Mobile LIDAR technology expanding rapidly

The rapidly expanding technology of mobile LIDAR could change the way we see, study and record the land forms around us, with multiple applications in science and industry.

Fukushima cleanup continues, many areas restored

After two years of cleanup, some areas near the damaged nuclear power plants at Fukushima, Japan, have made signficant progress, and OSU researchers say decisions will need to be made about how much more work needs done.

"Red Chair" campus event to recognize women in technology

Students and administrators at OSU will take turns sitting in the red chair on March 5 to discuss their personal stories, part of a national initiative to encourage more women to pursue careers in engineering.

College of Engineering honors alumni

The College of Engineering recently presented its 15th annual Oregon Stater Awards to some of its most accomplished alumni and friends for their contributions to the engineering profession.

Researchers invent "acoustic-assisted" magnetic information storage

OSU engineers have invented a new technology that could improve the magnetic storage of data, with many possible applications in a field that is nearing the limits of data storage with existing approaches.

OSU alum, NASA astronaut to discuss space experiences

OSU engineering alumnus and NASA astronaut Donald Pettit will speak on "Techno-Stories from Space" in a presentation on Friday, Feb. 22, at the LaSells Stewart Center.

Construction begins on test facility for new nuclear energy concept

OSU is beginning construction on a system that will test an innovative type of nuclear reactor, one that could not only produce electricity but also hydrogen gas, direct steam power for buidlings or a better way to desalinate water.

OSU receives $20 million in private support for engineering research facility

Peter and Rosalie Johnson have committed $7 million to create a new educational and research facility in the College of Engineering at OSU, which will become part of the funding for a new $40 million structure.

Newport selected as home of Pacific Marine Energy Center

The Pacific Marine Energy Center will be located in Newport, Ore., to serve as the first utility-scale, grid-connected wave energy test facility in the United States.

Oregon State University Advantage to spur education, economic growth

The Oregon State University Advantage program should increase research, enhance student education and aid the growth of Oregon business, industry, jobs and the economy.