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EWV Wired is a monthly electronic newsletter produced by the Statler College Marketing and Communication Office for alumni and friends, and faculty and staff. To receive EWV Wired, visit Mountaineer Connection.

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EWV Wired September 2017

New WVU study provides road map to lower methane emissions for future heavy-duty natural gas vehicle fleet, Alumnus flies into the eye of Hurricane Irma, Bandura plays key role in telescope program that will map the history of the Universe, Engineers Without Borders begins five-year initiative in Uganda, Professor, student win best paper award at prestigious international data science forum, WVU study of rare earth elements moves to second phase, AcES provides scholarships to underrepresented students, Engineering student rediscovers himself through service, adventure and poetry, Statler College ranked 28th in nation for value, Watts Museum exhibit explores coal mining mechanization, "We are back in the Blue Lot" Homecoming football tent Saturday, October 14, 2017

EWV Wired August 2017

WVU to develop software for future NASA Mars rovers, test 3-d printed foams on ISS, Positive experiences turn campers into students at WVU, Ecosystem greenhouse gases under rising temperatures to be studied, Engineering Challenge Camps help long-time camper discover his passion, Mebane to study carbon dioxide reduction under NSF collaborative award, Youth programs supported by $80K in grants from EQT Foundation, Kecojevic named interim chair of mining engineering, Tau Beta Pi chapter members recognized by national organization, Alumni establish science and engineering scholarships for West Virginia students, "We are back in the Blue Lot" Homecoming football tent Saturday, October 14, 2017, Statler College: Engineering Career Fair

EWV Wired July 2017

MIDAS brings home the gold in NASAs Mars Ice Challenge,Emissions researchers help address automotive industry and regulatory challenges on clean-diesel issues, WVU takes first place in Intercollegiate Rocket Engineering Competition, Orders to be inducted into West Virginia Business Hall of Fame, WVU hosts inaugural Civil Engineering Challenge Camp, Alum puts slam poetry skills to the test at national event, Guffey, He receive top honors from the American Industrial Hygiene Association, Alum Carl Heinlein name to American Society of Safety Engineers board, IMSE alum wins Captains of Industry Award from IISE, Statler College: Engineering Career Fair

EWV Wired June 2017

WVU professor's patented system could save lives and make cities more resilient after natural disasters, WVU Foundation honors philanthropists, WVU nabs fourth place finish in year three of EcoCAR 3 competition, WVU to host training sessions for Project Lead The Way teachers, Kreps awarded prestigious scholarship from Department of Defense, New coding and service camps highlight Engineering Challenge Camp schedule, Faculty inspire students to pursue research, achieve NSF fellowships, Engineering program shapes student's future in more ways than one, West Virginia University Employer Summit, Statler College: Engineering Career Fair

EWV Wired May 2017

Gilpin, Beard awarded Goldwater Scholarships, Graham, Santiago honored as WVU Foundation Outstanding Teachers, Students take top honors in Target Case Study Competition, Alumnus travels the world during remote year, Siriwardane appointed chair of civil and environmental engineering, Student teams sweep 2017 WV Collegiate Business Plan Competition, Wu named Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry, Majjigapu named national chair of graduate student structural engineering leadership council, Help West Virginia University's Steel Bridge Team compete at nationals, West Virginia University Employer Summit, Statler College: Engineering Career Fair

EWV Wired April 2017

Lima earns prestigious NSF CAREER award, EWB students deliver hope to community members in Prenter, WVU wins civil engineering regional competition, Experimental Rocketry team prepares to compete in international competition, Alumni, faculty member inducted into national engineering honorary, Students experiment with artificial intelligence to detect fake news, Teaching, advising and research awards announced, Poland honored with Evans Advising Award, Mining students place in regional mine rescue competition, Student organizations host second annual Makers Challenge, Ameri reappointed chair of petroleum and natural gas engineering

EWV Wired March 2017

WVU awarded $1.25 million from ARPA-E for transformational energy technology, “Hidden Figures” inspires duo to create tribute to Johnson at WVU, Statler College opens Career Closet, Fragoso to study computer vision-related image recognition, Students establish non-profit organization to benefit families in Monongalia County, MorphoTrak donates $1.5 million in cloud technology to WVU for biometric research, Student organizations find time to give back, Statler College wins four Educational Advertising Awards

EWV Wired February 2017

WVU researchers join national program to develop technologies to enhance natural gas utilization, Asher embarks on journey to make a difference in the world, Statler College names two to assistant dean positions, Researcher, students receive mining awards from SME, Remember the Miners endows mining engineering scholarship, First-year student wins Entrepreneur Pitch Contest, Peng edits new book on ground control in mining, Statler College: Engineering Career Fair Series, 100 Year Anniversary of Chemical Engineering at West Virginia University

EWV Wired January 2017

Wuest, Savage named Richards Faculty Fellows in Engineering, Gall develops methodology to merge operations of world’s largest airline group, New WVU study examines pump-to-wheels methane emissions from the natural gas-fueled heavy-duty transportation sector, Software engineering program 10th in U.S. News rankings, WVU team selected for contact with crew aboard the International Space Station, Statler College: Engineering Career Fair Series, 100 Year Anniversary of Chemical Engineering at West Virginia University

EWV Wired December 2016

Donors surprise engineering Dean with gift in his honor, WVU receives DOE award to conduct assessments for small and medium-sized enterprises, WVU sending two teams to first-ever NASA Mars Ice Challenge, Smith elected to National Academy of Inventors, Noble named distinguished lecturer, Klinkhachorn named IEEE Fellow, Mining students, professor earn top honors at regional conference, Li named IEEE Fellow, Statler College: Engineering Career Fair Series, A Beautiful Sight We're Happy Tonight Walking in a Winning Wonderland

EWV Wired November 2016

From Mars to a greenhouse near you: WVU team transitions robot from rover to pollinator, Engineering researchers win "Oscars of Innovation" award for carbon-capture technology, WVU and Marshall professors team up to create cost-effective bridge construction system, Ridenour selected to serve on competitive national student advisory council, WVU and global energy giant form clean energy technology partnership, WVU study will determine amount of rare earth elements in the region's coal mining waste, WVU team repeats as winners of supply chain competition, Anderson named to "Most Loyals" list, Society of Women Engineers section wins top award at national conference, New team sought for BRNI in unprecedented cross-campus recruitment effort

EWV Wired October 2016

NSF Award to fund engineering scholarships for underrepresented groups at WVU, Researchers to study fundamental causes of roof falls in mines, Watts Museum exhibit explores West Virginia glass industry, WVU receives continued funding for research in use of composites for pipe design, gas transport, New faculty members, Kecojevic awarded Erskine Ramsay medal, Siriwardane named interim chair of civil and environmental engineering, Noble earns award from engineering institute, Civil engineering professors earn top honors from state professional chapter, WVU awarded grant to enhance mine rescue training

EWV Wired September 2016

Professors to utilize Green Bank telescope in K-12 teacher research experience, Engineering programs earn renewed accreditation, Browning selected to participate in prestigious engineering symposium, Statler College ranked 24th in nation for value, Doctoral student selected for P&G FIRST Conference, Engineering student organizations participate in flood relief efforts, Ye awarded grant to develop new techniques to prevent against cyber attacks, Faculty write book on hydraulic fracturing, Engineering student one of three from U.S. selected for China mining technology summer school, Industrial extension to assist in retraining of coal-impacted companies, workers, Lima earns new investigator award, WVU hosts Project Lead the Way training, "We are back in the Blue Lot" Homecoming Football Tent on October 1

EWV Wired August 2016

WVU to Host Real-World Emissions Technology Summit on September 28-29, Golden Mountaineers, WVU team preps for upcoming Sample Return Robot Challenge, Civil engineering researchers win innovation awards, Student earns scholarship from automotive aftermarket association, Kulathumani working on wireless sensors to detect breaches in storm water catch systems, WVU Alumni Association and Statler College of Engineering receive major gift donations, Two elected to WVU Foundation Board of Directors, Mining students win national competition, Eck earns national LTAP achievement award, Lane Department graduate student presents poster at AACR Conference, Mining graduate wins scholarship, Safety Leadership Excellence Safety Management Symposium Registration open, "We are back in the Blue Lot" Homecoming Football Tent on October 1

EWV Wired July 2016

Accolades Successes Achievements this past year, Team from WVU wins international drilling competition, WVU makes strong showing in EcoCAR 3 year 2 competition, WVU repeats second place performance in Robo-Ops competition, WVU students team with counterparts in Mexico to create app to find support for stray dogs, Engineers Without Borders completes service in Randolph County, WVU collaboration to rebuild Harpers Ferry earns national recognition, WVU awarded USDA grant to help small businesses, WVU making progress in mine safety research, WVU researcher receives $1.7 award million to fight cancer

EWV Wired June 2016

WVU alumni lead global aluminum industry, WVU collaboration to rebuild Harpers Ferry earns national recognition, WVU repeats second place performance in Robo-Ops Competition, Biomedical engineering major named Goldwater Scholar, Students awarded National Science Foundation graduation Fellowships, Currie awarded IISE Fellow Status, WVU names 2016 Foundation Scholars, Three students selected for competitive NIST research fellowships

EWV Wired May 2016

Dan Carder among Time's 100 Most Influential People in the World, A love of the game led Honeycutt down unexpected path from athlete to entrepreneur, Students earn Provost Fellowships, California high school brings large pool of students to WVU, Researcher receives $1.7 award million to fight cancer, Student organizations host inaugural Mountaineer Maker’s Challenge, WVU, GE partner on project to increase performance of solid oxide fuel cells, Alumnus parlays NASA internships into employment, Aerospace engineer receives WVU Honorary Degree at Potomac State’s Graduation, Students selected for NASA Student Flight Research Opportunity, Faculty member writes book for early career safety professionals, Mechanical engineering student earns Tau Beta Pi graduate fellowship, Civil engineering student awarded scholarships, and Provost selects three faculty members as Academic Leadership Fellows

EWV Wired April 2016

Top seniors honored with 2016 Order of Augusta, Outstanding Seniors award, WVU mechanical engineering student named Redesign Challenge finalist, WVU wins civil engineering regional competition, Statler College award winners announced, Researchers join rare earth elements grant, Mining engineering student receives prestigious fellowship, Rifle and engineering: a match made on the range, Three leading professionals to be inducted into Academy of Distinguished Alumni, Innovation Awards celebrate big ideas that are changing the world, Ordel Brown wins regional advising award, Six earn WVU Foundation Award for Outstanding Teaching, WVU to host collegiate UAV competition, Programmatic changes lead to name changes for two WVU engineering departments

EWV Wired March 2016

Weidhaas, Akkerman Earn Prestigious NSF CAREER awards, Team from WVU selected for international drilling competition, Robosax! Musician and engineer join forces at WVU, Investment company endows gift in honor of late WVU faculty mentor, From orbit to the boardroom: alumna finds opportunities through engineering, Materials developed at WVU’s Constructed Facilities Center being tested in dam applications in Illinois, Governor's Awards in energy efficiency presented at Innovation & Entrepreneurship Day, Bourlai edits book on facial recognition, Registration now open for WVU Engineering Challenge Camp Series, Watts Museum’s Traveling Exhibits Program takes history on the road, IMSE students place second in international competition, Morgantown History Museum exhibition features WVU engineering program

EWV Wired February 2016

John Hu named first Statler Chair in Energy, Researcher creates Twitter bot platform for activists, CAFEE researchers named Disruptors of the Year by Roadshow by CNET, The Cave Photographer, Watts honored as History Hero, He receives NIOSH grant for respiratory protection research, Alumni track statistics for Super Bowl-bound Carolina Panthers, Engineers Week to feature lectures, prizes, competitions, Software engineering program 30th in U.S. News rankings, Engineering student proposal accepted to NASA's Micro-g NExT program, Watts Museum's sponsors Huntington highway historical marker, Scientific video journal visits WVU research facility