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Jutla part of international effort to predict where cholera will strike next
Antar Jutla, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering at WVU, is part of a British-led humanitarian team that is working to predict and prevent a major outbreak of cholera in war-torn Yemen.
From left: Edward C. Prado, US Ambassador to Argentina; Rossana C. Jaca, professor, UNCo; Eduardo M. Sosa, WVU; Christopher Stevens, country manager, Chevron.

WVU awarded 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund grant

WVU is one of 10 higher education institutions in the United States to be awarded an Innovation Fund grant to grow study abroad partnerships with Argentina. The U.S. Department of State, Partners of the Americas and NAFSA: Association of International Educators announced the winning teams as part of the Argentina-U.S. Workforce Development competition sponsored by Chevron and the U.S. Department of State.
Derek Johnson and Omar Abdul-Aziz

Researchers earn NSF award to study methane emissions from natural gas fields

Researchers at WVU have been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation to study methane emissions from natural gas well sites. The three-year grant comes with more than $320,000 in funding.
Three students — Thomas Hohenwarter, Sara Dalen and Keegan Patrick — had the opportunity to intern at Peabody Australia this past summer.

Students make the most of summer opportunities

As the fall semester gets underway, students from the Statler College are reflecting on the opportunities that took them around the globe this summer. Through internships, fellowships and work experiences, these students gained a wealth of knowledge that will guide them into their future careers.
David McMillan and Alex Stokes were in the first graduating class of WVU's new online master's program in safety management.

Online master’s program pays dividends for safety management grads

This past May, hundreds of engineering students walked across the stage in the WVU Coliseum to receive their diplomas. Included in that group were the first graduates of the Statler College’s online program in safety management.
From left: Yanfang (Fanny) Ye, Xin Li and Brian Woerner

Researchers awarded grant to develop new techniques to enhance cyberinfrastructure security

Yanfang (Fanny) Ye, assistant professor of computer science and electrical engineering, has been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation in support of her work to enhance security for modern software programming cyberinfrastructure. The award comes with $649,156 in funding over a three-year period.
Hasan Ul Banna

Student wins first place in Green Entrepreneur Competition

Hasan Ul Banna won first place at the 2018 Green Entrepreneur Competition. The event was held on August 25-27, in Sao Paolo, Brazil, during the third annual Student Congress, an international seminar hosted by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and Power and Energy Society.
WVU Football Player - Tailgating engineering style. Let's go.

Coca-Cola Hospitality Village - Main Tent City
Saturday, October 6th
Two hours prior to kick-off

For more information call 304-293-4432 or email Statler-DevOffice@mail.wvu.edu.


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