Yanfang (Fanny) Ye, assistant professor of computer science and electrical engineering at West Virginia University, has been awarded a prestigious CAREER award from the National Science Foundation in support of her work to enhance the security of cyberspace. The award comes with $500,000 in funding over a five-year period.
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Xingbo Liu, Statler Endowed Faculty Chair in Engineering at West Virginia University, has been named a Fellow of the American Ceramic Society. Liu, who has done extensive research in solving various energy problems through electrochemical applications including fuel cells, sensors and batteries, was highly recommended by the Panel of Fellows and the ACerS Board of Directors unanimously approved his selection.
Eight undergraduate students, mostly from the Appalachian region, will come to West Virginia University each of the next three summers to conduct state-of-the-art robotics research, thanks to a more than $287,000 award from the National Science Foundation.
There will be several Big 12 teams competing at West Virginia University March 28-30. And even though the teams will spend a substantial amount of time at Milan Puskar Stadium, this is an academic competition — not an athletic one.
A graduate student gaining a PhD in aerospace engineering from the Statler College is a finalist in the West Virginia Statewide Collegiate Business Plan Competition for his idea to open a brewery—specifically for kombucha. Andrew Rhodes came up with the idea when he began drinking and home brewing kombucha in the summer of 2016.