Three West Virginia University civil engineering researchers are part of a team awarded the 2016 United States Army Corps of Engineers Innovation of the Year Award for their research on composite components for locks and dam systems.
In the News
West Virginia University senior David Beahr is the recipient of a $3,000 scholarship from the Specialty Equipment Market Association. The award is given to students interested in pursuing careers in automotive-related industries and recipients are invited to attend the 2016 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Nevada, in November.
When it rains, it pours and sometimes the overflow from such storms contain pollutants that have a significant impact on water quality. A researcher from West Virginia University is working to create a wireless sensor network to detect when such systems reach capacity and are in danger of breaching their containment walls.
The International Conference on Ground Control in Mining will celebrate its 35th year on July 26-28, in Morgantown.
Chris Newman, a recent mining engineering graduate, won the Kazem Oraee Scholarship for Mining at the 2015 International Conference on Ground Control in Mining.
WVU Alumni Association and Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources receive major gift donations
The West Virginia University Alumni Association and the Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources have both received major gift donations totaling $500,000 from The Thrasher Group, a leading engineering firm, headquartered in Clarksburg. The amount, which will be evenly split between the College and the Association, lends further support in the construction of Statler College’s Advanced Engineering Research Building and the naming of the Erickson Alumni Center Courtyard as the Thrasher Courtyard.