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BYU professor looks at a 3D-printed viable microfluidic device

Professors 3D-print first truly microfluidic "lab on a chip" device

August 9, 2017

Researchers at BYU are the first to 3D-print a viable microfluidic device small enough to be effective at a scale much less than 100 micrometers, a major breakthrough toward mass-producing the medical diagnostic devices cheaply.

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Forbes: A startup that's (literally) opening doors for wheelchair users

August 8, 2017

After opening the door for a fellow student in a wheelchair, industrial design student Sam Lew and five other BYU students developed a device that would improve the opening of automatic doors, especially for those in wheelchairs. 

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Conrad Rosenbrock, Eric Homer, Gus Hart pose in a hallway at BYU.

BYU researchers develop method that could produce stronger, more pliable metals

August 7, 2017

An interdisciplinary BYU research team consisting of a Ph.D. student, a mechanical engineering professor, and a physics professor have created a method to help evaluate properties like strength, weight and lifespan of materials, leading to the eventual optimization of the best materials. 

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Girls look at computer screen at BYU's Girls Cybersecurity Camp

Daily Herald: Girls cybersecurity camp at BYU expands girls' opportunities

July 21, 2017

BYU hosted its third annual Girls Cybersecurity Camp on July 17-21. The camp left the girls, ages 13-18, with new knowledge and excitement about information technology and cybersecurity. 

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Janae Pettit uses BYU skills at new job.

Alum uses communications skills she learned at BYU to excel in her career

July 20, 2017

After graduating in April, industrial designer Janae Pettit landed a job at Vivint Smart Home's Innovation Center. Her time at BYU gave her real-world experience and taught her communication skills that have been critical to her career. 

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Harry Douglass applies his BYU education to his work at Ford.

Alum continues to apply skills learned at BYU to job at Ford

July 20, 2017

Harry Douglass' BYU education taught him a lot of valuable skills. Since receiving his degree in mechanical engineering in 2014, he continues to apply his BYU education to his work at Ford. 

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BYU to host third annual Girls Cybersecurity Camp

July 12, 2017

Women are sorely outnumbered in the information technology industry.  Dale Rowe, BYU associate professor of information technology, hopes to start to bridge that gap with the Girls Cybersecurity Camp on July 17-21. The free camp is exclusively for girls ages 13-18 to get them interested in both IT and cybersecurity.

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Professor presented with award by two others

Civil engineering chair receives significant honor from professional society

June 30, 2017

Rollin H. Hotchkiss, BYU professor and chair of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, received the American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) 2017 Hydraulic Structures Medal. The medal is awarded for significant contributions to the advancement of the art and science of hydraulic engineering as applied to hydraulic structures.

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Ethan Gross lands job at Ford.

BYU alum continues to learn and grow at Ford

June 29, 2017

BYU alum Ethan Gross exemplifies that hard work and making a plan can help you achieve your goals. His persistence and BYU education helped him land a dream position with Ford. 

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BYU mars rover robot

BYU Mars Rover team finishes 4th in international robotics competition

June 27, 2017

Competing with elite teams from 13 countries, BYU engineers returned from "Mars" with a fourth place finish in the University Rover Challenge. Sponsored by The Mars Society, the rover challenge is considered one of the most difficult robotic competitions for students because vehicles must be autonomous and capable of completing various tasks in extremely rugged environments. 

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