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WVU team selected to compete in EcoCAR Mobility Challenge
Seeking to build off its second-place finish in the final year of the EcoCAR 3 competition, the team from West Virginia University was one of 12 to be selected for the EcoCAR Mobility Challenge, which will feature the 2019 Chevrolet Blazer as the vehicle platform.
 
Hota GangaRao, the Maurice and JoAnn Wadsworth Distinguished Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at WVU, and doctoral candidate Praveen Majjigapu, won the Most Creative Application Award in the design category for their patented NextGen Multifunctional Composite System.

Research team takes top honors for creative application at national composites conference

For the second year in a row, researchers from WVU have taken home the hardware from the Composites and Advanced Materials Expo.
 
Mark Ziegler, center, has landed a job with Roush Fenway Racing.

Ziegler lands engineering job with Roush Fenway Racing

Interning at the right places has turned into an offer of employment for one WVU senior.
 
V'yacheslav Akkerman

Alpha Foundation to fund additional research in coal mine fires

The Alpha Foundation for the Improvement of Mine Safety and Health has awarded additional funds to V’yacheslav Akkerman, associate professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, to expand his research on the predictability and hazards related to mine fires.
 
Morgan King

WVU graduate is finalist for two prestigious Awards

For Morgan King, the first weekend in November was one to remember. She flew back to the United States from Spain where she is on a Fulbright Scholarship to interview with the British Marshall scholarship committee in Washington, D.C., and then traveled to New York to interview with the Schwarzman Scholarship committee.
 
Members of the WVU mine rescue team include (from left): Lauren Masterson, Shannon Sietz, Brenna Cole, Dan Nash, Jeremy Diehlmann, Erica McCauley, Richard Shipe and Amber Adkins.

WVU wins second straight SME fall mine rescue competition

For the second straight year the team from WVU took home top honors in the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration–Eastern Collegiate Mine Rescue Fall 2018 Competition.
 
Leah Berhanu

Berhanu family creates civil engineering endowment

Members of Leah Berhanu’s family were looking for a way to honor her legacy of lending a helping hand to those who needed it. They chose to create the Leah Berhanu Financial Rescue Scholarship at WVU, her alma mater.
 
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