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A portrait of Ed Sabolski from the chest up, wearing a black suit coat over a white dress shirt and a pair of rectangular, thick framed glasses

Researchers developing "peel-and-stick" wireless sensors for energy system components

Mechanical and aerospace engineering faculty members Edward Sabolsky and Kostantinos Sierros and Daryl Reynolds with the Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering have received nearly $400,000 from the Department of Energy's National Energy Technology Laboratory's University Coal Research Program to develop a wireless, high-temperature sensor system for monitoring the energy system components between 500 and 1,700 degrees Celsius to aid in process control.

Andy Maloney, Emily Phipps, and Katie O'Connell

Students from WVU selected to attend international engineering summit in China

A trio of seniors from West Virginia University will attend a major international summit organized by the National Academies of Engineering of the U.S., U.K. and China to explore new approaches for solving some of the world's most pressing challenges. Andy Maloney, Emily Phipps and Katie O'Connell - students in the Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources - will attend the second Global Grand Challenges Summit in Beijing, China, on September 15-16.

Stephanie Beck Roth gives her presentation at the first regional workshop on big data and cybersecurity

WVU hosts first regional workshop on Big Data, cybersecurity

Office of Personnel Management. JPMorgan Chase. Internal Revenue Service. These are but three of the growing number of organizations that have fallen victim to cyberattacks in recent years. In 2014 alone, more than one billion personal records were illegally accessed — including health, financial, email and home address data, and other personal information like Social Security numbers. A study by IBM found the average consolidated total cost of a data breach is $3.8 million, representing a 23 percent increase since 2013.

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Alumni come back to recruit at WVU engineering career fair

Career fairs can be nerve-wracking. For freshmen, sophomore and junior students, the future of their careers can ride on placement into a respected internship or co-op. For seniors about to graduate, the pressure to find a position in the real-world can add overwhelming anxiety to a year already filled with tough classes and rigorous schedules.