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USU researcher develops technology for Dream Chaser® spacecraft

USU researcher develops technology for Dream Chaser® spacecraft

01/25/2018

A Utah State University researcher was among those celebrating a recent successful test flight of the Dream Chaser spacecraft

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Ahoy Aggies!

Ahoy Aggies!

12/21/2017

In landlocked Utah, freshmen engineering students at Utah State University got a hands-on lesson in sailing the open seas

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Annual Pumpkin Toss Combines Fall, Physics and Fun

Annual Pumpkin Toss Combines Fall, Physics and Fun

10/23/2017

Autumn is in the air. Er, no wait. ... That's a flying pumpkin.

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Congratulations A-Pin Recipients!

Congratulations A-Pin Recipients!

10/04/2017

This fall, 28 students were recognized for receiving the prestigious A-Pin Award

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Shush! Aerospace Engineers Working to Hush Sonic Booms

Shush! Aerospace Engineers Working to Hush Sonic Booms

10/02/2017

If supersonic flight is to take hold in commercial air travel, aircraft designers will need to overcome a noisy problem: sonic booms

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Star Light, Star Blight

Star Light, Star Blight

09/29/2017

Bear Lake Telescope Offers Clear View of Cluttered Night Skies

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The Beauty of Fluid Dynamics

The Beauty of Fluid Dynamics

09/29/2017

USU engineering faculty wins ninth-straight award for science-inspired artwork.

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College Welcomes Newest Engineering Faculty

College Welcomes Newest Engineering Faculty

08/25/2017

The College of Engineering welcomes 11 new faculty

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A Smoother Ride Over Troubled Waters

A Smoother Ride Over Troubled Waters

08/10/2017

Splash Lab researchers developing the science behind improved watercraft design

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Splash Lab Develops New Math Equation to Predict Cavitation

Splash Lab Develops New Math Equation to Predict Cavitation

07/27/2017

A team of fluid dynamics experts created a new math formula that more accurately predicts cavitation and its damaging effects

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Engineering Students Organize First Annual Soapbox Derby

Engineering Students Organize First Annual Soapbox Derby

04/21/2017

Students from Utah State University's student chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) are gearing up to host the 1st annual Soapbox Derby on April 22

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How to Engage Students Both Inside and Outside the Classroom

How to Engage Students Both Inside and Outside the Classroom

04/14/2017

S-STEM teaching seminar offers a variety of techniques to engage students in active learning

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Mechanical Engineering Students Sweep Technical Writing Contest

Mechanical Engineering Students Sweep Technical Writing Contest

04/12/2017

The Technical Writing Competition is sponsored by the College of Engineering and Engineering Council as part of Engineering Week

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Mechanical Engineering Students Win Big in Las Vegas

Mechanical Engineering Students Win Big in Las Vegas

04/12/2017

USU students won 2nd place overall in the 2017 Human Powered Vehicle Challenge

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Faculty Promotions 2017

Faculty Promotions 2017

04/10/2017

USU College of Engineering faculty promotions 2017

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Bear Lake Telescope Helps USU Researchers Track Orbital Debris

Bear Lake Telescope Helps USU Researchers Track Orbital Debris

03/29/2017

Project is part of a growing international effort to keep closer tabs on space junk

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USU Students Outshine Peers in National Scholarship Challenge

USU Students Outshine Peers in National Scholarship Challenge

11/15/2016

Eight students received prestigious scholarship awards from the American Nuclear Society

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The Pop-Up Effect: Why Buoyant Spheres Don’t Always Leap Out of the Water

The Pop-Up Effect: Why Buoyant Spheres Don’t Always Leap Out of the Water

11/02/2016

Force a buoyant ball underwater and let it go. The ball springs to the surface and jumps into the air. But let's go deeper

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Annual Pumpkin Toss Combines Fall, Physics and Fun

Annual Pumpkin Toss Combines Fall, Physics and Fun

10/20/2016

Engineering students from across Utah will hurl ripening jack-o'-lanterns across the sky

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How a Professor Changed the Course of My Life

How a Professor Changed the Course of My Life

10/15/2016

MAE Alum came for the rockets, stayed for fluid dynamics

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From College Freshman to University Professor

From College Freshman to University Professor

10/15/2016

Meet Dr. Troy Munro - USU engineering grad turned BYU professor

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In Need of a Lift: Students design innovative patient lift system

In Need of a Lift: Students design innovative patient lift system

10/15/2016

MAE senior design students created assistive technology device to improve patient care and mobility.

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A Design Tool for Everyone: USU Aerospace Engineer Creates Free 3-D Aircraft Design Software

A Design Tool for Everyone: USU Aerospace Engineer Creates Free 3-D Aircraft Design Software

10/06/2016

As drone applications expand, a USU aerospace engineer is offering the public a free online software tool that could revolutionize the industry

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USU Engineering Faculty Receive $5.8M in Nuclear Energy Research Grants

USU Engineering Faculty Receive $5.8M in Nuclear Energy Research Grants

06/16/2016

Two professors of mechanical engineering at Utah State University will receive grants from the U.S. Department of Energy totaling $5.8 million for nuclear energy research

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This Desert Moss Has Developed the Ultimate Water Collection Toolkit

This Desert Moss Has Developed the Ultimate Water Collection Toolkit

06/06/2016

Scientists and mechanical engineers teamed up to understand how a desert moss uses its leaves to collect water from the atmosphere

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USU Engineering Students Take Top 3 in Human-Powered Vehicle Race

USU Engineering Students Take Top 3 in Human-Powered Vehicle Race

04/28/2016

USU College of Engineering students place top 3 at ASME's Human Powered Vehicle Challenge

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NASA Selects USU Engineering Team for Small Rocket Motor Research

NASA Selects USU Engineering Team for Small Rocket Motor Research

04/18/2016

Aerospace engineering students at Utah State University are leading exciting new research into the future of small rocket motors.

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Remembering MAE Professor Emeritus Edward Vendell

Remembering MAE Professor Emeritus Edward Vendell

04/14/2016

A Tribute to MAE Professor Emeritus Dr. Edward Vendell

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Aggie Engineers Receive NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Aggie Engineers Receive NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

04/01/2016

MAE senior and BE alumnus win prestigious fellowships

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Walking on Water: USU Researchers Unravel Science of Skipping Spheres

Walking on Water: USU Researchers Unravel Science of Skipping Spheres

02/04/2016

Water-skipping study offers insight into water impact physics

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The Gift of Recreation: College of Engineering, ICON Deliver Innovative Side-by-Side Cycle to Common Ground Outdoor Adventures

The Gift of Recreation: College of Engineering, ICON Deliver Innovative Side-by-Side Cycle to Common Ground Outdoor Adventures

12/22/2015

Adaptive tandem cycle helps opportunities roll

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Dean of Engineering Receives Utah Governor’s Medal for Excellence

Dean of Engineering Receives Utah Governor’s Medal for Excellence

12/17/2015

Dr. Christine Hailey recognized by Utah Gov. Gary Herbert for outstanding service in education

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Meet Micro Joe

Meet Micro Joe

11/18/2015

MAE professor develops new 'green' rocket motors

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Tandemonium

Tandemonium

11/02/2015

Side-by-Side Cycle Helps Opportunities Roll

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New Research Lab Making a Splash

New Research Lab Making a Splash

10/30/2015

Splash Lab

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USU Alumnus, WWII Aviator Makes Generous Gift to College of Engineering

USU Alumnus, WWII Aviator Makes Generous Gift to College of Engineering

01/13/2015

World War II pilot and longtime Cache Valley resident leaves lasting legacy for future mechanical and aerospace engineers

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USU College of Engineering Student Honored by Aviation Week

USU College of Engineering Student Honored by Aviation Week

11/12/2014

Utah State University's Ryan Martineau listed in Aviation Week's Twent20s

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