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.

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

Civil engineering society issues first-ever tsunami-safe building standards

Sep 28, 2016
People in and around some newly built coastal structures will be more safe thanks to national construction standards announced today that will consider the risks posed by tsunamis.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

Grand opening of Johnson Hall planned at OSU

Sep 15, 2016
Johnson Hall, a new, $40 million facility that will be home to the School of Chemical, Biological, and Environmental Engineering, will celebrate its grand opening on Sept. 23.… Read full story.

Upcoming Events


DevOps DayCamp

The OSL is once again kicking off DevOps BootCamp with the annual DevOps DayCamp! DevOps DayCamp is a single-day event designed to teach participants DevOps, a program development process that includes…

Colloquium: Unsolved Problems in Acoustic Noise Cancellation

Robert Adams In the past 20 years there has been an explosion in the application of acoustic noise cancellation (ANC) to combat environmental noise. ANC is now found in…

Free Lunch & Learn: ANSYS Multiphysics Simulation

Learn how ANSYS simulation tools allow you to simulate fluid dynamics, structural dynamics and electromagnetics phenomena with great accuracy, and how they influence product design. ANSYS tools are available…

Intel Day @ Oregon State

When: Wednesday, October 12th Time: 11:00am - 3:00 pm Location: KEC 1005 & 1007 You are invited to join Intel Corporation representatives for an open house! Learn…

CASS Open House

The Center for Applied Systems and Software has moved to a new location in Milne. Join us for light fingers foods, tours, demonstrations, and displays.…

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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Top Tips from EECS Advisors

Sep 22, 2016

In their role as advisors, Lizbeth Marquez and Nick Malos help hundreds of students in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science navigate their way through college. Their goal is to help students succeed and ultimately earn their Oregon Statedegrees.According to a recent report from the Commission on the Future of Undergraduate Education, only… Continue reading

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

In the News

Computer science professor Alan Fern is partnering with NVIDIA to use artificial intelligence and deep learning to teach computers to understand and coach football.

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.