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OSU's School of Architecture recognized in DesignIntelligence rankings

OSU's School of Architecture recognized in DesignIntelligence rankings

Oklahoma State University’s School of Architecture was recognized as one of the top architecture schools in the country in three different categories in DesignIntelligence’s annual rankings.

OSU researchers team up with Continental Resources on $19.9M grant to study improved petroleum recovery from the Caney Shale in southwestern Oklahoma

OSU researchers team up with Continental Resources on $19.9M grant to study improved petroleum recovery from the Caney Shale in southwestern Oklahoma

A group led by Oklahoma State University (OSU) researchers and consisting of academic and industry partners have received a $19.9 million grant, to conduct research on the Caney Shale, a potential petroleum resource in south western Oklahoma. The award includes money from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and cost share from Continental Resources, the principal industry partner in the study.

Oklahoma State University Mortar Board awards four CEAT students as Top Freshmen Men and Women

Oklahoma State University Mortar Board awards four CEAT students as Top Freshmen Men and Women

Each year members of the Oklahoma State University Mortar Board Honor Society select the top 20 freshmen men and top 20 freshmen women of OSU. This year, nine of those students are representing the College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology (CEAT), where these nine students will be invited to be a CEAT scholar.

A group of Tulsa researchers receives $1.9M award

A group of Tulsa researchers receives $1.9M award

A team of three Tulsa based researchers have been awarded a three year, $1.9 million contract, with $1.5 million coming from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The award was given based on their efforts on developing environmentally sustainable process for recovering oil and natural gas from unconventional shale resources.

A dolphin project...in Oklahoma!

A dolphin project...in Oklahoma!

Given Oklahoma’s notoriously unpredictable weather, it might be no surprise that the Unmanned Systems Research Institute at Oklahoma State University is working with climate experts to improve forecasting. But it might be a surprise to learn that the institute and other researchers in OSU’s College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology and its College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) are playing a role in research on dolphins.

Vigilant Aerospace demonstrates FlightHorizon 2 in autonomous 18 mile flight with OSU

Vigilant Aerospace demonstrates FlightHorizon 2 in autonomous 18 mile flight with OSU

On October 8, 2019, Oklahoma State University (OSU) and Vigilant Aerospace Systems (Vigilant) conducted a demonstration flight utilizing OSU’s 13-mile beyond visual line-of-sight (BVLOS) corridor east of Stillwater, Oklahoma.

A new Drought Index helps agriculture in Oklahoma

A new Drought Index helps agriculture in Oklahoma

A new agricultural drought index has been developed using Oklahoma Mesonet’s soil moisture and weather data by Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering Ph.D. student Ali Ajaz and Assistant Professor Dr. Saleh Taghvaeian.

Fire Service Training hosts group of South Korean firefighters

Fire Service Training hosts group of South Korean firefighters

By the end of their stay on Oct. 22, 12 members of the firefighting force from the Gyeonggi province of South Korea will have spent over seven weeks with Fire Service Training.

Andrew Williamson named finalist in the Collegiate Inventors Competition

Andrew Williamson named finalist in the Collegiate Inventors Competition

Andrew Williamson, an Oklahoma State University mechanical and aerospace engineering graduate student, has been named a finalist in the Collegiate Inventors Competition (CIC), an annual competition that rewards innovations, discoveries and research by college and university students and their faculty advisors.

Pawnees join effort to develop Native cultural center design

Pawnees join effort to develop Native cultural center design

The Pawnee Nation Museum Committee has joined the Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums, (ATALM), OSU School of Architecture, and the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians' Culture Center and Museum staff to develop a prototype model for cultural facilities.

Student Veteran Success hosts 9/11 remembrance breakfast

Student Veteran Success hosts 9/11 remembrance breakfast

On Sept. 11, 2001, the lives of many Americans were changed forever. The attacks on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and the foiled attempt that ended with a plane crash in a field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania were ghastly and unfathomable.

OSU-Tulsa faculty honored with teaching, research awards

OSU-Tulsa faculty honored with teaching, research awards

Dr. Raman P. Singh, associate dean for the OSU College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology, and Dr. Hongyu Wang, professor of teaching, learning and educational sciences, were honored with OSU-Tulsa’s faculty service awards at a Welcome Back reception on Friday. The awards are OSU-Tulsa’s highest honors for faculty.

MAE assistant professor named Tau Beta Pi Outstanding Advisor

MAE assistant professor named Tau Beta Pi Outstanding Advisor

Tau Beta Pi, The Engineering Honor Society, has named Dr. Kurt Rouser, Lt. Col. (Ret.) USAF, their 2019 Outstanding Advisor.

A strong foundation:  Three students awarded W.W. Allen Scholarships

A strong foundation: Three students awarded W.W. Allen Scholarships

Every structure needs a good foundation from which to build. Oklahoma State University’s College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology is no different and uses its vast network of alumni and their successes as the foundation from which to build toward the future of the field and its future engineers.

Two members of OSU's Industrial Assessment Center receive awards

Two members of OSU's Industrial Assessment Center receive awards

One current and one former member of Oklahoma State University’s Industrial Assessment Center (IAC) are being recognized by U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) as part of the 2019 IAC Student and Alumni awards.

Library offers open textbook incentive

Library offers open textbook incentive

The University Libraries is offering Oklahoma State University faculty members the opportunity to save their students money — while making a little extra of their own.

Engineering graduate students receive entrepreneurship awards

Engineering graduate students receive entrepreneurship awards

Two OSU-Tulsa engineering graduate students recently received awards from the Oklahoma Catalyst Researchers program to help fund startups focused on using technology to improve water. Two of the program’s three winners were OSU-Tulsa students.

A dream realized:  Dr. Heather Yates receives Educator of the Year award

A dream realized: Dr. Heather Yates receives Educator of the Year award

Dr. Heather Yates always wanted to be an educator, but her road to being named the Construction Management Association of America’s (CMAA) Educator of the Year was anything but direct.

Oklahoma State professor publishes new edition of book

Oklahoma State professor publishes new edition of book

Dr. Afshin Ghajar published the sixth edition of his heat transfer book, “Heat and Mass Transfer – Fundamentals & Applications,” in April this year.

Immersed in the Cowboy Culture

Immersed in the Cowboy Culture

The College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology (CEAT) at Oklahoma State University always finds itself on the cutting edge. However, it might not be what everyone expects, this time.

OSU team moving on to Phase II of EPA's P3 program

OSU team moving on to Phase II of EPA's P3 program

The list of environmental issues facing the world’s population is seemingly never-ending. However, Oklahoma State University, as part of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) grant program, is developing a system that will improve the quality of life for all people, economic prosperity and protection of the planet.

OSU Honors College Odyssey of the Mind team wins third at World Finals

OSU Honors College Odyssey of the Mind team wins third at World Finals

The Oklahoma State University Honors College Odyssey of the Mind team placed third in the World Finals competition at Michigan State University in May. More than 900 teams participated in this year’s event, representing nearly every state and over 20 countries. There were four divisions from elementary to collegiate teams and five problems the teams could choose to explore.

ASEE recognizes OSU for exemplary diversity and inclusion program

ASEE recognizes OSU for exemplary diversity and inclusion program

Oklahoma State University was named one of 28 universities with an Exemplary Diversity and Inclusion program by the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) at the ASEE National Convention on June 15-19 in Tampa, Florida.

The Space Cowboys are taking Oklahoma State University to new heights

The Space Cowboys are taking Oklahoma State University to new heights

Frank Sinatra once sang, “Fly me to the moon/Let me play among the stars.” While very few have made these words a reality, a small group of Oklahoma State students might just get the opportunity to traipse through the galaxy ¬– or at least their experimental equipment might.