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EWV Wired

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.


EWV Wired August 2020

WVU researchers receive $1.5 million DOE grant to develop technology aimed at decreasing natural gas emissions, WVU engineering student receives prestigious fellowship to continue sustainable transportation research, WVU professors team up with leading industry experts to guide organizations’ transformation to digital supply networks in new book, Emeritus engineering professor publishes textbook on surface subsidence, Emeritus engineering professor publishes textbook on surface subsidence, Catapulting WVU into higher ed’s new normal of teaching and learning, Dean to serve West Virginia Coal Mine Health and Safety Board, We are stronger together

EWV Wired July 2020

A welcome message from Dean Pedro Mago, Navigating space junk: WVU engineer selected for NASA Small Business Innovation Research Program, A classic backyard brawl sparks humanitarian effort for WVU alumnus, It’s getting hot in here: WVU engineer improves efficiency of U.S. energy infrastructure, WVU Robotic Technology Center and Maxar Technologies partner on SPIDER: The future of in-space assembly, WVU outlines health and safety protocols for the return to campus, WVU researchers leading $10 million sustainable biomass to value-added bioproducts project, We are stronger together

EWV Wired June 2020

Message from Interim Dean Earl Scime, WVU dedicated to foster a safe, diverse and inclusive culture, VP of DEI and UPD chief issue letter: Fostering a Safe, Diverse and Inclusive Culture at WVU, Message from WVU President E. Gordon Gee, Message from Statler College Interim Dean Earl Scime, WVU, through partnerships, producing thousands of swabs for COVID-19 testing, WVU researchers tap into wood for protection against COVID-19, Gearing up for changes in smart manufacturing: WVU engineer receives DOE grant, WVU engineers to develop AI based framework to gather data about the history of the universe, Incoming Statler College freshmen awarded scholarships for outstanding engagement and leadership, Valenti named chair of Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, Wuest named one of the 20 most influential professors in smart manufacturing by SME, WVU Alumni Association welcomes new members to board of directors, Aminian recognized by Society of Petroleum Engineers for exemplary service, We are stronger together

EWV Wired May 2020

Message from Interim Dean Earl Scime, A special message to graduates from Rouzbeh Yassini, Statler College alumnus and "the Father of the Cable Modem," Dental and engineering schools collaborate to design COVID-19 safety equipment, WVMEP launches webinar series to prepare manufacturing community for a strong comeback, An unexpected end to the semester:WVU engineering student balances course load with creating protective gear for health care workers, Wang earns prestigious NSF CAREER Award to expand research on early warning signs of autism spectrum disorder, WVU faculty named 2019-2020 Benedum Distinguished Scholars, Donation of industry-leading software gives WVU students an edge, Four WVU employees honored for excellence in advising, WVU names 2020 Foundation Scholars, Teaching, research and advising awards announced, Mining engineering student selected for Outstanding Merit Fellowship, Miller named director of West Virginia Manufacturing Extension Partnership, WVU’s top seniors named, eight honored with 2020 Order of Augusta, A passion for community service leads to a degree in engineering, WVU Statler College Apparel Flash Sale, Helping WVU students affected by COVID-19

EWV Wired April 2020

Message from Interim Dean Earl Scime, WVU-engineered intubation boxes to help reduce risk to clinicians during COVID-19 pandemic, WVU engineers, designers partner to test materials for surgical masks, WVU partnerships help WVU Medicine community and beyond amidst personal protective equipment shortage, WVU's Statler College develops surgical mask extender template for public distribution, WVU students win top prize in first virtual West Virginia Business Plan Competition, West Virginia’s young emerging leaders vie for Foundation Scholarships, WVU to hold ‘virtual’ commencement experience in May, ceremony in December, WVU engineering professor named American Institute of Chemical Engineers Fellow, Flash Sale, Stay Involved/Connected/Social, #GIVINGTUESDAYNOW

EWV Wired March 2020

Message from Interim Dean Earl Scime, Kecojevic receives SME Distinguished Service Award, Bryner joins Statler College enrollment and outreach team, Students attend SHPE National Convention and are encouraged to find community and success, Flash Sale

EWV Wired February 2020

Mechanical engineer named new dean of the Statler College, How’s the weather up there? WVU engineer aims to enhance space weather forecasting, New committee in Statler College to advance diversity and inclusion efforts, Statler College STEMzone to take K-12 outreach efforts to a new level

EWV Wired January 2020

In a nearby galaxy, a fast radio burst unravels more questions than answers, We want your honest feedback, WVU engineering professor receives accolade for contributions to transportation industry in West Virginia, WVU works to advance tech in start up, manufacturing and beyond, New position in Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering to enhance academic experience, Liu named interim associate dean of research in WVU’s Statler College, Students compete in Cyberforce Competition at National Energy Technology Laboratory, Fulay to step down after seven years as associate dean of research at WVU’s Statler College

EWV Wired December 2019

Wadsworth family makes $6 million gift commitment to WVU, WVU engineering professor named Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, Valenti receives recognition for contribution to military communications, Emeritus engineering professor publishes textbook on longwall mining, AmeriCorps worker joins Statler College enrollment and outreach team to promote diversity, How are we doing?, Decorate the season with engineering success

EWV Wired November 2019

It's Electric: WVU breaks new ground in developing transportable, carbon-neutral energy source, Enter the exosome: WVU researcher studies how cancer and immune cells communicate, President of Emerson delivered annual Hiner Lecture, WVU wins second national SME mine rescue competition, Music to my Engin'ears': WVU engineering student selected as finalist for AES MATLAB Plugin Student Competition, A global mindset: new academic program at WVU will encourage cross-cultural collaboration, WVU students to experience global travel, research as part of international partnership, Brady named director of Department of Mining and Industrial Extension, WVU researcher recognized by Society of Petroleum Engineers, Engineering in an unpredictable world: WVU students travel to London to discuss future sustainability of the planet, Team from Doddridge Middle School wins 32nd annual WVU Pumpkin Drop, West Virginia 4-H’ers enhance teamwork, problem-solving skills with the help of cast and crew of Barnwood Builders, Last Day to Order, Thank You Day of Giving, How are we doing?

EWV Wired October 2019

WVU researchers tackle rising health care costs with artificial intelligence, A saving grace underground: WVU engineers utilize robots to improve mine safety, Exploring the brain in a new way: WVU researcher records neurons to understand cognition, WVU mining engineer receives prestigious international acclaim, Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering receives accreditation, WVU engineer aims to improve profitability and flexibility of coal-fired power plants using AI, U.S. Navy recognizes mechanical and aerospace engineering professor for research contribution, 2019 IMSE Safety Management Symposium registration, Thrasher Named a finalist for NCAA Woman of the Year, Governor Jim Justice delivers annual Poundstone Lecture, Currie reappointed chair of industrial and management systems engineering, Wuest co-authors new book on advanced manufacturing, New learning center opens in Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, Dillie and Hoang named 2019 WVU Homecoming king, queen Engineering and marching band: A match made in WVU, Petroleum and natural gas student receives Leah Berhanu Memorial Award, Society of Petroleum Engineers student chapter receives global acclaim, WVU Statler College apparel flash sale, Save the date - Day of Giving, Mountaineer Nation Day

EWV Wired September 2019

WVU Engineer developing 'critical' rare earth elements from coal waste, WVU awarded grant for cell and molecular biology and biomedical engineering programs, WVU student awarded Gilman Scholarship to study neuroscience in Denmark, Successful WVU alum helps students with major gift to his alma mater, There’s no beauty premium in college football: Aggressive features = higher pay for coaches, say WVU researchers, Hand in glove: WVU researchers test safety measures for coal industry, WVU names 2019 class of Ruby Fellows, 2019 IMSE Safety Management Symposium Registration, Thrasher Makes Top 30 in NCAA Woman of the Year Field, Homecoming Game WVU vs. Texas, GIVE

EWV Wired August 2019

Hacking off the hackers: WVU programmed to fill cybersecurity jobs with NSF award, Marrying science, math and humanities: WVU faculty to research 'holistic engineering', WVU Foundation records second best year ever with $177 million in contributions, WVU physicists receive $2 million for new plasma physics center, Thrasher remains in contention for NCAA Woman of the Year award, Homecoming save the date, GIVE

EWV Wired July 2019

Asphalt Pavement Association funds creation of new faculty chair at WVU, Two elected to WVU Foundation Board of Directors, A ten year partnership leading innovation in space exploration, GIVE

EWV Wired June 2019

WVU robotics team on top again, wins second NASA competition in 3 years, WVU researchers thirsty for reducing fresh water use by power plants, WVU breaks new ground in students headed to mining program in China, Four WVU students awarded prestigious NSF summer research fellowships, WVU names 2019 Foundation Scholars, Gee Mail: President surprises a new batch of 'Good EGGs', Barnwood Builders reveals 'finished product' at Jackson's Mill, Student in Guo laboratory awarded prestigious travel award, WVU Graduates embody Gee's charge to take risks

EWV Wired May 2019

Award-winning researcher Earl Scime named interim dean of WVU's Statler College, Two named to interim administrative posts, WVU partners with Google for Applied Computing Series, Poland named director of Statler College Advising Center, Thrasher to receive Order of Augusta, Senior design teams finish second, fifth in international robotics competition, Researchers discover watershed similitude of stream water quality, WVU, Marshall, Morgantown High and Buckhannon-Upshur students capture grand prizes in statewide business plan competitions

EWV Wired April 2019

Cilento to step down after 19 years leading WVU's Statler College, Research team wins international award for material innovation, Loh wins National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, Research team approved for NASA grant for early-stage space technologies, WVU teams finish first, second at regional civil engineering competitions, Teaching, research and advising awards announced, Flanery to deliver commencement address, Liu named American Ceramic Society Fellow

EWV Wired March 2019

NSF award to fund undergraduate summer robotics research experience, Student awarded DAAD RISE Germany summer internship, WVU to host annual Big 12 MBA Case Competition March 28-30, Three Statler College teams are finalists for West Virginia Statewide Collegiate Business Plan Competition

EWV Wired February 2019

Ye awarded $1 million to develop AI technologies to combat opiod epidemic, trafficking, Wu named to endowed professorship, Kristin Brewster wins regional advising award, Late WVU alum, WW II veteran leaves more than $2 million for engineering student scholarships, Student receives research award from the U.S. Department of Energy, Gupta named SPE Fellow, WVU student race team receives award from DENSO Foundation, Summerlin wins ServiceScape Scholarship

EWV Wired January 2019

WVU maintains R1 status, ranking alongside most prestigious research universities, Bandura’s work on detection of fast radio bursts detailed in 'Nature', Flores-Saviaga wins Facebook Emerging Scholar Fellowship, Mozahem earns scholarship from the Board of Certified Safety Professionals, Eighteen inducted into WVU Tau Beta Pi engineering honorary

EWV Wired December 2018

WVU researcher wins R&D 100 award, King named WVU’s third Marshall Scholar, WVU selected to compete in third-straight Moon to Mars Ice and Prospecting Challenge, Savage named under 35 innovator by MIT Technology Review, Ye named Challenge Problem Winner in Artificial Intelligence for Cybersecurity workshop, Bhattacharyya named to endowed professorship, Wu named highly cited researcher by Clarivate Analytics, Barnettes, Statlers honored on National Philanthropy Day, Happy Holidays from all of us at the Statler College!

EWV Wired November 2018

WVU team selected to compete in EcoCAR Mobility Challenge, Research team takes top honors for creative application at national composites conference, Ziegler lands engineering job with Roush Fenway Racing, Alpha Foundation to fund additional research in coal mine fires, WVU graduate is finalist for two prestigious Awards, WVU wins second straight SME fall mine rescue competition, Berhanu family creates civil engineering endowment, ‘Most Loyals’ chosen for Mountaineer Week at WVU, Wuest wins best review award from international journal

EWV Wired October 2018

Ye awarded grant to develop techniques to enhance machine learning security, Panger selected for GE’s Edison Engineering Development Program, Emil Czul leaves $4 million to WVU for scholarships, Thrasher, King among five endorsed for nation's top scholarships, Model to predict greenhouse gases, carbon storage in coastal wetlands under changing conditions developed at WVU, Research team named finalists for international composites award, Business and engineering students capture fourth consecutive win in supply chain competition, Wuest on editorial board for World Manufacturing Forum Report, Huang earns recognition from SME, Jutla to conduct research on Vibrio bacteria in Chesapeake Bay, WVU awarded MSHA grant to study mine emergency prevention, preparedness, Kulathumani selected as finalist for R&D 100 Award, Imagineering a career: engineering student spends summer working at Walt Disney World, Save the date - November 14, 2018 - WVU Day of Giving

EWV Wired September 2018

Jutla part of international effort to predict where cholera will strike next, WVU awarded 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund grant, Researchers earn NSF award to study methane emissions from natural gas fields, Students make the most of summer opportunities, Online master’s program pays dividends for safety management grads, Researchers awarded grant to develop new techniques to enhance cyberinfrastructure security, Student wins first place in Green Entrepreneur Competition, Homecoming Game vs. Kansas

EWV Wired August 2018

Liu named Statler Endowed Chair of Engineering, College opens advising center, Engineering student celebrates the launch of new video game, WVU-led bridge research featured in technical report, Orders to lead WVU Foundation board, Savage recognized at international technology conference, Engineering students contribute to WVU community through internships, WVU opens new research facility to extract valuable rare earths from acid mine drainage, Ameri recognized by Society of Petroleum Engineers, Cross-discipline collaboration results in unique interactive sculpture at WVU Evansdale Library

EWV Wired July 2018

Wang reveals new cell type in the human brain; plays crucial role in visual search, WVU finishes second in intercollegiate rocket engineering competition, WVU one of five worldwide awarded state-of-the-art additive manufacturing system from GE, Three named to distinguished professorships, Nix named ASME Fellow

EWV Wired June 2018

WVU finishes second in DOE-GM sponsored EcoCAR 3 competition, Researchers receive funding from the Alpha Foundation to study mine safety and health, WVU finishes second in NASA’s Mars Ice Challenge, WVU engineering students launch water restoration project in McComas, Pyrialakou named inaugural Wadsworth Faculty Fellow, Engineering students sweep SAMPE Additive Manufacturing Contest, Record number of WVU students awarded NSF research fellowships, King receives Fulbright Scholarship, Donation from WVU alumni to benefit Formula SAE team, MEP helps Truston achieve ISO certification, expand business, Bennett one of six inducted into Order of Vandalia, Trio of engineers among WVU Foundation Scholars, Online MS in Software Engineering Program Ranked 15th in the nation

EWV Wired May 2018

WVU to offer graduate program in biomedical engineering, Filben, Gillpin honored with Order of Augusta, GangaRao testifies before House Committee on the use of composites in infrastructure, Richards, Schuller to earn honorary doctoral degrees, MEP helps local business diversify, achieve ISO certification, Faculty honored for distinguished undergraduate research mentoring, Zondlo receives award for excellence in advising, Gilpin wins NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, WVU’s concrete canoe team finishes third at regional conference, Society of Women Engineers named student organization of the year

EWV Wired April 2018

Teaching, advising and research awards announced, Turton, Lima win inaugural R&D grant from AVEVA, Hamrick, Martinelli named WVU Foundation Outstanding Teachers, WVU-led research team earns top honors for bridge construction system, Means named 2018 Heebink Award recipient for distinguished state service, Students get the green light to intern with Rooster Hall Racing, Morris receives teaching award from ASEE, Five WVU Foundation Scholars to be chosen from Bucklew cohort, WVU takes top honors at regional IEEE Conference; will host event in 2019

EWV Wired March 2018

Jutla earns prestigious NSF Career award, Board of Governors approves undergraduate, graduate cybersecurity programs, ‘Smart Manufacturing’ focus of WVU study, Engineering student lands competitive internship with Southwest Airlines, University High student creates Twitter bot for WVU’s Statler College, Turton named chair of chemical and biomedical engineering, Engineering student transforms lost wager into unexpected passion, Winn receives William Tarrants Outstanding Safety Educator Award, Amateur Radio Club wins Student Organization Pitch Competition

EWV Wired February 2018

WVU to conduct commercial-scale research of clean tech for coal-fired power plants, Alumni, faculty, students to appear in inaugural TedX WVU, WVU awarded prestigious Heiskell Award for International Partnerships, Engineering student discovers hidden talent behind the camera, Engineering student to play at Carnegie Hall with WVU Wind Symphony, Flowers to be inducted into Distinguished Alumni Academy, WVU engineering students earn scholarships from the Board of Certified Safety Professionals, College to host Engineers Week events, Watts Museum to host family-friendly Saturday event series

EWV Wired January 2018

WVU partners with start-up on natural gas to hydrogen and carbon fiber technology, Software engineering program 15th in US News Rankings, Wang to conduct neuroimaging studies on people with autism, Experimental Rocketry team gears up to defend title in international competition, WVU-led project team wins top honors at national composites conference, Students conduct research in microgravity conditions, WVU receives $4 million to commercialize work in vaccines, artificial intelligence and shale gas energy, Thirty-four inducted into Tau Beta Pi engineering honorary, Engineering alumna hopes to inspire next generation of women in STEM

EWV Wired December 2017

$83.7 billion energy investment boosts state WVU on world stage, Verl and Sandra Purdy make $5 million gift commitment to WVU, WVU, NETL to collaborate with Pitt, Shell to develop process to transform stranded natural gas into marketable products, WVU again sends two teams to NASA Mars Ice Challenge; seeks to defend title, Research team to test effectiveness of drones, robots in underground tunnels, WVU finishes first, third in national mine rescue contest, Valenti named IEEE Fellow, Hammock named to "Most Loyals", Engineering students play their way to success, Thirty-four inducted into Tau Beta Pi engineering honorary, Break with Brando

EWV Wired October 2017

WVU to participate in elite NAE Grand Challenge Scholars program, WVU awarded grant to develop critical mineral reserves, Team of business and engineering students wins third straight supply chain competition, Majjigapu named finalist for Collegiate Inventors Competition, Campriani retires rifle for a career with the International Olympic Committee, Mining extension instructor inducted into National Coal Mine Rescue Hall of Fame, Engineering student builds curiosity at WVU Nursery School, Wu named Fellow of Electrochemical Society, Project Lead The Way training builds foundation for students to reach national conference, WVU engineering alumni put careers on hold for volunteer opportunity in Africa, Bourlai co-edits textbook on surveillance-related technologies, Guo co-authors book on mobile biometrics, Students win best poster awards at prestigious international biometrics conference, One day to give back. Wednesday November 8th

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