Celebrating our graduates

Three students tell of their diverse paths to college and graduation.

Connecting with communities in rural Alaska

Phylicia Cicilio is working to improve the efficiency and resiliency of a microgrid in Nome, Alaska.

Blending electrical and chemical engineering

Arturo Valdivia developed a new technique to demonstrate that MoS2 manufacturing is possible.

Solutions minded

Undergraduate Chris Vlessis is the co-founder and chief technology officer for a software solutions company.

Impacting industry

Iftekhar Ahmed applies an old research technique to find bugs in the Linux kernel.

Our collaborative community, the innovative approaches we take to research and education, and the cultivation of leaders make our program truly outstanding.

Engineering News

OSU News Release

Health care systems engineering expert to head OSU school

Jul 29, 2016
Harriet Nembhard has been named as the new head of the School of Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

Cox named director of Cascadia Lifelines Program

Jul 21, 2016
Dan Cox, professor of civil and construction engineering in the College of Engineering at OSU, has been named as the new director of the Cascadia Lifelines Program.… Read full story.

Upcoming Events


OSU LeaderShape

Leadership Academy Pillar: ETHICAL, PURPOSEFUL, INCLUSIVE & COLLABORATIVE (1 each = 4 total credits)Student Leadership and Involvement (SLI), is offering an exciting opportunity this fall and has agreed to provide a few…

MS Final Examination Luyao Zhang

RNA Secondary Structure Prediction using Neural Machine Translation RNA secondary structure prediction maps an RNA sequence to its secondary structure (set of AU, CG, and GU pairs). It is…

Oregon QuackCon

October 14th-16th, 2016 University of Oregon's MAC Court, Eugene, OR  Leadership Academy Pillar: Member Choice; COLLABORATIVE or PROFESSIONAL A hackathon is an intensive prototype period typically lasting between 24 and 48 hours. During this…
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Diving into Big Data

Jun 3, 2016

Computer science students Bret Lorimore, Chris Vlessis and George Harder took a big plunge into big data when they participated in DataFest, a nationwide hackathon-style event, in April. The group won the Best Use of Outside Data award in the American Statistical Association competition hosted at over 20 universities, including Oregon State University. DataFest is… Continue reading

NVIDIA co-founder receives alumni award

Apr 18, 2016

Jen-Hsun Huang, co-founder, president and chief executive officer of NVIDIA, is honored this week by the Oregon State University Alumni Associationat the 35th Annual Spring Awards. Huang is receiving the E.B. Lemon Distinguished Alumni Award for his significant contributions and accomplishments within the society and the university. Since graduating in 1984, Huang has kept close… Continue reading

EECS Student Earns Mastery Challenge Top Prize

Mar 25, 2016

Carl Beery, a junior in electrical and computer engineering, took first place and a cash prize of $150 in the Mastery Challenge for winter term. The Mastery Challenge is a new extracurricular program hosted by the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Oregon State University to provide more hands-on learning opportunities for all… Continue reading

In the News

Margaret Burnett has been breaking gender barriers throughout her career — and helping others overcome them as well.

OSU's American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics team placed first in the Advanced category at the Experimental Sounding Rocket Association's rocket engineering competition.

Computer science professor Margaret Burnett's research on gender inclusiveness in software is helping to ensure a holistic view in building AI systems.

Alum Hashem Nehrir, ECE professor at Montana State University, is the recipient of the IEEE Power and Energy Society's Ramakumar Family Renewable Energy Excellence Award.