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Cilento to step down after 19 years leading WVU’s Statler College
Gene Cilento, the inaugural Glen H. Hiner Dean in the Statler College, will step down from the administrative position he has held at West Virginia University for 19 years, effective June 30.
 
Hota GangaRao and Praveen Majjigapu

Research team wins international award for material innovation

A pair of researchers from WVU have won the Delmonte Award for Excellence for the development of their patented NextGen Multifunctional Composite System, presented by the Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineers North America.
 
Henry Loh

Loh wins National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

Harrison “Henry” Loh, a doctoral student conducting research in materials science and engineering, is the recipient of a 2019 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. The award will allow the Wheeling native to expand his research in the area of flexible technologies and devices.
 
Ilustration of mars orbiter in space, releasing and decelerating a capsule. Capsule opens at 200km altitude and 3 km/s, communicates with previously released probes.

Research team approved for NASA grant for early-stage space technologies

A research team from WVU has been approved for a grant from a NASA fund designed to determine the feasibility of early stage technologies that could go on to change what’s possible in space.
 
WVU's Steel Bridge Competition team.

WVU teams finish first, second at regional civil engineering competitions

For the third time in four years, teams from WVU finished at or near the top in the Steel Bridge and Concrete Canoe competitions at the American Society of Civil Engineers’ Virginias Conference and the American Institute of Steel Construction Competition held recently at George Mason University, in Fairfax, Virginia.
 
From left: Hissam, Morris, Bhattacharyya, Nasser, Johnson, Tanner, Brewster

Teaching, research and advising awards announced

Gene Cilento, Glen H. Hiner Dean of the Statler College, announced the winners of the College's outstanding teaching, research and advising awards for 2018-2019. The awards were handed out at the College's annual Honors Ceremony, which took place on April 5.
 
Sharon Flanery

Flanery to deliver commencement address

A 1978 graduate of WVU’s Department of Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering will deliver the address and receive an honorary doctoral degree at the Statler College's 2019 Commencement, scheduled for Saturday, May 11, at 12:30 p.m., in the Coliseum.
 
Xingbo Liu

Liu named American Ceramic Society Fellow

Xingbo Liu, Statler Endowed Faculty Chair in Engineering, has been named a Fellow of the American Ceramic Society. Liu, who has done extensive research in solving various energy problems through electrochemical applications including fuel cells, sensors and batteries, was highly recommended by the Panel of Fellows and the ACerS Board of Directors unanimously approved his selection.
 
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