WVU Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources

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WVU professor’s patented system could save lives and make cities more resilient after natural disasters
WVU professor Hota GangaRao and Praveen Majjigapu, a Ph.D. student in civil engineering, have developed a system that will increase the strength and endurance of structures in earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes and other large blasts, helping communities prevent catastrophe. The system is also beneficial for repairing historic or aging structures.


2017 Outstanding Philanthropists Verl and Sandra Purdy

WVU Foundation honors philanthropists

Statler College alumnus Verl Purdy and his wife, Sandra, were named the Milan Puskar Outstanding Philanthropists by the West Virginia University Foundation.

The team from WVU finished fourth in this year's competition.

WVU nabs fourth place finish in year three of EcoCAR 3 competition

With one year left to go in the four-year EcoCAR 3 competition, the team from WVU finds itself in some pretty good company. After a two-week stint that featured stops in Michigan and Washington, D.C., the team from WVU placed fourth overall, joining Ohio State University, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Georgia Tech at the top.

Twenty teachers from seven states will participate in Project Lead The Way training.

WVU to host training sessions for Project Lead The Way teachers

Middle and high school teachers from seven states will head to West Virginia University this summer to advance their skills in the classroom through Project Lead The Way.

Sean Kreps has won a SMART Scholarship from the Department of Defense.

Kreps awarded prestigious scholarship from Department of Defense

Sean Kreps was awarded the Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation Scholarship from the Department of Defense. SMART Scholarships are offered to undergraduate, master’s and doctoral students who have demonstrated special aptitude for excelling in STEM fields.

Students from 17 states will be attending the Statler College’s annual Engineering Challenge Camps.

New coding and service camps highlight Engineering Challenge Camp schedule

Students from 17 states will head to Morgantown this summer to attend one of 14 Engineering Challenge Camps being offered by West Virginia University.

 Lynnora Grant and Kathrine Curtin have won NSF graduate fellowships.

Faculty inspire students to pursue research, achieve NSF fellowships

Two WVU students will take their research projects to a new level and one NSF fellow will bring her research to the Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources thanks to prestigious graduate fellowships from the National Science Foundation.

Breanna Haught and Nathan Harvey

Engineering program shapes student’s future in more ways than one

When Breanna Haught of Mannington decided to attend WVU she was unsure of the direction she wanted to take with her studies. Having excelled in math and science, she decided to pursue a degree in industrial engineering, a decision that would impact her life in unimaginable ways.


Dean named to coal industry group

Ameri recognized by Student Government Association

Demasi named WVU Foundation Scholar

Kecojevic reappointed Massey Foundation Professor


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Enhance your campus brand. Connect with students and University Leaders. Become an employer of choice.

Hear industry leaders discuss ways to create a holistic talent acquisition strategy for your organization—from making data-driven hiring decisions to improving your employer brand through improved application and onboarding experiences. Other topics include: employee retention initiatives, creating meaningful internship programs and more! Complimentary registration.

Waterfront Place Hotel, Morgantown, WV
June 27, 8:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Register Today

Engineering Career Fair Series Statler College: Engineering Career Fair

September 14, 2017
10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Student Recreation Center

If you’re looking for a future employee that is determined and dedicated to a career in engineering, IT or safety management, we know just where you can find them. The Statler College Career Fair will host up to 160 employers and 2,000 students seeking internships, co-ops and entry-level jobs.

Register Today

Contact Sarah Rotruck Glenn or Lloyd Ford.
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