OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

Storage advance may boost solar thermal energy potential

Thermochemical energy -- An advance in the storage of concentrated solar thermal energy may reduce reduce its cost and make it more practical for wider use. (Graphic by Kelvin Randhir, courtesy of the University of Florida)

Harper named recipient of Savery Outstanding Young Faculty Award

On the forefront of nanomaterial toxicology research

Herman named AVS fellow

"For outstanding contributions to the science, engineering, and commercialization of transparent amorphous oxide semiconductor thin film materials"

The School of Chemical, Biological, and Environmental Engineering at Oregon State University has its roots in one of the oldest and most respected chemical engineering departments in the western United States. OSU's undergraduate program in Chemical Engineering was first accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET in 1917. The school currently has more than twenty-six faculty members who pursue a variety of research and teaching activities.  The graduate program boasts MEng, MS, and PhD degrees in both Chemical and Environmental Engineering.

Engineering News

OSU News Release

OSU joins national cybersecurity consortium

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Feb 3, 2016
A $1.5 million grant to OSU, as part of a broader consortium, will help protect the nation's electric grid from cyber threats.… Read full story.
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Oregon State launches humanitarian engineering program

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Jan 14, 2016
OSU has added one of the few academic programs in the nation in humanitarian engineering, helping students to build skills that could have an impact both locally and globally.… Read full story.
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Thousands of landslides in Nepal earthquake raise parallels for Pacific Northwest

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Jan 11, 2016
The major earthquake last year in Nepal, similar to the one that lies in the future of the Pacific Northwest, also caused tens of thousands of landslides.… Read full story.
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Tooth fillings of the future may incorporate bioactive glass

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Dec 22, 2015
OSU engineers are working toward a new type of tooth filling using "bioactive glass" that may help them last longer and resist decay.… Read full story.
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Study to examine smoldering combustion in wildfires

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Dec 21, 2015
Engineers at OSU will use a new $2 million grant from the Department of Defense to study the impacts of smoldering combustion and the problems it can cause.… Read full story.

Upcoming Events

Feb
11
2016

OSU Day at the Capitol

Each legislative session, OSU faculty, students, alumni and supporters invest a day to paint the State Capitol in Salem orange and black.

OSU Day provides legislators with

Feb
11
2016

Liberal Arts & Nonprofit Opportunities Virtual Career Fair

Join us for one of our first Virtual Career Fairs, meeting with companies throughout the industry to talk about opportunities they have in the Nonprofit world. The event is free…
Feb
16
2016

Beaver Battalion Tuesday Soup Lunch

The Naval ROTC Beaver Battalion is participating in the OSU Food Drive student competition to help our local friends and neighbors. Please join us for a soup lunch every Tuesday…
Feb
17
2016

Flat-Panel Display Backplanes: Past, Present, and a Possible Future Option

John F. Wager, Michael and Judith Gaulke Endowed Chair
School of EECS, Oregon State University

An overview of flat-panel display backplanes is offered. This involves briefly

Feb
18
2016

RAFWE

The Research Advances in Fisheries Wildlife and

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