Mining engineering student selected for Outstanding Merit Fellowship
A mining engineering doctoral student in the Statler College is investigating separation techniques for the removal of radioactive and hazardous materials from rare earth elements, chemical elements in Earth’s crust that are essential ingredients in modern technologies such as cell phones, rechargeable batteries, GPS equipmentand many defense applications.
Donation of industry-leading software gives WVU students an edge
Access to industry-leading software – donated for more than a decade by Schlumberger, a worldwide provider of technology for reservoir characterization, drilling, production and processing within the oil and gas industry – gives students atWest Virginia University’sBenjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral ResourcesandEberly College of Arts and Sciencesan edge in coursework, research and the job market.
WVU engineers, designers partner to test materials for surgical masks
When the director of West Virginia University’s Innovation Hub heard about a massive mask making effort underway next door at the Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design , he knew engineers in the Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and MineralResources could help.
WVU-engineered intubation boxes to help reduce risk to clinicians during COVID-19 pandemic
A global pandemic, a worried wife and a campus that, like its home state, is full of connections, were the impetus for protective devices that were created atWest Virginia Universityand are now being used by a variety of health care professionals atWVU MedicineJ. W. Ruby Memorial Hospital.
WVU partnerships help WVU Medicine community and beyond amidst personal protective equipment shortage
Engineers in the Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources at West Virginia University are using their expertise and equipment in a campus-wide effort to create personal protective equipment (PPE) to keep up with the needs of health care providers in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
West Virginia’s young emerging leaders vie for Foundation Scholarships
Although this year’s Bucklew Scholars will begin their journey atWest Virginia Universityin various disciplines, a deep respect for cultural diversity, a passion for sustainable innovation and a desire to serve others unites the 2020 cohort.