WVU Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources

WVU Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources - Wired August 2018 - statler.wvu.edu

Liu named Statler Endowed Chair of Engineering
Xingbo Liu, professor and associate chair for research in mechanical and aerospace engineering at West Virginia University, has been named the Statler Endowed Faculty Chair in Engineering, effective July 1, 2018.
 
Michelle Poland and Chris Randall will manage the College's new Advising Center.

College opens advising center

Building on the success of its Fundamentals of Engineering program for freshmen, the Statler College has opened an Advising Center for sophomores, juniors and seniors.
 
Connor Haynes and Gabby Dumire

Engineering student celebrates the launch of new video game

When Connor Haynes decided to pursue a degree in computer science at WVU he never dreamed that he would one day be developing video games, let alone running his own company. Now in his senior year, Haynes is celebrating the release of Perspectrum, a two-dimensional side-scrolling puzzle-platform game produced by his company, Proud Mom Games.
 
Research led by Karl Barth, right, is featured in a five-volume report published by the Short Span Steel Bridge Alliance.

WVU-led bridge research featured in technical report

A five-volume report produced by a professor from WVU that details a new approach to developing and testing short-span bridges is gaining world-wide recognition.
 
Civil engineering alumnus Bob Orders, Jr., will serve as chairman of the WVU Foundation board of directors.

Orders to lead WVU Foundation board

Robert O. "Bob" Orders, a longtime West Virginia businessman and WVU alumnus, will serve as chairman of the WVU Foundation board of directors.
 
Saiph Savage

Savage recognized at international technology conference

Research conducted by Saiph Savage, the J. Wayne and Kathy Richards Faculty Fellow in Engineering at WVU, received honorable mention for best paper at the Association for Computing Machinery’s CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems.
 
Lewellen, Mitten, Thomas

Engineering students contribute to WVU community through internships

While many students traveled far and wide to participate in internships, three students in the Statler College found the best opportunities right on campus.
 
Brian Anderson holding a sample of rare earth element.

WVU opens new research facility to extract valuable rare earths from acid mine drainage

WVU researchers are opening a new facility to capture valuable materials from a novel source – acid mine drainage from coal mining – turning the unwanted waste into critical components used in today’s technology-driven society.
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