College of Engineering & Mines

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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 […]

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Aiming for the Stars: Michael Hirsch

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A student stands in front of two spacesuits inside glass displays.

Michael Hirsch, a senior UND Mechanical Engineering student, is a Crew and Thermal Systems, Design and Analysis Engineering intern at the Johnson Space Center in Texas. He is working on multiple projects to help develop the necessary technology used for human spaceflight. One project is a water capture device for the International Space Station that […]

A vintage black and white photograph of a man presenting several spacecraft in front of a chalkboard filled with complex equations.

Getting to the Moon on Time

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A vintage black and white photograph of a man presenting several spacecraft in front of a chalkboard filled with complex equations.

UND alum John Disher helped NASA’s Apollo moon mission meet JFK’s deadline If not for a critical assessment of NASA’s timeline for landing on the moon—co-authored by a University of North Dakota engineering graduate—the United States probably wouldn’t have celebrated the 50th anniversary of the event in July. On May 25, 1961, speaking to a […]

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Calling all Future Engineers!

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Two students performing academic research outdoors

Do you know a future engineer?👩‍🔬👨‍🔬 We are looking for the next generation of engineers. Do you know someone creative, innovative, and inspired enough to make the world a better place? Engineers design our machines, etch our computer chips, build our bridges, power our cities and extract our natural resources. They fuel innovation and grow […]