College News

BYU engineers give back in Dominican Republic with hydro-informatics systems

Since 2011, Dr. Jim Nelson of BYU’s Civil and Environmental Engineering department has taken more than 150 BYU Civil Engineering students to the Dominican Republic to develop and implement hydro-informatics systems to improve water management.

Read More

BYU physicists and engineers invent a quieter airplane toilet

After two years of trial and error, three academic publications and thousands of flushes, a team of BYU physicists and a Mechanical Engineering professor have invented a vacuum-assisted toilet that is about half as loud as the regular airplane commode.

Read More