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Cheap detectors keep the peace

Oregon State University’s Radiation Detection Group, headed by Abi Farsoni, associate professor of nuclear science and engineering, is designing and building more efficient and affordable radiation detection devices used to monitor nuclear weapon...
15-Apr-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Keeping construction workers out of harm’s way

What can be done to protect workers in one of the most dangerous industries on Earth? For much of his career, Oregon State University professor of construction engineering John Gambatese has studied, developed and evaluated a wide range of options...
25-Mar-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Detecting Parkinson’s early for better outcomes

How can we help in the fight against Parkinson’s disease? Harriet Nembhard and her colleagues developed a sensor system to detect the disease early on, opening the door to earlier treatment and improved quality of life. Nembhard is the head of the...
11-Mar-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Robots Without Borders: Finding new ways to treat Ebola

Aid workers put their lives on the line to treat patients with Ebola. Can robots help make their jobs a little easier and allow more people to survive the disease? Bill Smart, professor of robotics at Oregon State University, is exploring how robots...
4-Mar-2019 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


Sticky and slippery science for biomedical applications

What makes a frog’s tongue sticky, or a snake’s skin slippery? Joe Baio, assistant professor of bioengineering at Oregon State University, looks to nature for substances that could provide clues to developing new biomedical adhesives and...
25-Feb-2019 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


Safer Solutions for the National Truck Parking Crisis

Ever wonder why so many truckers park their rigs on highway off-ramps, in retail store parking lots, and at other odd locations? It’s not their first (or safest) choice, but sometimes it’s their only choice. Research by Sal Hernandez reveals...
18-Feb-2019 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Making a medical isotope used by millions (Podcast)

How can we support nuclear medicine efforts that help more than 40,000 people in the U.S. everyday? Researchers at the Oregon State University College of Engineering have developed a way to produce the much-needed radioisotope technetium-99m using...
11-Feb-2019 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


Defense Against the Dark Arts

Oregon State University's College of Engineering has been developing educational opportunities to establish the university as a leader in educating cybersecurity students at every level.
4-Feb-2019 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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The Oregon State University College of Engineering’s strategic plan is guided by the vision to create a better future. It is anchored in the mission to transform lives and enhance society through impactful education and research. The plan is framed around four strategic goals:

-Become a recognized model as an inclusive and collaborative community.
-Provide a transformational educational experience that produces graduates who drive change throughout their lives.
-Lead research and innovation to drive breakthroughs that change the world.
-Establish the College of Engineering as the partner of choice for industry, government, and academia.


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