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Water droplets defy conventional rules when caught by fibers bent at a certain angle

April 19, 2018

Ever wanted to know at what angle a bent fiber can hold the largest droplet of water? Then we have great news for you: A group of engineers and scientists from Utah State University, BYU and the University of Liege (Belgium) have figured it out.

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Matthew Bingham

Engine-building BYU grad encourages students to change the world

April 11, 2018

If you have ever seen “The Fast and the Furious” movies then you must have noticed the powerful turbocharged engines in their cars. Although the films are not known for their realism, BYU grad Matthew Bingham helps engineer real life turbocharged engines for the Fortune 500 company Cummins.

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Professor and students create a do-it-yourself engineering activities book for kids

April 10, 2018

Geoff Wright, associate professor of technology and engineering studies, and a team of students worked to collect, design, and edit, rainy-day engineering activities for kids and their parents and teachers to explore together.

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Team demonstrates hand trike attached to wheelchair

Engineering capstone project aids LDS Charities

April 6, 2018

Since 2001, LDS Charities has provided about 700,000 wheelchairs to disabled people in over 130 countries. A BYU Capstone project group from the Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering and Technology is working to make those wheelchairs even more helpful to those in need by implementing a hand-pedaling feature to the chairs.

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The future is bright: WE@BYU

April 6, 2018

The theme for this WE@BYU: Women in Engineering and Technology Celebration was, "The Future's So Bright, You Gotta Wear Shades!" Alumni gave their best advice to students, and Sydne Jacques, founder owner of Jacques & Associates, gave the closing remarks, encouraging female students to have confidence in their bright futures.

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Jessica Collyer

BYU grad uses engineering to keep Air Force pilots safe

March 30, 2018

Have you ever used a flight simulator?  BYU alum Jessica Collyer tests and improves them every day for her job at Hill Air Force Base as a software test engineer. Collyer received her mechanical engineering degree from BYU in 2016 and now works as a software test engineer for the United States Air Force. 

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Chem-E Jeopardy

BYU hosts regional chemical engineering conference

March 29, 2018

Over 150 chemical engineering students from 11 different schools across the Rocky Mountain region flocked to BYU from Mar. 22-24 for the annual AIChE (American Institute of Chemical Engineers) conference.

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Team Piero with winning check

2018 Student Innovator of the Year seeks to make world more accessible

March 29, 2018

Seven finalists competed in the SIOY competition and Piero has been named 2018 Student Innovator of the Year! Piero won $6,000 for their efforts to make the lives of wheelchair users easier. They created Portal, a hands-free device that automatically opens doors when a wheelchair user with their app approaches the door.

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Renowned humanitarian addresses engineering careers in the developing world

March 20, 2018

Humanitarian and engineer, Bishnu Adhikari spoke at the college lecture series, addressing engineering and technology students in the JSB auditorium on March 15. He talked about engineering challenges he has faced and continues to face out in the world, and how he worked to overcome those challenges.

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Student with concrete canoe she built

Daily Universe: BYU offers variety of opportunities for women in engineering

March 14, 2018

Kate Corbett, a senior in civil engineering, shares her experience being mentored and as a mentor to other female students as part of the BYU Women in Engineering and Technology program. 

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