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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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Hannah Lutz learned a lot from her WE@BYU Mentorship.

WE@BYU mentorship opens up new opportunities

June 6, 2017

Hannah Lutz started studying industrial design as a way to combine her love for art and the ability to invent things. After being accepted into the major, she applied for a Women in Engineering and Technology mentorship, which has opened up new opportunities for her and has helped her become more involved in the School of Technology.

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Professor Brian Capt travels to the DR annually to teach about construction processes in the US.

CFM professor introduces new construction methods to the Dominican Republic

June 6, 2017

BYU construction and facilities management professor Brian Capt could change the way construction operates in the Dominican Republic. For the past eight years, he has travelled there annually and has introduced and taught the people of the Dominican Republic about new ways of construction.

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Alum with his invention

Universe: BYU alum sees benefits from industrial design education

May 31, 2017

BYU alumnus Cory McArthur completed his junior project back in 2015 but is still seeing benefits. One of his ideas has been mass-marketed and is now available for sale at a major retailer.

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Nathan Pehrson

PhD student receives NASA Space Technology Research Fellowship

May 30, 2017

Nathan Pehrson, a PhD student studying mechanical engineering, recently received the NASA Space Technology Research Fellowship (NSTRF). Pehrson was awarded over $60,000 for the fellowship and will begin in August, while still working to finish his PhD.

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Hannah Evanson stands in lab.

WE@BYU mentorship sparks student’s love for research

May 24, 2017

Through her mentorship working with a faculty member and graduate students in a lab, Hannah Evanson learned the importance of patience and developed a love for research. 

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Convocation speaker highlights the benefits of humility and trust in a professional setting

May 22, 2017

On Friday, April 28, hundreds of graduates, family members, friends, and faculty gathered together for the Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering and Technology convocation ceremonies. The convocation speaker was Ryan Holmes, director of Digital Media and Technical Operations for BYU Broadcasting, and he gave advice to the graduates on working with others and staying humble.

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BYU alum returns to BYU as chemical engineering professor.

From student to professor: Chemical engineer Stella Nickerson returns to BYU

May 22, 2017

Not too long ago, chemical engineering professor Stella Nickerson was a student herself. After graduating from BYU in 2012, and receiving her PhD from Arizona State University last year, Nickerson landed her dream job here at BYU. However, she didn’t think timing would work out as perfectly as it did.

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