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BYU: A national center for UAV research

BYU's Center for Unmanned Aircraft Systems is the only National Science Foundation-funded unmanned aircraft research center in the country.

BYU: A national center for UAV research

BYU's Center for Unmanned Aircraft Systems is the only National Science Foundation-funded unmanned aircraft research center in the country.

BYU Engineering develops multi-university capstone program for UAV research

BYU and Boeing partner to develop multi-university capstone course to help engineering graduates acquire needed skills in the area of drone research.

Engineering Building opens on BYU campus

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. 

BYU Construction Management program ranked #1 best value in nation

The Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering's Construction Management program ranked first in Value College's "Top 50 Best Value Bachelor's in Construction Management 2019" ranking.

Chemical engineering professor and student develop new wildfire smoke emissions model

A BYU chemical engineering professor and his Ph.D. student have developed an advanced model that can help predict pollution caused by wildfire smoke.

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.

Engeering Ph.D. grad, NASA research fellow leads by example

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.  

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.

New cybersecurity major available Fall 2018

BYU has created five new courses of study available to its students starting Fall Semester 2018, including a BS in Cybersecurity.

New department chairs announced

Dr. Aaron Hawkins and Dr. Norman Jones began their respective terms as department chair on June 1, 2018. Dr. Hawkins replaced Dr. Brent Nelson and Dr. Jones replaced Dr. Rollin Hotchkiss. 

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