Two students from the Department of Industrial and Management Systems Engineering at West Virginia University have been awarded scholarships from the Board of Certified Safety Professionals. The BCSP is recognized as the leader in high-quality credentialing for safety, health and environmental practitioners in order to enhance the safety of people, property, and the environment.
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West Virginia University researchers are leading commercial-scale research and development of two new innovations at the country’s most efficient coal-fired power plant in Maidsville. The devices, a corrosion sensor invented at WVU and a gas sensor invented at Los Alamos National Laboratory, could make coal combustion more efficient with fewer emissions and fewer unplanned outages saving millions of dollars.
The West Virginia University Wind Symphony has been selected as one of two groups to be showcased during the 2018 New York Wind Band Festival. The 50-member ensemble is comprised of mostly music majors, however one student from the Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources will be accompanying them to perform at the world famous venue, Carnegie Hall.
Pursuing a degree in a foreign country can be difficult for any student but Maria Alejandra Torres Arango has never been one to back down from a challenge.
Researchers from West Virginia University will partner with colleagues from Southern California Gas Company and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory on technology that converts natural gas to hydrogen and value-added forms of carbon.
For the second straight year, West Virginia University’s online graduate program in software engineering has been ranked in the top 15 nationwide by U.S. News & World Report in its Best Online Program rankings.
According to the Centers for Disease Control, one in every 68 children born in the United States has a form of autism. Children with autism spectrum disorder typically pay less attention to faces and other social stimuli, preferring to fixate on objects. Shuo Wang, an assistant professor of chemical and biomedical engineering at West Virginia University, is hoping to find out what role a portion of the brain may play in this behavior.