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.
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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.
Joseph Sullivan, a sophomore computer science major at West Virginia University, has been awarded a summer internship with the German Academic Exchange Service – or DAAD – Research Internships in Science and Engineering program. Sullivan is the first WVU student to be awarded this opportunity.
West Virginia University’s Mountaineer Racing team recently received a $30,000 award from the DENSO North America Foundation in support of the development of an engine dynamometer testing facility. The facility will be used to test and tune the team’s racing engines.
Kristin Brewster , curricular outreach program coordinator in the Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources at West Virginia University, is the recipient of the National Academic Advising Association’s Region 3 Award for Excellence in Advising – New Advisor.