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WVU Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources - Wired February 2019 - statler.wvu.edu

Ye awarded $1 million to develop AI technologies to combat opioid epidemic, trafficking
Yanfang (Fanny) Ye, assistant professor of computer science and electrical engineering, has been awarded a grant from the National Institute of Justice in support of her work to develop novel artificial intelligence techniques to combat the opioid epidemic and trafficking. The award comes with about $1 million in funding over a three-year period.
Nianqiang Nick Wu

Wu named to endowed professorship

Nianqiang “Nick” Wu, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, has been named the George B. Berry Chair of Engineering.
Kristin Brewster

Kristin Brewster wins regional advising award

Kristin Brewster, curricular outreach program coordinator in the Statler College, is the recipient of the National Academic Advising Association’s Region 3 Award for Excellence in Advising – New Advisor.
Forrest & Barbara Coontz

Late WVU alum, WW II veteran leaves more than $2 million for engineering student scholarships

A late WVU alumnus and World War II veteran has left $2.3 million in his will to the University.
Alexandra Davis

Student receives research award from the U.S. Department of Energy

Alexandra Davis, a graduate engineering student at WVU, was selected as one of the Industrial Assessment Center’s Student Research Award recipients for 2019. The $25,000 award, presented by the U.S. Department of Energy, is intended for WVU’s Industrial Assessment Center, where Davis serves as student lead.
Rakesh Gupta

Gupta named SPE Fellow

Rakesh Gupta, professor and George and Carolyn Berry Chair of Chemical Engineering, has been recognized as a fellow by the Society of Plastics Engineers.
Mountaineer Racing team with their vehicle

WVU student race team receives award from DENSO Foundation

WVU’s Mountaineer Racing team recently received a $30,000 award from the DENSO North America Foundation in support of the development of an engine dynamometer testing facility. The facility will be used to test and tune the team’s racing engines.
Nick Summerlin

Summerlin wins ServiceScape Scholarship

Nick Summerlin has won the 2018 ServiceScape Scholarship with his creative essay on the power of language, even at its most simplistic.
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