Researchers in BYU’s Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering have found that small dams and other low-lying drop-offs have accounted for more than 440 deaths in the US since the 1950s. With their new low-head dam database, Prof. Rollin Hotchkiss and his team hope to raise public awareness and to educate decision makers to move dam-safety remediation efforts forward. Read more.
Three BYU mechanical engineering students have been awarded prestigious NASA Space Technology Research Fellowships for 2015.
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the BYU Kinnect Dance Company have combined their skills to create a light and dance performance that is both entertaining and educational for elementary students.