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Hema Siriwardane, professor of civil and environmental engineering at West Virginia University, has been named interim chair of the department, effective August 16. He replaces Radhey Sharma, who was recently named associate vice president for Global Strategy and International Affairs at WVU.
From early 19th century factories in the northern panhandle to artisans making decorative glass today, West Virginia’s glass industry has played a key role in the state’s industrial and economic development. A new exhibition at WVU’s Watts Museum showcases that history.
Vladislav Kecojevic, Massey Professor of Mining Engineering at West Virginia University, has been awarded the 2017 Erskine Ramsay Medal from the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration. The award, which will be presented at SME’s annual conference in February 2017, was established in 1948 to recognize distinguished achievements in the coal mining industry.
On most days, the air seems to vibrate at a higher frequency at West Virginia University's Center for Alternative Fuels, Engines and Emissions. This week is particularly busy. One year after the biggest scandal in automotive history, industry stakeholders are gathering in Morgantown to discuss the future of emissions technology.
The Statler College’s robotic team became the only winner in NASA's Centennial Challenges, taking home first place for the third straight year—and winning $750,000 in the process.
When a group of teachers from four West Virginia counties get asked what they did on their summer vacation in fall 2017, they will have an out-of-this-world answer, thanks to a grant received by a research team from West Virginia University.
For the third straight year, West Virginia University’s Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources has been ranked in the top 25 of all engineering school in the country for offering the best value for the money for undergraduate degree programs in engineering according to rankings released today (September 8, 2016) by College Factual, an online guide to the college selection process.
Patrick Browning, assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at West Virginia University, has been selected to participate in the National Academy of Engineering’s eighth Frontiers of Engineering Education symposium.
Harry M. (Red) Conger, president and chief operating officer of Freeport-McMoRan Americas and Africa mining, will speak on Thursday, September 15, as part of West Virginia University’s Department of Mining Engineering’s William N. Poundstone Lecture Series.