BYU engineers have teamed up with a world-renowned origami expert to solve one of space exploration's greatest (and most ironic) problems: lack of space. A partnership with NASA could send origami to the final frontier.
Combining nanotechnology with foam, Jake Merrell has created a smart-foam that can be placed inside a football helmet to measure the impact of each hit. Merrell’s working prototype recently won third place and $2,000 at our Student Innovator of the Year competition.
BYU graduate David Harris was nominated by Pres. Barack Obama in 2010 to be a brigadier general in the U.S. Air Force. He delivered an engaging honored alumnus lecture entitled "Performance & Control."