Sewer surveillance: OSU researchers to comb Bend’s wastewater for evidence of COVID-19

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Researchers at Oregon State University will look in Bend’s sewer system for genetic evidence of the virus that causes COVID-19 in an effort to help determine the virus’ prevalence in the city.

OSU College of Engineering hosting Engineering Virtual Showcase of student projects on June 5

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Student projects involving artificial intelligence, earthquake safety, clean water and nuclear energy are among those that will be on display June 5 during the Engineering Virtual Showcase hosted by the Oregon State University College of Engineering.

Four from OSU College of Engineering win prestigious award from National Science Foundation

Four professors in the Oregon State University College of Engineering have received the prestigious Faculty Early Career Development, or CAREER, award from the National Science Foundation.

ChemStores manager at the Root of pandemic problem-solving

For Rusty Root, trekking a few miles off campus to Printing and Mailing three mornings a week to retrieve the mail for the College of Science isn’t drudgery.

As husband races across oceans to get home, songbird researcher prepares for very strange first term at OSU

Jamie Cornelius juggles being new faculty member with family and research demands under unexpected circumstances

Robot vacuum cleaner conveys Seven Dwarf personalities by movement alone

Oregon State University College of Engineering researchers used a vacuum cleaner and the personalities of three of the Seven Dwarfs from Snow White to demonstrate that people can correctly infer a robot’s personality solely by how it moves.

Engineering’s Lai goes the extra mile to help a colleague prepare for remote teaching

Leanne Lai, a network research assistant in the College of Engineering, is an IT expert who is rising to the challenge during the transition to remote teaching, remote meetings and remote living.

Stats department counts the ways instructor saves the day

With years of experience in online education, Katie Jager knew she was well positioned for Oregon State’s transition to remote instruction in the face of COVID-19.

Researchers make key advance toward production of important biofuel

An international research collaboration has taken an important step toward the commercially viable manufacture of biobutanol, an alcohol whose strong potential as a fuel for gasoline-powered engines could pave the path away from fossil fuels.

Pharmacy's Miller a master at triumphing in no-win IT situations

Already living the "pandemic lifestyle," Miller was ready to help the College of Pharmacy thrive remotely.

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