Post Tagged with: "College of Engineering & Mines"

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

UND Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering Wayne Seames recently wrote a new textbook that may revolutionize how an important chemical engineering concept is taught. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today.

Transformational teaching

February 6, 2018

Chemical Engineering Professor Wayne Seames on a mission for much-needed modernizing of core course

With the return of the computer science department to the College of Engineering and Mines, the North Dakota State Board of Higher Education approved a proposal to combine departments into a new School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science in December. Photo by Tyler Ingham?UND Today.

Engineering’s new era

February 1, 2018

Dean: added school, labs and degrees forecast ‘bright skies ahead’ for College

Harold Hamm receives a shirt bearing the Harold Hamm School of Geology & Geological Engineering afer his question and answer period. Left to right with his President Kennedy, Dr. Vamegh Rasouli (back), Dean Hesham El- Rewini ane Dr. Stephan Nordeng.

Billionaire’s advice

January 30, 2018

Bakken drilling pioneer and major UND benefactor Harold Hamm answers questions from students

Julia Zhao (right) and Hui Pu were among the 10 UND research teams awarded funding to hire a postdoctoral associate for a two-year period. The 10 awardees were chosen from 39 research proposals – up from the 31 submitted in the program’s first year. Jackie Lorentz photo/UND Today.

Postdocs on lock

January 12, 2018

Second round of postdoctoral seed funding highlights Grand Challenges and fostering research culture

: l-r Mohsen Riahi Manesh, Isfahan, Iran, PhD student; Michael Mullins, La Grande, OR, research enginee; Kyle Foerster, Pisek, ND, master’s student (Juan Pedraza photo)

On the forefront

November 2, 2017

UND Electrical Engineering team enjoying private-sector and federal support in mission to thwart cyber-attacks

UND Wildlife Ecologist Susan Ellis-Felege (middle) receives a special certificate for her part as a presenter in the 2016-17 University Faculty Lecture Series. She is joined in the photo by College of Arts & Sciences' Dean Debbie Storrs and UND President Mark Kennedy. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

From nest to the skies

October 26, 2017

Wildlife Ecologist Susan Ellis-Felege presents her research at latest Faculty Lecture—showing science at its most active

Hess/Drilling Systems Drilling Simulator Lab

Virtual view

October 17, 2017

New laboratories from private industry partner Hess/Drilling Systems bring the Bakken to UND petroleum engineering students