At West Virginia University sports are serious business and making sure that fans don’t miss a minute of the action is a top priority for WVU Athletics. The department relies on a team of dedicated student workers to capture the live action that appears on the video boards during home games. While most of these students come from the Reed College of Media, one particularly talented cameraman happens to be from the Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources .
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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.
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.
West Virginia University’s Experimental Rocketry team is preparing to defend their first-place title in the 10,000-foot launch category at the 2018 Spaceport America Cup, the world's largest intercollegiate rocket engineering conference and competition.
Tau Beta Pi, the engineering honor society, recently inducted 34 new members into the West Virginia University chapter.
For the second straight year, West Virginia University will have two teams in the Mars Ice Challenge, a special edition competition under NASA’s Revolutionary Aerospace Systems Concepts – Academic Linkage brand of competitions.
Can robots and drones peacefully coexist on search and rescue missions under less than optimal conditions? A research team at West Virginia University plans to find out.
Emily Calandrelli, a WVU alum who is currently the Emmy-nominated host of FOX’s Xploration Outer Space and chief correspondent on Netflix’s show, “Bill Nye Saves the World,” returns to WVU as a scholar-in-residence November 6-7. She will also share her passion for space exploration in an “Evening with the Space Gal,” at 7:30 p.m., Nov. 6, in the Mountainlair Ballrooms. This event is open to the public.