MAE graduate research assistant receives 2022 HENAAC award
The Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources is proud to congratulate Jose J. Colon-Rodriguez, a mechanical and aerospace engineering graduate student and graduate research assistant from Puerto Rico, for receiving the Most Promising Scientist or Engineer Award from the Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Conference (HENAAC).
WVU engineers deploy robots to improve on-the-job safety for retail workers
For as long as robots have existed, the fear of machines ousting humans for their jobs has widely persisted.
Kecojevic appointed interim chair of Wadsworth Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Vladislav Kecojevic, professor and Robert E. Murray Chair of mining engineering at West Virginia University, has been selected as the interim chair of the Wadsworth Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, effective August 21, 2022.
West Virginia aerospace industry set to take off with launch of WVU Small Satellite Center
West Virginia is now on its way toward launching the state’s second small satellite. A team from West Virginia University and the NASA West Virginia Space Grant Consortium is poised to turn that achievement into a massive boost for the aerospace industry statewide by taking the first steps toward opening the West Virginia Small Satellite Center of Excellence.
Statler College launches alumni-student mentoring program
When it comes to being a loyal alum, there is no greater joy than to guide, support and encourage a student through their academic journey, especially when that student is a fellow Mountaineer.
WVU space robotics research helps Mars rovers find their footing
Scientists at West Virginia University have developed a way for extraplanetary rovers to use nonvisual information to maneuver over treacherous terrain. This research aims to prevent losses like that of the Martian exploration rover Spirit, which ceased communications after its wheels became trapped in invisibly shifting sands in 2010.
Mining Engineering students place first in the national Carlson Software Competition for the third time in four years
Time and time again, a team of students from West Virginia University’s mining engineering program step up to the challenge of researching and recommending a plan of action to recover the maximum amount of resource from a full-scale operating coal mine.
WVU Experimental Rocketry Club earns multiple awards in 2022 Spaceport America Cup
Among a group of 1,300 participants from 100 college and university teams globally, WVU Experimental Rocketry Club earned multiple awards in the 2022 Spaceport America Cup in June.
IMSE student earns third place at IISE Conference for project that increased respirator production during pandemic
Through drive and dedication, a West Virginia University student took a summer internship goal and transformed a production line—benefitting healthcare providers and the general public during the global pandemic.