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Tan receives DOE Grant for Cooling of Power Plants

Dr. Gang Tan, in collaboration with colleagues from the University of Colorado at Boulder, has been awarded a $3 million project by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The project is called “Radiative Cooled-Cold Storage Modules and Systems (RadiCold).” This research will develop radiative cool storage modules to enable efficient, low-cost supplementary cooling for power plants. The project is funded by DOE’s ARPA-E ARID (Advanced Research in Dry cooling) program. A Postdoctoral Research Fellow at UW will be supported.

Water Resources Data System

The Water Resources Data System at the University of Wyoming, in conjunction with the Wyoming Water Development Commission and the WyGISC, is pleased to announce the launch of The Wyoming Water and Climate Web Atlas. This new, online web-mapping tool explores and delivers climate, weather, snowpack, streamflow, and State water development information.

For additional information please visit the Water Resources Data System News Article


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UW to Receive Research Funding in Science Collaboration with National Water Center

July 31, 2015 — The University of Wyoming will receive research and development funding from the National Water Center in exchange for the center harnessing a UW researcher’s water management model -- technology deemed vital to improving national weather and flood forecasting.

Tau Beta Pi Recognizes Outstanding Students

July 22, 2015 — Tau Beta Pi recently recognized outstanding students in the College of Engineering and Applied Science. Awards were earned by the outstanding member, sophomore, and junior.

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UW Researcher to Host Workshop at National Conference

June 18, 2015 — A University of Wyoming researcher will lead a high-performance computing workshop on hydrology next month.

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UW Student Design Team Tops Regional Field

May 27, 2015 — For the second-consecutive year, a team of engineering students from the University of Wyoming won a regional design competition and will head to nationals in the fall.

The house was designed for a site in the community of Mountain Side village in Victor, Idaho.

UW Students Compete in House-Design Challenge

April 27, 2015 — A nationwide push to build energy-efficient homes spurred a group of University of Wyoming students to compete in a house-design challenge, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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UW's WyCEHG Receives Major Research Instrumentation Award

The University of Wyoming will soon receive a new piece of equipment that will more accurately measure aquifer levels in the ground.This geophysical tool, also referred to as a Javelin, can be deployed into boreholes and analyze how much water is in the aquifer and how easy or difficult it might be to extract that water. The instrument works on the same physical principles as medical MRI imaging.

WES Honors Top UW Graduating Seniors

The Wyoming Engineering Society (WES) has selected University of Wyoming civil engineering senior Jakob Sumearll of Fort Collins, Colo., as the state’s Student Engineer of the Year.

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