The BYU AIChE chapter at the SLC conference

BYU named Outstanding Chapter by AIChE

November 20, 2015

For the third consecutive year, Brigham Young University has been named an Outstanding Chapter by the American Institute for Chemical Engineers (AIChE), ranking in the top ten percent of the 150 nationwide chapters. BYU has received this honor 23 times in the last 31 years. 

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Chemical engineering professors William Pitt and Brad Bundy work in the lab with their students.

BYU researchers speeding up process of making vaccines

November 18, 2015

Chemical engineering professors Brad Bundy and William Pitt and their students 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 stoc

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Dr. Michael Rice (BYU), Dr. Chuck Creusere (ITC Technical Program Chair), and Dr. Erik Perrins (KU, co-author)

Work of electrical and computer engineering professor and students recognized at international conference

November 18, 2015

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.

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Brad Dolbin

Five principles to leading groundbreaking product design

November 17, 2015

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. 

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sketch of Daniel Smalley

In Pursuit of Holo-Fame

November 5, 2015

Taking cues from Star Trek and Star Wars, Daniel Smalley, BYU professor of electrical engineering, has emerged as a leading researcher in the elusive goal of developing high-quality holographic video.

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3D Dental Printers wins 2015 Student Innovator of the Year Competition

November 5, 2015

The judges have chosen 3D Dental Printers as the 2015 Student Innovator of the Year and grand prize recipient of $6,000.  3D Dental Printers was created by Cindy Barrowes, an undergraduate student in the Marriot School of Business.

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graphic of drones

Unleash the Drones

November 4, 2015

Professors Randy Beard and Timothy McLain shifted their focus to unmanned aircraft long before drones made news every day. Their long-term goal is to achieve personal, pilotless flight—“a kind of Jetsons vision of the future,” says McLain. 

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light bulbs with one lit up

BYU to host sixth annual Student Innovator of the Year competition

October 21, 2015

The Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering and Technology at Brigham Young University will host its sixth annual Student Innovator of the Year (SIOY) competition on Oct. 30 and Nov. 5.

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Alonzo Cook with his 86 undergrad researchers

BYU's mentoring factory: Getting undergraduates into research

October 20, 2015

It’s often said (and it’s true) that giving undergraduate students research opportunities is a priority at BYU. Chemical engineering professor Alonzo Cook takes that charge very seriously. He has 86 undergraduate students working in his lab, and driving that student work is ongoing support from BYU’s Office of Research and Creative Activities.

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Barry Lunt receiving the Lifetime of Service Award

School of Technology director receives lifetime service award

October 19, 2015

Barry Lunt, director of Brigham Young University’s School of Technology, was awarded the first ever Lifetime Service Award at the recent conference for the Special Interest Group for Information Technology (SIGITE) in Chicago. Lunt was one of the founders of SIGITE.

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