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A vision for energy efficiency

Friday, April 18th, 2014

When Sam Walker wanted to build a solar trailer for his senior design project, his professors balked. Most projects were either industry sponsored or based on faculty research, not on the design whims of a student. But Walker stuck with his vision to build a mobile station that could supply power using solar energy — […]

Hacker event highlights cybersecurity

Thursday, March 13th, 2014

Students interested in cybersecurity flocked to the Raytheon Capture the Flag (CTF) event hosted by Christopher Stricklan of Raytheon SI on March 7, 2014. Computer science student Daniel Reichert was the top winner at the event, receiving a $50 Amazon gift card and a spot in Raytheon’s intern pool. The event provided an opportunity for […]

Getting the job

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

How an experience with the Energy Efficiency Center prepared Mike Knapp for the world of manufacturing Mike Knapp, a facilities operation engineer for Samsung Austin Semiconductors, came out of Oregon State with impressive academic and professional credentials. He earned a B.S. in chemical engineering in 2009, and went on to receive an M.S. in chemical […]

Becoming career ready

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

As a first-year engineering student at Oregon State University, Katie Merrill worked as a methods process analyst for Boeing’s 787 Program, collaborating with top engineers within one of the largest global aircraft manufacturers. The company rarely hires freshman interns, but Merrill made an impression.

Donation improves student computing

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

When the College of Engineering launched its virtual application platform last year —Citrix XenApp— thousands of engineering students gained access to specialized software (e.g., MATLAB) from the comfort of their own device. The only requirement? An Internet connection.

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