OSU researchers determine why pulsed sparks make for better ignition

Researchers have learned the mechanisms behind a means of improved ignition, helping to open the door to better performance in combustion systems ranging from car engines to jet propulsion.

OSU-Cascades researcher awarded $2 million for research turning salt water into drinking water

A researcher at Oregon State University-Cascades will lead a team working on turning salt water into drinking water as part of a $21 million national effort.

OSU contributions come to fruition with impending China nuclear plant opening

Thanks in large part to nearly two decades of research, testing and training support from Oregon State University’s College of Engineering, a new age for nuclear power is set to begin July 4.

TDS Telecom Support of OSU Open Source Lab Tops $5 Million

TDS Telecommunications LLC has made a donation valued at more than $1 million to help operate the Oregon State University Open Source Lab. The gift brings TDS’s cumulative support for the lab to more than $5 million.

Two from College of Engineering win prestigious CAREER awards from NSF

Two professors in the College of Engineering have received the prestigious Faculty Early Career Development award from the National Science Foundation.

Annotation tool provides step toward understanding links between disease, mutant RNA

Researchers at Oregon State University have developed a computer program that represents a key step toward better understanding the connections between mutant genetic material and disease.

Social justice scholar, author, media commentator to speak at OSU on May 30

Tricia Rose of Brown University, author of three books including a seminal work on hip hop culture, will give a free public lecture Wednesday, May 30, at the LaSells Stewart Center.

Researchers take key step toward growing human organs in laboratory

Researchers have learned that precursor cells for skeletal muscles actually also give rise to neurons, blood vessels, blood cells and immune cells, pushing science one step closer to generating body parts in a laboratory.

Accumulating over time, even low concentrations of silver can foil wastewater treatment

Research has shed new light on how an increasingly common consumer product component – silver nanoparticles – can potentially interfere with the treatment of wastewater.

Biofuel production, wearable sensor for the blind highlight Undergraduate Engineering Expo

Producing biofuel from coconut oil, developing hybrid methods to make rocket fuel, creating a wearable sensor for the blind and more than 240 other senior design projects will be on display at the Undergraduate Engineering Expo.

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