OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

Pedro Lomónaco to direct O.H. Hinsdale Wave Research Laboratory

Lomónaco comes to OSU after serving as director of the marine research facility at the University of Cantabria in Spain.

Engineering bridges to span borders

OSU CCE faculty and students are working in their separate specialties to advance civil engineering to ensure that 21st-century bridges and buildings have the resilience to last well into the 22nd century.

OSU researchers using radar to make coastal areas safer

Using existing radar technology, OSU coastal and ocean engineering researchers are helping to make coastal areas safer for all users.

Building a foundation to lead the future

The small Albanian village Kristina Milaj grew up in is hard to find on a map. But this spirited senior in civil engineering at Oregon State University is making a very visible mark on the world as a standout student, driven humanitarian and peer leader.

Education is the core of progress and quality of life. The School of Civil and Construction Engineering at Oregon State University will use innovative and effective learning tools and methods to provide Oregon, the Pacific Northwest, the United States, and the World with leaders in construction and engineering. The School is committed to pursuing new and innovative knowledge in construction and engineering that ensures safe, resilient, economic, and sustainable environments.

College of Engineering News

OSU News Release

New type of semiconductor could change face of consumer electronics

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Dec 3, 2014
Transparent electronic materials originally developed at OSU are now about to enter mainstream commercial use in a wide range of products.… Read full story.
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Atmospheric carbon dioxide used for energy storage products

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Dec 2, 2014
OSU researchers have found a way to make high-tech electronic materials out of a resource we have too much of - atmospheric carbon dioxide.… Read full story.
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Matched “hybrid” systems may hold key to wider use of renewable energy

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Nov 26, 2014
Alternative energy systems might be more cost effective if they can be matched with one another to provide a more steady and dependable flow of electricity, a new report suggests.… Read full story.
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Expert to discuss startup business issues, patents

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Nov 26, 2014
The director of the Silicon Valley United States Patent and Trademark Office will explore startup business issues on Wednesday, Dec. 3, in Corvallis, in an open public discussion.… Read full story.
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New technology may speed up, build awareness of landslide risks

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Nov 19, 2014
A new way to use lidar technology could revolutionize the understanding of landslides around the world, and reveal them in some areas to be far more pervasive than ever before understood.… Read full story.

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Photonics.com highlights OSU CCE research

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Dec 3, 2014

Photonics.com recently highlighted research conducted at the Oregon State University School of Civil and Construction Engineering with the discovery that algorithms could speed LiDAR assessments of landslide risks. An excerpt of the article appears below: Created by researchers at Oregon State University and George Mason University, the Contour Connection Method (CCM) is based on lidar… Continue reading

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OSU CCE to host open houses to introduce new laboratories

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Oct 10, 2014

The Oregon State University School of Civil and Construction Engineering will host a pair of facility open houses on Thursday, Oct. 16, to introduce two new water research Oregon BEST laboratories. An open house and ribbon cutting for the Multipurpose Hydraulics Research Facility will take place at 11:45 a.m. at the O.H. Hinsdale Wave Research… Continue reading

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Task force outlines major initiatives to prepare for Pacific Northwest earthquake, tsunami

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Oct 6, 2014

A task force that studied implementation of the Oregon Resilience Plan submitted to the Oregon legislature an ambitious program to save lives, mitigate damage and prepare for a massive subduction zone earthquake and tsunami looming in the future of the Pacific Northwest. The recommendations of the Governor’s Task Force on Resilience Plan Implementation, if enacted, would… Continue reading

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