Students Sarva Pulla, Annie Nielson and Hayden Schappell measure stream flow in the Yaque del Norte River. Through the Weidman Center, more than 170 BYU engineering and technology students have technical experiences abroad each year.
Rollin H. Hotchkiss, BYU professor and chair of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, received the American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) 2017 Hydraulic Structures Medal. The medal is awarded for significant contributions to the advancement of the art and science of hydraulic engineering as applied to hydraulic structures.
Competing with elite teams from 13 countries, BYU engineers returned from "Mars" with a fourth place finish in the University Rover Challenge. Sponsored by The Mars Society, the rover challenge is considered one of the most difficult robotic competitions for students because vehicles must be autonomous and capable of completing various tasks in extremely rugged environments.