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WVU engineering students earn scholarships from the Board of Certified Safety Professionals

Two students from the Department of Industrial and Management Systems Engineering at West Virginia University have been awarded scholarships from the Board of Certified Safety Professionals. The BCSP is recognized as the leader in high-quality credentialing for safety, health and environmental practitioners in order to enhance the safety of people, property, and the environment.

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Wang to conduct neuroimaging studies on people with autism

According to the Centers for Disease Control, one in every 68 children born in the United States has a form of autism. Children with autism spectrum disorder typically pay less attention to faces and other social stimuli, preferring to fixate on objects. Shuo Wang, an assistant professor of chemical and biomedical engineering at West Virginia University, is hoping to find out what role a portion of the brain may play in this behavior.