Study shows high cost of truckers not having enough places to park and rest

A pilot study by Oregon State University illustrates the high economic cost of having too few safe places for commercial truck drivers to park and rest.

Use of structural wood in commercial buildings reduces greenhouse gas emissions

Substituting wood for concrete and steel in the structural systems of commercial buildings reduces fossil fuel use and cuts emissions of greenhouse gases on average 60 percent, according to a recent analysis by Oregon State University researchers.

Oregon State University breaks record with $441 million in research grants

Oregon State University crossed the $400 million threshold in grants and contracts for the first time in the fiscal year that ended June 30, including being awarded a grant to build a $122 million regional research vessel.

NSF grant bolsters OSU's efforts in robotics, artificial intelligence, marine studies

The National Science Foundation has awarded $1 million to five Oregon State University researchers to study the operation of autonomous marine vehicles.

Researchers throughout Northwest look to benefit from OSU's new spectroscopy instrument

OSU has acquired a high-tech research instrument that will make its surface characterization laboratory a major resource for scientists throughout the Northwest.

Seismic experiments will test performance of innovative cross-laminated timber structure

Engineering researchers are putting an innovative two-story structure made of cross-laminated timber panels through a series of seismic tests to determine how it would perform in an earthquake.  

Research aims to make artificial intelligence explain itself

Eight computer science professors in OSU’s College of Engineering have received a $6.5 million grant from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. 

Four OSU engineering faculty earn top awards

Four faculty members in the College of Engineering at Oregon State University have received more than $2 million in prestigious early career awards.

OSU names Mix, Selker as distinguished professors

OSU has named Alan Mix and John Selker as its 2017 Distinguished Professor recipients, the highest academic honor the university can bestow on a faculty member.

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