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EWV Wired March 2023

  • Statler College faculty awarded $3.9 million in funding to support the creation of research centers in West Virginia
  • WVU engineers solve corrosion problem in cutting-edge power plant technology
  • WVU water quality expert develops public tool for diagnosing health of America’s streams
  • WVU team sweeps international mine rescue competition
  • Statler College students utilize Lane Innovation Hub for inaugural Pinewood Derby competition
  • WVU launches new undergraduate degree program in engineering technology
  • Smith named director of development for the Statler College
  • WVU Statler College crowns winners of VEX Robotics Competitions
  • Six WVU graduate students receive prestigious scholarships allowing them to pursue their passions
  • Six faculty named to Honors College Faculty Fellows program
  • February 2023 Statler Circuit: Department Digest and Awards

EWV Wired February 2023

  • Clouds part for solar energy's prospects in West Virginia as WVU and partners build a solar-power test site in Fairmont
  • Statler College researcher aims to capitalize on untapped natural gas resources
  • Liu receives Harvey J. Greenberg Research Award for sepsis prediction research
  • Statler College students selected for West Virginia Science and Technology Policy Graduate Fellows Program
  • Statler College research programs rank among top 100 in US in latest NSF survey
  • WVU Student Researchers Present at 2023 Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol
  • January 2023 Statler Circuit: Department Digest and Awards

EWV Wired January 2023

  • Statler College student selected for Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program
  • Poland receives Excellence in Advising Award from the National Academic Advising Association
  • Alum’s $50K scholarship gift aids women pursuing STEM degrees at WVU
  • December 2022 Statler Circuit: Department Digest and Awards

EWV Wired December 2022

  • Statler College partners with Coursera to offer top-ranked Master of Science in Software Engineering online
  • Finding current toilet technology flushes profits, WVU researcher takes aim at turning yellow into green by recycling urine
  • Statler College professor sets sights on improving eye drop medication adherence
  • Interdisciplinary WVU students win the Race to the Case Competition
  • Meet the Grads, Kimberly Morris: Finding purpose in and out of the classroom
  • Meet the Grads, Nicholas Ohi: A robotics experience beyond this world
  • Nix elected as AIAA Associate Fellow
  • New cohort of Faculty Fellows selected for Bridge Initiative
  • West Virginia University selected to participate in Nationwide Eclipse Ballooning Project
  • SLB software gift aids education, research and more at WVU’s Statler and Eberly colleges
  • November 2022 Statler Circuit: Department Digest and Awards

EWV Wired November 2022

  • Neuroscience of electric fish gives jolt to advances in machine learning at WVU
  • WVU researchers look to low-tech organic materials for high-tech clean hydrogen fuel production
  • Statler College student-led conference promotes sense of belonging for all
  • WVU Teams win first and second place in SME Mine Rescue Competition
  • Cybersecurity student continues to make waves with innovative fishing net business
  • WVU finishes in top three for Materials Science and Technology Contest
  • Five students named WVU Mountaineers of Distinction
  • WVU connections and support segue into prestigious fellowship for student veteran
  • Statler College professor launches new experiential learning course
  • Statler College announces 2022 Excellence in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Award recipients
  • Statler College strengthens relationships with key stakeholders across the state during first Industry Day
  • $1M planned gift builds upon Gosnell family legacy at WVU
  • Homeschool team from Morgantown wins 33rd annual WVU Pumpkin Drop
  • Kaiser Aluminum President and CEO to deliver Gochenour Lecture at WVU
  • Statler College professor awarded Academic Pioneer Award from the American Composites Manufacturers Association
  • Statler College awarded grant for mine rescue training
  • Statler College Professor’s receive Distinguished Mountaineer Awards
  • Statler College community members plot their course to Morgantown as part of WVU Diversity Week
  • October 2022 Statler Circuit: Department Digest and Awards

EWV Wired October 2022

  • WVU engineer earns $1.2M to revolutionize detection, diagnosis of tick-borne diseases
  • With little known about rising nutrient levels in small communities’ treated sewage, WVU researchers test the waters
  • Statler College engineers aim to improve safety with autonomous robotic inspection system for coal waste storage facilities
  • Statler College engineers bring new life to electronics recycling, address supply chain shortfalls affecting national defense
  • Statler College engineer aims to increase the use and reliability of carbon free electricity systems
  • Wadsworth Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering graduate students win third place in Datathon Competition
  • Statler College announces faculty appointments for new Dean’s Leadership Fellows Program
  • Senator Shelley Moore Capito delivers Poundstone Lecture
  • Gross appointed chair of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
  • Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering professor appointed to ABET accreditation board
  • Orner named Wadsworth Faculty Fellow
  • Alumna Emily Calandrelli inspires students during Fireside Chat
  • West Virginia 4-H creates opportunity for all
  • September 2022 Statler Circuit: Department Digest and Awards

EWV Wired September 2022

  • As threats to the U.S. power grid surge, WVU professor develops advanced solutions for human-machine coordination
  • West Virginia aerospace industry set to take off with launch of WVU Small Satellite Center
  • WVU engineers deploy robots to improve on-the-job safety for retail workers
  • Statler College now utilizes fully centralized student advising center
  • MAE graduate research assistant receives 2022 HENAAC award
  • Statler College launches alumni-student mentoring program
  • Kecojevic appointed interim chair of Wadsworth Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Statler College alumnus, Adam Al-Mulla, serves as delegate in UNESCO
  • August 2022 Statler Circuit: Department Digest and Awards

EWV Wired August 2022

  • WVU engineers advance U.S. Air Force search and rescue missions in hostile territories with unmanned drones
  • WVU researchers on team that detected strange cosmic ‘heartbeat’
  • WVU engineer developing face recognition software to improve counterterrorism, protection of military, infrastructure
  • WVU space robotics research helps Mars rovers find their footing
  • WVU Experimental Rocketry Club earns multiple awards in 2022 Spaceport America Cup
  • IMSE student earns third place at IISE Conference for project that increased respirator production during pandemic
  • Mining Engineering students place first in the national Carlson Software Competition for the third time in four years
  • Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources welcomes 16 new faculty this fall
  • Flight simulator donated by WVU alumnus aids education and research at Statler College
  • WVU launches new Master of Science in Engineering Management online degree program
  • WVU Industrial Extension receives perfect score from customer impact survey
  • Santiago appointed fundamentals of engineering program director
  • July 2022 Statler Circuit: Department Digest and Awards