OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

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.

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

New type of cement could offer environmental protection, lower cost

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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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Culture, crowding and social influence all tied to aggressive driving behavior

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Apr 26, 2016
A study of angry, competitive and aggressive driving suggests that these dangerous behaviors are becoming a worldwide phenomenon of almost epidemic proportions, and are a reflection of a person’s surrounding culture, both on the road and on a broader social level.… Read full story.

OSU Alumni Association grants high honors to three

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Apr 15, 2016
The OSU Alumni Association has selected two alumni, Jen-Hsun Huang and Pamela Knowles, and one great friend of the university, Allyn Ford, to be honored on April 22. … Read full story.
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Eight Oregon State engineering faculty earn $4.3 million in top awards

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Apr 12, 2016
Eight young faculty members in the College of Engineering have received $4.3 million in prestigious awards for their teaching or research initiatives.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

“Community solar” systems may add savings to local, cooperative energy projects

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Mar 30, 2016
Small "community-solar" projects involving neighbors working together may hold part of the future of solar energy and improved efficiency.… Read full story.

Upcoming Events

May
02
2016

PhD Oral Preliminary Examination – Majid Alkaee Taleghan

Simulator-Defined MDP Planning with Applications in Resource Management
Simulators in natural resource management can be very expensive to execute, so that the time required to solve such

May
02
2016

EECS Distinguished Lecture: A System of Systems Framework for Autonomy, Big Data Analytic, and Cloud Infrastructure

Mo Jamshidi, Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Texas, San Antonio

Abstract
Large data has been accumulating in all aspects of

May
05
2016

PhD Oral Preliminary Examination – Fan Zhou

Amorphous InGaZnO Thin-Film Transistor Stability with AC Bias Temperature Stress
Integrating amorphous InGaZnO thin-film transistors (a-IGZO TFTs) row drivers (gate drivers) in peripheral circuits on glass is promising for reducing the…
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From the Ingenium Blog

Brian Wood Awarded Overseas Fellowship

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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

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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.