BYU chemical engineers have devised a system to speed up the process of making life-saving vaccines for new viruses. Their concept is to create the biological machinery for vaccine production en masse, put it in a freeze-dried state and stockpile it around the country. Read more.
The judges have chosen 3D Dental Printers as the 2015 Student Innovator of the Year and grand prize recipient of $6,000. After seeing the quality of the eight finalists' work the college’s advancement council (ACET) donated an extra $3,000 in prize money, bringing the total to $15,000. Read more.
Work of electrical and computer engineering professor and students recognized at international conference
Michael Rice, a BYU electrical and computer engineering professor, won the Best Paper Award at the International Telemetering Conference (ITC/YSA) in Las Vegas for a paper he co-authored with Erik Perrins, a professor of electrical engineering and computer science at University of Kansas.
At the Oct. 15 Weidman Center Leadership Lecture, Brad Dolbin, president and general manager of Global Motion, ElectroCraft Inc., gave students five principles to practice to be leaders in product development.