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

Running robots of future may learn from world’s best two-legged runners: birds

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Oct 29, 2014
The best bipedal runners in the world may be birds, and OSU researchers are studying them to make better robots.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

Oregon State University Advantage Accelerator accepting applications

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Oct 22, 2014
The Oregon State University Advantage Accelerator program will begin its next cohort in January, and is now seeking participants.… Read full story.

Upcoming Events

Oct
31
2014

Lessons learned from recent earthquakes

Scott A. Ashford, Kearney Professor and dean of Oregon State University’s College of Engineering, will share lessons learned from investigating recent earthquakes in Chile, New Zealand, and

Nov
03
2014

Leadership Academy Info Session

Are you a leader? Turn your experience and passion into a pathway to success! The Academy is an exciting new student experience developed and delivered with the strategic involvement and…
Nov
03
2014

The merging of nanoscale engineering and fundamental science for advanced functionality

David N. McIlroy, Ph.D.
Department of Physics
University of Idaho

Nanotechnology occurs at the crossroad of science and engineering. In turn, the exploration of complex

Nov
03
2014

The physics of electronic transport in 1D-nanostructures: From one to a disordered array of many

David N. McIlroy, Ph.D.
Department of Physics
University of Idaho

One-dimensional nanostructures (nanowires, nanotubes, nanosprings, etc.) hold immense technological promise, specifically, in electrical applications. This

Nov
03
2014

Non-diffractive Airy Beams

Kyoung-Youm Kim, Associate Professor
Department of Optical Engineering
Sejong University

Airy beams can propagate through an optical medium without any diffraction. Among the several types

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EECS News

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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ChickTech encourages girls to enter technology fields

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Aug 18, 2014

ChickTech is hosting a workshop on Aug. 23-24 at Oregon State University to encourage high school girls to enter computing and technical fields. The event culminates with a show on Sunday, Aug. 24, that’s free and open to the public. It will be from 4:30-5:45 p.m. at the Kelley Engineering Center on the OSU campus,… Continue reading

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