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WVU finishes second in DOE-GM sponsored EcoCAR 3 competition
At the end of year two of the EcoCAR 3 competition, the team from WVU won the “Team to Watch” award, which is presented to the school that shows strong improvement from year one as well as the potential to grow in future years of the competition. That prediction came true on Tuesday, May 22, when WVU vaulted over perennial favorites University of Alabama, Virginia Tech, University of Tennessee and Georgia Tech to finish second overall in the four-year competition.
Two teams of researchers have been awarded funding from the Alpha Foundation to study mine safety and health. Johnson, Clark, Luo, Sindelar, Tulu, Mishra.

Researchers receive funding from the Alpha Foundation to study mine safety and health

A pair of research teams from WVU have received close to $500,000 in funding from the Alpha Foundation for the Improvement of Mine Safety and Health.
Members of Team MIDAS II include (from left) Nathan Owen, Derek Roesch, Bert Wieliczko, Kermit Sah and Powsiri Klinkhachorn.

WVU finishes second in NASA’s Mars Ice Challenge

Not a leaking drain plug nor a blown water line could keep the MIDAS II team from WVU from placing in NASA’s Mars Ice Challenge.
Members from WVU's Chapter of Engineers Without Borders spent a weekend volunteering in McComas, West Virginia.

WVU engineering students launch water restoration project in McComas

A group of students from WVU’s Chapter of Engineers Without Borders traveled to Mercer County on May 4-7, to conduct an assessment on an abandoned water system.
Dimitra Pyrialakou has been named the inaugural Maurice Wadsworth Faculty Fellow.

Pyrialakou named inaugural Wadsworth Faculty Fellow

Dimitra Pyrialakou, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, has been named the inaugural Maurice Wadsworth Faculty Fellow in the Statler College.
Brenden Guthrie, Jacob Winokur and Logan Melvin at the 2018 SAMPE Conference and Exhibition.

Engineering students sweep SAMPE Additive Manufacturing Contest

Engineering students from WVU’s Student Chapter of the Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering swept top honors in the Student Additive Manufacturing Contest that was held during the 2018 SAMPE Conference and Exhibition on May 21-24, in Long Beach, California.
Katrina Rupert, Mikal Dufor, Nicholas Strogen, Will Howard and Samantha Isaac have earned NIST Research Fellowships.

Record number of WVU students awarded NSF research fellowships

A record number of students – five – from WVU have been selected to participate in National Science Foundation-funded summer research fellowships with the National Institute of Standards and Technology. Home to three Nobel Prize winners, NIST is one of the leading research organizations in the world. Two – Will Howard and Nicholas Strogen – are engineering majors.
Civil engineering major Morgan King has been selected to receive a Fulbright Scholarship.

King receives Fulbright Scholarship

Morgan King, a civil engineering major from Charleston, has been selected to receive a Fulbright Scholarship
Rooster Hall Racing owners Michelle and Todd Brown with their WVU-branded BMW M235i touring car.

Donation from WVU alumni to benefit Formula SAE team

The latest gift from longtime WVU supporters Dan and Betsy Brown will help fund activities related to the WVU Formula SAE racing team in the Statler College.
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