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The Oregon State University College of Engineering has long held a deep connection with Hewlett Packard (HP), one of the most innovative technology companies in the world, that has benefited both institutions on multiple levels.
20-May-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Socializing Robots

Oregon State University roboticist Heather Knight programs her robots with artificial social intelligence to help them interpret and mimic human cues — like body language, gaze direction, movement patterns, and facial expressions — to make them...
13-May-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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