WE ARE INDUSTRIOUS
Our faculty members and students work hard to achieve excellence in everything they do. In this issue of Ingenuity, learn more about what motivates the people of EECS to pursue their individual passions in the areas of leadership, gymnastics, and research.
In July 2018, Tom Weller became head of the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. But when he started his career, he did not intend to go into academia. The path he took was influenced by key people along the way.
Thriving on teamwork
Teamwork comes naturally to Mary Jacobsen, an Oregon State University gymnast and computer science student in the College of Engineering. She grew up as part of a team, the fifth of seven children.
Discovering the secret doors in software
Yeongjin Jang’s fascination with identifying weaknesses in devices and systems began when, as a child growing up in South Korea, he figured out how to pick locks. Currently, the new assistant professor is among the best hackers in the world.
Keeping the lights on in a disaster
Graduate student, Vishvas Chalishazar is modeling the specific impacts of an earthquake, with the purpose of improving key components of the electric grid.
Empowering women in computer science
Seven undergraduates in computer science, including one Ecampus student from New York, received scholarships to attend the Grace Hopper Celebration which was held in Houston, Texas this year.
- 50 years ago, OSU grad introduced the computer mouse and the world hasn’t been the same since
- OSU first in region, third in nation in Department of Energy cybersecurity competition
- Linguists, update your resumes because Baidu thinks it has cracked fast AI translation
- Venture capitalists’ gift supports computer science at OSU-Cascades
- Graduate student receives DOE fellowship
- Okta nabs ScaleFT to build out ‘Zero Trust’ security framework (ScaleFT, co-founded by graduate Russell Haering, '11 B.S., CS)
- Oregon State among top robotics programs in country, according to report
- Meet the Mars Rover world champions (video)
- Stephen Ramsey levels up in NIH program
- Naked Labs raises $14M (co-founded by graduate Farhad Farahbakhshian, '08 M.S., EE)
- Graduate Nolan Johnson ('85 B.S., CS) named lead editor of SMT007 Magazine and PCB007 Magazine
- Yong Bakos received the OSU-Cascades Outreach Award
- TDS Telecom Support of OSU Open Source Lab Tops $5 Million
- OSU spinoff company develops wireless for undersea platforms
- Puppet buys Reflect. Graduate Brad Heller is CTO and co-founder of Reflect.
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