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Institute for Micromanufacturing establishes advisory board

Dr. Randal E. Null, director of Louisiana Tech University’s Institute for Manufacturing (IfM) has announced the formation of an external advisory board to provide strategic guidance and national and international support for IfM research. The board will meet biannually and aid in the center’s mission to become a world-class, self-sustaining research and education facility in [more]

Senior security consultant, industry expert to lead Institute for Micromanufacturing

Louisiana Tech University has named Randal E. Null, Ph.D. as the next director for its Institute for Micromanufacturing (IfM), a world-class research facility for micro and nanoscale science and engineering located on Tech’s campus in Ruston. Prior to coming to Tech, Null held high level executive positions with the Department of Homeland Security, the Transportation [more]

Institute for Micromanufacturing to collaborate with colleagues in the arts

The Institute for Micromanufacturing (IfM) at Louisiana Tech and the Center for Biomedical Engineering and Rehabilitation Science (CBERS) have joined forces to offer faculty fellowships that promote interdisciplinary collaboration between IfM and CBERS faculty and colleagues in other areas, particularly in the arts. The idea was suggested by Dr. Yuri Lvov, one of the IfM’s [more]

Professor to chair division of American Institute of Chemical Engineers

Dr. Daniela Mainardi, associate professor and program chair of chemical engineering and associate professor of nanosystems engineering at Louisiana Tech University, has been elected Chair of the Transport and Energy Processes Division (TEP) of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). “This is a fitting recognition of Dr. Mainardi’s contributions to the field of chemical engineering [more]

COES students to launch high-altitude balloon experiment during eclipse

A group of Louisiana Tech University engineering students and professors will travel to Carbondale, Illinois to launch a high-altitude balloon during the solar eclipse on August 21. The students have worked with Dr. Arden Moore, assistant professor of mechanical and nanosystems engineering at the Louisiana Tech Institute for Micromanufacturing (IfM) as part of the NASA [more]

Distinguished professor, researcher to speak on brain machine interfaces

Louisiana Tech University’s Center for Biomedical Engineering and Rehabilitation Science (CBERS) and its Consortium on Neuronal Networks in Epilepsy and Memory (NeuroNEM) will host a presentation by Dr. Jose C. Principe, Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Biomedical Engineering at the University of Florida, as part of the Seminar Series on Probing and Understanding the Brain. [more]

COES professor named LACUE Post-Secondary Teacher of the Year

Dr. Arden Moore, assistant professor of mechanical engineering and nanosystems engineering at Louisiana Tech University’s Institute for Micromanufacturing (IfM), has been selected as the Louisiana Association of Computer Using Educators (LACUE) Region 8 Post-Secondary Teacher of the Year. LACUE selects teachers from across the state who push the boundaries of education through the use of [more]

New Frontiers research series welcomes precision medicine, healthcare expert

Tim Cooley, former executive vice president of operations for molecular health and former director for health outcomes and economics at Eli Lilly, will visit Louisiana Tech University on November 14 to speak to faculty, students and staff as part of the New Frontiers in Biomedical Research lecture series. Cooley’s will share his insights and expertise [more]

COES student team places in top 20 at regional competition

Louisiana Tech University’s SAE Baja team finished in the top 20 of nearly 100 collegiate teams competing in the suspension course at the Collegiate Design Series held recently at Tennessee Tech University. The objective of the SAE Baja competition is to provide students with a challenging project that involves the design, planning and manufacturing tasks [more]

Engineering students use 3D printing, sustainable materials to create UAV

A team of mechanical engineering students from Louisiana Tech University has used 3D printing and sustainable materials to create a custom unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) that could help NASA improve its efforts to study UAV applications and establish an infrastructure to enable and safely manage the widespread use of low-altitude airspace. The four-person team comprised [more]