Celebrating our graduates

Three students tell of their diverse paths to college and graduation.

Connecting with communities in rural Alaska

Phylicia Cicilio is working to improve the efficiency and resiliency of a microgrid in Nome, Alaska.

Blending electrical and chemical engineering

Arturo Valdivia developed a new technique to demonstrate that MoS2 manufacturing is possible.

Solutions minded

Undergraduate Chris Vlessis is the co-founder and chief technology officer for a software solutions company.

Impacting industry

Iftekhar Ahmed applies an old research technique to find bugs in the Linux kernel.

Our collaborative community, the innovative approaches we take to research and education, and the cultivation of leaders make our program truly outstanding.

Engineering News

OSU News Release

New program to help homeowners, businesses assess their earthquake risks

Jun 1, 2016
The Cascadia Lifelines Program has created a new online tool that anyone in Oregon can use to better identify the risks they face from a major earthquake on the Cascadia subduction zone.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

OSU robotics program ranked best in West, fourth in nation

May 19, 2016
The graduate robotics program in the OSU College of Engineering has been ranked as the best in the western United States and fourth in the nation, according to Grad School Hub.… Read full story.

Upcoming Events


PhD Oral Preliminary Examination Rana Almurshed

Investigating the Effect of Using Mobile Touchscreen Device on Children's Tactile SkillsTo users, mobile touchscreen devices have appealing characteristics; among these characteristics is intuitiveness, which leads to mobile devices…

Todays Women in Science and Technology 2016 Summit

Leadership Academy Pillar: PROFESSIONAL or COLLABORATIVE The non-profit Cambia Portland Classic LPGA tournament is the longest running women's pro tour event in the country. This event has been in Portland…
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Diving into Big Data

Jun 3, 2016

Computer science students Bret Lorimore, Chris Vlessis and George Harder took a big plunge into big data when they participated in DataFest, a nationwide hackathon-style event, in April. The group won the Best Use of Outside Data award in the American Statistical Association competition hosted at over 20 universities, including Oregon State University. DataFest is… Continue reading

NVIDIA co-founder receives alumni award

Apr 18, 2016

Jen-Hsun Huang, co-founder, president and chief executive officer of NVIDIA, is honored this week by the Oregon State University Alumni Associationat the 35th Annual Spring Awards. Huang is receiving the E.B. Lemon Distinguished Alumni Award for his significant contributions and accomplishments within the society and the university. Since graduating in 1984, Huang has kept close… Continue reading

EECS Student Earns Mastery Challenge Top Prize

Mar 25, 2016

Carl Beery, a junior in electrical and computer engineering, took first place and a cash prize of $150 in the Mastery Challenge for winter term. The Mastery Challenge is a new extracurricular program hosted by the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Oregon State University to provide more hands-on learning opportunities for all… Continue reading

In the News

Computer science professor Margaret Burnett's research on gender inclusiveness in software is helping to ensure a holistic view in building AI systems.

Alum Hashem Nehrir, ECE professor at Montana State University, is the recipient of the IEEE Power and Energy Society's Ramakumar Family Renewable Energy Excellence Award.

Vicki Hanson, distinguished professor at Rochester Institute of Technology will be president; Oregon State professor emeritus Cherri Pancake will be the vice president of ACM.

Frank Lawson (ECE '83), will be the new general manager of the Eugene Water & Electric Board.