Post Tagged with: "College of Engineering & Mines"

Rise above

Rise above

November 27, 2018

The RIAS (rhymes with “Rise”) making UND a leading destination for cutting edge autonomous technology

UND Assistant Professor of Aviation Nick Wilson (left) and UND Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering Kouhyar Tavakolian show off components of their patent-pending "Smartsealz" communication headset, which contain embedded technology that monitors aircraft operational signals and pilot brain activity for signs of mechanical problems and pilot mental fatigue. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Patents pending aplenty

October 18, 2018

Joint UND-NDSU biomedical engineering symposium showcases student and faculty collaborations

In May, Anne Walker and Michele Iiams traveled to the Moringa Community School of Trades in rural Ghana, Africa to assist teaching in English and math, respectively. They also brought components from a mechanical engineering senior design project that would help the school cook and can food more efficiently. Image courtesy of Anne Walker. Image courtesy of Anne Walker.

Stove-top diplomacy

October 2, 2018

UND Colleges of Engineering and Education team up to assist rural, African trade school with novel invention

Big Data, the next big thing

Big Data, the next big thing

September 27, 2018

UND commits to computational surge to increase analytical firepower on campus and beyond

Taylor Roehl, a freshman from New Leipzig, N.D., is one of two student in the incoming UND Class of 2022 who scored a perfect 36 on her ACT. The UND Presidential Scholars and National Merit Scholar is emblematic of an uptick in quality students choosing UND to pursue their academic dreams. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

A perfect fit

August 21, 2018

New Leipzig, N.D. native nets ACT top score, Class B championship then chooses UND over Ivy elites

Wilson Lysford, a mechanical engineering graduate, and Megan Larson, an electrical engineering sophomore, stand outside Grand Forks' Northrop Grumman complex. Both discovered the aerospace company through UND's Career Fair.

Intern experience

August 7, 2018

Student interns at Northrop Grumman get head start

Youth Science & Engineering Academy

Early engineers

July 31, 2018

Area students acquire new skills at UND’s Youth Science & Engineering Academy

A dozen UND engineering students have been working since last fall on the Drillbotics project, and UND was selected for the second phase of the competition. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Drilling down for a win

May 1, 2018

UND student engineers’ project among elite company as one of nine finalists in international competition

Foerster, a native of Pisek, N.D., and a doctoral student in chemical engineering, is working to convert waste products from soybeans into high-value carbon fiber, which is stronger and more stiff than steel, yet lighter. It’s used in planes, cars, and even golf clubs. He took first place in the recent three Minute Thesis Competition at UND.  Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Three-minute victory in Vegas

April 17, 2018

UND research competition champ hits jackpot at regional communication contest in City of Lights

Steve Martin

Powering futures by giving back

April 12, 2018

UND Engineering alum Steve Martin reflects on American Indian roots as founder of thriving energy startup in Africa

Scott Kennedy, A Town Hall Conversation on the Chinese Economy. Eye of the Hawk Lecture Series.      ( Jackie Lorentz photo/ UND Today)

Hawk’s-eye view on Chinese economy

April 5, 2018

Global economist Scott Kennedy discusses China’s role in innovation, North Dakota trade and higher education

UND Energy Institue; Mike Mann; battery; Yong Hon; Dakota Lithium Batteries; research commercialization; Clean Republic. Photo by Tyler Ingham/UND Today.

Power to the pedal

March 29, 2018

Not your grandfather’s Duracell: revolutionary UND-developed battery propels everything from e-bikes to fish finders

Building-block bonanza

Building-block bonanza

March 6, 2018

UND and the 2018 FIRST LEGO League State Championship hosted 55 teams of young engineers showing off their skills in robotics

Since 2011, U.S. Navy Lt. Majellen "Coco" Changcoco has been working on her online civil engineering degree from UND from many different ports around the world. While doing so, she melded her work-life experiences with her educational pursuit. Image courtesy of Majellen Changcoco.

UND online: a welcome port in a storm

March 1, 2018

Navy civil engineer sailing toward career goals while building bridges along the way

A research team in the UND Department of Petroleum Engineering, led by Hadi Jabbari (front center) is digging deep into this challenging resource and developing ways to get more oil out—part of a host of strategies collectively called Enhanced Oil Recovery, or EOR. Image courtesy of Juan Pedraza.

Injecting more life in the Bakken

February 20, 2018

UND research developing better extraction methods to prolong lifespan of one of the world’s largest oil reserves