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The College of Engineering transforms lives and enhances society through impactful education and research. Join us in tackling the world’s biggest challenges — such as developing sustainable energy solutions, ensuring access to clean water, and developing next-gen microelectronics.

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Collaborative Innovation Complex

The Jen-Hsun and Lori Huang Collaborative Innovation Complex is a $200 million research center where world-class engineers will collaborate with and empower internationally top-ranked Oregon State programs such as forestry and oceanography to tackle grand challenges in numerous areas including climate science, sustainability, water resources, and microelectronics.

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Civil engineering doctoral student Brian Staes recently earned his third Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship to fund his research into how people evacuate areas threatened by natural disasters such as tsunamis, hurricanes, and wildfires.


Researchers including a College of Engineering faculty member have taken a key step toward greatly expanding the range of plastics that can be recycled.

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Construction is underway on a $1.5 million project that will allow Oregon State University researchers to further optimize agrivoltaic systems that involve co-developing land for both solar photovoltaic power and agriculture.



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The College of Engineering is an inclusive community of learners dedicated to addressing some of the world's most complex engineering challenges.


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Check out our award-winning podcast, which tells stories of how our people are creating a better future


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Units of the College of Engineering

Releasing history

Amrit Nam Khalsa, mechanical engineering ’18, didn’t even consider a career in aerospace until he was a senior. His first job after graduation? Testing and troubleshooting a critical component of the $10 billion James Webb Space Telescope.

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Preparing for nature’s worst, S11E8
What is Oregon doing to prepare for earthquakes, tsunamis, and wildfire? Researchers at Oregon State University are working with the state Legislature to help them make…
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Dune erosion solutions, S11E7
Can plants fortify Oregon’s coastal dunes against storm surge? Meagan Wengrove, assistant professor of coastal and ocean engineering, built scale versions of dunes in one of…
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RAPID reconnaissance: Capturing data in the aftermath of a disaster, S11E6
After a major disaster, hidden amid the rubble and debris are precious clues about the extreme forces structures were subjected to, and exactly what caused them to fail. How…

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Whether you’re interested in the far reaches of outer space or the ocean’s depth — and just about anything in between — the College of Engineering has the degree you’re looking for. See for yourself: 

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Cassie’s world record-breaking run

Cassie the robot, invented at the Oregon State University College of Engineering and produced by OSU spinout company Agility Robotics, has established a Guinness World Record for the fastest 100 meters by a bipedal robot.

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