About the OSU College of Engineering: The college is a global leader in artificial intelligence, robotics, advanced manufacturing, clean water and energy, materials science, computing, resilient infrastructure and health-related engineering. 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 fifth among the nation’s 94 public R1 universities, for percentage of tenured or tenure-track engineering faculty who are women.

 

Oregon State University researchers working on process for upcycling waste PVC into adhesive

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Researchers in the Oregon State University College of Engineering are developing a process for safely converting waste polyvinyl chloride, commonly referred to as PVC, into a wax that can be used as an adhesive for flooring and other products.

Newly planted vegetation accelerates dune erosion during extreme storms, research shows

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Newly planted vegetation on coastal sand dunes can accelerate erosion from extreme waves, a study involving researchers from the Oregon State University College of Engineering suggests.

Breakthrough in computer chip energy efficiency could cut data center electricity use

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Researchers at Oregon State University and Baylor University have made a breakthrough toward reducing the energy consumption of the photonic chips used in data centers and supercomputers.

Oregon State University leading $5M effort to accelerate robotics research via standardized robot

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Researchers at Oregon State University are part of a $5 million National Science Foundation effort to accelerate robotics research by making standardized humanoid robots available to the scientific community.

OSU research shows how hackers can target smart meters to destabilize electricity grid

CORVALLIS, Ore. – A power transmission grid can be destabilized by hackers who manipulate smart meters to create an oscillation in electricity demand, researchers in the Oregon State University College of Engineering have shown.

Oregon State researchers develop new model for quickly evaluating cervical cancer drugs

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Researchers at Oregon State University have created a means of speeding up and improving the evaluation process for drugs used to combat cervical cancer.

OSU researchers create artificial enzyme for fast detection of disease-related hormone in sweat

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Researchers in the Oregon State University College of Engineering have developed a handheld sensor that tests perspiration for cortisol and provides results in eight minutes, a key advance in monitoring a hormone whose levels are a marker for many illnesses including various cancers.

Oregon State gets grant to explore carbon sequestration in 3D-printed building materials

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University and Sandia National Laboratory have received a three-year, $540,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to explore capturing carbon dioxide from industrial emissions and sequestering it in a mineralized form in 3D-printed building materials.

Oregon State partnering with Daimler Truck as part of $199M federal push for cleaner cars and trucks

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Researchers in the Oregon State University College of Engineering are partnering with Daimler Truck North America to develop a zero-emissions heavy-duty truck capable of regional and long-haul freight deliveries.

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