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.

Environmental engineering senior claims Fulbright scholarship

Stephanie Rich, who will graduate in June from the College of Chemical, Biological, and Environmental Engineering, will soon travel to Germany as a Fulbright scholar to research groundwater contamination.

Creating rocket scientists from scratch

It’s a story that seems made for Hollywood.

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Engineering News

OSU News Release

Storage advance may boost solar thermal energy potential

Nov 3, 2015
Engineers have identified a new approach for the storage of concentrated solar thermal energy, to reduce its cost and make it more practical for wider use.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

“Spring-mass” technology heralds the future of walking robots

Oct 27, 2015
Robotic technology created at OSU has achieved the most realistic implementation of human walking dynamics that has ever been done, and may become the pattern others will follow.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

Methodology could lead to more sustainable manufacturing systems

Oct 14, 2015
OSU engineers have created a "sustainable development methodology" to help make manufacturing processes more environmentally conscious, less wasteful and socially sustainable.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

NSF grant supports high-end imaging instrument development

Oct 6, 2015
OSU was awarded an $815,000 “major research instrumentation” grant to develop a high-end, 4D imaging system and establish an Advanced Imaging Facility. … Read full story.
OSU News Release

NSF awards $4.5 million nanotechnology grant to OSU partnership

Oct 5, 2015
OSU has received a $4.5 million, five-year grant from the National Science Foundation for nanoscale science, engineering and technology research.… Read full story.

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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.