As an energy-producing state that has experienced its share of boom-bust cycles, West Virginia has struggled to create an energy economy with stable, good paying jobs for its residents.
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Saiph Savage, J. Wayne and Kathy Richards Faculty Fellow and assistant professor in the Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering at West Virginia University, has been selected MIT Technology Review in Spanish as a 2018 Innovator Under 35 in Latin America.
Vinod Kulathumani, associate professor of computer science and electrical engineering at West Virginia University, is part of a research team that has won the R&D 100 Award. The awards, known as the “Oscars of Innovation,” honor the top 100 proven technological advances of the past year as determined by a panel selected by “R&D Magazine.”
Two couples who have given tirelessly of their time, talent and resources to West Virginia University were honored in the state of Pennsylvania on National Philanthropy Day.
Members of Leah Berhanu’s family were looking for a way to honor her legacy of lending a helping hand to those who needed it. They chose to create the Leah Berhanu Financial Rescue Scholarship at West Virginia University, her alma mater.
An assistant professor from West Virginia University has received a best review award from the International Journal of Automation Technology.
For the second straight year the team from West Virginia University took home top honors in the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration–Eastern Collegiate Mine Rescue Fall 2018 Competition.
For Morgan King, the first weekend in November this year will be one to remember. She will fly back to the United States from Spain where she is on a Fulbright Scholarship to interview with the British Marshall scholarship committee in Washington, D.C., and then travel to New York to interview with the Schwarzman Scholarship committee.
Three outstanding young women at West Virginia University have been named finalists for the Rhodes Scholarship, one of the oldest and most celebrated international awards in the world. This may be the first time that WVU has advanced this many finalists for this award.