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The College of Engineering at Utah State University extends its congratulations to four newly-promoted faculty members.
Faculty Promotions 2020 | College of Engineering

Faculty Promotions 2020

The College of Engineering at Utah State University extends its congratulations to four newly-promoted faculty members.

In response to the growing concerns about COVID-19, the College of Engineering at Utah State University is canceling its 2020 Engineering State youth summer camp.
2020 Engineering State Summer Camp Canceled Due to Coronavirus | College of Engineering

2020 Engineering State Summer Camp Canceled Due to Coronavirus

In response to the growing concerns about COVID-19, the College of Engineering at Utah State University is canceling its 2020 Engineering State youth summer camp.

Due to concerns over COVID-19, Utah State University’s College of Engineering is switching to an online-only tutoring system.
College of Engineering Implements New Online Tutoring System | College of Engineering

College of Engineering Implements New Online Tutoring System

Due to concerns over COVID-19, Utah State University’s College of Engineering is switching to an online-only tutoring system.

The College of Engineering community extends its congratulations to the students and faculty who are recognized for their outstanding accomplishments in research.
Congratulations to College of Engineering Researchers | College of Engineering

Congratulations to College of Engineering Researchers

The College of Engineering community extends its congratulations to the students and faculty who are recognized for their outstanding accomplishments in research.

The College of Engineering extends its heartfelt congratulations to the 12 undergraduate students recognized at the Engineers Week Awards Banquet.
12 Outstanding Students Recognized at Awards Banquet | College of Engineering

12 Outstanding Students Recognized at Awards Banquet

The College of Engineering extends its heartfelt congratulations to the 12 undergraduate students recognized at the Engineers Week Awards Banquet.

Wetlands, floodplains and aquatic habitats are some of Utah’s most important ecosystems. They are home to many bird, plant and fish species, and they provide unique outdoor recreation opportunities.
New Model Improves Management of Wetland, Floodplain and River Habitats | College of Engineering

New Model Improves Management of Wetland, Floodplain and River Habitats

Wetlands, floodplains and aquatic habitats are some of Utah’s most important ecosystems. They are home to many bird, plant and fish species, and they provide unique outdoor recreation opportunities.

Utah State University engineering students recently won three of four scholarships from the American Water Works Association, Intermountain Section. The winners are
USU Shines at American Water Works Association Scholarship Challenge | College of Engineering

USU Shines at American Water Works Association Scholarship Challenge

Utah State University engineering students recently won three of four scholarships from the American Water Works Association, Intermountain Section. The winners are

Utah State University engineering students Kyler Olsen, Braiden Amata, Jack Tousley and Kat Margetts, with Assistant Professor Brian Crookston as their faculty advisor, won the Association of State Dam Safety Officials dam model competition.
USU Students Win National Dam Safety Competition | College of Engineering

USU Students Win National Dam Safety Competition

Utah State University engineering students Kyler Olsen, Braiden Amata, Jack Tousley and Kat Margetts, with Assistant Professor Brian Crookston as their faculty advisor, won the Association of State Dam Safety Officials dam model competition.

The USU section of the Society of Women Engineers hosted a brand new event, Extravaganza Jr!, on January 25, 2020 from 8 a.m. – 12p.m. This event is aimed at elementary school children, grades two through five, who attend school in Cache Valley.
SWE Extravaganza Jr Inspiring a New Generation of Engineers | College of Engineering

SWE Extravaganza Jr Inspiring a New Generation of Engineers

The USU section of the Society of Women Engineers hosted a brand new event, Extravaganza Jr!, on January 25, 2020 from 8 a.m. – 12p.m. This event is aimed at elementary school children, grades two through five, who attend school in Cache Valley.

One of the premier international conferences on electric roads and vehicles returns to Park City, February 9–11. CERV, or the Conference on Electric Roads & Vehicles, connects leaders from around the globe in charging and transportation infrastructure, el
Conference on Roads and Electric Vehicle Returns to Park City | College of Engineering

Conference on Roads and Electric Vehicle Returns to Park City

One of the premier international conferences on electric roads and vehicles returns to Park City, February 9–11. CERV, or the Conference on Electric Roads & Vehicles, connects leaders from around the globe in charging and transportation infrastructure, el...

A study conducted by USU civil engineering researcher Patrick Singleton and PhD student Prasanna Humagain was recently featured in an article on the Forbes magazine website.
USU Professor and Student Featured in Forbes Article | College of Engineering

USU Professor and Student Featured in Forbes Article

A study conducted by USU civil engineering researcher Patrick Singleton and PhD student Prasanna Humagain was recently featured in an article on the Forbes magazine website.

College of Engineering alumnus Colter Hollingshead didn’t expect his thesis to turn too many heads. Civil engineers, after all, are known for publishing technical studies with unfamiliar terms and lots of math.
Research Goes Viral: USU Alum’s Thesis Has 100,000 Downloads | College of Engineering

Research Goes Viral: USU Alum’s Thesis Has 100,000 Downloads

College of Engineering alumnus Colter Hollingshead didn’t expect his thesis to turn too many heads. Civil engineers, after all, are known for publishing technical studies with unfamiliar terms and lots of math.

According to a 2014 household survey, Utahns are expressing rapidly growing interest in protecting water resources for outdoor recreation and environmental benefits.
Developing Solutions for Utah’s Rising Water Management Crisis | College of Engineering

Developing Solutions for Utah’s Rising Water Management Crisis

According to a 2014 household survey, Utahns are expressing rapidly growing interest in protecting water resources for outdoor recreation and environmental benefits.

The people who work and study at the Utah Water Research Lab will remember outgoing director Mac McKee in many different ways.
A Global Influencer | College of Engineering

A Global Influencer

The people who work and study at the Utah Water Research Lab will remember outgoing director Mac McKee in many different ways.

Utah State University students grabbed another national victory at a wastewater design challenge last month in Chicago.
USU Students Take Third at National Wastewater Design Challenge | College of Engineering

USU Students Take Third at National Wastewater Design Challenge

Utah State University students grabbed another national victory at a wastewater design challenge last month in Chicago.

Jorge Espinoza followed a lot of pathways in search of his future career. The path started with a degree from USU in law and constitutional studies and an internship with U.S. Sen. Mike Lee in Washington...
From Buildings to Boeing | College of Engineering

From Buildings to Boeing

Jorge Espinoza followed a lot of pathways in search of his future career. The path started with a degree from USU in law and constitutional studies and an internship with U.S. Sen. Mike Lee in Washington...

The tradition of technical writing is ancient, and the demand for engineers who are skilled technical writers has been constant.
The Engineering Writing Center | College of Engineering

The Engineering Writing Center

The tradition of technical writing is ancient, and the demand for engineers who are skilled technical writers has been constant.

Faculty and staff at the College of Engineering extend a heartfelt thanks and best wishes to retiring faculty Gilberto Urroz who retired this summer.
CEE Professor Gilberto Urroz Retires | College of Engineering

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.

Utah State University Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Joseph Caliendo died Wednesday, Aug. 14.
A Tribute to Dr. Joe Caliendo | College of Engineering

A Tribute to Dr. Joe Caliendo

Utah State University Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Joseph Caliendo died Wednesday, Aug. 14.

Faculty at Utah State University are developing the latest educational tools to train the next generation of engineers in Egypt and the Middle East.
USU Partners with Egyptian Universities for Water Resources Training | College of Engineering

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.

Wynn Walker, a USU Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Emeritus and former associate dean for the College of Engineering, died Saturday, June 29.
Remembering Professor Emeritus Wynn R. Walker | College of Engineering

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.

Ayman Nassar, a graduate student at USU 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 career.
USU Grad Student Awarded Utah Water Users Association Scholarship | College of Engineering

USU Grad Student Awarded Utah Water Users Association Scholarship

Ayman Nassar, a graduate student at USU 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 career.

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.
USU Alum Awarded for Work in Irrigation Engineering | College of Engineering

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.

Utah’s longest-running engineering summer camp concluded its 30th year last week.
Engineering State Turns 30 | College of Engineering

Engineering State Turns 30

Utah’s longest-running engineering summer camp concluded its 30th year last week.

The Utah State University Steel Bridge Team placed 15th at the National Steel Bridge Competition that took place in Carbondale, Illinois on May 31.
Utah State Steel Bridge Team Takes 15th at Nationals | College of Engineering

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.

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.
David G. Tarboton Named Utah Water Research Lab Director | College of Engineering

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.

The Utah State University Steel Bridge Team took 2nd place at the Regional Steel Bridge Competition held in font-weight-bold, Colorado on April 6.
Utah State Steel Bridge Team Qualifies for Nationals | College of Engineering

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 font-weight-bold, Colorado on April 6.

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.
Transportation Engineering Student Takes Two Major Awards | College of Engineering

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.

The College of Engineering at Utah State University congratulates all students who graduated May 4-5.
Congratulations 2019 Graduates | College of Engineering

Congratulations 2019 Graduates

The College of Engineering at Utah State University congratulates all students who graduated May 4-5.

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.
College of Engineering Welcomes New Development Director | College of Engineering

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.

Students, faculty, staff and the university community are invited to participate in Utah State University’s College of Engineering Senior Design Night.
USU Engineering Students Showcase Senior Projects | College of Engineering

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.

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.
Department of Computer Science Moving to College of Science | College of Engineering

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 undergrad and hockey team captain Josh Kerkvliet received the All-West Team award.
Civil Engineering Student Receives All-West Team Hockey Award | College of Engineering

Civil Engineering Student Receives All-West Team Hockey Award

Civil engineering undergrad and hockey team captain Josh Kerkvliet received the All-West Team award.

Scientists at Utah State University are studying cultivation practices to optimize the yield and quality of hemp for botanical medicines.
Hemp Research Underway at Utah State University | College of Engineering

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.

Utah State University's College of Engineering faculty promotions for 2019.
Faculty Promotions 2019 | College of Engineering

Faculty Promotions 2019

Utah State University's College of Engineering faculty promotions for 2019.

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.
Congratulation A-pin Recipients | College of Engineering

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.

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.
Martin Delivers First Research Landscapes Event | College of Engineering

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.

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.
Aiming for Gold: Improving Reproducibility in Hydrology Studies | College of Engineering

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.

The College of Engineering extends its heartfelt congratulations to the 15 undergraduate students recognized at Friday’s Engineers Week Awards Banquet
15 Outstanding Students Recognized at Awards Banquet | College of Engineering

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

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.
Professor Randy Martin First to Speak at USU Research Landscapes Event | College of Engineering

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.

Utah State University’s premier unmanned aerial systems organization will take part in a highly anticipated NASA-led operation.
USU AggieAir Program Selected for Critical National Airspace Operation | College of Engineering

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.

The College of Engineering expanded its Idea Factory to make more space for the growing number of student users.
Idea Factory Expands After Just One Year | College of Engineering

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.

Utah State University’s College of Engineering is joining universities and engineering firms around the country in celebrating the 2019 National Engineers Week.
USU Celebrates National Engineers Week | College of Engineering

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.

USU Hydrologist is part of national team of experts working to improve water modeling tools.
A Continental Water Model for All | College of Engineering

A Continental Water Model for All

USU Hydrologist is part of national team of experts working to improve water modeling tools.

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 Welcomes New Director of Industry Relations | College of Engineering

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.

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 HR and Scholarship Personnel Specialist | College of Engineering

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 academic advisor Leslie Buxton received the Region 10 Excellence in Advising Award. Buxton was selected among nominees from five western states.
College of Engineering Advisor Receives Regional Award | College of Engineering

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.

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.
USU Professor Receives Alumni Award from Virginia Tech | College of Engineering

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.

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.
Cyberinfrastructure for Intelligent Water Supply (CIWS) Data Visualization Challenge | College of Engineering

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....

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 Professor Receives Educator of the Year Award | College of Engineering

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.

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.
USU Lights up the Twin Cities at National Women in Engineering Conference | College of Engineering

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.

An aerospace engineer trained at USU is pioneering the next generation of unmanned aerial systems that can be deployed at a moment’s notice.
Aircraft on Demand | College of Engineering

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.

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 lighting, computer work stations, and new furniture.
What's New: New Tutor Center | College of Engineering

What's New: New Tutor Center

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 lighting, computer work stations, and new furniture.

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.
A SHPE Family Success Story | College of Engineering

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.

This year, the MAE Department acquired a new wind tunnel for use in thermal and fluid dynamics labs.
What's New: Recirculating Wind Tunnel | College of Engineering

What's New: Recirculating Wind Tunnel

This year, the MAE Department acquired a new wind tunnel for use in thermal and fluid dynamics labs.

Reid Brown says he established a $100,000 scholarship endowment to pass on the same benefits he received from Utah State University’s education.
Generous Gift Establishes the Dr. Reid and Evelyn Brown Scholarship Endowment | College of Engineering

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.

Today’s engineering students need a foundation of technical knowledge and advanced training in design and problem solving.
What's New: Metal Factory | College of Engineering

What's New: Metal Factory

Today’s engineering students need a foundation of technical knowledge and advanced training in design and problem solving.

The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers is quickly becoming one of Utah State University’s most active student organizations.
Have You Heard of SHPE? | College of Engineering

Have You Heard of SHPE?

The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers is quickly becoming one of Utah State University’s most active student organizations.

The USU student team, Engineers Without Borders, continues their water quality improvement project in rural Mexico.
Engineers Without Borders: Team Mexico | College of Engineering

Engineers Without Borders: Team Mexico

The USU student team, Engineers Without Borders, continues their water quality improvement project in rural Mexico.

Biological engineers at USU are developing new tools to combat the debilitating effects of Alzheimier’s and Parkinson’s disease and other brain disorders.
Combating Alzheimer’s with 3-D Engineered Neuro Tissue | College of Engineering

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.

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.
USU Researchers Find Significant Groundwater Exchanges along the Logan River | College of Engineering

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.

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.
Award-Winning Student Design Could Generate Alternative Energy Using Food Waste | College of Engineering

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.

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.
New Findings of Controls on Carbon Export in Permafrost Terrain | College of Engineering

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.

Researchers at Utah State University are evaluating the effectiveness of using drones to inspect cracks of concern underneath bridges.
USU Researchers Evaluate Drones for Bridge Inspections | College of Engineering

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.

Utah State University's Brian Crookston received the Young Professional of the Year Award from the Association of State Dam Safety Officials.
USU Faculty Member Brian Crookston Receives Young Professional of the Year Award | College of Engineering

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.

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.
A New Twist on Archimedes’ Screw | College of Engineering

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.

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.
How Much is Too Much? USU Engineer Develops Online Snow Load Tool

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.

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.
Regan Zane Named Inaugural David G. and Diann L. Sant Endowed Professor | College of Engineering

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.

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.
Rose Hu Named USU College of Engineering Associate Dean for Research | College of Engineering

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.

The College of Engineering at USU 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 professors of practice.
College Welcomes Newest Engineering Faculty | College of Engineering

College Welcomes Newest Engineering Faculty

The College of Engineering at USU 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 professors of practice.

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.
USU Engineering Student Awarded Prestigious Academic Fellowship

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.

Veteran educator, engineer and hydrologist Dr. David Tarboton has been named a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union.
USU Engineering Professor Elected to AGU Fellowship | College of Engineering

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.

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.
Engineering Tutor Center, Student Spaces Undergo Major Renovation | College of Engineering

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.

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 Civil Engineering Student Wins Prestigious National Scholarship | College of Engineering

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.

Utah State University was center stage at the Salt Palace Convention Center earlier this week during a major event for engineering education.
USU College of Engineering Lights up Salt Palace at Education Conference

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.

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.
College of Engineering’s Leslie Buxton Named New Advisor of the Year | College of Engineering

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.

Longtime Utah State University professor and administrator Jagath Kaluarachchi has been selected as the new dean of USU’s College of Engineering.
Utah State University Names New Engineering Dean | College of Engineering

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.

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).
WEAU USU Chapter Qualified for the National Student Design Competition | 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).

Utah State University's College of Engineering faculty promotions for 2018.
Faculty Promotions 2018 | College of Engineering

Faculty Promotions 2018

Utah State University's College of Engineering faculty promotions for 2018.

Engineering students at Utah State University placed third at a recent regional bridge-building competition held in South Dakota.
USU Team Takes 3rd Place for Steel Bridge

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.

A Utah State University College of Engineering student will receive the prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Award.
Aggie Engineers Receive NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

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.

Four engineering students at Utah State University participated in the 2018 FRC Bowling Ball Competition in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Engineering Students Attend Concrete Bowling Ball Competition

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.

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.
Aerial Imagery Gives Insight into Water Trends | College of Engineering

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.

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
USU Engineering Faculty Named Educator of the Year | College of Engineering

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

Hydrologists are looking centuries into the past to better understand an increasingly uncertain water future
Between the Lines: Tree Rings Hold Clues About a River’s Past | College of Engineering

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

Researchers published new findings that suggest European drought trends are lining up with climate change projections.
A Drier South: Europe’s Drought Trends Match Climate Change Projections | College of Engineering

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.

This fall, 28 students were recognized for receiving the prestigious A-Pin Award
Congratulations A-Pin Recipients! | College of Engineering

Congratulations A-Pin Recipients!

This fall, 28 students were recognized for receiving the prestigious A-Pin Award

Dr. Michael Johnson is a leading expert in experimental hydraulics and chief engineer on the Oroville model study.
Miniaturizing America's Tallest Dam | College of Engineering

Miniaturizing America's Tallest Dam

Dr. Michael Johnson is a leading expert in experimental hydraulics and chief engineer on the Oroville model study.

USU hydrologists are looking centuries into the past to better understand an increasingly uncertain water future
Between the Lines: Tree Rings Hold Clues About a River’s Past | College of Engineering

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

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.
'Living in the Journey' | College of Engineering

'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.

In drought-prone Central California, grape producers are looking for new ways to improve crop production with less water
Viticulture from Space: USU-NASA Study Analyzes Vineyard Water Use | College of Engineering

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

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.
'I Make Their Dream a Reality' | College of 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 hydrologists are revolutionizing the way scientific data is stored and shared among scientists around the globe with HydroShare.
USU to Lead $4M Collaborative Water Research Initiative | College of Engineering

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.

The College of Engineering at USU is excited to welcome 11 new faculty members. The group of incoming includes seven new assistant professors, two lecturers, an assistant research professor and one assistant professor of practice.
College Welcomes Newest Engineering Faculty | College of Engineering

College Welcomes Newest Engineering Faculty

The College of Engineering at USU is excited to welcome 11 new faculty members. The group of incoming includes seven new assistant professors, two lecturers, an assistant research professor and one assistant professor of practice.

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.
Discovery Canada Films at Water Lab | College of Engineering

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.

Utah Water Research Lab team Constructs scale model of Oroville Dam spillway
Miniaturizing America's Tallest Dam | College of Engineering

Miniaturizing America's Tallest Dam

Utah Water Research Lab team Constructs scale model of Oroville Dam spillway

Dr. Randy Martin will serve a four-year term on the Utah Air Quality Board.
Engineering Faculty Appointed to State of Utah Air Quality Board | College of Engineering

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.

S-STEM teaching seminar offers a variety of techniques to engage students in active learning
How to Engage Students Both Inside and Outside the Classroom | College of Engineering

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

Alumnus Bhupesh Parikh shares gift that will impact future engineering students for years to come
USU Alumnus Makes Generous Contribution to College of Engineering

USU Alumnus Makes Generous Contribution to College of Engineering

Alumnus Bhupesh Parikh shares gift that will impact future engineering students for years to come

Utah State University's College of Engineering faculty promotions for 2017.
Faculty Promotions 2017 | College of Engineering

Faculty Promotions 2017

Utah State University's College of Engineering faculty promotions for 2017.

Four Utah State University engineering students receive scholarships from the American Water Works Association Intermountain Section
Aggies Sweep American Water Works Association Scholarship Challenge | College of Engineering

Aggies Sweep American Water Works Association Scholarship Challenge

Four Utah State University engineering students receive scholarships from the American Water Works Association Intermountain Section

Dr. Paul J. Barr is a veteran engineering educator and leading expert in bridge and roadway engineering
Civil Engineering Professor Named Educator of the Year | College of Engineering

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

The new 'BluJay' line of all-electric aircraft represents the latest in UAV technology
Utah Water Research Lab Unveils Latest in Unmanned Aerial Vehicles | College of 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

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
Utah State University’s CEE Department Gets Attention from Industry Magazines | College of Engineering

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

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.
National Media Turn to USU Engineering Professor for Developing Oroville Spillway Situation | College of Engineering

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.

Environmental engineers are making it easier to study arsenic contamination
UWRL Researchers Develop Genetic Tool to Improve Arsenic Studies | College of Engineering

UWRL Researchers Develop Genetic Tool to Improve Arsenic Studies

Environmental engineers are making it easier to study arsenic contamination

Students design new biosolids management system for Central Davis Sewer District
USU Engineering Students Receive Design Award | College of Engineering

USU Engineering Students Receive Design Award

Students design new biosolids management system for Central Davis Sewer District

CEE department and Utah Water Research Lab open three faculty positions to address critical water challenges
CEE Dept. Announces Water Cluster Hire | College of Engineering

CEE Dept. Announces Water Cluster Hire

CEE department and Utah Water Research Lab open three faculty positions to address critical water challenges

Newly-established scholarship endowment will honor former professor Roland Jeppson and his wife, Mary Anna
New Scholarship Endowment Honors Former USU Civil Engineering Professor Roland Jeppson | College of Engineering

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

For the past seven years, Bethany Neilson has spent part of her summers in the chilly waters of Northern Alaska
Aggies in the Arctic: USU Environmental Engineers Decode Icy Watersheds | College of Engineering

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

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 Career in Innovation | College of Engineering

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.

In arid Utah, a marshy wetland, teeming with aquatic life and migratory birds is among the most cherished natural resources in the state.
A New Tool for Wetland Management | College of Engineering

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.

Dr. Blake Tullis will be awarded the 2016 ASDSO Terry L. Hampton Medal from the Association of State Dam Safety Officials
Engineering Professor Receives Prestigious Dam Safety Award | College of Engineering

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

CEE's Caleb Buahin wins best paper award at 8th International Congress on Environmental Modelling & Software in Toulouse, France
Civil and Environmental Engineering PhD Student Wins Major Award | College of Engineering

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

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
UWRL Director Mac McKee Named Friend of UCOWR | College of Engineering

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

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.
Engineering PhD Student Wins AWRA Competition | College of Engineering

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.

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
Rethinking Stormwater: USU Researchers Receive Major Grant to Study Aquifer Recharge | College of Engineering

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

USU Engineering researchers are leading new developments in hydroinformatics and building the tools to collect, shrink and transform water use data into useful information
Winning the Water War Starts with Winning the Battle on Data | College of Engineering

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

Tyler King received an outstanding student paper award in hydrology at the fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union
Civil and Environmental Student Wins Award at National AGU Conference | College of Engineering

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 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.
Two College of Engineering Faculty Receive NSF CAREER Awards | College of Engineering

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.