Connectivity: News from the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Fall 2012

Julia Zhang, Arun Natarajan and Eduardo Cotilla-Sanchez
New Leaders Expand Research Strengths and Bring Passion for Teaching

Three new faculty leaders joining the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science this fall enhance OSU’s nationally recognized research strengths in energy systems and RF/mixed-signal design. All three are anxious to teach and work on research with students — the driving force for them to move into academia. Read more...


Doug Fisher (BS EE '85), Doug Carmean (BS EE '85), Nitin Borkar, Rani Borkar, Alan Crouch (BS CS '86), Morgan Anderson, John Barton (BS CS '80)

Intel and OSU: A Partnership for Excellence

Intel has Beaver Fever. And it’s not just a winning football team that the Fortune 500 company is excited about. Over the last two years Intel has contributed nearly $1.5 million to Oregon State University for projects ranging from research to curriculum development. It’s a strategic partnership that has grown out of individual connections with Intel executives, many of whom earned their degrees at OSU and are passionate about the joint success of OSU and Intel. Read more...


Picture of student studying with a computer

Novel Online Degree Program Attracts Students Who Need Jobs

OSU became the first university in the country to launch an online computer science degree program that can be completed in one year for students who already have bachelor’s degree. The program is an opportunity to make a difference for students, industry and the economy. Read more...


Annette von Jouane at the Ocean Sentinel launch

Journey of the Ocean Sentinel: Center Launches Novel Mobile Testing Berth

In 1998 professor Annette von Jouanne had a vision to make Oregon a leader in wave energy technology which included a national wave center and a testing site for wave energy converters. The vision became reality when one of the world’s first mobile public testing berths for wave energy, the Ocean Sentinel, was deployed off the coast of Oregon near Newport. Read more...