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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.

Anna Koch Receives Prestigious Power Award

When Anna Koch started college she was determined that she would not be an electrical engineer. Four years later, she has received the prestigious Institute of Electrical Engineering (IEEE) scholarship in power and energy engineering.

Student Project Takes Flight

For their senior design project, James MacInnes, Kyle Mackwood and Matt Cook took on the complicated task of designing a navigation system for general aviation.

Dancing to a Different Beat

The CreateIt Collaboratory in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Oregon State gives students an opportunity work with clients such as Tektronix to create a prototype.

Excellence and Innovation Recognized by NSF

Raviv Raich and Glencora Borradaile join 19 other faculty in EECS as Faculty Career Development award winners.

Smart Cameras to Combat Sunn Pests

A collaborative project puts a high-tech spin on an agricultural problem by using mobile technology and cloud computing for better management of the devastating pests.

Watching Football for Science

Computers that learn have long been an interest for Alan Fern, associate professor in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS).

Driven by Curiosity

Widely recognized for his role in creating and nurturing the area of machine learning his influence was acknowledged this year by Oregon State University when he was selected to be a “Distinguished Professor,” the highest honor for faculty.

Blending a New SPICE

A dash of circuit design know-how and a pinch of artistic creativity turned out to be just the right mix for Igor Vytyaz when he began dabbling in developing an Android app similar to SPICE (Simulation Program with Integrated Circuit Emphasis).

Full of Energy

Even though he had scholarship offers to play football at other colleges, Rich Meier didn’t think twice about coming to Oregon State for the engineering program.