OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

Computer science student beats odds, hopes to expand computer usability

Charles Hill spent 17 years in foster care, from which only a small fraction of people obtain college degrees. This fall he will start a Ph.D. program in computer science at Oregon State University.

Students Thrive With Support

Private support through scholarships helps students in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science to succeed.

Students Thrive With Support

Private support through scholarships helps students in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science to succeed.

Intricate Algae Produce Low-Cost Biosensors

Oregon State researchers advance technology in optical biosensors by integrating algae with nanoparticles to produce a sensor capable of detecting miniscule amounts of protein or other biomarkers.

Dr. Wattson: Power Inspector

Oregon State students design a power consumption monitoring system for home owners.

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Engineering News

OSU News Release

Matched “hybrid” systems may hold key to wider use of renewable energy

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Nov 26, 2014
Alternative energy systems might be more cost effective if they can be matched with one another to provide a more steady and dependable flow of electricity, a new report suggests.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

Expert to discuss startup business issues, patents

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Nov 26, 2014
The director of the Silicon Valley United States Patent and Trademark Office will explore startup business issues on Wednesday, Dec. 3, in Corvallis, in an open public discussion.… Read full story.

Upcoming Events

Dec
01
2014

PhD Final Oral Examination – Todd Kulesza

Personalizing Machine Learning Systems with Explanatory Debugging
How can end users efficiently influence the predictions that machine learning systems make on their behalf? Traditional systems rely on

Dec
08
2014

MS Final Examination – Jerry Leung

Data-Driven Optimizations in SAR ADC
Successive approximation register (SAR) analog to digital converter (ADC) is utilized in many modern day applications for its simple structure and efficient

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EECS News

Faculty Profile: Matthew Johnston

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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

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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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Portland Workshop on Multicore Programming Translates Research into Practice

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Sep 4, 2014

Danny Dig, assistant professor of computer science at Oregon State University and Andrew Black, professor of computer science at Portland State University, are hosting a workshop in Portland, Oregon on October 17-19 for software professionals to learn the foundations of multicore programming in Java and JavaScript. Dig’s research focus for the last 8 years has been… Continue reading

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ChickTech encourages girls to explore technology at OSU event

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Aug 27, 2014

Oregon State University alumni Janice Levenhagen-Seeley and Jennifer Davidson returned to Corvallis last weekend to host a 2-day event to encourage high school girls to enter technology fields. Both graduates of the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Levenhagen-Seeley is the founder and executive director for ChickTech, a Portland-based non-profit, and Jennifer Davidson is… Continue reading

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Faculty Profile: Mike Rosulek

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Aug 18, 2014

Mike Rosulek, assistant professor of computer science, brings the area of cryptography to the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. Computer science grabbed Rosulek’s imagination early on, and at the age of 7 years he was already writing a UFO adventure game. He had the advantage of growing up in a technical household. In fact,… Continue reading

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