The research, sponsored by the USDA Forest Service and the Department of Energy, provides a physical model that can more reliably predict soot and smoke emissions from wildfires over a range of conditions.
BYU's program was recognized for its "theory-based instruction" and "practical, hands-on experience" in addition to reputation and overall value.
The new building opened Sept. 4, 2018 for the first day of BYU's 2018-2019 school year. The Daily Herald interview with assistant dean Jim Trent hints at what the new building has to offer.
NSF asks electrical engineering profs to build new receiver for one of world's largest radio telescopes
The National Science Foundation has awarded Brian Jeffs and Karl Warnick a $5.8 million grant to mount a super-sensitive super-antenna at the focal point of the 1000-foot diameter Arecibo Observatory dish. The super-antenna, more accurately named a phased array feed, will increase the telescopes’ observation capabilities five times over.
After graduating with his Ph.D. this month, Alden will move to the Netherlands where he will begin a post-doctoral position at Delft University of Technology, a world-renowned university in this field. During his two years there, he will work with teams doing spacecraft research, and other research on micro-mechanisms.