I am pleased to share with you the OSU College of Engineering’s 2011 Annual Report, which you can read by visiting engineering.oregonstate.edu/2011annualreport or clicking on the image below. I hope the stories of our exceptional people inform you of the good work we do and inspire a sense of commitment to your College of Engineering. As always, we appreciate your support.
Scott A. Ashford
Oregon State University
College of Engineering
From Racecars, to writing, to writing about racecars
An engineering dropout combines technical and artistic skills
By Anthony S. Casson
Now that I’m an Oregon State University graduate, people often ask me to recap my experience. When they hear my tales in the engineering world, they look intrigued, but confused.
That’s because most know me as a liberal arts student with a writing background, not as a former technical student with experience playing with racecars. Continue reading
A substantial gift from the estate of deceased Associate Professor of Geotechnical Engineering Jerry Yamamuro (’76 CE), will generate about $27,000 each year to support geotechnical engineering graduate students. More…
Katherine Hammack (’81 ME), assistant secretary of the U.S. Army for Installations, Energy and Environment, signed a memo of understanding with the Environmental Protection Agency to collaborate on the Army’s “Net Zero” initiative. Hammack stressed the value of promoting sustainability throughout the organization. More…
Astronaut Don Pettit (’78 ChE) will soon take his third space flight to the International Space Station. The crew plans to launch on a Russian Soyuz spacecraft from Baikonur, Kazakhstan, on Dec. 21. More…