Every year, industrial design students in BYU’s professional program design user-focused product prototypes for partnering companies.
Imagine you're a child waking up every morning afraid and upset because you are unable to communicate your needs. Or envision being a parent, breaking into tears, trying everything you can to pacify your child and get them to ask you a question. For children on the autism spectrum and their parents, this can often be reality.
What we can do in technology is defined by our tools. If we want new possibilities, we need to create new tools.
Before becoming a Royal family member, Meghan Markle spent time in Rwanda using the Village Drill to help bring water to rural communities.
Randal Beard, professor of Electrical Engineering and the recipient of BYU’s Karl G. Maeser Distinguished Faculty Lecturer Award, delivered the Forum address on Tuesday. He discussed the technology in autonomous vehicles and how he anticipates the field progressing in the future.
When one hears the phrase ‘women of courage,’ names like Rosa Parks, Amelia Earhart, and Helen Keller come to mind, but women of courage are all around us. Last week, BYU recognized seven Women of Courage Award winners, two of whom come from the Ira A. Fulton College.
Under blue skies on the sun-drenched track of Sonoma Raceway, the BYU team earned top honors in their category at the 12th edition of the Shell Eco-marathon Americas competition, recording 1,985.4 miles per gallon with its ultra-energy-efficient “BYU SMV” internal combustion Prototype vehicle. Among the 98 student teams, half were powered by renewable energy sources.
Jared Blanchard will represent the graduates as the student speaker at BYU’s Commencement exercises this month. Like many of his fellow classmates, he has accomplished a lot during his time at BYU.
<p>Two boys working on their robot</p>
<p>Students raise materials in the air following a speaker's question</p>
<p>One of the underwater robots in the pool</p>
<p>One of the student volunteers for UUR looks up from the robot he is working on</p>
For the past seven years, the Utah Underwater Robotics program has worked with hundreds of elementary and middle school kids to teach them principles of science, math, engineering, and technology, impacting gradeschool kids and college-aged students.