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.

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.

OSU's Answer to the High-tech Talent Shortage

Oregon State’s new online degree program in computer science for post-baccalaureate students is changing individual lives and impacting the Oregon tech industry.

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Engineering News

OSU News Release

Advantage Accelerator “graduates” moving toward successful new businesses, jobs

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Jul 24, 2014
The first four companies working with the OSU Advantage Accelerator have completed the program and are moving toward commercial success.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

New assay to spot fake malaria drugs could save thousands of lives

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Jul 15, 2014
OSU chemists have developed a new technology to tell whether a common malaria medication is genuine, and it could save thousands of lives.… Read full story.

Upcoming Events

Jul
30
2014

Colloquium: Microwave and millimeterwave IC research at Ulm University

Professor Hermann Schumacher, Director
Institute of Electron Devices and Circuits
Ulm University (Germany)

The seminar will provide an overview of research activities using Si/SiGe HBT

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EECS News

New Student App Has Potential to Save Lives Worldwide

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Jul 22, 2014

Three Oregon State University computer science students worked with the Remcho Research Group at Oregon State to develop an iPhone application to automate the testing of enzyme slides. The biomarker detection app was developed by Kyle Cesare, Kevin Hess and Joe Runde for their senior design project. The application speeds up the process of analysis,… Continue reading  Read full story.

Oregon State’s Solar Vehicle Team Aims for a Repeat Win

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Jul 16, 2014

Sweating it out in Austin, Texas this week, Oregon State University’s solar vehicle team was the first team to finish the “scrutineering” portion of the American Solar Challenge. This qualifies them to compete in the Formula Grand Sun Prix, which they won last year. The track race is a qualifier for the main event —… Continue reading  Read full story.

Software Engineering Research Wins Top Award

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Jun 11, 2014

Danny Dig and his Ph.D. student Semih Okur, along with international collaborators David Hartveld and Arie van Deursen, presented a paper at the prestigious International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE’14) in Hyderabad, India last week, which won the ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper Award. The companion website to the paper “A Study and Toolkit for Asynchronous… Continue reading  Read full story.

Oregon State Mars Rover Team Competes in NASA Challenge

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Jun 9, 2014

Five members of Oregon State’s Robotics club on the Mars Rover team took their finals early so they could travel this week to Worcester, Mass. for the 2014 Sample Return Robot Challenge. The event on June 9 to 14, is hosted by NASA and Worcester Polytechnic Institute and has nearly $1.5 million available for prize… Continue reading  Read full story.

New Hardware Weekend Expands Students Experiences

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Jun 5, 2014

The inaugural hardware weekend (HWeekend) at Oregon State gave 19 engineering students a taste of creating a prototype under time pressure. Six teams developed their ideas as far as they could in 30 hours, starting in the morning of May 31 and finishing June 1. Hosted by the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science… Continue reading  Read full story.