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Table featuring industrial design objects including a salt and pepper shakers, bowls and a bench replica

Design Arts Utah 2016 exhibit featured in Crabtree Building

November 21, 2016

A new exhibit in the Crabtree Technology Building features objects designed by BYU faculty and students for the Design Arts Utah 2016 competition this past summer. The competition included 25 projects produced by Utah-based designers and selected by juror Jim Childress of The American Institute of Architects.

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BYU Academic Vice President Brent Webb looks through papers at his desk.

BYU academic VP receives top engineering award

November 21, 2016

BYU Academic Vice President Brent Webb was selected by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) as a recipient of the Heat Transfer Memorial Award. This award is bestowed on individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the field of heat transfer through teaching, research, practice and design, or a combination of such activities. 

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BYU industrial design students hold a bar stool they designed.

BYU industrial design students give bar stool design an upgrade

November 21, 2016

David Morgan's sophomore-level industrial design class designed and built stools that are both structurally sound and visually appealing with extremely tiny steel rods for the legs. 

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Prof. Goeders

Digital circuits: New EE professor embedding knowledge into students

November 18, 2016

For Jeffrey Goeders, coming to BYU to teach electrical and computer engineering was never on his radar. Goeders studied at the University of Toronto and then finished up his PhD at the University of British Columbia last year.  Collaborating with BYU faculty in his research area eventually led him to his new position. 

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Martin Frey summits Mount Vinson in Antarctica

Guinness world record holder talks conquering the summits and seas of life

November 16, 2016

Guinness world record holder and BYU alumnus Martin Frey spoke to students on Thursday, November 10 about how his adventures around the world taught him the importance of endurance, problem solving, and keeping a positive attitude.

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Neal Bangerter by MRI machine

BYU MRI expert at heart of massive brain imaging study

November 9, 2016

Neal Bangerter, a Brigham Young University MRI expert, worked with a UK-based team on the world’s largest health-imaging study, a massive undertaking to scan the brain of more than 100,000 people to find connections with developing diseases. Bangerter's efforts saved UK Biobank research team an estimated $30 million

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Prof. Michael Rice

Televisions, radios, and the Titanic: Professor talks about how to be a faithful scholar

November 4, 2016

Michael Rice, BYU electrical and computer engineering professor, gave the Phi Kappa Phi Distinguished Faculty Lecture on Thursday, October 27.

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student with solar table

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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