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USU Engineering Researcher Gets Prestigious NSF CAREER Award

USU Engineering Researcher Gets Prestigious NSF CAREER Award

04/20/2018

Utah State University professor and researcher Ling Liu will receive a major research grant for his work in developing more thermally efficient materials.

College Recognizes Outstanding Engineering Researchers | College of Engineering

College Recognizes Outstanding Engineering Researchers

04/12/2018

The College of Engineering on Thursday recognized eight outstanding student and faculty researchers as part of USU’s 2018 Research Week.

Faculty Promotions 2018 | College of Engineering

Faculty Promotions 2018

04/07/2018

USU College of Engineering faculty promotions 2018

USU students take Third Place at National Robotics Challenge | College of Engineering

USU students take Third Place at National Robotics Challenge

04/06/2018

Engineering students at Utah State University placed third at a recent national robotics challenge held in Southern California.

Aggie Engineers Receive NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Aggie Engineers Receive NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

04/06/2018

A Utah State University College of Engineering student will receive the prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Award.

USU Soapbox Derby Returns for a Second Year | College of Engineering

USU Soapbox Derby Returns for a Second Year

04/04/2018

The 2nd Annual USU Soapbox Derby is coming back to Cache Valley on April 21.

Hanging by a thread: Why bent fibers hold more water | College of Engineering

Hanging by a thread: Why bent fibers hold more water

04/02/2018

On your next stroll through the woods, take a look at the dew droplets hanging from the leaves. If you see moisture on a cypress or juniper tree with their distinct bifurcated leaves, you’ll likely see those water droplets defying the rules of physics.

NASA Launches USU Student-Built Experiment into Space | College of Engineering

NASA Launches USU Student-Built Experiment into Space

03/26/2018

After long delays caused by storms and rough seas, NASA on Sunday launched a rocket into space carrying an experiment built by students at Utah State University.

Red Hot: Researchers Develop Imaging Test for Glowing Rocket Engines | College of Engineering

Red Hot: Researchers Develop Imaging Test for Glowing Rocket Engines

03/21/2018

Researchers at Utah State University are learning more about how extreme temperatures affect the structural integrity of rocket engines

USU Researcher Develops Technology for Dream Chaser® Spacecraft  | College of Engineering

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

Ahoy Aggies! | College of Engineering

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

Annual Pumpkin Toss Combines Fall, Physics and Fun | College of Engineering

Annual Pumpkin Toss Combines Fall, Physics and Fun

10/23/2017

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

Congratulations A-Pin Recipients! | College of Engineering

Congratulations A-Pin Recipients!

10/04/2017

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

Shush! Aerospace Engineers Working to Hush Sonic Booms | College of Engineering

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

The Beauty of Fluid Dynamics | College of Engineering

The Beauty of Fluid Dynamics

09/29/2017

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

Star Light, Star Blight | College of Engineering

Star Light, Star Blight

09/29/2017

Bear Lake Telescope Offers Clear View of Cluttered Night Skies

College Welcomes Newest Engineering Faculty | College of Engineering

College Welcomes Newest Engineering Faculty

08/25/2017

The College of Engineering welcomes 11 new faculty

A Smoother Ride Over Troubled Waters | College of Engineering

A Smoother Ride Over Troubled Waters

08/10/2017

Splash Lab researchers developing the science behind improved watercraft design

Splash Lab Develops New Math Equation to Predict Cavitation | College of Engineering

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

Engineering Students Organize First Annual Soapbox Derby | College of Engineering

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

How to Engage Students Both Inside and Outside the Classroom | College of Engineering

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

Mechanical Engineering Students Sweep Technical Writing Contest | College of Engineering

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

Mechanical Engineering Students Win Big in Las Vegas | College of Engineering

Mechanical Engineering Students Win Big in Las Vegas

04/12/2017

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

Faculty Promotions 2017 | College of Engineering

Faculty Promotions 2017

04/10/2017

USU College of Engineering faculty promotions 2017

Bear Lake Telescope Helps USU Researchers Track Orbital Debris | College of Engineering

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

USU Students Outshine Peers in National Scholarship Challenge | College of Engineering

USU Students Outshine Peers in National Scholarship Challenge

11/15/2016

Eight students received prestigious scholarship awards from the American Nuclear Society

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

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

Annual Pumpkin Toss Combines Fall, Physics and Fun | College of Engineering

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

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

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.

How a Professor Changed the Course of My Life | College of Engineering

How a Professor Changed the Course of My Life

10/15/2016

MAE Alum came for the rockets, stayed for fluid dynamics

From College Freshman to University Professor | College of Engineering

From College Freshman to University Professor

10/15/2016

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

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

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

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

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

This Desert Moss Has Developed the Ultimate Water Collection Toolkit | College of Engineering

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

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

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

NASA Selects USU Engineering Team for Small Rocket Motor Research | College of Engineering

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.

Remembering MAE Professor Emeritus Edward Vendell | College of Engineering

Remembering MAE Professor Emeritus Edward Vendell

04/14/2016

A Tribute to MAE Professor Emeritus Dr. Edward Vendell

Aggie Engineers Receive NSF Graduate Research Fellowships | College of Engineering

Aggie Engineers Receive NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

04/01/2016

MAE senior and BE alumnus win prestigious fellowships

Walking on Water: USU Researchers Unravel Science of Skipping Spheres | College of Engineering

Walking on Water: USU Researchers Unravel Science of Skipping Spheres

02/04/2016

Water-skipping study offers insight into water impact physics

The Gift of Recreation: College of Engineering, ICON Deliver Innovative Side-by-Side Cycle to Common Ground Outdoor Adventures | College of Engineering
Dean of Engineering Receives Utah Governor’s Medal for Excellence | College of Engineering

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

Meet Micro Joe | College of Engineering

Meet Micro Joe

11/18/2015

MAE professor develops new 'green' rocket motors

Tandemonium | College of Engineering

Tandemonium

11/02/2015

Side-by-Side Cycle Helps Opportunities Roll

New Research Lab Making a Splash | College of Engineering
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

USU College of Engineering Student Honored by Aviation Week | College of Engineering

USU College of Engineering Student Honored by Aviation Week

11/12/2014

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