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Study reveals birds' surprising sound source

April 23, 2019

A team that brings together physics, biology, computation and engineering find the syrinx confers an advantage: by sitting so low in the airway, the syrinx can produce sound with very high efficiency.

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Electrical Engineering Professor Receives NSF CAREER Award and Grant

April 11, 2019

Electrical Engineering Professor Daniel Smalley was awarded the National Science Foundation (NSF) Award on March 21st, 2019. This prestigious award provides the recipient with a $500,000 grant over a five-year period to fund their research.

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2019 Student Innovator of the Year launches business plan into space

March 28, 2019

Sugarhouse Aerospace took 1st place in the 2019 Student Innovator of the Year competition and $7,000 in prize money. The group seeks to make suborbital space more accessible to educators, researchers, and consumers to explore the final frontier.

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Secret to lab-on-a-chip breakthrough: matte black nail polish

March 5, 2019

BYU electrical engineering students have stumbled upon a unconventional method that could speed up disease diagnosis. Read the full story. 

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BYU's new lab mixes virtual and augmented realities

February 20, 2019

In BYU’s new Mixed Reality Lab, students are forging a new frontier of virtual and augmented reality. The lab becomes scattered with robots. Equipped with a headset and a controller, a player is tasked with saving the lab from an invasion. Their reality is mixed with augmented 3D technology.

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BYU researchers unfold new class of mechanical devices

February 14, 2019

It took just over 10 years, but real science has finally caught up to the science fiction of Iron Man’s transforming exoskeleton suit.

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Pictured: Members of Jacobsen Construction, the College of Engineering and other key players in the building's construction accept the award at the annual AGC Convention.

BYU Engineering Building Awarded Higher Education Research Building Project of 2018

February 1, 2019

BYU’s Engineering Building was awarded Higher Education/Research Building Project of the Year by the Associated General Contractors of Utah January 24th.

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Above the Flood

January 18, 2019

Once a flood victim herself, BYU student Anelle Concepción now uses her studies to protect communities from floods.


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BYU Engineering student entrepreneur becomes CEO of multi-million dollar company Owlet

January 2, 2019

Photo courtesy Owlet

BYU Chemical Engineering graduate Kurt Workman went from BYU student entrepreneur to CEO of a multi-million dollar company in just a few years. 

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2018 in review: College of Engineering highlights

December 26, 2018

It’s a great time to be a part of the BYU College of Engineering.

In 2018, BYU College of Engineering faculty and students participated in ground-breaking research, received awards for innovation and made the world a better place by serving others.

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