WVU Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources

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WVU awarded $1.25 million from ARPA-E for transformational energy technology
The United States Department of Energy has marked an engineering research project at WVU as a high-potential opportunity to make a demonstrable impact on the country’s energy portfolio and to do it quickly.


Savannah Lusk and Morgan King

“Hidden Figures” inspires duo to create tribute to Johnson at WVU

Civil engineering major Morgan King and Savannah Lusk, who majors in exercise physiology, know first-hand how difficult it can be for women to succeed in male-dominated fields of study. But the pair found inspiration from someone whose story only recently came to light: Katherine Johnson.

Garrett Sollon, WVU President E. Gordon Gee, Alex Anderson and Bailey White cut the ribbon on the Career Closet.

Statler College Opens Career Closet

The Statler College has opened the first-ever Career Closet at WVU. Engineering students can now obtain business attire on campus when needed thanks to generous donations from faculty, staff, alumni, students and members of the community.

Self-driving car and Fragoso

Fragoso to study computer vision-related image recognition

Self-driving cars use images from on-board cameras to navigate through cities. But what happens when the car’s computer can’t recognize the same image in two different pictures?

From left: Mountaineer mascot Troy Clemens, Brandon Waters, Madison Thompson, Monongalia County Commissioner Tom Bloom and Josh Watson

Students establish non-profit organization to benefit families in Monongalia County

Three students at WVU played a key role in creating a local non-profit organization that provides resources to students and community members in need.

Scott Swann (left), vice president of federal operations and innovation at MorphoTrak, joins WVU Vice President for Research Fred King (center) and Associate Professor Keith Morris (right) inside a lab at Oglebay Hall.

MorphoTrak donates $1.5 million in cloud technology to WVU for biometric research

MorphoTrak, a key provider of biometric services to law enforcement and other agencies, has donated access to MorphoCloud, a cloud-based collection of services, to WVU to support the University’s highly regarded research and education programs in biometrics and forensics.

Sigma Phi Delta held a cooler raffle to benefit the College's new Career Closet.

Student organizations find time to give back

Engineering is a time-consuming discipline that involves lab work and involvement in student projects. Despite the time commitment, student organizations housed in the Statler College have already logged more than 4,200 service hours for the 2016-2017 school year.

The Statler College holiday card won a gold medal in the 32nd Annual Educational Advertising Awards.

Statler College wins four Educational Advertising Awards

For the second straight year, the staff in the Statler College’s Office of Marketing and Communications has been recognized for their work in the 32nd Annual Educational Advertising Awards, sponsored by Higher Education Marketing Report.


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