Ryan Swanson started hosting robotics camps to earn a little extra money over the summer. It was supposed to be a temporary gig, but now the company he created at NDSU could become his full-time job and inspire a whole new generation of engineers.
David R. Steward has been appointed chair of the NDSU Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and awarded the Walter B. Booth Distinguished Professorship. Steward, who was a professor of civil engineering at Kansas State University, will join NDSU on July 1.
Benjamin Braaten, associate professor, has been appointed chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Braaten has served as the interim chair of the department since August 2017.
Best Value Schools looked at more than 500 institutions that offer bachelor’s and master’s degrees in engineering. NDSU came in 28th overall.
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