Of the more than 500 teams that applied, two Oregon State teams were among the top 35 to make it to the finals of Intel’s 2014 Cornell Cup competition, held on May 2 and 3 at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. After three rounds of judging by Intel representatives including a floor presentation, and [...]
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Congratulations to David Hurwitz, an assistant professor in the School of Civil and Construction Engineering, for receiving the prestigious ASCE ExCEEd (Excellence in Civil Engineering Education) New Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award. Hurwitz was selected from a large pool of highly talented candidates and will be presented with a plaque during the ASEE Annual Conference [...]
Robert Plascencia, a junior studying Electrical and Computer Engineering and minoring in Business and Entrepreneurship, recently fulfilled his high school dream of traveling the world. In order to gain cross-cultural experience, and heighten his German language skills, Plascencia studied abroad in Berlin, Germany through AHA at the Freie Universität Berlin during Summer 2013. Read more about his experience abroad.
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 — [...]
Are you a self-proclaimed tinkerer? A maker? A rabid supporter of DIY culture? If so, consider attending a free public lecture called “A Community of Makers” on Monday, April 21 at 5 p.m at LaSells Stewart Center. Sponsored by the colleges of Engineering and Liberal Arts, OSU Libraries, Austin Entrepreneurship Program, and Create@OregonState, the lecture [...]