, Imperial College, […] Read full story.

OSU American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) takes 6th place at RC plane competition

Apr 25, 2016

By Karen Kuhlman Last week, the OSU AIAA Design Build Fly (DBF) team competed for the fourth year at the International Cessna/Raytheon Design Build Fly competition. A team of 12 students went to Wichita, KS from April 15-17 to compete against more than 80 universities from across the world and finished 6th place, the best in the club’s history. The […] Read full story.