Statler College students utilize Lane Innovation Hub for inaugural Pinewood Derby competition
As part of Engineers Week 2023, the Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources will host its first Pinewood Derby contest in partnership with Boy Scouts of America and the Lane Innovation Hub.
Statler College faculty awarded $3.9 million in funding to support the creation of research centers in West Virginia
The Science, Technology & Research division of the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission awarded three research challenge grants worth approximately $1.3 million each to support research conducted by students and faculty at West Virginia High education institutions. All three research teams selected for the grants totaling more than $3.9 million will be led by faculty from the Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources at West Virginia University.
Clouds part for solar energy’s prospects in West Virginia as WVU and partners build a solar-power test site in Fairmont
The launch of a partnership between West Virginia University engineers and the nonprofit and utility sectors could bring the region one step closer to integrating solar-generated power into the electrical grid.
Amirah Mitchell: Intersecting AI with human emotion
In the summer of 2022, Amirah Mitchell started working on developing an artificial intelligence program that would understand human emotion, using deep learning approach. This was after she was given the opportunity to be a part of WVU’s Summer Undergraduate Research Experience. The biomedical engineering undergraduate researcher used the opportunity to start her project on how the technology could predict the emotional state of humans, whether happy, sad, angry, etc.
Statler College partners with Coursera to offer top-ranked Master of Science in Software Engineering online
According to data from Lightcast*, there are more than 625,000 open software engineering jobs that require a master's degree in the United States alone. The Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources at West Virginia University has partnered with Coursera to offer an online master’s degree program in software engineering to give students and professionals the skills and credentials needed to fill these vacancies.
Five students named WVU Mountaineers of Distinction
Recognized for their exemplary academic achievement and extracurricular involvement, Matthew Hudson, Giana Loretta, Sonia-Frida Ndifon, Trevor Swiger and Callyn Zeigler have been named the West Virginia University 2022 Mountaineers of Distinction, a Mountaineer Week tradition.