Creating Tomorrow - Engineering Stories Heard on Utah Public Radio
Changing the Conversation
Our perception of who engineers are and what they do is a little skewed. And now, engineers are trying to change that.
Engineers Without Borders
Engineering students at USU developed a simple shelter that protects alpacas from the cold.
'Green' Rocket Motors
Aerospace engineers at Utah State University are developing a small rocket motor made of printed ABS plastic.
Engineers at USU's Utah Water Research Lab are developing advanced unmanned aerial vehicles.
Putting Quality Teaching First
Engineering education researchers at Utah State University are putting quality teaching first.
How does YouTube and Netflix stream all that content? The answer is data compression.
What if we could turn plant waste into something useful?
Will it float? The story behind the concrete canoe.
Computer scientists at USU and Berkley created a smartphone app that detects earthquakes.
Developing cancer drugs in a lab takes time. But with computer science, researchers can fast-forward the process.
Using LiDAR in Archeology
Archaeologists used LiDAR to spot the remnants of a forgotten civilization in the rainforest.
Making Natural Products
Natural products are replacing many of the synthetic ingredients found in everything from food to pharmaceuticals.
Above our heads there’s a floating junkyard of space debris.
The Fate of PPCPs
Pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs) are finding their way into surface waters.
Tune in to Utah Public Radio at 89.5-FM or 91.5-FM in Cache Valley to hear the Creating Tomorrow spots.