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Cancer and cartilage: the engineering approach to biomaterials and biotechnology

BYU hosted a “chemical engineering rock star” at the annual Izzat-Christensen lecture series last week.

February 11, 2013
Dare mighty things and other lessons from the Curiosity mission

Dr. David Oh, lead flight director for NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) shared an overview of the Mars rover mission at the college lecture, Thursday.

February 8, 2013
"Some Assembly Required" service project

A bike assembly service project will be held from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Feb. 19, 21 and 22 (Tuesday, Thursday and Friday) in the step-down lounge of the Clyde Building.

February 1, 2013
Inspiring the next generation of engineers

More than 800 middle and high school students will celebrate Engineering and Technology Week at BYU on Feb. 20.

January 28, 2013
Waves & weather: BYU engineers study how internal waves impact weather, atmosphere

According to ME Professor Julie Crockett, forecasters make mistakes because the models they use for predicting weather can’t accurately track highly influential elements called internal waves.

January 24, 2013
The leadership behind an $11 billion corporation

John B. Prows, VP of Huntsman Corporation, shared experiences that have made Huntsman a multi billion dollar global enterprise.

January 24, 2013
Cranking out cures: leading biotechnology expert to lecture at BYU

Dr. Robert Langer, one of the world's foremost authorities on chemical engineering and biotechnology will speak at BYU on February 6.

January 16, 2013
Flight Director of Mars Curiosity mission to speak at next college lecture

Dr. David Oh, lead flight director for the Mars mission Curiosity, will speak Feb. 7.

January 14, 2013
Career Fair Prep Workshop 2013

Don't go to the Career Fair unprepared! A student workshop, "Job Search Savvy - How not to be living with your parents when you're 25!" will be Wed. Jan. 23, 2013 from 6-8:30 p.m.

January 9, 2013
Oddballs and workarounds: finding inspiration for innovation

Dennis Boyle, general partner at design consulting firm IDEO, shared valuable advice for future innovators at Thursday’s college lecture.

November 30, 2012
BYU engineering students aim high in bow design contest

Students constructed bows using unconventional materials for the "Nephi's steel bow competition."

November 26, 2012
While you were sleeping: Monitor alerts parents if baby stops breathing

Baby monitor alternative "Owlet" recently took first place in the Student Innovator of the Year competition.

November 26, 2012
Curiosity, compassion and knowing your calling

S. Max Brown, international speaker and leadership trainer, spoke about emotional intelligence at the Leadership Lecture series on Thursday.

November 21, 2012
Facility and Property Management program receives two prestigious awards

BYU FPM was awarded the IFMA Foundation Trustee Award and the Student Chapter of the Year Award at the IFMA international conference this month.

November 13, 2012
Owlet wins 2012 Student Innovator of the Year

The results are in from this year’s Student Innovator of the Year Competition, with baby monitor alternative Owlet earning both the first place and “crowd favorite” prizes.

November 8, 2012
Six character traits of top-notch engineers

Leadership lecture guest Michael Hoer spoke on how BYU graduates can stand out in their companies by exhibiting six essential characteristics.

October 25, 2012
Third annual Student Innovator of the Year competition around the corner

The Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering and Technology will host its third annual SIOY competition Nov. 7-8.

October 24, 2012
How highway bridges sing - or groan - in the rain to reveal their health

A group of engineers from BYU has found that by listening to how a highway bridge sings in the rain they can determine whether or not a bridge has structural flaws through a method called impact-echo testing.

October 24, 2012
Cast your vote! BYU grad nominated best toy designer of the year.

Tony Morley, an Industrial Design graduate, is up for this year’s TAGIE award for “Excellence in Toy Design.” Public voting ends on Halloween.


October 23, 2012
ACET mentoring events Nov. 8 & 9 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 November 8 and 9.

October 17, 2012
Renaissance Engineering: broadening your perspective to stay on top

BYU alum Philip Carmack shared stories from his career and how he has found opportunities in this fast-paced, rapidly advancing technological world.


October 12, 2012
David Weidman shares the secret to being a better leader, student

David Weidman shared some words of wisdom to kick off the 2012 Leadership Lecture Series. His lecture, which focused on the "framework of leadership," taught students, faculty and staff how to have a successful career and education.

September 24, 2012
Calling all innovators!

It's time to start gearing up for the Student Innovator of the Year competition (SIOY). Submission deadlines are around the corner, so put on your inventing caps and let the creative ideas flow. This year's competition is likely to be the biggest and most exciting yet.

September 12, 2012
An insider's view from Mission Control: Ira A. Fulton College hosts member of Mars Rover team

Todd Barber, one of the chief contributors to the Curiosity mission, shared his enthusiasm with the Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering and Technology at a special lecture on Thursday.


August 31, 2012
Mars Rover propulsion engineer to speak Thursday

Todd Barber, JPL senior propulsion engineer, will address students and faculty in the Ira A. Fulton College in a special lecture Aug. 30 at 1 p.m. in 214 CTB. 

August 28, 2012
Eight engineering faculty recognized at the Annual University Conference

Eight Ira A. Fulton College faculty members received awards at the Annual University Conference held Aug. 21., including three prestigious Karl G. Maeser Awards.

August 28, 2012
GEO club helps build homes for the Navajo families

The Global Engineering Outreach (GEO) Club joined hands with Design Build Bluff to help construct homes and learn about the culture of Navajo families in Bluff, Utah.

August 15, 2012
CMR receives $2 million research grant

The Compliant Mechanisms Research Group received $2 million from the National Science Foundation(NSF) to translate origami-based discoveries into engineered systems.

July 27, 2012
ME professor wins White House's highest award for young researchers

The White House honored BYU engineer Christopher Mattson with the highest award the U.S. government offers to young researchers in science and engineering.

July 23, 2012
The science of rock skipping

Through the use of ultra high imaging, the BYU Splash Lab shows the science behind rock skipping.

July 18, 2012
NSA names BYU a cybersecurity National Center for Excellence

BYU has been recognized as one of the nation’s premier academic institutions in the area of cybersecurity education.

June 27, 2012
Supermileage vehicle is a standout

A team of BYU mechanical engineering students placed second and brought home the Newcomer of the Year title at their first ever SAE Supermileage Vehicle competition. Their vehicle reached 1,135 miles per gallon.

June 25, 2012
BYU Mars rover takes second place

A Mars rover built by a team of BYU students took second place in the University Rover Challenge at the the Mars Desert Research Station.

June 20, 2012
Egg Sprinkler Mystery Solved

By building a spinning apparatus and using billiard balls and video cameras, ME professors and a graduate student investigated why a hard boiled egg spun in milk causes the milk to rise up the sides and spray at the egg's center.

June 20, 2012
BYU engineers conceive disc replacement to treat chronic low back pain

A flexible disc developed at BYU could eliminate spinal fusion surgery, bringing pain relief to the millions of people suffering from low back pain.

June 13, 2012
New department chairs and School director appointed

The Ira A. Fulton College has announced two new department chairs and a director of the School of Technology.

June 1, 2012
BYU grad student earns NASA research fellowship

Engineering Ph.D. student Shannon Zirbel has earned a NASA Space Technology Research Fellowship, an academic award worth up to $198,000 that is propelling her research straight to the cosmos.

May 23, 2012
Civil engineering professor wins UDOT's Trail Blazer Award

Civil engineering professor, Kyle Rollins, was awarded UDOT's Trail Blazer Award.

May 21, 2012
BYU formula hybrid racecar takes first at international competition

The formula hybrid racecar designed and built by engineering students under the direction of Dr. Robert Todd took 1st place at the 2012 SAE Formula Hybrid competition, an international event at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

May 16, 2012
BYU engineers sweep SAMPE competition

BYU engineering students landed a top-three sweep at the Utah Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE) Bridge Building Competition.

April 30, 2012
BYU professor named VP-elect of aerospace association

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) announced that Steven E. Gorrell is the institute’s new vice president-elect for education.

April 25, 2012
Six receive prestigious NSF fellowship

Six students from BYU's Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering and Technology were recent recipients of a National Science Foundation fellowship.

April 20, 2012
Batman-like device created by Capstone students

BYU engineers have created an anchoring device that shoots from a firearm and pulls a person vertically in the air.  It will be presented to the Air Force Research Lab in a competition against 17 other universities and three service academies this week.

April 16, 2012
Vote for team LegenDairy for Microsoft's Imagine Cup

A team of BYU Information Technology students is one of the top 10 finalists of Microsoft's 2012 Imagine Cup for designing dairy farming software.

April 13, 2012
Civil engineering students build their way to nationals

BYU’s civil engineering students beat out 11 competitors for the first place regional title in the steel bridge competition.

April 10, 2012
ChE Cosmonaut car places second

Four students from BYU’s chemical engineering department designed a car powered by a chemical reaction and placed second at the AIChE Student Conference.

April 6, 2012
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