Advance in intense pulsed light sintering opens door to improved electronics manufacturing

Faster production of advanced, flexible electronics is among the potential benefits of a discovery by researchers at Oregon State University’s College of Engineering. 

Wave energy center receives $40 million to construct world's premier test facility

OSU's Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center has been awarded up to $40 million to create the world’s premier wave energy test facility.

OSU, PNNL to lead part of a major national program in 'chemical process intensification'

OSU and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratories will co-direct a key component of a new five-year, $70 million advanced manufacturing institute.

Precise nerve stimulation via electrode implants offers new hope for paralysis patients

Patients with spinal cord injuries might one day regain use of paralyzed arms and legs thanks to research that demonstrates how limbs can be controlled via a tiny array of implanted electrodes.

New 'optofluidic' technology taps power of diatoms to improve sensor performance

Researchers have combined one of nature’s tiny miracles, the diatom, with a version of inkjet printing and optical sensing to create an exceptional sensing device.

Glucose-monitoring contact lens would feature transparent sensor

Type 1 diabetes patients may one day be able to monitor their blood glucose levels and even control their insulin infusions via a transparent sensor on a contact lens.

Tsunami-safety panel to oversee construction of Marine Studies building

Oregon State University President Ed Ray announced today the creation of an oversight committee to monitor construction of a Marine Studies Building and student housing in Newport, Ore.

Civil engineering society issues first-ever tsunami-safe building standards

People in and around some newly built coastal structures will be more safe thanks to national construction standards announced today that will consider the risks posed by tsunamis.

Grand opening of Johnson Hall planned at OSU

Johnson Hall, a new, $40 million facility that will be home to the School of Chemical, Biological, and Environmental Engineering, will celebrate its grand opening on Sept. 23.

"Smart manufacturing" initiative to aid Pacific Northwest business and industry

As a partner in a new $140 million federal initiative, the College of Engineering will help Pacific Northwest businesses to save energy, waste less, create jobs and be more competitive.

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