Combining nanotechnology with foam, ME student Jake Merrell has created a smart-foam that can be placed inside a football helmet to measure the impact of each hit. Merrell’s working prototype recently won a top three finish (and $2,000) at our Student Innovator of the Year competition. Read more.
BYU has received the Outstanding Chapter award from the American Institute for Chemical Engineers (AIChE), ranking it in the top ten percent of the 150 nationwide chapters. Club participation is one of the ways students can enhance professional and leadership ability. Read more.
Ira A. Fulton College students, faculty and staff honored Dr. Hank Christiansen's 48 years of dedicated service to BYU's engineering and technology college. He will retire at the end of this semester.
The final round of Student Innovator of the Year awarded $12,000 in grants to deserving young innovators. The grand prize of $5,000 was given to ReForm, a rapid, durable and efficient home construction innovation.