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May 15, 2013 — Liqiang Wang and Po Chen found that no matter the method for running their codes, the input/output (I/O) was too great; just reading and accessing their data became an issue. That is when the team turned to Blue Waters, a sustained petascale powerhouse.
May 3, 2013 — This April marked the 50th anniversary of the Rocky Mountain Bioengineering Symposium. The symposium was held at the Embassy Suites in Colorado Springs. This year’s keynote speaker was Dr. Richard Gowen, former President of IEEE, former President of Dakota State College, and former Vice President and Dean of Engineering at the South Dakota School of Mines. Gowen was also a member of the NASA astronaut medical launch recovery team for six capsule space flights.
April 24, 2013 — The American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) has named Dr. Whitman a Fellow Member in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the society. Dr. Whitman will be conferred of his Fellow Member status at the 2013 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition. The 2013 induction of ASEE Fellows will take place at the Annual Awards Banquet on Wednesday, June 26, in Atlanta, GA.
April 23, 2013 — Dr. Thomas Edgar has been selected to receive the 2013 ASCE Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award for Region 7. Dr. Edgar was selected after being nominated by his student officers via a 2012 annual report of his activities. He was chosen for his outstanding work and dedication as a faculty advisor to the University of Wyoming ASCE Student Chapter.
April 17, 2013 — “If you have a goal and it means something to you, you’re not going to fail. Don’t be afraid of the work… If there’s a will, there’s a way. Set your parameters and get there.” - Cody McKinney
April 5, 2013 — Firehole Composites, a Laramie-based company whose origins sprung from the University of Wyoming’s Department of Mechanical Engineering 25 years ago, was recently purchased by Autodesk Inc., which focuses on 3-D design, engineering and entertainment software.