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EWV Wired February 2024

  • WVU gets closer to commercializing microwave technology that can cool down industry's engery usage while heating up the market for ethylene jobs
  • WVU researcher trains next-gen AI for chemicals industry to take a quantum leap forward
  • WVU researcher discovers how to predict movement for animals of all shapes, sizes and speeds
  • WVU researchers are utilizing a DOE grant to develop machine learning to fortify power grids
  • WVU team utilizes Dept. of Energy funding to spur clean energy job education, access in rural WV communities
  • Students design and innovate at the second annual WVU Mountaineer VEX Robotics Competition
  • Statler College to host second annual derby races during Engineer's Week 2024
  • Finalists to compete in WVU Mountaineer mascot cheer-off event
  • Anderson receives Honorable Mention from Computing Research Association
  • WVU alumna delivers fourth annual Black History Month lecture

EWV Wired January 2024

  • Creating a new future: WVU unveils undergraduate degree program in robotics
  • WVU research merges virtual reality and artificial intelligence to reveal and analyze gigantic images in stunning detail
  • Department name change reflects WVU’s leadership in materials science research and education
  • Wyrick appointed president of the Council of Engineering Management Academic Leaders
  • Lee, Avci recognized as 2024 Herbert P. Dripps Fellows
  • Alumni who inspire: Kevin Fields

EWV Wired December 2023

  • WVU to establish innovative cybersecurity education, training facility
  • WVU scientists spice up genetic research through habanero peppers and AI
  • WVU research helps power plants recycle water using wastewater from oil and gas mining
  • WVU researchers aim to cut through radio interference that obscures signal detection
  • Lance Lin: Cleaning dirt with dirt
  • WVU faculty receives DOE funding to improve power grid resiliency
  • WVU team receives ARC grant to develop smart utility grid technology in rural communities
  • McBrayer receives Society of Mining Professors fellowship award
  • Sierros named fellow by Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining
  • Alum’s $1M gift establishes faculty fellowship at WVU Statler College
  • Presidential Student Ambassador program selects new cohort
  • Meet civil and environmental engineering PhD candidate: Mohammed “Tamim” Zaki
  • Meet mechanical engineering graduate: Anastasia Lucci
  • Meet cybersecurity graduate: Moriah Frazier
  • Alumni who inspire: Brandon Downey
  • WVU alumnus Caporali-Filho is newest addition to WVU Extension Safety and Health

EWV Wired November 2023

  • WVU partnering with industry to improve health, environmental outcomes for disadvantaged communities
  • To advance space colonization, WVU research explores 3D printing in microgravity
  • WVU offers students ‘gateway to world of possibilities’ at Lane Innovation Hub
  • Team 13 from Mountaineer Middle School wins 34th WVU Pumpkin Drop
  • Mitchell and Quarrick named WVU Homecoming Royalty, Alumni awards presented
  • October 2023 Statler Circuit Department Digest and Awards
  • WVU joins BRAIN Center to advance technology for neurological disorders
  • WVU to help STEM graduates invest in Mountain State’s environmental health
  • Engineering the future: EQT Foundation grant boosts new WVU program focused on midstream petroleum engineering
  • WVU wins eighth consecutive SME mine rescue competition
  • Moriah Frazer: Protecting drones by hacking them
  • VP of Hutchinson Industries Defense and Mobility Solutions delivers Gochenour Lecture at WVU
  • WVU Alumni Association announces 2023 Homecoming and Alumni Service Award winners

EWV Wired October 2023

  • WVU engineer developing laser system to defend space assets from debris in Earth's orbit
  • WVU researcher to help send swarm of marine robots on climate change quest beneath ocean ice
  • Gross elected as AIAA Associate fellow
  • Sosa selected for prestigious international exchange program
  • Santiago receives NSF grant to improve undergraduate STEM Education
  • Statler College announces the Dean's Leadership Faculty Fellows appointments
  • To help students from all backgrounds succeed in engineering, WVU research targets academic support programs
  • WVU Industrial Extension joins national effort to establish a supply chain intelligence network
  • Statler College announces 2023 Excellence in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion award recipients​
  • September 2023 Statler Circuit: Department Digest and Awards
  • Petex software gift boosts geology and engineering programs at WVU
  • Annual student-led conference positions Statler community for success and stakeholder integration
  • James Turner Delivers Poundstone Lecture

EWV Wired September 2023

  • WVU engineers study how to pull carbon out of building air to make methanol
  • Training the next generation: Antero’s $4M gift to WVU aids energy education
  • Lin appointed chair of the civil and environmental engineering department
  • Empowering West Virginia educators and their students: Statler College Engineering Boot Camp bridges STEM gap for local teachers
  • Hazel Ruby McQuain Graduate Scholarship honors 10 students striving to better West Virginia
  • Alumni who inspire: David Baker
  • August 2023 Statler Circuit: Department Digest and Awards

EWV Wired August 2023

  • Damage control: WVU researchers aim for the sky to track lethal space debris
  • WVU researchers develop hydrogen technology to curtail greenhouse gasses from food, beverage industry
  • WVU breaks record for externally supported expenditures, underscoring research commitment
  • WVU students, alumna awarded prestigious NSF graduate fellowships
  • Mining engineering students win National Competition for the fourth time
  • WVU names 2023 class of Ruby Fellows
  • Two WVU students earn Boren Scholarships to study abroad
  • Sanyal, Szczecinski named Richards Faculty Fellows in engineering
  • The Statler College offers a free engineering boot camp for K-12 teachers
  • Alumni couple’s planned gift pays tribute to WVU family impact
  • July 2023 Statler Circuit: Department Digest and Awards

EWV Wired July 2023

  • To make drinking water safer, WVU researcher investigates microbial communities living in pipes
  • WVU industrial engineers help businesses boost productivity, go green with free waste assessments
  • WVU launches undergraduate degree program in environmental engineering
  • Huang named to distinguished professorship
  • Statler College Professor Jason Gross selected for Generation Next: 40 Under 40
  • Record number of WVU students receive Gilman Scholarships to study abroad
  • Two elected to WVU Foundation Board of Directors
  • Rocket scientist credits 4-H in discovering her lifelong passion