Boosting Bandwidth

A new invention at Oregon State promises to increase the bandwidth of WiFi systems ten times by using LED lights to transmit information.

Impact Through Mentorship

“It was so valuable to me to have people who put themselves out there for me, so I really wanted give that same guidance and leadership to others who might not necessarily feel like they belong,” said Hannah Colett, OSU alumnus.

Advancing IoT Research

In January, Oregon State’s School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science shared their vision of a collaborative Internet of Things Research-to-Market Center with 140 industry and government leaders and campus collaborators.

Building a Defense Against Cybercrime

Cedric Cochin, senior research architect at MacAfee Labs takes his turn at instructing the "Defense Against the Dark Arts" cybersecurity class at Oregon State.

Gabor Temes Elected to the National Academy of Engineering

Professor Gabor Temes is just the second NAE member in Oregon State history.

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Engineering News

OSU News Release

Optics, nanotechnology combined to create low-cost sensor for gases

Apr 2, 2015
Engineers at OSU have invented a new type of optical sensor that can analyze gases, and it's less expensive, smaller and more portable than other approaches.… Read full story.

Upcoming Events


Beaver Barcamp 15

Beaver BarCamp is an informal conference where everyone is encouraged to participate and the sessions are not predetermined. It provides a collaborative environment that promotes the sharing of


NW Returnee Conference

The NWRC is a professional conference for students and recent graduates who have returned from an international education experience (study abroad, international internship/research, service learning, etc.). The


Colloquium: Behavior-based Intrusion Detection in Cyber-Physical Systems with Real-Time Constraints

Sibin Mohan, Research Scientist
Information Trust Institute
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Applications in the cyber-physical systems (CPS) domain are increasingly interconnected for efficiency, better


Spring Career Fair

You are invited to the Spring Career Fair, on April 22nd, from 11am-4pm at the CH2M Hill Alumni Center. This is an amazing opportunity, right here on


Interview Days from Spring Career Fair

Interview Days is in conjunction with the Spring Career Fair. This is an opportunity for employers to interview students that they met at the Spring Career Fair, the

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Creating Wearable Technology in a Weekend

Apr 17, 2015

In just 30 hours, Oregon State University students created wearable technology projects at HWeekend on April 10-12, sponsored by the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. Thirty-five students spanning several areas of engineering formed seven teams and built projects that ranged from a remote controlled arm to a video game. The event was organized… Continue reading

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David Piorkowski receives IBM Fellowship Award

Apr 13, 2015

Graduate student David Piorkowski received an IBM Ph.D. Fellowship Award in March 2015. The fellowship is an intensely competitive worldwide program, which honors exceptional Ph.D. students who have an interest in solving problems that are important to IBM and fundamental to innovation in many academic disciplines and areas of study. Piorkowski’s research is in the area… Continue reading

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Student Profile: Claudia Mini

Feb 2, 2015

Claudia Mini’s passion for technology was sparked by watching her aunt play Nintendo NES, although it was not until college that she decided to pursue it as a career. Now an Oregon State computer science student, Mini has found a way to combine her creative side with computer science. Of those early days hanging out… Continue reading

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John Conley’s career honored with IEEE Fellow status

Jan 5, 2015

John F. Conley, Jr., professor of electrical engineering at Oregon State, has been named the only 2015 IEEE Fellow in Oregon. He is being recognized for “contributions to semiconductor process technology to improve radiation hardening of MOS devices,” according to the IEEE awards committee. Conley’s work has had direct impact on earth orbiting satellites, military… Continue reading

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A Second Chance for College

Dec 1, 2014

Brian Benavidez did not expect to have a chance to go to college since he had enlisted in the U.S. Air Force immediately after graduating from high school. But it was the experience in the military that gave him focus and direction that he credits for his success in school. And the scholarship support he… Continue reading

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