November 2007
VOLUME VIII, ISSUE II
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OPB Video Features OSU Fiber Optics Research
In the Feb. 5 episode of Oregon Field Guide, BEE professor John Selker and his research team demonstrated a new fiber optics-based technology for monitoring stream health. Ultra-precise stream temperature measurements collected via fiber optics can be used to map stream networks, further our understanding of stream–habitat interactions, and identify potential climate change impacts on streams. Link to video here.
Clear Opportunities in Transparent Electronics
In a January cover story for New Electronics, a UK-based trade and technical magazine serving the electronics design community, ECE professor John Wager discusses the future of transparent electronics. More…
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EECS Students Join 2009 USAF “Cyber Boot Camp.”
Air Force ROTC cadets and ECE majors Andrew Beisley and Christopher Gerritz are two of only thirty-six students nationwide selected to attend the 2009 session of the USAF Advanced Course in Engineering Cyber Security Boot Camp. Held at the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Information Directorate in Rome, NY, this intensive 10-week summer program teaches tactics, techniques, and procedures for defending U.S. cyberspace. Beisley and Gerritz follow in the footsteps of 2007 attendee Tyler Awakuni (BSEE 08), OSU’s first cyber boot camp participant. More…
EnvE Grad Student Plugs Research In Japan
Last November, EnvE PhD candidate Ellen Swogger presented her doctoral work at the International Symposium for Subsurface Microbiology in Shizuoka, Japan. Swogger’s research on ammonia oxidation for nitrogen removal from wastewater is part of a larger OSU biosensor development project focused on using microbial cells to signal the presence of wastewater contaminants.  More…
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Genius in Our Midst
The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) has conferred a 2009 Genius Award on EECS professor Annette von Jouanne in recognition of her accomplishments in advancing wave energy technology. This award, “given in the spirit of Leonardo da Vinci,” honors Oregonians who have made “substantial innovative contributions to their respective fields. Their accomplishments inspire all of us to continue our quest of learning, exploration, and discovery.” More…
CCE Professor Honored for Athletic Accomplishments
Last fall, CCE professor Robert Schultz was inducted into Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s Athletic Hall of Fame. This Hall recognizes WPI alums who “have bestowed honor and recognition upon both themselves and WPI” as a result of involvement in school athletics. As a WPI undergrad, Schultz earned 12 varsity letters and was a four-year letter-winner in football, basketball, and baseball. More…
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OSU Engineer Helps Rebuild World Trade Center
Within a decade of earning his engineering degree at Oregon State, Ryan Dow (BSCE 2000) is building skyscrapers as an associate with the firm of WSP Cantor Seinuk. The company specializes in high-rise buildings and is structural engineer for the new World Trade Center Towers 2 and 3, where Dow is collaborating as project director. More…
Formula SAE Alum Featured on Discovery Channel
Christopher Brown (BSME 1997 and 1996 Formula SAE team member) appeared in a recent Discovery Channel feature showcasing technology used at the Allen Berg Racing School in Calgary, Alberta. Brown works as a technical design engineer for MoTeC, an Australian company specializing in engine control and data acquisition systems. In the video he describes MoTeC instrumentation used in the school’s Formula Renault race car fleet. Watch video…
Pettit to Speak at Engineers Week Banquet
NASA astronaut and Oregon State University alumnus Donald Pettit, who has logged close to six months in space, will be the featured speaker at the 10th Annual Engineers Week Banquet at OSU on Monday, Feb. 23. Banquet details here...
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OSU Open Source Lab One of Nation's 10 Coolest
Info-tech magazine Network World has counted Oregon State University’s Open Source Lab among the nation’s “10 Really Cool University Networking Labs.” The mission of this OSU facility is “to accelerate the growth of high-impact open source software projects worldwide through professional hosting services, custom development and industry expertise provided by the staff and students of Oregon State University.” More…
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Sharp Laboratories Names CBEE Faculty Scholar
CBEE associate professor Chih-hung (Alex) Chang has been named the Sharp Laboratories of America Faculty Scholar at OSU. Sharp is funding Chang’s position in support of his research in printed electronics for flexible displays and other areas of interest to the Lab.  This partnership with Sharp Laboratories exemplifies the kind of interaction and collaboration between faculty and industry that the College seeks to foster. More…
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"It’s a little adrenaline in your veins –it keeps you excited.."

Goran Jovanovic, CBEE Professor, on being a part of the innovative, interdisciplinary ONAMI team.

February 18: 2009 EECS & MIME Industry Reception 5:45 PM - 7:45 PM, Kelley Engineering Center. More info...

February 19: Winter Engineering Career Fair 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, CH2M HILL Alumni Center. More info...

February 20: Oregon Stater Awards Banquet
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM, CH2M HILL Alumni Center. More info...

February 21: SWE Ball 7:00 to 10:00 pm, Kelley Engineering Center. More info...

February 23: 10th annual Willamette Valley Engineers Week Banquet. 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM, CH2M HILL Alumni Center. More info...

June 2-7: Fiber Optic Distributed Temperature Sensing for Ecological Characterization Workshop HJ Andrews Experimental Forest. More info…


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