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Table-top solar: An energy revolution

November 1, 2016

A group of BYU engineering students want to start a solar-cell revolution with through the Ford College Community Challenge. Led by mechanical engineering professor John Salmon, the students hope to trigger energy change by installing solar cells in public locations you wouldn't think of.

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Acclaimed Colombian hydrologist speaks on leadership at Weidman Center lecture

October 26, 2016

On Thursday, October 20, students and faculty gathered to hear Colombian hydrologist Angelica Gutierrez-Magness speak of the life experiences that have formed her perspective on being a leader. Gutierrez-Magness detailed her more than two decades of experience in the fields of hydrological water quality modeling and uncertainty analyses and recounted how lessons from her past have influenced her professional career.

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Honored alumnus encourages students to be passionate, persistent, and to push toward their dreams

October 18, 2016

Clay Dean, director of General Motors Global Advanced Design organization, gave the Ira A. Fulton College’s honored alumnus lecture entitled “Things I wish I knew when I left BYU,” giving students things to know now and in the future.

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ACET mentoring events Nov. 10 & 11

October 15, 2016

Junior and senior students in the Ira A. Fulton College will have the opportunity to be mentored by successful professionals as part of the college's Advancement Council for Engineering and Technology (ACET) conference November 10 and 11.

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Maker Space: bringing new ventures to life

October 14, 2016

Student innovators with bright ideas were not in short supply at the BYU Venture Factory Club.  But something that was missing was a place to develop their fresh ideas.  So Venture Factory advisor Justin Zsiros put together a plan to create the perfect space for these young entrepreneurs—the Maker Space.

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A mug stating "Most Cited Researcher" can now sit on Professor Michael Scott's desk.

Professor Michael Scott becomes 3rd at BYU to earn 'Highly Cited' distinction

October 12, 2016

Michael Scott, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, is one of 54 American professors recently named as a “Highly Cited Researcher” by Thomson Reuters in computer science. Scott was recognized among nearly 3,000 researchers worldwide who have published influential articles in academic journals.

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Professor receives outstanding engineer award from Purdue

October 6, 2016

Associate Dean Larry Howell was recently recognized with the 2016 Outstanding Mechanical Engineer Award from his alma mater, Purdue University.

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Civil engineer one of four in U.S. invited to Italy quake sites for drone reconnaissance

October 4, 2016

BYU civil engineering professor Kevin Franke was one of four U.S. professors invited to a special geotechnical engineering reconnaissance mission to learn how the recent earthquake in Italy  impacted ancient and modern infrastructure. The expertise of Franke and his BYU colleagues in these types of reconnaissance missions is in the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs or “drones”) to collect imagery at natural disaster sites.

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Meriah Kulikovskyi worked in a ATL Technology manufacturing factory doing lots of hands on projects.

International internship gives BYU student experience, vision for future

October 3, 2016

Meriah Kulikovskyi, a sophomore in the manufacturing engineering technology program, spent part of her summer in Dongguan, China working for ATL Technology as an intern with BYU’s Weidman Center for Global Leadership program.

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BYU student wins Women Tech award

September 27, 2016

Mechanical engineering student Christine Mooth has won the 2016 Student Development Award at the Women Tech Council's ninth annual Women Tech Awards.   

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