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STEM Career Fair set for Feb. 11

February 2, 2016

Over 120 companies will be searching for technical talent at the Winter 2016 BYU STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Career Fair on Thursday, Feb. 11 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the WSC Ballroom and Garden Court. All Ira A. Fulton College students are encouraged to attend.

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BYU Construction Management continues to impress at national competition

February 1, 2016

A team of Brigham Young University construction management students won third place at the Residential Construction Management Competition in Las Vegas on Jan. 23. In the 26-year history of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) competition, BYU’s construction management team has placed in the top three 22 times.

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BYU CM students place second in national competition

January 21, 2016

Four construction management students from Brigham Young University placed second in the safety category at the National Construction Management Student Competition in 2015.

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Harvey Fletcher, first dean of college

College's first dean to receive posthumous Grammy Award

January 18, 2016

Dr. Harvey Fletcher, the first dean of the BYU College of Engineering, will be honored for his groundbreaking research and inventions related to stereophonic sound. One of Utah's foremost scientists, he will be awarded a technical Grammy this year — almost 35 years after his death. Read more from ksl.com. 

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BYU officially part of Biomedical Engineering Society

January 11, 2016

After years of significant student involvement in its biomedical engineering club, BYU now has an established chapter of the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES).  BMES is the lead national organization and professional home for biomedical engineering and bioengineering disciplines.

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Tupperware design project

Tupperware designers tap BYU ideas to reach millennials

January 8, 2016

Students in Bryan Howell’s industrial design studio class spent the past semester brainstorming product ideas and researching millennial cooking preferences for the Tupperware Brands Corporation, the direct sales giant beloved around the world.

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Professor Aaron Hawkins

BYU electrical engineer elevated to IEEE Fellow

December 15, 2015

Aaron Hawkins, professor of electrical and computer engineering, was elevated to a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the world's largest and most prestigious professional association for the advancement of technology. He was selected by IEEE based on a number of criteria including his work in optofluidics, a field of research that combines microfluidics and optics.

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Advice for students who want to “lead from within”

December 10, 2015

Gerard P. Kilcommins, vice president of Worldwide Vascular Operations, Medtronic, spoke on “Leading from Within” at the November Weidman Center Leadership Lecture.  

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Engineering a way to conserve the culture of Peru's Uros Islands

December 8, 2015

“In the Uros, children couldn’t grow because they had parasites,” said resident Dora Jallahui Vilca. On the floating reed islands of Lake Titicaca in Peru, clean drinking water is a luxury few possess. See how a longlasting relationship between BYU engineers and the Uros people has changed lives over the last seven years.

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Student Jeremy Rios with a Wavio prototype.

Students creating tiny Bluetooth two-way radio for extreme athletes

December 8, 2015

Every new ski season means the return of an old problem: trying to keep your group together while on the hill. A group of BYU students has devised an innovative technological device to keep outdoor enthusiasts in touch while in nature: A tiny two-way radio that connects to your phone or headphones via Bluetooth.  The idea was clever enough to earn $2,000 at the recent Student Innovator of the Year Competition.

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