Two engineering professors from West Virginia University have been awarded more than $100,000 from American Chemical Society's Petroleum Research Fund to demonstrate a new method for building fast models of complex chemical reactions and processes.
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A senior from West Virginia University's Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources recently captured top honors for creating a device that uses electromagnetic waves to detect underground objects, including utility lines, landmines or other metallic or non-metallic objects.
Researchers from West Virginia University, the National Energy Technology Laboratory and Schneider Electric have won an R&D 100 Award - a national award known as the "Oscar of innovation" - for the development of a virtual reality-based software that provides the energy industry with an unprecedented high-tech look inside the operation of power plants.
On any given morning, long before classes begin at West Virginia University, you will find Powsiri Klinkhachorn walking through the halls of the Engineering Sciences Building, carrying a box. Ask him what's inside and his answer is simple: "Robot parts."
The Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration chapter at West Virginia University received the 2014-15 outstanding student chapter award.
Whether it's the result of a snow storm, a hurricane or an earthquake, virtually everyone has experienced the inconveniences of a power outage. But some countries, most notably Japan, have begun to use residential-scale power generation units that run off of solid oxide fuel cells. A team of researchers, led by Xingbo Liu, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at West Virginia University, is working to advance SOFC technology in hopes of the trend catching on in America.
West Virginia University alumnus Tim Weadon is making waves at TE Connectivity with the knowledge he gained through his three degrees earned at the Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources.
Rakesh Gupta, the George and Carolyn Berry Professor and Chairperson of the Department of Chemical Engineering at West Virginia University, is one of 16 scientists from around the world to be honored with the Distinguished Speaker Award from CHEMCON, the four-day annual flagship event of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers.
Arvind Thiruvengadam, a member of the West Virginia University team of researchers who discovered elevated levels of emissions from Volkswagen vehicles, has been named number two on Motor Trend's annual Power List.
A respected community leader, a successful businessman, an accomplished educator and a dedicated employee with Facilities Management are being honored as "Most Loyals" during the 68th annual Mountaineer Week, a celebration of Appalachian Heritage, Oct. 30 - Nov. 8, on West Virginia University's campus.