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head portrait of man UW Lecture Examines Micro Technologies

October 13, 2014 — The founder of the national Micro/Nano Technology Center will present the University of Wyoming’s annual H.T. Person Homecoming Lecture Friday, Oct. 17, at 3 p.m. in Room 129 of the Classroom Building.

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group of students standing in high tech room UW Petroleum Engineering Students Ranked No. 1 Heading Into International Tournament

October 9, 2014 — If this was March Madness, the safe pick would be to go for a big-name school. But athletic prowess has nothing to do with this bracketed tournament. Smarts do.

high-tech control panels UW Cuts Ribbon on New Drilling Simulation Lab

October 1, 2014 — The University of Wyoming and WPX Energy cut the ribbon today (Wednesday) on a new drilling simulator teaching laboratory that lets students experience what it’s like to drill an oil well -- giving them the skills they need to operate successfully and safely on today’s fast-paced oil and gas rigs.

four men standing in front of a van UW Researchers Contribute to Paper Examining High Winter Ozone Levels

October 1, 2014 — Three University of Wyoming researchers participated in a study about high winter ozone levels near an oil and gas field in Utah, an analysis that could help inform future monitoring and mitigation strategies for air quality impacts from oil and gas extraction -- and provide broader insight into the response of winter ozone to primary pollutants.

Man standing in front of wind turbine UW Receives $4.25 Million DOE Grant to Explore Wind Energy

September 26, 2014 — The University of Wyoming has received a $4.25 million Department of Energy-EPSCoR grant to research wind farm modeling, transmission grid monitoring and the economics derived from wind-generated power.

man sitting by stream with laptop computer Four Projects Headed by UW Researchers Selected for Supercomputer Use

September 30, 2014 — Carbon sequestration, planet formation and two projects that focus on water are the subjects of research University of Wyoming faculty members are conducting with the assistance of the supercomputer in Cheyenne.

UW Researchers Advance Biorenewable Energy Prospects

September 17, 2014 — After graduating from Northern Kentucky University with bachelor’s degrees in chemistry and accounting, Allen Morris decided to pursue graduate studies at the University of Wyoming for two primary reasons: the Rocky Mountain lifestyle, and an attractive stipend from UW’s School of Energy Resources (SER).

Charging Stations provided by UWEFE

September 15, 2014 — The University of Wyoming Engineering Fund for Enrichment (UWEFE) funded charging stations for each of the major student study areas in the college.

UW Office of Research and Economic Development Launches Science Blog for Public

September 9, 2014 — Interested in hearing about the adventures of a University of Wyoming plant sciences' graduate student who spends her summer in the field studying cheatgrass? Want to learn how on-screen visuals sway opinions during political campaigns? Want to travel the world with UW's King Air research aircraft as it investigates phenomena such as cloud formation or lake-effect snow?

UW Scientist Wins Grant for Coal Conversion Research

September 11, 2014 — A University of Wyoming professor has received funding from the U.S. Department of Energy for an innovative coal conversion project aimed at producing a synthetic gas that can be used in the production of value-added chemicals.

UW’s Ogden to Lead Water Sustainability and Climate Project

August 26, 2014 — A University of Wyoming researcher leads a National Science Foundation (NSF) research project funded with a $2.89 million grant to study water sustainability, land-use management and climate in the Panama Canal watershed.

CEAS Outstanding Staff

August 18, 2014 — Debbie was born in North Dakota and received her primary education in Rockville, Maryland and Cheyenne, Wyoming. Her secondary education began at University Prep in Laramie and concluded in Rockford, Illinois. She holds a B.S. in Broadcasting/Communication from the University of Wyoming in 1981.

Harold McCaskey Tau Beta Pi Alumnus Eminent Engineer

August 11, 2014 — A man who came from humble beginnings, Mr. McCaskey has provided a scholarship endowment to assist Wyoming natives, who as good students, might need assistance in completing his/her education and achieving their highest aspirations.

Thomas Edgar Tau Beta Pi Wyoming Eminent Engineer

July 29, 2014 — Thom was an officer in the student chapter of the ASCE as an undergraduate and was an assistant faculty advisor at CSU. He was the UW ASCE faculty advisor for 29 years during which time the chapter has received four Certificates of Commendation and the steel bridge has gone to national competition five times. He has received the ASCE Zone III Faculty Advisor Certificate of Commendation three times and the ASCE Region 7 Faculty Advisor of the Year twice. He has also been active in the state section of ASCE, and for his involvement at all levels, he received the ASCE Region 7 Lifetime Achievement Award in 2013.

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Dr. Jeff Clune

Dr. Jeff Clune
Dr. Jeff Clune from the Department of Computer Science discusses the Evolving Artificial Intelligence Lab at UW - produced for the Front Range Consortium on Research Computing

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Baxter the Robot
Baxter the Robot executes programmed commands.

Dr. Mohammad Piri

Dr. Mohammad Piri
Dr. Mohammad Piri, Associate Professor, Chemical and Petroleum Engineering.

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