Featured StoryJEC Outstanding Senior: Ben Pelton
April 20, 2015 — Native of North Dakota, Ben Pelton, has been named JEC Outstanding Senior.
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.
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.
April 1, 2015 — For more than 38 years, the Beechcraft King Air 200T, the University of Wyoming’s research aircraft, has flown into weather most pilots would rather avoid. For the sake of science, the plane has breached heavy snow and thunderstorms to learn more about how these precipitations occur and act in the atmosphere.
March 26, 2015 — The University of Wyoming announced today a transformational investment of $15 million from Hess Corporation, bringing its total investment in UW since 2013 to $25 million.
March 9, 2015 — The University of Wyoming broke ground today (Monday) on the $53.5 million High Bay Research Facility, a novel, state-of-the-art facility with flexible laboratory space that will allow UW’s energy programs to achieve distinction in areas of strategic importance to Wyoming and the nation.
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 — 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.
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.
February 28, 2015 — Associate Professor Anthony Denzer contributed a chapter to the new volume Outside In: The Architecture of Smith and Williams.
February 27, 2015 — The Building Energy Research Group (BERG) has created a catalog of Net-Zero-Energy Homes
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 21, 2015 — An accomplished chemical engineer and experienced administrator at Texas A&M University has been appointed as dean of the University of Wyoming’s College of Engineering and Applied Science.
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).