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TEE students win national competition

BYU technology and engineering education students placed first at the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA) Conference.


April 6, 2012
Electrical engineers light up ballroom dance team

A team of electrical engineering students and faculty have created fully-functioning, eye-catching light suits that flash to music.  Watch video. 

April 5, 2012
ECE on Display: Invent the future!

Get a closer look at a rewarding and in-demand field April 11, 1-3 p.m., WSC Garden Court.  Come check out electric light suits, lasers and robotic trucks!  

April 2, 2012
Streamliner on cover of Popular Science

This month's Popular Science cover featured the BYU electric streamliner, which holds the land speed record at 155.8 mph.  Read more about 'how it works'. 

March 23, 2012
Utah company built on BYU engineering research acquired by Lockheed Martin

Global security giant Lockheed Martin acquired a company founded to market unmanned aerial vehicle technology developed by two BYU engineering professors.

March 7, 2012
Hundreds participate in ET Week

More than 500 local middle and high school students attended BYU’s engineering and technology week hosted by the Ira A. Fulton College.

March 7, 2012
National Instruments to host leadership event at BYU

National Instruments will host a leadership event for students in the Ira A. Fulton College on Mar. 6.

February 27, 2012
Vote for your favorite professor!

As part of National Engineering and Technology Week, students can vote for their favorite faculty member. 

January 30, 2012
Engineering Day: expos, competitions and tours

In honor of the 2012 National Engineers Week, the Ira. A. Fulton College of Engineering and Technology will host interactive exhibits, competitions and tours for middle and high school students onThursday, Feb. 23, 9-11 a.m. and 12-2 p.m. These events are open to the public.


January 24, 2012
Grant G. Schultz receives Educator of the Year award

Grant G. Schultz has received the Educator of the Year award from the Institute of Transportation Engineers.

January 18, 2012
Career Fair Prep Workshop 2012

A Pre-Career Fair student workshop, "Job Search Savvy - How not to be living with your parents when you're 25!" will be Wed. Feb. 1, 2012 from 6-8:30 p.m.

January 17, 2012
Meet Our WE@BYU Dynamic Women

Meet some of our amazing women students and alumnae.  Read their stories and see what excites them about engineering & technology.

January 11, 2012
What WE Are About

Find out what WE are all about - WE@BYU in the Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering & Technology.   Innovate, Lead, Serve, Inspire ..... Change Your World.


January 3, 2012
Laser music: Electrical engineers use light to beam songs across a room

Four electrical engineering students use a classroom assignment to transmit music across a room and make it compatible with any music player.

December 21, 2011
School of Technology to host Creativity Days Dec. 2-8

Hundreds of creative projects will be displayed Friday in the foyer of the Crabtree technology building for “Creativity Days”.


November 30, 2011
Engineering Vocal Point

Four students from BYU’s Vocal Point declare majors from the Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering and Technology.


November 23, 2011
LeBaron shares life lessons from the 787 Dreamliner

Steve LeBaron, customer engineer of Boeing’s Dreamliner project, spoke to students of BYU's Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering and Technology Thursday.


November 11, 2011
R.E.P.S. wins 2011 Student Innovator of the Year

Steven Hall, civil engineering student, and Dan Garvin won the first-place SIOY $5,000 prize for the invention of R.E.P.S.

October 24, 2011
Second annual Student Innovator of the Year competition kicks off next week

The second annual Student Innovator of the Year (SIOY) competition will take place Oct. 19-20. Teams of student inventors will compete for $10,000 in prize money.


October 10, 2011
STEM career fair attracts many students and employers

The STEM career fair hosted 114 companies for hundreds of students seeking various employment and internship opportunities in September.


October 6, 2011
Honored alumnus shares four ways to become a great engineer

Thomas R. Warne shared that great engineers act with integrity, act with courage, act with innovation and act for good.

October 6, 2011
BYU junior awarded EnergySolutions research assistantship

Jack Fuller has been selected as the recipient of the EnergySolutions Research Assistantship Fellowship for his research regarding the development of an alternative neutron transport model.


October 4, 2011
BYU electric streamliner sets land speed record at 155.8 mph

An electric car designed and built by BYU engineering students set a world land speed record for its weight class, averaging 155.8 mph over its two required qualifying runs, one of which was clocked at 175 mph.

October 3, 2011
ACET mentoring events Oct. 20 & 21 for juniors and seniors

Students are invited to be mentored by successful professionals as part of the college's Advancement Council for Engineering and Technology (ACET) conference Oct. 20 and 21.

October 3, 2011
Industrial design program chair receives professorship for innovation

Professor develops plan for making BYU a leader in innovation education.

September 29, 2011
Eng. & tech. students represent BYU on "The Sing-Off"

Four students from the Ira A. Fulton College are representing BYU on NBC's "The Sing-off".  Michael Christensen (FPM), Tyler Sterling (ME), Ross Welch (ME) and Tanner Nilsson (IT) are part of the nine-man group Vocal Point.   

September 19, 2011
Civil engineering professor receives Husein Professorship

Civil engineering professor, Rick Balling, receives Husein Professorship for 2011-2013

September 16, 2011
Ira A. Fulton College Faculty honored at Annual University Conference

Four Ira A. Fulton College faculty members were recognized by BYU President Cecil O. Samuelson.

August 26, 2011
BYU Wins International Collegiate Traffic Bowl

A team of BYU civil engineering students took first place in an international traffic bowl competition sponsored by the Institute of Transportation Engineers.

August 24, 2011
TEE student wins top honors at national woodworking competition

Collin Barker, a technology and engineering education major, recently took first place at the Association of Woodworking Furnishings and Suppliers’ National Fresh Wood Competition.

August 19, 2011
Mattson named 'Scientist of the Week'

For his recent work on the human-powered drill, mechanical engineering's Chris Mattson has been named scientist of the week by Laboratory Equipment.

August 12, 2011
Faculty advancements in rank 2011-2012

BYU has announced the following faculty advancements in rank for the college, effective Thursday, Sept. 1:

August 4, 2011
Human-powered drill strikes water in Tanzania

Field tests in Tanzania show that the human-powered drill built by a team of BYU engineers is a success.

July 15, 2011
Pixar increasingly tapping into BYU talent

A door was opened more than five years ago when the first BYU student landed an internship at Pixar Animation Studios. Since then, many students have earned internships, worked on some of Pixar's big animated movies and been retained in full-time positions.

June 24, 2011
Mentorship recipients fund travel to D.C.

Civil engineering students Charles Hope and Bryan Wilson are the first recipients from the Pavement and Materials Endowed Mentorship fund, created last year by BYU alumni Wendy Thompson and Heather Burnham.

June 23, 2011
The science of wildfire

BYU chemical engineer Tom Fletcher was recently featured on 'Insight with Jon Du Pre' on BYUtv.  Fletcher's work could help firefighters know better how to combat wildfire. 

June 20, 2011
ME professor: 'Do something never done before, and have faith'

Larry Howell, professor of mechanical engineering, spoke to students in the de Jong Concert Hall Tuesday in a devotional address titled, "Faith: An Essential Principle of the Gospel."  Watch video

June 9, 2011
BYU undergrads' hybrid motorcycle shows range

 A team of BYU students recently modified an electric motorcycle into a hybrid model to increase its range by nearly 40 percent.

June 9, 2011
Global Engineering Outreach students travel to Peru

Months of hard work led a group of 20 BYU engineering students to a very successful trip to Peru from April 23 to May 7. 

June 9, 2011
Mechanical engineering professor wins prestigious NSF award

Brian Jensen is the third mechanical engineering professor to win the NSF CAREER award in two years.

June 2, 2011
Shuttle launches BYU student-designed circuit into space

BYU graduate students designed a circuit that launched with the space shuttle Endeavor.

May 17, 2011
BYU hybrid racecar 2nd in international race

A team of BYU engineers won second place with the "Y-brid", a car that uses both a gas engine and electric motor.

May 13, 2011
Honors student is his family's first college grad; researched solar-powered flight

When he was in elementary school, Joseph Paredes asked his mother to take him to parks in their Queens neighborhood so he could collect empty soda cans to recycle. His mother agreed, as long as he saved part of the money he earned for college and his LDS mission.

April 19, 2011
Animation's DreamGiver is a double 'student Emmy' winner

DreamGiver's unique blend of computer and traditional animation makes for 'student Emmy' magic.

April 12, 2011
Eye-tracking tablet to help people with disabilities

EyeTech Digital Systems enlisted the help of BYU engineers in creating an all-in-one eye-tracking system for people with disabilities in parts of the world where they can’t afford expensive systems.

April 8, 2011
TEE students win big at national conference

Brigham Young University’s Technology and Engineering Education program placed within the top three in five student competitions at the 2011 International Technology and Engineering Educators Association Conference.

April 7, 2011
Student engineers build human-powered drill for clean water in developing nations

A team of Capstone students built a human-powered drill that will help Tanzanians drill the 250 feet required to access clean drinking water.

April 1, 2011
Chemical engineering professor wins top NSF award for young faculty

The National Science Foundation recently awarded Thomas Knotts with a CAREER award, an honor given to the most promising junior faculty in the nation.

March 28, 2011
College begins hiring search for director

Potential candidates for a faculty director of the Weidman Ctr. can apply online. 

March 21, 2011
Imagine Cup 2011 US finalists

Vote for the BYU team to win the 2011 Microsoft Imagine Cup People's Choice Award!

March 21, 2011