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Alex Saccente was going to study art when she went to college. Art was her passion, and she’d been painting and sketching for years. Her high school teachers had a different idea, though. Recognizing her aptitude for math and science, they encouraged Saccente to contemplate a future in engineering. She ended up enrolling in the civil engineering program at Oregon State and never looked back. At the start of her sophomore year, the college added an architectural engineering degree program — the first of its kind in the Pacific Northwest. Saccente didn’t hesitate to jump over to the exciting new curriculum.
Espiku, a water and energy technologies company founded by Bahman Abbasi of the OSU College of Engineering, is one of 15 contest entrants to advance to the semifinals in pursuit of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Geothermal Lithium Extraction Prize.
For a summary of key research grants this past year, see FY21 Research Funding Highlights
A team of Oregon State University researchers has received a $2.5 million federal grant to work on reducing harmful emissions from wood-burning stoves, a primary source of heat in Native American communities and in low-resource areas in the United States.
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