College of Engineering News
Published May 17, 2018
U.S. Sen. John Hoeven recently visited with researchers at the NDSU Office of Research and Creative Activity to learn about initiatives at NDSU and their connection to Department of Defense funding.
Published May 14, 2018
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.
Published May 11, 2018
NDSU outfielder Jayse McLeanwas voted to the Google Cloud Academic All-District 6 Division I Baseball Team selected by members of the College Sports Information Directors of America. McLean maintains a perfect 4.00 grade-point average majoring in mechanical engineering.
Published May 10, 2018
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.
Published May 8, 2018
NDSU is ranked among the top 25 colleges in the nation for precision agriculture, according to PrecisionAg Professionalmagazine. NDSU’s program prepares students for careers that integrate the latest precision agriculture technology with agronomy, machinery systems, data sciences, soils and economics.
Published May 4, 2018
Graduating senior Lauren Singelmann, an electrical engineering major from Fargo, will emphasize a passion for problem-solving in her message to classmates during NDSU’s Commencement Saturday, May 12, in the Fargodome.
Published May 3, 2018
Ryan is an entrepreneur and evangelist for robotics clubs. His passion for robotics led him to develop his business: COR Robotics. COR Robotics is a private company that works with local high schools to develop robotics clubs.
Published May 2, 2018
Computer engineering major Isaac Burton and computer science majors Lucas Miller, Michael Gibbons, Chris Bernard and Brett Knecht combined to beat about 300 college teams nationwide during the 24-hour long competition.
Published April 30, 2018
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.
Published April 27, 2018
Senior Lauren Singelmann of Fargo has been selected as the class representative to address fellow graduating seniors and the audience at the 2 p.m. ceremony. Singelmann will receive her bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, with a minor in biomedical engineering.
Published April 18, 2018
Kalpana Katti, University Distinguished Professor of civil and environmental engineering, has been recognized with the Fred Waldron Research Award. She will be honored during the Celebration of Faculty Excellence.
Published April 18, 2018
The NDSU Foundation and Alumni Association has announced the recipients of the 2018 Alumni Awards and the Partner in Excellence Award.
Published April 18, 2018
NDSU President Dean Bresciani and Provost Beth Ingram both spoke about the inspiration, hard work and dedication that students show to others during the Innovation Challenge.
Published April 17, 2018
Alan Kallmeyer, professor and chair of mechanical engineering, is the recipient of the Chamber of Commerce NDSU Distinguished Faculty Service Award. He will be recognized during NDSU’s annual Celebration of Faculty Excellence, scheduled for Thursday, May 10, at 3 p.m. the Memorial Union’s Plains room, Memorial Union.
Published April 16, 2018
The NDSU Steel Bridge Team placed fourth at the 2018 American Society of Civil Engineering Midwest Regional Student Conference held at the University of Iowa March 29-April 1.
Published April 12, 2018
Kalpana Katti, University Distinguished Professor of civil and environmental engineering, was inducted into the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering’s College of Fellows.
Published April 12, 2018
Electrical and computer engineering senior Nathan Johnson presented "Manipulation of Biological Matter Using Electrodeless Dielectrophoresis" at the National Conferences on Undergraduate Research.
Published April 12, 2018
Logeeshan Velmanickam, from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, was named a recipient of NDSU’s College of Graduate and Interdisciplinary Studies Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship.
Published April 10, 2018
NDSU pistol shooter Pryce Pinney, a senior majoring in agricultural systems management from Ainsworth, Nebraska, won an individual silver medal in 50-meter free pistol competition and bronze medal in 25-meter men’s sport pistol competition at the 2018 NRA National Intercollegiate Pistol Championships March 17-20 at Fort Benning, Georgia.
Published April 4, 2018
NDSU students won honors in the Phi Beta Lambda State Leadership Conference held March 20-22 in Minot, North Dakota. Kade Platta, a senior majoring in mechanical engineering, received first place in job interview and second place in organizational behavior and leadership.
Published March 27, 2018
The NDSU student group Engineers Without Borders is working to change lives for people in a small town in Guatemala.
Published March 26, 2018
Best Value Schools looked at more than 500 institutions that offer bachelor’s and master’s degrees in engineering. NDSU came in 28th overall and was the highest ranked school in North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota.
Published March 22, 2018
The project “Whip Cord” won the $1,000 Dr. Well’s People’s Choice Award at the 2018 Innovation Challenge Showcase. Mechanical Engineering students Braden Lach, Aaron Knudtson, and Jason Schirck developed a football helmet with features that will decrease the risk of concussions in the hard-hitting sport.
Published March 20, 2018
The College of Engineering's Ying Huang, an assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, was of one of 3 NDSU researchers to present their paper on road sensors for smart cities at a recent conference.
The work is part of a multi-university research consortium led by NDSU.
Published March 12, 2018
NDSU alumnus Zach Hermann has been named the Young Engineer of the Year by the F-M Engineers Club. Hermann, BS ’08, civil engineering, is a project manager for Houston Engineering Inc., Fargo, who specializes in water management solutions.
Published March 7, 2018
Two NDSU alumnae have been named in Prairie Business magazine’s list of “Top 25 Women in Business -2018.” Jennifer (Wenko) Hanley, BS’98, civil engineering, and Liza (Adams) McLean, BS ’08, business administration, were among the honorees.
Hanley is the technical manager at Ulteig Engineers Inc., Fargo, where she is responsible for leading the firm’s transportation operations in North Dakota and Minnesota.
Published February 20, 2018
Published February 12, 2018
A team of NDSU students finished in third place during the eighth annual Autonomous Snowplow Competition at the St. Paul Winter Carnival Jan. 27-28. The NDSU team, named THUNDAR 3.0, received a bronze snow globe and a $2,000 prize to put toward next year’s project.
Published February 7, 2018
Xuefeng “Michael” Chu, associate professor and interim chair of civil and environmental engineering, has been named director of the North Dakota Water Resources Research Institute.
Founded in 1965 by Congress, the North Dakota Water Resources Research Institute is one of 54 institutes throughout the nation and is administered through the United States Geological Survey.
Published February 6, 2018
Kalpana Katti, NDSU Distinguished Professor of civil and environmental engineering, discussed her research at a seminar Jan. 31 at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.
The focus was on the writing skills of NDSU students during the third annual W-Challenge’s end-of-the-year celebration and awards presentation May 1.
Robert Brueggeman, NDSU associate professor and agricultural research scientist, was appointed Wednesday to a newly-established professorship within the College of Agriculture, Food Systems and Natural Resources.
The Office of Admission will host two Summer Visit Day events for prospective NDSU students July 20 and August 10.
NDSU graduate student Kurt Williams and senior Anna Renner recently were awarded 2018 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program grants.
NDSU and Dakota State University, Madison, South Dakota, are teaming up to present the state’s first GenCyber camp, scheduled for June 25-29 on the NDSU campus.
President Dean L. Bresciani, Provost Beth Ingram and the NDSU Foundation and Alumni Association invite the campus community to the Celebration of Faculty Excellence, scheduled for Thursday, May 10, at 3 p.m. in the Memorial Union Plains room.
The annual Mary McCannel Gunkelman Recognition Award is set to be presented during a ceremony Friday, May 4, at 3 p.m. in the Harry D. McGovern Alumni Center. The honor recognizes the person at NDSU who most helps to create a welcoming and happy atmosphere on campus.
Winners of the 2018 Innovation Challenge were announced at an awards luncheon April 17. The annual competition features new, unique or re-imagined products and services developed by NDSU students.
Researchers in the pharmaceutical sciences lab of Amanda Brooks, assistant professor of pharmaceutical sciences, have developed a method to improve the production of synthetic silk fibers.
Michael M. Miller, Germans from Russia Heritage Collection director, and Jeremy Kopp, special collections associate, will lead the 22nd Journey to the Homeland Tour to Germany and Odessa, Ukraine, scheduled for May 16-26.
The Graduate Student Council is set to host the second annual NDSU Graduate Research Symposium on Friday, April 6, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Great Plains Room of the Memorial Union.
Chris Boerboom, NDSU Extension Service director, has announced his retirement effective July 2.
Provost Beth Ingram has been named to the Association of Chief Academic Officers board of directors. Her term runs through March 2021.
NDSU has been recognized with 2017 Tree Campus USAhonors by the Arbor Day Foundation for its commitment to effective urban forest management.
NDSU’s 2018 spring commencement ceremonies are scheduled for Saturday, May 12, at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. in the Fargodome.
NDSU’s interior design students participated in Northern Cass Middle School’s STEM Day in February.
A new study by NDSU researchers has investigated the impact of high school coaches bullying student-athletes.
Grad Fair is scheduled for Wednesday, April 4, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Thursday, April 5, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the NDSU Bookstore.
David Bertolini has been named dean of NDSU’s College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences following a national search. He has served as interim dean since July 2017.
Y. Gurt Ge, assistant professor of emergency management, presented two papers at the Interdisciplinary Methods of Hazards and Disaster Research Workshop – Part II at the University of Colorado,...
NDSU ranked among the top 15 most affordable online master's degrees in human development and family science, according to College Choice.
The NDSU College of Business is set to host “Navigating the Financial Markets,” Thursday, April 5, from 2:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Richard H. Barry Hall auditorium.