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BYU pre-design team places first at ASCE regional conference

April 20, 2015

The civil engineering pre-design team took first place at the Rocky Mountain Regional Conference by creating a structure intended to remove debris from storm water systems.

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First place video team

BYU Technology and Engineering Education students take first

April 15, 2015

Students from the BYU chapter of the Technology and Engineering Education Collegiate Association took home first prize in the communications category during the 77th ITEEA National Conference.

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Six BYU engineers awarded National Science Foundation fellowships

April 13, 2015

Six students and alumni from the BYU Ira. A Fulton College of Engineering Technology have been awarded the National Science Foundation's Graduate Research Fellowships. This award provides three years of funding, including a stipend and money for tuition. 

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John Bunting, lecture speaker

Founder and former CEO of Precorp to students: "Leadership begins with you"

April 8, 2015

During March's Weidman Center Leadership Lecture, John A. Bunting, founder and former CEO of Precorp, talked to students about how to become the kind of leader that they would like to follow. 

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Engineering students create light-weight, low-cost electric wheelchair

April 7, 2015

BYU engineering students have developed a light-weight and low-cost electric wheelchair as a way to help two young boys suffering from Spinal Muscular Atrophy. 

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Mechanical engineering professors awarded for innovative strides in Capstone

April 1, 2015

Professors Carl Sorensen and Christopher Mattson of BYU’s Mechanical Engineering Department are the 2015 recipients of the American Society for Mechanical Engineers Ben C. Sparks Medal for their innovative work with the BYU Capstone program.

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BYU student receives scholarship from US Society on Dams

March 26, 2015

A civil engineering undergraduate, Matthew George, has received a $1,000 scholarship from and co-authored an article for the United States Society on Dams. The article, co-authored with Professor Rollin Hotchkiss, focuses on the decay of today's existing dams.

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Pres. Pershing visits with chemical engineering faculty

University of Utah president speaks on creating opportunities from failures

March 25, 2015

Utah President David Pershing, a chemical engineer, addressed BYU’s campus at a University Forum with personal anecdotes of how success can, at times, masquerade as failure. Following his address, he met with the college's chemical engineering faculty. 

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Jennifer Craft accepting 1st place

Civil engineer wins BYU Three-Minute Thesis Competition

March 24, 2015

Jennifer Craft, a civil engineering graduate student, won first place and $5,000 at the university's Three-Minute Thesis competition by combining her scientific knowledge and research with well-practiced humor and charisma.

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Legos of Leadership

The Legos of Leadership

March 11, 2015

During February's Weidman Center Leadership Lecture, Richard Ji, vice president of infusion therapy systems and site leader for BD Medical, spoke to students about how to create building blocks of leadership in his lecture entitled "The Legos of Leadership."

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