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UND professor Surojit Gupta holds samples of raw materials used in the Materials Science Lab.

Surojit Gupta receives young professional award from American Ceramic Society

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UND professor Surojit Gupta holds samples of raw materials used in the Materials Science Lab.

Surojit Gupta, associate professor of mechanical engineering at the University of North Dakota, has been selected to receive the 2019 Du-Co Ceramics Young Professional Award from the American Ceramic Society. Gupta is an active researcher in sustainable materials, high temperature ceramics and alloys, nanotechnology, additive, and green manufacturing. He teaches fundamental and applied courses related […]

Students pose for a group photo in front of an amazing geographical landscape.

Geologists for three days

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Students pose for a group photo in front of an amazing geographical landscape.

A three-day geology-centered trip to western North Dakota exposed several University of North Dakota students to the region’s oil industry and natural formations. Above, fifth from the right, Marie Bergelin wears a white tank top. Photo courtesy of Marie Bergelin. UND Geology graduate students organize trip to expose undergraduates to the discipline Marie Bergelin wanted […]

Jonathan Wirkkala, EWB president; Annie Miles, former EWB president

Building a Better World: Alum connects with students to make humanitarian trip a reality

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Jonathan Wirkkala, EWB president; Annie Miles, former EWB president

At UND, a group of students, led by mechanical engineer alum David Robinson, ’70, are preparing to head to Guatemala to provide clean water to a village in need. The pursuit to build a better world is the driving force behind the national organization Engineers Without Borders (EWB-USA) – a group of about 14,000 volunteers […]

A student operates a handheld UAS nagivation device.

Intern Pioneers New UAS Technology

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A student operates a handheld UAS nagivation device.

InternGF program links with UAS tech startup to provide engaging, eye-opening internship What started as a simple search for summer work now has Connor Propp on the cutting edge of unmanned aircraft system applications. Before joining the team at Airtonomy, a UAS technology startup in Grand Forks, the UND electrical engineering major had only a […]

UND Civil Engineer Feng Xiao receives Early Career Award to address key health-pollution issue

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University researcher one of only three in nation picked to analyze everyday household and industrial chemicals’ impacts on human body. UND Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering Feng “Frank” Xiao has been named one of only three researchers in the country to receive a highly competitive Early Career Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) […]

Jacob and Aubrey Barney lead Timber & Ash Designs

UND Today: “Alumni Focus: The sweetest smell”

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Jacob and Aubrey Barney lead Timber & Ash Designs

As a custom-woodworker, Jacob says he’ll build what the client wants. “We specialize in unique items ranging in size from art pieces and mantles all the way to dining and conference tables. In addition to custom projects we also cater to contractors and DIYers by supplying everything they need to create a project of their […]

A student smiles and solves equations on a whiteboard made of glass.

Brendan Blades pursues UND engineering degree — from Seattle

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A student smiles and solves equations on a whiteboard made of glass.

The pyramids in Egypt. Stonehenge in Britain. Roman bridges. The Great Wall of China. These everlasting architectural and engineering wonders fascinate Brendan Blades. It’s a fitting allure for him, one that marries his long love of history with his more recent interest in engineering. Blades holds a bachelor’s degree in history, which was supposed to […]

UND to participate in research and development into enhanced oil recovery.

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The US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy (FE) selected five projects to receive approximately $39.9m in federal funding for cost-shared research and development projects under funding opportunity announcement (FOA), Advanced Technologies for Enhanced Oil Recovery. DOE selected these projects as part of its basin-specific research strategy focused on increasing ultimate recovery and […]