CEE Professor Gilberto Urroz Retires
Faculty and staff at the College of Engineering extend a heartfelt thanks and best wishes to retiring faculty Gilberto Urroz who retired this summer.
A Tribute to Dr. Joe Caliendo
Utah State University Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Joseph Caliendo died Wednesday, Aug. 14.
USU Partners with Egyptian Universities for Water Resources Training
Faculty at Utah State University are developing the latest educational tools to train the next generation of engineers in Egypt and the Middle East.
Remembering Professor Emeritus Wynn R. Walker
Wynn Walker, a USU Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Emeritus and former associate dean for the College of Engineering, died Saturday, June 29.
USU Grad Student Awarded Utah Water Users Association Scholarship
Ayman Nassar, a graduate student at Utah State University studying water resources, received one of this year’s Utah Water Users Association scholarships, which is awarded annually to two students who study in Utah and plan to pursue a water resources car...
USU Alum Awarded for Work in Irrigation Engineering
Utah State University College of Engineering alumnus Saleh Taghvaeian will receive the Larry W. Turner Young Extension Professional Award from the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers.
Engineering State Turns 30
Utah’s longest-running engineering summer camp concluded its 30th year last week.
Utah State Steel Bridge Team Takes 15th at Nationals
The Utah State University Steel Bridge Team placed 15th at the National Steel Bridge Competition that took place in Carbondale, Illinois on May 31.
David G. Tarboton Named Utah Water Research Lab Director
One of the state’s largest research laboratories is getting a new director. David Tarboton, a professor of civil and environmental engineering at Utah State University, will lead the Utah Water Research Laboratory beginning July 1.
Utah State Steel Bridge Team Qualifies for Nationals
The Utah State University Steel Bridge Team took 2nd place at the Regional Steel Bridge Competition held in Boulder, Colorado on April 6.
Transportation Engineering Student Takes Two Major Awards
Utah State University PhD student of transportation engineering Yi He won the 2019 Utah Institute of Transportation Engineers student paper competition and was awarded a $1,000 scholarship from the Northern Utah Women's Transportation Seminar.
Congratulations 2019 Graduates
The College of Engineering at Utah State University congratulates all students who graduated May 4-5.
College of Engineering Welcomes New Development Director
The College of Engineering at Utah State University welcomes David A. Kunz as the new senior director of development. Kunz joined the college on April 24. He will oversee all fundraising efforts and in-kind donations from industry partners.
USU Engineering Students Showcase Senior Projects
Students, faculty, staff and the university community are invited to participate in Utah State University’s College of Engineering Senior Design Night.
Department of Computer Science Moving to College of Science
The Department of Computer Science at Utah State University will move from the College of Engineering to the College of Science effective July 1, 2019.
Civil Engineering Student Receives All-West Team Hockey Award
Civil engineering undergrad and hockey team captain Josh Kerkvliet received the All-West Team award.
Hemp Research Underway at Utah State University
Scientists at Utah State University are studying cultivation practices to optimize the yield and quality of hemp for botanical medicines.
Faculty Promotions 2019
Utah State University's College of Engineering faculty promotions for 2019.
Congratulation A-pin Recipients
College of Engineering Dean Dr. Jagath Kaluarachchi and department heads from across the college recognized 78 students on Wednesday for receiving the prestigious A-pin award for the Spring and Fall of 2018.
Martin Delivers First Research Landscapes Event
Community, business and legislative leaders got a first-hand review of Utah's air quality challenges from one of the state's foremost experts on air quality research.
Aiming for Gold: Improving Reproducibility in Hydrology Studies
In six well-regarded hydrology and water resources journals published in 2017, the estimated percentage of studies whose results could be fully reproduced was only between 0.06 and 6.8 percent.
15 Outstanding Students Recognized at Awards Banquet
The College of Engineering extends its heartfelt congratulations to the 15 undergraduate students recognized at Friday’s Engineers Week Awards Banquet
Professor Randy Martin First to Speak at USU Research Landscapes Event
College of Engineering professor and air quality expert Randy Martin will be the first to present at Utah State University’s upcoming Research Landscapes speaker series on Tuesday, Feb. 26.
USU AggieAir Program Selected for Critical National Airspace Operation
Utah State University’s premier unmanned aerial systems organization will take part in a highly anticipated NASA-led operation.
Idea Factory Expands After Just One Year
The College of Engineering expanded its Idea Factory to make more space for the growing number of student users.
USU Celebrates National Engineers Week
Utah State University’s College of Engineering is joining universities and engineering firms around the country in celebrating the 2019 National Engineers Week.
A Continental Water Model for All
USU Hydrologist is part of national team of experts working to improve water modeling tools.
College of Engineering Welcomes New HR and Scholarship Personnel Specialist
USU’s College of Engineering welcomes Makenzye Bennett as the new human resources and scholarship personnel specialist. Bennett joined the college on Dec. 10, 2018.
College of Engineering Welcomes New Director of Industry Relations
USU’s College of Engineering welcomes Dixon Nielson as the new director of industry relations. Nielson joined the college on February 1.
College of Engineering Advisor Receives Regional Award
College of Engineering academic advisor Leslie Buxton received the Region 10 Excellence in Advising Award. Buxton was selected among nominees from five western states.
USU Professor Receives Alumni Award from Virginia Tech
Utah State University’s Marc Maguire received the Outstanding Young Alumni Award from The Charles E. Via, Jr. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Virginia Tech.
Cyberinfrastructure for Intelligent Water Supply (CIWS) Data Visualization Challenge
Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Jeff Horsburgh is challenging Utah State University students to develop a visualization of high resolution water use data that provides visual feedback to both water providers and water consumers....
USU Professor Receives Educator of the Year Award
Marc Maguire, an assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering at USU, has been named educator of the year by the Structural Engineers Association of Utah.
USU Lights up the Twin Cities at National Women in Engineering Conference
Utah State University was turning heads at the Minneapolis Convention Center last week at a large conference and expo for the Society of Women Engineers, known as SWE.
What's New: New Tutor Center
The cramped engineering tutor center is a thing of the past. This summer, crews renovated a large portion of the Anderson Engineering Building to accommodate a new 915-square-foot tutor center complete with wrap-around glass dry-erase walls, upgraded ligh...
Have You Heard of SHPE?
The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers is quickly becoming one of Utah State University’s most active student organizations.
Engineers Without Borders: Team Mexico
The USU student team, Engineers Without Borders, continues their water quality improvement project in rural Mexico.
Combating Alzheimer’s with 3-D Engineered Neuro Tissue
Biological engineers at USU are developing new tools to combat the debilitating effects of Alzheimier’s and Parkinson’s disease and other brain disorders.
Aircraft on Demand
An aerospace engineer trained at USU is pioneering the next generation of unmanned aerial systems that can be deployed at a moment’s notice.
What's New: Recirculating Wind Tunnel
This year, the MAE Department acquired a new wind tunnel for use in thermal and fluid dynamics labs.
A SHPE Family Success Story
Lucy Campos and her brother José don’t shy away from responsibility. The Brownsville, Texas natives both studied engineering at USU and both served as president for the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers student chapter.
What's New: Metal Factory
Today’s engineering students need a foundation of technical knowledge and advanced training in design and problem solving.
Generous Gift Establishes the Dr. Reid and Evelyn Brown Scholarship Endowment
Reid Brown says he established a $100,000 scholarship endowment to pass on the same benefits he received from Utah State University’s education.
Award-Winning Student Design Could Generate Alternative Energy Using Food Waste
Utah State University students created an award-winning design that helps one of Utah’s wastewater treatment facilities increase the use of renewable energy using food waste as a biofuel feedstock.
USU Researchers Find Significant Groundwater Exchanges along the Logan River
Researchers in Northern Utah have demonstrated that the Logan River is highly dependent on karst aquifer discharge to maintain summer low flow when water demands are the highest.
New Findings of Controls on Carbon Export in Permafrost Terrain
After two decades of collecting data, a team of researchers discovered new ways in which groundwater moves and controls the export of carbon from land to streams in the permafrost terrain of the Alaskan North Slope.
USU Researchers Evaluate Drones for Bridge Inspections
Researchers at Utah State University are evaluating the effectiveness of using drones to inspect cracks of concern underneath bridges.
USU Faculty Member Brian Crookston Receives Young Professional of the Year Award
Utah State University's Brian Crookston received the Young Professional of the Year Award from the Association of State Dam Safety Officials.
A New Twist on Archimedes’ Screw
At the Utah Water Research Lab, engineers are conducting full-scale tests on a unique water-powered turbine that will provide new solutions to distributed energy needs.
How Much is Too Much? USU Engineer Develops Online Snow Load Tool
A Utah State University professor of civil engineering has developed an online tool that estimates snow load requirements for new construction of homes and buildings.
Regan Zane Named Inaugural David G. and Diann L. Sant Endowed Professor
A new professorship in Utah State University’s College of Engineering honors longtime supporters David G. and Diann L. Sant and empowers a new generation of the most qualified engineering faculty.
Rose Hu Named USU College of Engineering Associate Dean for Research
The College of Engineering at Utah State University announced Monday that Rose Hu, a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has accepted the position of associate dean for research.
College Welcomes Newest Engineering Faculty
The College of Engineering at Utah State University is excited to welcome 11 new faculty members. The group of incoming engineers and engineering educators includes eight new assistant professors, a research assistant professor and two assistant professor...
USU Engineering Professor Elected to AGU Fellowship
Veteran educator, engineer and hydrologist Dr. David Tarboton has been named a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union.
USU Engineering Student Awarded Prestigious Academic Fellowship
USU’s Darcie Christensen is one of 31 engineering students nationwide — and the only person in Utah — to receive a 2018–19 Tau Beta Pi Honor Society academic fellowship.
Engineering Tutor Center, Student Spaces Undergo Major Renovation
The cramped engineering tutor center is a thing of the past. This summer, the College of Engineering renovated a large portion of the Anderson Engineering Building to accommodate a new tutor center.
USU Civil Engineering Student Wins Prestigious National Scholarship
A senior in USU’s Civil and Environmental Engineering department is one of 18 people nationwide to receive a major scholarship from the American Society of Civil Engineers, known as ASCE.
USU College of Engineering Lights up Salt Palace at Education Conference
Utah State University was center stage at the Salt Palace Convention Center earlier this week during a major event for engineering education.
College of Engineering’s Leslie Buxton Named New Advisor of the Year
Faculty, staff and students in USU’s College of Engineering extend their congratulations to Leslie Buxton who received the USU 2018 Outstanding New Advisor award.
Utah State University Names New Engineering Dean
Longtime Utah State University professor and administrator Jagath Kaluarachchi has been selected as the new dean of USU’s College of Engineering.
WEAU USU Chapter Qualified for the National Student Design Competition
The Water Environment Association of Utah (WEAU) USU student chapter has qualified for the national student design competition hosted by the Water Environment Federation (WEF).
Faculty Promotions 2018
Utah State University's College of Engineering faculty promotions for 2018.
USU Team Takes 3rd Place for Steel Bridge
Engineering students at Utah State University placed third at a recent regional bridge-building competition held in South Dakota.
Aggie Engineers Receive NSF Graduate Research Fellowships
A Utah State University College of Engineering student will receive the prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Award.
Engineering Students Attend Concrete Bowling Ball Competition
Four engineering students at Utah State University participated in the 2018 FRC Bowling Ball Competition in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Aerial Imagery Gives Insight into Water Trends
With an ever-growing human population and its inherent demand for water, there is a critical need to monitor water resources. New technology could make it more feasible than ever to measure changes in the water flow of rivers.
USU Engineering Faculty Named Educator of the Year
Marc Maguire, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering at Utah State University, was named Educator of the Year by the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute
Between the Lines: Tree Rings Hold Clues About a River’s Past
Hydrologists are looking centuries into the past to better understand an increasingly uncertain water future
A Drier South: Europe’s Drought Trends Match Climate Change Projections
Researchers published new findings that suggest European drought trends are lining up with climate change projections.
Congratulations A-Pin Recipients!
This fall, 28 students were recognized for receiving the prestigious A-Pin Award
Viticulture from Space: USU-NASA Study Analyzes Vineyard Water Use
In drought-prone Central California, grape producers are looking for new ways to improve crop production with less water
Miniaturizing America's Tallest Dam
Dr. Michael Johnson is a leading expert in experimental hydraulics and chief engineer on the Oroville model study.
Between the Lines: Tree Rings Hold Clues About a River’s Past
USU hydrologists are looking centuries into the past to better understand an increasingly uncertain water future
'Living in the Journey'
Megan Gordon is second woman engineering valedictorian in 15 years. Civil Engineering alumna Megan Montgomery never thought she’d be a valedictorian. She hadn’t even considered a degree in engineering.
'I Make Their Dream a Reality'
During construction, the steelworks for USU's Maverik Stadium renovation rose into the air and then branched off left and right, leaving whole sections of the shimmering new building floating in mid-air. It wasn't an optical illusion.
USU to Lead $4M Collaborative Water Research Initiative
USU hydrologists are revolutionizing the way scientific data is stored and shared among scientists around the globe with HydroShare.
College Welcomes Newest Engineering Faculty
The College of Engineering at Utah State University is excited to welcome 11 new faculty members. The group of incoming engineers and engineering educators includes seven new assistant professors, two lecturers, an assistant research professor and one ass...
Discovery Canada Films at Water Lab
Production crews for Discovery Canada were at the Utah Water Research Lab on Wednesday producing an upcoming TV special about the Oroville Dam spillway model.
Miniaturizing America's Tallest Dam
Utah Water Research Lab team Constructs scale model of Oroville Dam spillway
Engineering Faculty Appointed to State of Utah Air Quality Board
Dr. Randy Martin will serve a four-year term on the Utah Air Quality Board.
How to Engage Students Both Inside and Outside the Classroom
S-STEM teaching seminar offers a variety of techniques to engage students in active learning
USU Alumnus Makes Generous Contribution to College of Engineering
Alumnus Bhupesh Parikh shares gift that will impact future engineering students for years to come
Faculty Promotions 2017
Utah State University's College of Engineering faculty promotions for 2017.
Aggies Sweep American Water Works Association Scholarship Challenge
Four Utah State University engineering students receive scholarships from the American Water Works Association Intermountain Section
Civil Engineering Professor Named Educator of the Year
Dr. Paul J. Barr is a veteran engineering educator and leading expert in bridge and roadway engineering
Utah Water Research Lab Unveils Latest in Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
The new 'BluJay' line of all-electric aircraft represents the latest in UAV technology
Utah State University’s CEE Department Gets Attention from Industry Magazines
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering was mentioned several times recently in the United States Society on Dams (USSD) Newsletter and the Association of State Dam Safety Officials
National Media Turn to USU Engineering Professor for Developing Oroville Spillway Situation
Reporters around the world are covering the developing story in Northern California where massive water flows are threatening the integrity of the Oroville Dam’s main and auxiliary spillways.
UWRL Researchers Develop Genetic Tool to Improve Arsenic Studies
Environmental engineers are making it easier to study arsenic contamination
USU Engineering Students Receive Design Award
Students design new biosolids management system for Central Davis Sewer District
CEE Dept. Announces Water Cluster Hire
CEE department and Utah Water Research Lab open three faculty positions to address critical water challenges
New Scholarship Endowment Honors Former USU Civil Engineering Professor Roland Jeppson
Newly-established scholarship endowment will honor former professor Roland Jeppson and his wife, Mary Anna
Aggies in the Arctic: USU Environmental Engineers Decode Icy Watersheds
For the past seven years, Bethany Neilson has spent part of her summers in the chilly waters of Northern Alaska
A Career in Innovation
If you want to see Bruce Brothersen's portfolio, just look up. His life's work is built into the structures that make up our communities, spanning the schools, office buildings and aircraft hangars that keep the economy ticking.
A New Tool for Wetland Management
In arid Utah, a marshy wetland, teeming with aquatic life and migratory birds is among the most cherished natural resources in the state.
Engineering Professor Receives Prestigious Dam Safety Award
Dr. Blake Tullis will be awarded the 2016 ASDSO Terry L. Hampton Medal from the Association of State Dam Safety Officials
Civil and Environmental Engineering PhD Student Wins Major Award
CEE's Caleb Buahin wins best paper award at 8th International Congress on Environmental Modelling & Software in Toulouse, France
UWRL Director Mac McKee Named Friend of UCOWR
Mac McKee, UWRL Director, was recently named a Friend of UCOWR at the Universities Council on Water Resources (UCOWR) Annual Conference awards ceremony held n Pensacola Beach, Florida in June
Engineering PhD Student Wins AWRA Competition
Civil and environmental engineering and Water Lab PhD student Ayman Alafifi won first place in the American Water Resources Association Utah Chapter student paper competition on April 13.
Rethinking Stormwater: USU Researchers Receive Major Grant to Study Aquifer Recharge
Researchers at Utah State University are taking a fresh look at stormwater management as part of a federally-funded study to improve water reuse in the western U.S
Winning the Water War Starts with Winning the Battle on Data
USU Engineering researchers are leading new developments in hydroinformatics and building the tools to collect, shrink and transform water use data into useful information
Civil and Environmental Student Wins Award at National AGU Conference
Tyler King received an outstanding student paper award in hydrology at the fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union
Two College of Engineering Faculty Receive NSF CAREER Awards
Two faculty members were chosen by the National Science Foundation to receive the prestigious CAREER Award. The two grants, approximately $500,000 each, will help advance fundamental research in areas of water resources engineering and computer science.
How Plants Can Make Stormwater Cleaner
Ever wondered what happens to the surge of stormwater you see racing down your street?
Going Back to Teton Dam
This site of a catastrophic failure provides the perfect hands-on lab for geotechnical engineers
The community of Las Vegas, Nev., is acting to assure a reliable water supply by building new intake facilities at Lake Mead.