On Thursday, May 3, West Virginia University will be hosting “Powering your Research with IBM Watson: IBM Watson + Healthcare,” from 5-8 p.m., in room 135 of the Advanced Engineering Research Building. The event is open to the WVU community; dinner and refreshments will be provided.
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Two West Virginia University engineering students have received prestigious University Fellowships.
The Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources
will confer honorary doctoral degrees upon two alumni in 2018.
A student from the Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources at West Virginia University was one of 60 students selected nationally by the Council on Undergraduate Research to showcase their work on Capitol Hill during the annual Posters on the Hill session, held April 17-18.
Edward Sabolsky, associate professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, and Fernando Lima, assistant professor of chemical engineering, have been awarded the 2018 Faculty Award for Distinction in Mentoring Undergraduates in Research. Both awardees are faculty in the Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources.
In recognition of their tremendous outreach and community service efforts, the West Virginia University Section of the Society of Women Engineers has been named the 2017-2018 Student Organization of the Year. The award acknowledges and rewards organizations that accomplished great service to the community and University, held consistent meetings, organized creative outreach activities and have had a positive impact on WVU as a whole.
Biomedical engineering majors Tanner Filben and Anna Gilpin have been awarded Order of Augusta, WVU’s most prestigious student honor.
Building on the success of its undergraduate program, the West Virginia University Board of Governors has approved a graduate program in biomedical engineering. The program, which will award degrees at both the master’s and doctoral levels, will be offered in the Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources starting in the fall semester of this year.
Anna Gilpin, a senior biomedical engineering major in the Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources from Martinsburg has been named a Graduate Research Fellow by the National Science Foundation.