Advancing wave research, Google maps, medical devices and agriculture — the people of EECS are having broad impacts on the world. We invite you learn more by taking a few minutes to read EECS Ingenuity, the e-magazine for the School of EECS.

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Ripples upon ripples

Out on the ocean, a wave energy converter heaves, rocks and pitches to the motion of the waves. How the energy converter interacts with the water to generate power is at the core of creating devices that can be commercially viable. And it has been a missing piece of information for wave energy simulation tools — until now. More ...

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An unexpected dream

Nadia Payet did not expect to find herself at Google when she was growing up in Reunion, a French island near Madagascar. But Oregon State University expanded her vision for what she could become. More ...

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Channeling undergraduate enthusiasm

It is the rare undergraduate engineering student who knows what a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) machine is, let alone how to build one. But that is exactly the kind of experience the CreateIT Collaboratory brings to students at Oregon State. More ...

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Finding tech opportunities in rural Oregon

Cattle and computer science — it was a combination that David Martinez could not necessarily imagine, but it was exactly what he was looking for. A former newspaper reporter and photographer, Martinez switched careers via Oregon State University’s Ecampus online program in computer science. More ...


NEW! Podcast and videos:

  • The College of Engineering at Oregon State University launched the first season of Engineering Out Loud, a podcast telling the stories of how our research, faculty, and students are working to create a better future. Distinguished Professor Tom Dietterich is featured in the first episode.
  • Watch the EECS Minute! One-minute videos that show a slice of life in EECS including our security researchers, ECE 111 and DevOps Daycamp.


  • EECS has a new computer science M.S. track in software innovation designed to prepare students for a future career as a system designers and software architects. This two-year program is hands-on, immersive, and focused on inventing new kinds of software. Learn more.
  • The EECS Graduate Student Women's Group is looking to connect with OSU EECS alumna to serve as mentors. Please contact Phylicia Cicilio if you are interested in joining.
  • Tell us what you are up to! We are adding a new section to Ingenuity for class notes. If you are OSU EECS alumni you can send us your information through the class notes webform.


Send your questions or comments about EECS Ingenuity to the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Oregon State.

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