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'Explainer in Chief' Retires

Distinguished Professor Tom Dietterich, who is considered one of the founders of machine learning, is retiring this year from Oregon State University, where he spent his entire career of 31 years.

Finding tech opportunities in rural Oregon

David Martinez expected he would have to move to a big city to get a job in computer science, but he got creative and found the perfect fit.

An unexpected dream

Oregon State was the conduit by which Nadia Payet found her way to Google from a tiny island in the Indian Ocean.

Channeling undergraduate enthusiasm

Undergraduates design and build low-cost portable PCR machines to detect viruses.

Ripples upon ripples

Oregon State researchers collaborate with national labs to advance wave energy research.

A Look Back Over 40 Years

Paul McKenney arrived on the Oregon State University campus 40 years ago as a freshman majoring in computer science.

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.