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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Alexis T. Bell

Berkeley renewable energy expert to lecture at BYU

March 9, 2015

Alexis T. Bell, a world-renowned scholar in the field of chemical engineering, will deliver the eighth annual Izatt-Christensen Lecture Mar. 19.  As part of his general lecture, he will discuss how traditional energy sources like coal, oil and natural gas can eventually be replaced by more renewable resources.

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Ford research and innovation center

Ford executive to deliver college lecture about auto engineering

March 2, 2015

Michael Whitens, the director of Ford Motor Company's Vehicle & Enterprise Sciences and Research and Innovation Center, will deliver this month's college lecture March 5 at 11 a.m. in 140 JSB.  Whitens is an automotive industry veteran who has spent the majority of his career at Ford in various body engineering disciplines.  He will speak about exciting opportunities in automotive engineering.

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Daniel Maynes on left

ME department chair named USU distinguished alumnus

February 24, 2015

On February 20th Daniel Maynes, professor and chair of the BYU Department of Mechanical Engineering, was named "Distinguished Alumnus of the Year" by the Utah State University Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department.

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Allan McDonald

Allan McDonald shares his experiences with the infamous space shuttle Challenger

February 19, 2015

Allan McDonald, author of the book Truth, Lies and O-Rings: Inside the Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster, spoke to students and faculty about his experience working with the space shuttle Challenger and the importance of ethical decision making.

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ET Week 2014

BYU to host events for Engineering and Technology Week 2015

February 12, 2015

In honor of National Engineers Week 2015, the Brigham Young University Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering and Technology will host interactive exhibits, competitions and tours for middle and high school students Thursday, Feb. 26, 8:30 – 10:30 a.m., 10:30 – 12:30 p.m. and 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. in the WSC Garden Court. 

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Michael Jensen

Professor of electrical and computer engineering to head up IEEE society

February 12, 2015

Michael Jensen, a BYU professor of electrical and computer engineering, has recently been chosen as president-elect for his society within the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. This position oversees roughly 8,300 members of IEEE as well as a 12-person elected administrative committee. 

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