Several mining engineering students and a professor from West Virginia University were recognized at the Pittsburgh Coal Mining Institute of America/Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration’s annual meeting.
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Two long-time supporters of West Virginia University have found yet another way to honor the institution that has given so much to them, while surprising one of its deans in the process.
Aaron Noble, assistant professor of mining engineering at West Virginia University, has been named a Henry Krumb Lecturer for 2016-17 by the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration. Noble was one of only 10 selected for the honor from the more than 750 professionals who presented technical papers at the SME Annual Conference and Expo.
Pollinators play a significant role in the production of more than 150 food crops in the United States with almost all fruit and grain crops requiring pollination to produce their crop. Pollinators come in all shapes and sizes and if a research team from West Virginia University has its way, they may also one day come in the form of a robot.
The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory recently awarded West Virginia University a project to survey acid mine drainage solids to identify the concentration and amount of rare earth elements available in AMD solids.
Researchers from West Virginia University are part of a team that has won an R&D 100 Award, known as the “Oscars of Innovation.”
West Virginia University’s section of the Society of Women Engineers received top honors during the 2016 SWE conference, the world’s largest conference and career fair for women in engineering, hosted in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
WVU’s Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute has launched a national search for six scientists to form the backbone of a new push into quantitative neuroscience – an interdisciplinary approach to studying how the nervous system processes information within the human brain.
A couple who has provided distinguished leadership to the state and University, a successful engineer, a service-oriented faculty member and a dedicated athletics employee are being honored as Most Loyals during the 69th annual Mountaineer Week, a celebration of Appalachian Heritage, Oct. 28-Nov. 6, on West Virginia University’s campus.