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two men in suits shaking hands Hess Increases Commitment to Energy Innovation as UW’s Single Largest Corporate Donor

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.

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two men shaking hands UW Breaks Ground on High Bay Research Facility

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.

State Science Fair Participant CEAS Entertains State Science Fair Students

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.

Wild Well group Well Control Class hosted by AADE

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.

Analytical Methods in Petroleum Upstream Applications Alvarado Co-Authors Chapter In Industry Publication

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.

Outside In: The Architecture of Smith and Williams Book Denzer Book Chapter Published

February 28, 2015 — Associate Professor Anthony Denzer contributed a chapter to the new volume Outside In: The Architecture of Smith and Williams.

Frontier Zero Home BERG Introduces Frontier Zero Homes

February 27, 2015 — The Building Energy Research Group (BERG) has created a catalog of Net-Zero-Energy Homes

man standing in front of a computer screen UW Faculty Members Receive Research Awards to Study Cell Division

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.

man with marker in hand and whiteboard behind him Latest Five Supercomputer Projects Have Direct Application to Wyoming Issues

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.

head portrait of man UW Taps Texas A&M’s Michael Pishko as Engineering Dean

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.

man with laptop computer sitting on the bank of a rushing stream UW’s Ogden Honored with ASCE’s Arid Lands Hydraulic Engineering Award

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).

UW’s Puckett, Barker Publish National Academies Report

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.

front of engineering building Civil Engineering Students Benefit from UW-Northwest College Agreement

December 18, 2014 — Students who attend Northwest College in Powell now have specific assurances about courses they need to take to meet requirements for a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering at the University of Wyoming, as a result of a new articulation agreement between the two institutions.

man with laptop computer open standing in front of airplane UW Researchers Secure NSF Grant to Research Night Storm Behavior

December 17, 2014 — University of Wyoming atmospheric science researchers recently secured a $1.15 million National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to study storms that occur at night in the southern Great Plains.

storm clouds hanging over mountains UW Scientists Contribute to Cloud-Seeding Research

December 16, 2014 — The University of Wyoming played a key role in a nearly decade-long study by the state that concluded cloud seeding has some effect, with a 5-15 percent positive impact on snow accumulation shown after the weather modification technique is used.

spacecraft blasting off UW Alumni Part of Successful NASA Test Flight

December 9, 2014 — Two University of Wyoming graduates played key roles in last week’s successful NASA test flight of a spacecraft designed to eventually take humans to Mars.

head portrait of man American Concrete Institute Honors UW Professor Charles Dolan

November 24, 2014 — The American Concrete Institute (ACI) has elected University of Wyoming Professor Charles Dolan as an honorary member of the institute.

head portrait of man UW Professor Jay Puckett Named ASCE Fellow

November 17, 2014 — Jay Puckett, longtime educator, researcher and administrator in the University of Wyoming Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering, has been elected as a fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

man standing in front of computer server UW’s Industrial Affiliates Program Garners Microsoft as Partner

November 14, 2014 — The University of Wyoming’s Department of Computer Science recently garnered a big name -- Microsoft -- to become a partner of its Industrial Affiliates Program.

woman calming crying child on exam table UW Department Provides Telehealth Clinic Support for Rural Health Care in Wyoming

November 7, 2014 — The University of Wyoming is reaching out to make health care more accessible to the state’s many rural residents.

head portrait of man UW’s Edgar Named ASCE Fellow

November 10, 2014 — University of Wyoming Civil Engineering Associate Professor Thomas V. “Thom” Edgar has been elected as a fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

collection of structures on the prairie UW Part of Biogas Power Plant Cable-Cutting Ceremony Scheduled Nov. 6

November 5, 2014 — The University of Wyoming and Microsoft will celebrate their collaboration in developing a zero-emission green data center that is fueled by methane biogas and allows the university to run high-performance computing and modeling applications from the Laramie campus.

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Dr. Jeff Clune

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

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