‘Quantum dot’ lighting technology takes forward leap thanks to new superacid treatment

A “superacid” much stronger than automobile battery acid has enabled a key advance toward a new generation of LED lighting that’s safer, less expensive and more user friendly.

Modified, 3D-printable alloy shows promise for flexible electronics, soft robots

Researchers have taken a key step toward the rapid manufacture of flexible computer screens and other stretchable electronic devices, including soft robots.

OSU professor emeritus elected to prestigious engineering academy

Jose Reyes, professor emeritus of nuclear engineering at Oregon State University and founder of NuScale Power, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineers.

Warm-air blowers direct pathogens to surgical site, computer model shows

Warm-air blowers that keep patients at a safe temperature also interfere with operating room ventilation systems, potentially making it easier for microbial skin colonizers to cause infection at surgical sites.

New algorithm, metrics improve autonomous underwater vehicles' energy efficiency

Robotics researchers have found a way for autonomous underwater vehicles to navigate strong currents with greater energy efficiency, which means the AUVs can gather data longer and better.

OSU researcher studies cross-laminated timber as seismic retrofit tool

Safer historic buildings and more jobs for the timber industry are the goals of a partnership between an OSU researcher and a newly formed nonprofit group.

Oregon State alum, noted philanthropist to give OSU commencement address

OSU alumnus, business leader and philanthropist Hüsnü M. Özyeğin will return to his alma mater this June to give Oregon State's 2017 commencement address.

OSU College of Engineering establishes institute for robotics, intelligent systems

OSU’s College of Engineering has established a research institute to advance the theory, design, development and deployment of robots and intelligent systems able to interact seamlessly with people.

Research aims to protect eagles from wind turbines

New research from Oregon State University will aim to make eagles less likely to collide with wind-turbine blades.

Technology to improve rockfall analysis on cliffs could save money, lives

Researchers have developed a new technology to analyze the potential for rockfalls from cliffs, to help protect public safety. save money and lives.