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BYU using virtual reality to develop aerospace and defense solutions

Researchers at BYU and Lockheed Martin have decided to take rapidly advancing virtual reality gaming technology and use it for something a bit more practical: engineering. Lockheed Martin has awarded a grant to the BYU Department of Mechanical Engineering to develop aspects of a virtual reality training system that will advance Lockheed’s digital engineering training.

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New electrical and computer engineering professor brings defense industry experience to the classroom

A new professor brings her career experience in the defense industry to campus as the most recently added faculty member in the Electrical and Computer Engineering department.

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