Many people are familiar with hydroelectric power, and we can thank large dams for a lot of the energy we enjoy in homes. An Oregon State associate professor in mechanical engineering, Kendra Sharp, has been working with a smaller and more sustainable form of hydro energy called micro or pico hydropower that can improve energy accessibility all over the world. Continue reading →
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
Robin Feuerbacher, assistant professor and head of OSU-Cascades’ growing undergraduate electrical engineering management program, was appointed Tykeson Endowed Faculty Scholar in Energy Engineering Management—the first endowed chair on the Bend campus. More…
Christopher Hoyle, assistant professor of mechanical engineering design and mechanics, was designated an Arthur E. Hitsman Scholar. This three-year appointment, established in 2009 by Ellie Hitsman in honor of her late husband, Art (BSME ’49, MSME ’50), recognizes notable achievements of junior faculty in mechanical engineering.