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

Expert: Artificial intelligence systems more apt to fail than to destroy

Mar 23, 2015
New support to study the risks of artificial intelligence is welcome, but it may not find the problems that Hollywood envisions.… Read full story.
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Massive amounts of fresh water, glacial melt pouring into Gulf of Alaska

Mar 19, 2015
Rain, snow and melting glaciers in southern Alaska would create the sixth largest coastal river in the world if it emerged as a single stream.… Read full story.

Upcoming Events


MS Final Examination – Subarna Kar

Interactive Exploration of High Dimensional Large Tables Using Data Seriation
Entertainment, television and advertising agencies have been undergoing fundamental changes with how they manage their businesses. They


Colloquium: Towards Realizing Energy Proportional High-Speed Wireline Systems

Tejasvi Anand, PhD Candidate
University of Illinois, Urbaba Champaign

Intra- and inter-chip communication links in both high performance compute systems and mobile platforms consume significant fraction


Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing (CGRB) Spring Conference/Colloquium

All individuals with an interest in computational biology are invited to attend and participate. The Spring Conference/Colloquium will feature excellent science from invited guests, OSU faculty, students


Colloquium: Wireless Health: From Childhood Obesity to Elderly Falls and Everything in Between

Navid Amini
Postdoctoral Fellow, UCLA Stein Eye Institute
Researcher, UCLA Wireless Health Institute

The rapid advancement of sensing, computing, and wireless communication technology has given


MBA Information Session for Engineering

The MBA program invites the College of Engineering students and community to join the MBA team for an information session at the HUB. We will cover admission requirements, application processes…
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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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Faculty Profile: Matthew Johnston

Nov 5, 2014

Matthew Johnston’s interest in multidisciplinary science and entrepreneurship is reflected in his career as an electrical engineer who specializes in developing electronic platforms that have applications in fields like chemistry, biology and medicine. “I’ve always been interested in non-standard applications of electrical engineering … especially biology and medicine, maybe because there are a lot of… Continue reading

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Engineering students rock the Rockwell Collins sponsored HWeekend

Oct 27, 2014

Projects like a prosthetic hand and a spinning LED display were completed in just 30 hours at Oregon State University’s second hardware weekend (HWeekend) on October 18-19. It was a feat that amazed everyone involved including representatives from the sponsoring company, Rockwell Collins. “I’m really impressed with the energy level and enthusiasm and the challenges… Continue reading

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