About the OSU College of Engineering: The college is a global leader in health-related engineering, artificial intelligence, robotics, advanced manufacturing, clean water and energy, materials science, computing and resilient infrastructure. Among the nation’s largest and most productive engineering programs, the college awards more bachelor’s degrees in computer science than any other institution in the United States. The college ranks second nationally among land grant universities, and third among the nation’s 94 public R1 universities, for percentage of tenured or tenure-track engineering faculty who are women.

 

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.

Energy from plastic waste, face masks that don’t fog glasses highlight Engineering Expo

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Developing a face mask that doesn’t fog eyeglasses, converting plastic waste into energy and designing a veterinary hospital for a dense downtown area are among the more than 250 senior capstone projects that will be on display Friday, June 3, at the 23rd annual College of Engineering Expo.

Chemical reactions enhance efficiency of key energy storage method, OSU research shows

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Research by the Oregon State University College of Engineering has uncovered a way to improve the efficiency of a type of grid-scale storage crucial for a global transition toward renewable energy.

Oregon State researchers develop advanced catalysts for clean hydrogen production

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University research into the design of catalysts has shown that hydrogen can be cleanly produced with much greater efficiency and at a lower cost than is possible with current commercially available catalysts.

OSU research enables a key step toward personalized medicine: modeling biological systems

CORVALIS, Ore. – A new study by the Oregon State University College of Engineering shows that machine learning techniques can offer powerful new tools for advancing personalized medicine, care that optimizes outcomes for individual patients based on unique aspects of their biology and disease features.

Microfluidics show promise as safer, simpler treatment option for severe neonatal jaundice

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Research by the Oregon State University College of Engineering has led to a promising potential therapy for neonatal jaundice that’s more safe, simple and convenient than the blood transfusions currently given to babies suffering from the most dangerous forms of the condition.

Climate mapping algorithm developed at OSU shows temperatures rising, especially daily lows

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University’s new maps of 30-year U.S. climate “normals” show the area east of the Rockies is getting wetter, the Southwest is getting drier, and temperatures are inching upward – with daily lows rising faster than daily highs.

OSU research pushes auto industry closer to clean cars powered by direct ethanol fuel cells

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Alternative-energy research at Oregon State University is charting a path toward the mass adoption of clean cars powered by direct-ethanol fuel cells.

Study of destructive California fire finds resilience planning must account for socially vulnerable

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Effective resiliency planning must account for the socially vulnerable and the many ways that schools and health care facilities serve and connect those people to their community, according to researchers who examined the aftermath of the 2018 Camp Fire that devastated Paradise, California.

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