April 15, 2015 — Professor John W. Pierre was given the Distinguished Faculty Graduate Mentorship Award, announced Wednesday by the University of Wyoming, Office of Academic Affairs and the Graduate Council.
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A Call to Excellence: UW Tier-1 Engineering Initiative
In May 2012, Wyoming Gov. Mead, the Wyoming Legislature and the Wyoming Governor’s Engineering, STEM Integration Task Force articulated a vision to propel the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences and the University of Wyoming to the realms of excellence in instruction, research and service. UW's leadership, faculty and staff are committed to the vision; and equally important, UW's industry partners have embraced this vision and will help actualize it.
Preparing Students for the 21st Century
The College of Engineering and Applied Science is a nationally recognized institution of academic excellence and world-class research. Student and faculty engagement is a hallmark of the college, helping our students reach their full potential to achieve dynamic and rewarding careers. Through small class sizes, UW engineering students have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience with real world projects alongside renowned faculty and research scientists.
Unprecedented investments are creating world-class facilities for engineering students and researchers. The College of Engineering and Applied Science combines accessibility and affordability with an experience that prepares our students to be competitive in a global market.
Undergraduate Engineering Scholars Program
We are seeking outstanding students interested in being mentored in research and scholarship. The Scholarship will provide $6,000 of annual funding to help cover the cost of tuition, room and board. The scholarship is merit based and renewable for an additional three years for a total scholarship of $24,000.
April 2, 2015 — A University of Wyoming researcher directed a study that suggests that, when brains are organized into modules, they are better at learning new information without forgetting prior knowledge.
March 6, 2015 — The College of Engineering partnered with the Laramie Robotics Club and the Exploring Engineering group to entertain dozens of middle school through high school Wyoming State Science Fair participants as the students moved between events.
March 5, 2015 — University of Wyoming chemical and petroleum engineering associate department head Vladimir Alvarado was a co-author of a chapter in an industry book published in February.
March 5, 2015 — American Association of Drilling Engineers (AADE) hosted Wild Well Control, Inc. February 13 through the 15 at the University of Wyoming to teach a three day College Fundamental Well Control Class.
February 28, 2015 — Associate Professor Anthony Denzer contributed a chapter to the new volume Outside In: The Architecture of Smith and Williams.
February 25, 2015 — Together, Jay Gatlin and John Oakey worked on mitotic spindle assembly research that resulted in a paper published in Science in 2013. The two University of Wyoming faculty members will team up again to continue similar work on a more advanced level this summer.
February 16, 2015 — Five projects that have applications to Wyoming issues -- including water storage, snowpack accumulation and wind turbine efficiency -- were recently chosen to receive computational time and storage space on the supercomputer in Cheyenne.
January 13, 2015 — Fred Ogden, a University of Wyoming professor of engineering, has been selected to receive the 2015 Arid Lands Hydraulic Engineering Award from the Environmental and Water Resources Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).
December 22, 2014 — Two professors in the University of Wyoming College of Engineering and Applied Science played key roles in developing specifications for the design of highway sign, light and traffic signal structures across the nation.