OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

Designing accessible transportation

Associate Professor Katharine Hunter-Zaworski works with Ted, a 175-pound test dummy, to demonstrate the correct way to safely secure a person using a boarding wheelchair when accessing an aircraft.

Student Spotlight

"I have had so many diverse opportunities here and am thankful for the people that have been involved in leading me to the best college experience." —Rachel Adams, M.S. Student

Moving at the speed of lidar

"It doesn't just give you a bunch of numbers on a spreadsheet or a bunch of code. You can visually see the data."

When it comes to tsunamis, minutes matter

An Oregon State cross-disciplinary research team is developing a tool to model evacuation scenarios.

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.

Upcoming Events

Feb
02
2017

Edwards Distinguished Lecture

From Performance-Based Engineering to Earthquake Resilience

Performance-based earthquake engineering has matured over the past twenty years from a conceptual framework into a formal methodology that can enable

Feb
17
2017

Graduate Research Showcase

The College of Engineering is at the forefront of research and development to solve the world's most pressing problems. At the 2017 Graduate Research Showcase, nearly 300 graduate

Feb
22
2017

Start Smart

Leadership Academy Pillar: Member Choice: PURPOSEFUL or PROFESSIONAL

This workshop is for women students in Engineering and Business. It will teach you how to determine what employers are paying for the

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College of Engineering News

OSU News Release

Advance in intense pulsed light sintering opens door to improved electronics manufacturing

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Dec 22, 2016
Faster production of advanced, flexible electronics is among the potential benefits of a discovery by researchers at Oregon State University’s College of Engineering.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

OSU, PNNL to lead part of a major national program in ‘chemical process intensification’

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Dec 16, 2016
OSU and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratories will co-direct a key component of a new five-year, $70 million advanced manufacturing institute.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

Precise nerve stimulation via electrode implants offers new hope for paralysis patients

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Nov 22, 2016
Patients with spinal cord injuries might one day regain use of paralyzed arms and legs thanks to research that demonstrates how limbs can be controlled via a tiny array of implanted electrodes.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

New ‘optofluidic’ technology taps power of diatoms to improve sensor performance

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Nov 7, 2016
Researchers have combined one of nature’s tiny miracles, the diatom, with a version of inkjet printing and optical sensing to create an exceptional sensing device.… Read full story.

CCE Blog

U.S. Department of Transportation awards OSU and consortium partners $14.35 million to improve regional transportation

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Dec 19, 2016

The Pacific Northwest Transportation Consortium (PacTrans), of which Oregon State University is a member, was awarded $14.35 million over 5 years from the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) to fund research toward improving the mobility of people and goods across the Pacific Northwest. PacTrans is a consortium of transportation professionals and educators from Alaska, Washington,… Continue reading

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Graduate students gain professional experience at transportation conferences

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Oct 26, 2016

During October, 22 graduate students in transportation engineering traveled to Washington where they participated in two conferences. On Friday, Oct. 14, they attended the PacTrans Annual Meeting on the University of Washington campus and on Saturday, Oct. 15 the Region 10 University Transportation Center (UTC) student conference. At both events, students gained professional experience by… Continue reading

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Office of Naval Research awards $1.4 million research grant to study the currents in engineered inlets

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Oct 17, 2016

Merrick Haller, professor of coastal and ocean engineering and associate head of graduate affairs, has been awarded a 5-year, $1.4 million research grant from the Office of Naval Research to investigate hazardous tidal currents in coastal inlets. Under the grant, “MINERS: Multiple Inlet & Estuary Remote Sensing,” Haller and David Honegger, postdoctoral scholar in the… Continue reading

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