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Meeting basic human needs

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Grand Challenge Scholar Jonathan Wirkkala designs water storage system for a Guatemalan community from a distance. While still on active duty, Jonathan Wirkkala, ’22, enrolled in UND’s online bachelor’s program in electrical engineering. He hoped to one day design the computers he repaired in the U.S. Air Force. Jonathan continued as an online student two […]

The south entrance of Upson II to the College of Engineering & Mines on a beautiful sunny day.

New engineering degree, certificate programs approved

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The south entrance of Upson II to the College of Engineering & Mines on a beautiful sunny day.

UND’s College of Engineering & Mines to offer bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering, three new cybersecurity certificates To meet strong employer demand, the College of Engineering and Mines (CEM) at the University of North Dakota will now offer a bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering as well as three new certificates for master’s students. The four […]

A person displays the palms of their hands. In the left hand, a prototype prosthetic aids the missing right side of the hand, including the ring and pinky finger.

A loving hand

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A person displays the palms of their hands. In the left hand, a prototype prosthetic aids the missing right side of the hand, including the ring and pinky finger.

For their senior engineering project, five UND students built a prosthetic partial hand, shown here. The device is strapped to the hand of the subject, a local man whose left hand lacks a ring and pinky finger. Also shown is the EMG or electromyography sensor that detects signals from the muscles in the man’s wrist, […]

UND and Bismarck State College announce collaborative engineering degree

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Bismarck State College (BSC) and the University of North Dakota (UND) have created a collaborative engineering program that will result in a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from UND, earned on the BSC campus. On Tuesday, Jan. 26, leaders from the two institutions signed an agreement that will create a pathway for students to […]

UND nabs $5M contract to develop augmented reality tech for U.S. Army

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UND nabs $5M contract to develop augmented reality tech for U.S. Army UND and its research partners have been awarded a $5 million contract from the U.S. Department of Defense to develop augmented reality technology for U.S. Army vehicles. The university, along with AM General and ARA, will be developing technology that will allow soldiers […]

A student sits and smiles amist the beautiful landscaping of the UND Alumni Center.

A Boost Up

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A student sits and smiles amist the beautiful landscaping of the UND Alumni Center.

Returning UND student will use Open Door Scholarship to spare other mothers what she’s been through. I admit, it must have been a sight to see: I was launching a backpack into a tree in hopes of freeing a mitt that a tee-ball player had gotten stuck after a game – an innocent experiment gone […]

Two students and a professor collaborate in a lab space.

Giving attention to individual growth

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Two students and a professor collaborate in a lab space.

Respected by educators and engineering professionals alike, Dr. Ranganathan’s attention to the individual growth of his students is what sets him apart – like mentoring Native American students on the benefits of STEM for tribal populations and creating collaborative learning experiences in and outside of the classroom.

Protecting the power supply

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UND researchers are partnering with Minnkota Power Cooperative as part of a U.S. Department of Energy project to prevent cyberattacks on power plants. Minnkota operates the Milton Young Power Station near Center, N.D. Photo courtesy of Minnkota Power Cooperative. UND research aims to defend U.S. electrical grid against cyberattacks A cyberattack aimed at taking down […]

Sattar Dorafshan stands on Sorlie Memorial Bridge located in downtown Grand Forks, North Dakota

Bridging disciplines for a safer commute

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Sattar Dorafshan stands on Sorlie Memorial Bridge located in downtown Grand Forks, North Dakota

UND Civil Engineering Assistant Professor Sattar Dorafshan, pictured on the Sorlie Bridge in Grand Forks, is researching technology that can inspect infrastructure from above. Dorafshan employs unmanned aircraft to capture images of bridges and machine learning algorithms to analyze the resulting data. Photo by Mike Hess/UND Today. UND civil engineer uses drones, machine learning to […]

A professor poses with an impressive drilling simulator, complete with detailed digital displays and immersive equipment.

Machine learning at UND pumps up North Dakota’s oil production

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A professor poses with an impressive drilling simulator, complete with detailed digital displays and immersive equipment.

Minou Rabiei’s research in the College of Engineering and Mines at UND is fueled by the economics of enhanced oil extraction, as well as the goals of increased safety and industry compliance. Rabiei wants to use Big Data to create a more effective and efficient industry. Photo by Mike Hess/UND Today. From drill bit to […]