A doctoral student in civil engineering at West Virginia University is a finalist in the Collegiate Inventors Competition, an annual competition that rewards innovations, discoveries and research by college and university students and their faculty advisors.
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Nianqiang “Nick” Wu, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at West Virginia University, has been named a Fellow of the Electrochemical Society. The distinction, granted to no more than 15 people annually, was established in 1989 to recognize advanced individual technological contributions in electrochemical and solid-state science and technology.
A student from the Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources has been introducing children to basic engineering principles through fun, hands-on activities while volunteering at the Nursery School at West Virginia University.
Jonathan Sabo, a mine rescue and fire brigade instructor with
West Virginia University’s
Mining Extension Service, has been inducted into the National Coal Mine Rescue
Hall of Fame. Established by the Mine Safety and Health Administration, the Hall
of Fame honors individuals who stand out as exceptional in the field of mine rescue.
West Virginia University’s Thirimachos Bourlai , associate professor of computer science and electrical engineering, has co-edited a textbook on surveillance-related technologies in both civilian and military environments.
Nicco Campriani, a 2011 industrial engineering graduate of the West Virginia University and three-time Olympic Gold medalist, has retired from competitive rifle shooting and will soon begin a new career with the International Olympic Committee.
Representatives from more than 15 countries will head to
West Virginia University September 17-19 for the 49th annual
North American Power Symposium at the Morgantown Marriott at Waterfront Place.
NAPS provides an international forum for participants from academia and industry
to present their research and development in power and energy with special attention
to the latest advances and challenges in power and energy technologies.
Keith Hainer, executive vice president and chief operating officer for Contura Energy, will speak on Thursday, September 21, as part of West Virginia University’s Department of Mining Engineering’s William N. Poundstone Lecture Series. The lecture, entitled “A Career of Opportunities,” will begin at 5 p.m., in Grand Hall A, of the Erickson Alumni Center.
Since the early 1900s scientists have known that the Universe is expanding but recent studies have shown that the rate of expansion is accelerating. The reason for this is currently unknown, however Kevin Bandura, an assistant professor in the Lane Department of Computer and Electrical Engineering at West Virginia University, has been working on the Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment, or CHIME, for the past several years to find out why.